21 Nov 18, 12:49pm
ASB, like BNZ, adopts facial recognition technology to enable new customers to apply for a bank account in 15 minutes without entering a branch 
21 Nov 18, 11:20am
ASB economists trim farm gate milk price forecast for the second time in a month; now see price of $6, which is below the current Fonterra forecast
18 Nov 18, 5:23pm
Surprise! For the first time ever we are now not paying more than the Aussies for one key fixed rate. We look at how New Zealand mortgage pricing compares with what Aussies pay for the same sort of loans
15 Nov 18, 1:02pm
'High risk' of inappropriate sales practices occurring with banks 'not adequately' monitoring and controlling the risk, FMA says in bank pay incentive structures report
13 Nov 18, 1:59pm
ASB cuts one rate to 3.95% but raises two others as the sub 4% rate level embeds in the current home loan market; only three stragglers to go now
12 Nov 18, 5:00am
ASB survey shows fewer people expecting house prices to rise, more think it's a good time to buy
7 Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
3 Nov 18, 11:17am
Three cuts from a rising challenger bank tighten the rate competition for home loans. While none of these reductions are market-leading, they reinforce the downward trend in mortgage rate offers
30 Oct 18, 4:46pm
Could it be that NZ's big 4 banks have all posted annual profit of at least $1 billion just as the FMA & RBNZ's report on their conduct & culture is released?
30 Oct 18, 6:30am
Five things to look for in the Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank report on New Zealand banks' conduct and culture
17 Oct 18, 2:10pm
ASB economists now see a milk price for this season of $6.25 per kilogram of milk solids, down from a previous forecast of $6.50; see farmer net earnings as about $240 million lower
17 Oct 18, 5:00am
When a customer is conned by a fraudster & in an out of character move sends significant sums of money overseas, does a bank have any AML-CFT Act responsibilities?
16 Oct 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says prices rose 0.9% in the September quarter, giving an annual inflation rate of 1.9%; economists expected just a 0.7% quarterly rise
15 Oct 18, 11:44am
We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
14 Oct 18, 5:02am
Despite recent market volatility most KiwiSavers should be happy with their investment. Now is not the time to be cutting and running or you will miss the benefits of long term investing. Even default funds are doing better
11 Oct 18, 8:51pm
Three banks change home loan rates. But even though the trend is down, further reductions may be achievable for many borrowers, even with cash-back incentives
10 Oct 18, 8:57am
Fonterra says it's now forecasting a milk price for farmers this season of between $6.25 and $6.50 per kilogram of milk solids, down from its previous forecast of $6.75
5 Oct 18, 11:00am
HSBC NZ reprises very low mortgage rate offer, far below any other bank, matching the 50-year-low rate it had in mid 2018
5 Oct 18, 10:04am
More home loan rate trimming this time by ASB. Its new 18-month rate now has a notable advantage against its main rivals and matches ANZ's new 1-year rate
4 Oct 18, 4:00pm
Sales or profit incentives need to go for banks' top dogs - not just frontline retail staff - says head of Aussie royal commission


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