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Commerce Commission outlines a range of interventions it could make to influence bank behaviour in interbank payments
23rd Feb 24, 7:38am
Commerce Commission outlines a range of interventions it could make to influence bank behaviour in interbank payments
Another major bank tweaks its mortgage rate card lower as doubts spread about an OCR hike next week. Competition is rising as the real estate market hasn't really fired yet in its crucial selling season
22nd Feb 24, 8:06am
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Another major bank tweaks its mortgage rate card lower as doubts spread about an OCR hike next week. Competition is rising as the real estate market hasn't really fired yet in its crucial selling season
Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
18th Feb 24, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
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ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says bank's lending contraction evidence of an unusual, challenging time
15th Feb 24, 5:17pm
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ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says bank's lending contraction evidence of an unusual, challenging time
Proposed Business Growth Fund through which government & banks would make equity investments in SMEs no closer after change of government
15th Feb 24, 5:00am
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Proposed Business Growth Fund through which government & banks would make equity investments in SMEs no closer after change of government
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Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
14th Feb 24, 11:25am
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Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
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Falling net interest margin and rising costs push ASB half-year profit lower
14th Feb 24, 10:29am
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Falling net interest margin and rising costs push ASB half-year profit lower
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
13th Feb 24, 3:35pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
12th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
The Red Bank becomes the first major to break out of the tight range of mortgage rates being offered by the majors, cutting both fixed home loan rates modestly (and term deposit rates by more) even as wholesale rates rise
9th Feb 24, 6:04am
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The Red Bank becomes the first major to break out of the tight range of mortgage rates being offered by the majors, cutting both fixed home loan rates modestly (and term deposit rates by more) even as wholesale rates rise
Heartland Bank slices its fixed home loan rates with big cuts to all terms, opening up a big differences to main bank rates
8th Feb 24, 8:46am
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Heartland Bank slices its fixed home loan rates with big cuts to all terms, opening up a big differences to main bank rates
ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers
25th Jan 24, 9:48am
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ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers
With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
22nd Jan 24, 3:05pm
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With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
The next bank to trim home loan rates is Westpac. Their adjustments take them into line with their main rivals. But they did make a +10 bps rise to their six month term deposit rate to a somewhat unique level
18th Jan 24, 6:17pm
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The next bank to trim home loan rates is Westpac. Their adjustments take them into line with their main rivals. But they did make a +10 bps rise to their six month term deposit rate to a somewhat unique level
Stats NZ figures show that retail card spending fell a seasonally-adjusted 2.0% in December
17th Jan 24, 12:23pm
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Stats NZ figures show that retail card spending fell a seasonally-adjusted 2.0% in December
ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
15th Jan 24, 2:10pm
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ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
Both Kiwibank and TSB trim home loan rates to match the big Aussie banks. They also reduce some longer term deposit rates
15th Jan 24, 9:47am
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Both Kiwibank and TSB trim home loan rates to match the big Aussie banks. They also reduce some longer term deposit rates
The Co-operative Bank becomes the first mover on home loan and term deposit rates in 2024, even if most of its changes mirror those made by the majors at the end of last year
10th Jan 24, 2:49pm
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The Co-operative Bank becomes the first mover on home loan and term deposit rates in 2024, even if most of its changes mirror those made by the majors at the end of last year
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BNZ responds to the end of year thin slice to some carded fixed home loan rates by ANZ, making some of its own. But BNZ did not trim its term deposit offers as ANZ did
21st Dec 23, 9:12am
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BNZ responds to the end of year thin slice to some carded fixed home loan rates by ANZ, making some of its own. But BNZ did not trim its term deposit offers as ANZ did
Economists from ASB say momentum in the economy is grinding to a halt, meaning the Reserve Bank can cut the OCR sooner than they thought
20th Dec 23, 9:51am
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Economists from ASB say momentum in the economy is grinding to a halt, meaning the Reserve Bank can cut the OCR sooner than they thought
In a pre-Christmas move, our largest bank trims some key mortgage rates, and some not-so-key term deposit offers. Given where wholesale rates have been trending, this may be the start of a move down across the board
19th Dec 23, 5:55pm
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In a pre-Christmas move, our largest bank trims some key mortgage rates, and some not-so-key term deposit offers. Given where wholesale rates have been trending, this may be the start of a move down across the board
ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
19th Dec 23, 11:14am
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ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
18th Dec 23, 2:28pm
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
Wholesale interest rates drop sharply after Statistics NZ reports soft economic data and the US Federal Reserve signals it could cut interest rates soon
15th Dec 23, 12:25pm
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Wholesale interest rates drop sharply after Statistics NZ reports soft economic data and the US Federal Reserve signals it could cut interest rates soon
Overall inflation direction encouraging but bank economists cautious about stubborn non-tradeable inflation
14th Dec 23, 7:40am
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Overall inflation direction encouraging but bank economists cautious about stubborn non-tradeable inflation