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Following the moves of ASB and ANZ to halt high LVR lending, Westpac now says it won't be offering pre-approvals for those with low deposits
29th Jun 22, 3:08pm
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Following the moves of ASB and ANZ to halt high LVR lending, Westpac now says it won't be offering pre-approvals for those with low deposits
Banks' loan provisioning on the rise as the economic picture darkens, KPMG's latest quarterly Financial Institutions Performance Survey says
29th Jun 22, 10:45am
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Banks' loan provisioning on the rise as the economic picture darkens, KPMG's latest quarterly Financial Institutions Performance Survey says
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Two of the country's largest banks have now closed their doors for the moment to low deposit mortgage customers
28th Jun 22, 1:13pm
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Two of the country's largest banks have now closed their doors for the moment to low deposit mortgage customers
ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
27th Jun 22, 2:34pm
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ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
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Home loan interest rates are ratched up by two more banks, although there are signs wholesale funding costs have stopped rising
27th Jun 22, 10:08am
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Home loan interest rates are ratched up by two more banks, although there are signs wholesale funding costs have stopped rising
ASB uses the cover provided by ANZ to raise both its home loan and term deposit rates. All eyes are now on Kiwibank's upcoming rate adjustments - and on the turn in wholesale markets
23rd Jun 22, 10:38am
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ASB uses the cover provided by ANZ to raise both its home loan and term deposit rates. All eyes are now on Kiwibank's upcoming rate adjustments - and on the turn in wholesale markets
Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
23rd Jun 22, 9:01am
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Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
22nd Jun 22, 2:47pm
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Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
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The economy shrank in the three months to March, contrary to the expectations of the Reserve Bank, which had forecast 0.7% growth
16th Jun 22, 10:54am
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The economy shrank in the three months to March, contrary to the expectations of the Reserve Bank, which had forecast 0.7% growth
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
14th Jun 22, 11:25am
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
BNZ raises most of its fixed home loan rates, but rather surprisingly trims its 2-year offer to match Kiwibank and Westpac. It also raised TD rates. HSBC also raised all its fixed mortgage rates
14th Jun 22, 9:15am
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BNZ raises most of its fixed home loan rates, but rather surprisingly trims its 2-year offer to match Kiwibank and Westpac. It also raised TD rates. HSBC also raised all its fixed mortgage rates
This week's release of March quarter GDP figures is likely to reflect the impact of the surge of Omicron - but the immediate prospects are for a future slowdown in any case
13th Jun 22, 10:16am
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This week's release of March quarter GDP figures is likely to reflect the impact of the surge of Omicron - but the immediate prospects are for a future slowdown in any case
Although home loan rates for a one year term are settling around a tight level, competitive pressures are opening up variances for longer fixed terms, and for cash incentives
10th Jun 22, 9:50am
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Although home loan rates for a one year term are settling around a tight level, competitive pressures are opening up variances for longer fixed terms, and for cash incentives
ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
7th Jun 22, 5:22pm
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ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
'The surprise, if anything, is that they [house price expectations] didn't fall further,' says ASB
3rd Jun 22, 10:32am
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'The surprise, if anything, is that they [house price expectations] didn't fall further,' says ASB
Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
3rd Jun 22, 10:05am
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Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
ANZ's big profit, BNZ's super low cost to income ratio, and milestones for ANZ & ASB's mortgage books features of the big five banks' March quarter
1st Jun 22, 9:18am
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ANZ's big profit, BNZ's super low cost to income ratio, and milestones for ANZ & ASB's mortgage books features of the big five banks' March quarter
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The downbeat results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey suggest that the RBNZ may have to rethink its OCR hiking plan, according to BNZ economists
31st May 22, 1:24pm
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The downbeat results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey suggest that the RBNZ may have to rethink its OCR hiking plan, according to BNZ economists
Kiwibank increases six-month & one-year mortgage rates, plus term deposit rates, other banks expected to follow
30th May 22, 10:36am
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Kiwibank increases six-month & one-year mortgage rates, plus term deposit rates, other banks expected to follow
Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
24th May 22, 4:06pm
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Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
19th May 22, 9:32am
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TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why a risk-off mindset is dominating at NZ's major banks
18th May 22, 1:52pm
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Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why a risk-off mindset is dominating at NZ's major banks
TSB surprises the home loan market cutting its one-year fixed rate 'special' as term deposit rates continue to trend up
13th May 22, 9:33am
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TSB surprises the home loan market cutting its one-year fixed rate 'special' as term deposit rates continue to trend up
ANZ NZ CEO says NZ's biggest bank to be ready for new RBNZ outsourcing requirements ahead of schedule, but would've liked to spend the money on customer services
9th May 22, 4:44pm
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ANZ NZ CEO says NZ's biggest bank to be ready for new RBNZ outsourcing requirements ahead of schedule, but would've liked to spend the money on customer services
This week's labour market figures are expected to see unemployment drop even further, but arguably more important will be whether wage rates are starting to take off
2nd May 22, 11:20am
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This week's labour market figures are expected to see unemployment drop even further, but arguably more important will be whether wage rates are starting to take off