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We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
3rd Jan 22, 12:08pm
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We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
30th Dec 21, 11:53am
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Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
21st Dec 21, 11:30am
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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
Freight hold-ups and labour shortages continue to put upward pressure on prices, hampering business confidence, according to the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey
17th Dec 21, 2:34pm
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Freight hold-ups and labour shortages continue to put upward pressure on prices, hampering business confidence, according to the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey
Country sees second largest ever quarterly fall in GDP - but the result shows increasing resilience in the face of lockdown restraints
16th Dec 21, 11:00am
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Country sees second largest ever quarterly fall in GDP - but the result shows increasing resilience in the face of lockdown restraints
ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
15th Dec 21, 9:01am
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ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
This week's GDP figures expected to show a drop - but by nothing like the sort of drop economists earlier expected
13th Dec 21, 10:18am
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This week's GDP figures expected to show a drop - but by nothing like the sort of drop economists earlier expected
RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
8th Dec 21, 10:36am
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RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
RBNZ and FMA to review governance across 32 financial service providers against a backdrop of growing concern about board governance and risk compliance
8th Dec 21, 9:20am
RBNZ and FMA to review governance across 32 financial service providers against a backdrop of growing concern about board governance and risk compliance
ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
7th Dec 21, 9:12am
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ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
ANZ economists say interest rate hikes will be tough - but ongoing high inflation would be worse
2nd Dec 21, 1:23pm
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ANZ economists say interest rate hikes will be tough - but ongoing high inflation would be worse
Reduced capital requirements for SME lending, Australasian banks lead way in housing exposure, Aussie bank shareholders can breathe easy, and as safe as houses?
2nd Dec 21, 10:42am
Reduced capital requirements for SME lending, Australasian banks lead way in housing exposure, Aussie bank shareholders can breathe easy, and as safe as houses?
ANZ Business Outlook Survey results for November saw business confidence fall, while cost and inflation pressures remained 'extreme'
30th Nov 21, 1:07pm
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ANZ Business Outlook Survey results for November saw business confidence fall, while cost and inflation pressures remained 'extreme'
RBNZ Chief Economist says Omicron hasn't changed the Bank's outlook; Points out that if the RBNZ decides to sell its NZ Government Bonds, the Government will need to be the buyer
29th Nov 21, 8:03pm
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RBNZ Chief Economist says Omicron hasn't changed the Bank's outlook; Points out that if the RBNZ decides to sell its NZ Government Bonds, the Government will need to be the buyer
BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
29th Nov 21, 2:05pm
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BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
September quarter combined financial performance from the big 5 NZ banks comfortably outstrips September 2020 quarter on a range of measures
29th Nov 21, 12:06pm
September quarter combined financial performance from the big 5 NZ banks comfortably outstrips September 2020 quarter on a range of measures
Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
29th Nov 21, 9:33am
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Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
Reserve Bank wary of households' sensitivity to interest rate changes in a tightening environment
25th Nov 21, 7:37am
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Reserve Bank wary of households' sensitivity to interest rate changes in a tightening environment
ASB the first bank to increase floating home loan rates following the 25 basis points OCR rise, but only by 15 basis points, ANZ adds 20 basis points, Kiwibank, Westpac and BNZ add 25 bps
24th Nov 21, 2:14pm
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ASB the first bank to increase floating home loan rates following the 25 basis points OCR rise, but only by 15 basis points, ANZ adds 20 basis points, Kiwibank, Westpac and BNZ add 25 bps
Anecdote emerges of vaccine-hesitant person denied a mortgage after being stood down from their job; Banks say they're interested in borrowers' incomes not vaccination status
24th Nov 21, 8:05am
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Anecdote emerges of vaccine-hesitant person denied a mortgage after being stood down from their job; Banks say they're interested in borrowers' incomes not vaccination status
ANZ offers 3% pa for a three year term deposit term, the first time in this cycle a 3% offer for three years has appeared. But banks are raising term deposit rates slower than mortgage rates, and the difference is the widest on record
23rd Nov 21, 10:11am
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ANZ offers 3% pa for a three year term deposit term, the first time in this cycle a 3% offer for three years has appeared. But banks are raising term deposit rates slower than mortgage rates, and the difference is the widest on record
Country's largest bank joins growing number of banks declining mortgage applications for loans with less than a 20% deposit
23rd Nov 21, 9:41am
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Country's largest bank joins growing number of banks declining mortgage applications for loans with less than a 20% deposit
Macquarie suggests NAB and ANZ have better prospects at the moment than 'retail overweight' major bank peers, CBA and Westpac
23rd Nov 21, 7:53am
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Macquarie suggests NAB and ANZ have better prospects at the moment than 'retail overweight' major bank peers, CBA and Westpac
Following ASB and Westpac, ANZ as the largest home loan lender raises its carded offers, pushing some rates to new higher territory. One year rates now have a 70 bps advantage
22nd Nov 21, 8:37am
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Following ASB and Westpac, ANZ as the largest home loan lender raises its carded offers, pushing some rates to new higher territory. One year rates now have a 70 bps advantage
Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months
21st Nov 21, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months