13 Feb 19, 11:30am
A big Aussie-owned bank sneaks in a term deposit rate cut, setting some of its rate offers below its main rivals. We review what is behind the move and how bank margins are tracking
13 Feb 19, 9:36am
New Zealand banks are making hay while the sun shines but KPMG argues they're heading into some of their most challenging times ever
11 Feb 19, 10:51am
Both BNZ and Kiwibank change fixed mortgage rates for one and two years to open the bidding for the new week, hard on the heals of HSBC's market leading challenge
7 Feb 19, 7:18pm
Former BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn is to leave as NAB CEO at the end of this month; Chairman Ken Henry will go after a permanent new CEO is found; moves come after fallout from Hayne Report; board member Phil Chronican will be acting CEO
5 Feb 19, 1:01pm
NAB CEO and ex-BNZ CEO Andrew Thorburn cancels leave, says he will 'personally and visibly' lead response to stinging Royal Commission criticism
4 Feb 19, 3:00pm
BNZ makes changes to its business divisions, appoints two new executives & gives another a new job title
2 Feb 19, 10:02am
The KiwiSaver results are in for the December 2018 quarter and we review how high market volatility affected our retirement savings accounts, with a detailed look at Default funds
1 Feb 19, 9:55am
BNZ, ANZ and ASB drive annual bank advertising spending up 26% to highest level since 2013
1 Feb 19, 8:54am
Another bank raises its key term deposit rates, even in the face of sharply falling wholesale swap rates. A finance company raised a key rate too
29 Jan 19, 4:38pm
Despite mortgage rates trending lower, recent moves on term deposit rates by two major banks suggest a rising trend
24 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan details the nitty-gritty of the RBNZ proposals & what they might mean for bank customers
23 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's bank capital review, Gareth Vaughan details the advantageous position NZ's Aussie owned banks have over their rivals & how this may change
22 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan explains how bank capital rules were liberalised for NZ's big 4 banks in 2008
12 Jan 19, 8:47am
BNZ now sees a strengthening NZD in 2019 as our terms of trade turn more positive and recent data suggests a recovery is underway. But a biting trade war could unstitch this view
10 Jan 19, 8:59am
Increased optimism of a China:US trade deal. More Fed speakers signal 'patience'. Greenback weakens as oil prices rise +4%. Bond traders see Fed on hold for an extended period
19 Dec 18, 4:48pm
BNZ interest rate strategist Nick Smyth has a crunch of the detail of the RBNZ's new bank capital proposals; says bank funding costs will increase but the RBNZ may offset future increases in lending rates with delays to OCR rises, or even cuts
18 Dec 18, 12:40pm
Analysts crunch the numbers on how much capital the big 4 banks & Heartland would need to meet proposed new RBNZ capital requirements
17 Dec 18, 5:14pm
Gareth Vaughan details how the RBNZ's proposals for NZ banks to hold more capital are a victory for the smaller NZ owned banks over their much bigger Aussie owned rivals
17 Dec 18, 2:38pm
RBNZ wants big 4 banks to increase assets held to determine capital requirements to 90% of what other banks hold, up from 76%
17 Dec 18, 9:37am
The ANZ Banking Group says ANZ NZ would need up to NZ$8 bln of new capital to meet RBNZ's new bank capital proposals


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