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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
18th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
15th Oct 21, 4:23pm
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Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
14th Oct 21, 12:29pm
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Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
12th Oct 21, 10:31am
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'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
8th Oct 21, 10:46am
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BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
7th Oct 21, 2:01pm
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Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
Some banks move quickly to raise their floating mortgage rates now the RBNZ has hiked the OCR. Here is where each bank stands
6th Oct 21, 2:40pm
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Some banks move quickly to raise their floating mortgage rates now the RBNZ has hiked the OCR. Here is where each bank stands
NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the building sector has gone from being the most optimistic to the most pessimistic sectors surveyed
5th Oct 21, 10:55am
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NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the building sector has gone from being the most optimistic to the most pessimistic sectors surveyed
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
1st Oct 21, 10:38am
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Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
28th Sep 21, 6:40pm
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ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
28th Sep 21, 1:30pm
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Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
With wholesale interest rates on the rise as the markets expect an OCR rise soon, we check where term deposit rates are now and how they compare to Aussie rates, where no rate rises are on the horizon
19th Sep 21, 6:00am
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With wholesale interest rates on the rise as the markets expect an OCR rise soon, we check where term deposit rates are now and how they compare to Aussie rates, where no rate rises are on the horizon
Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
16th Sep 21, 3:11pm
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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
16th Sep 21, 9:30am
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ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
15th Sep 21, 6:51pm
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Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
14th Sep 21, 1:43pm
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A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
13th Sep 21, 8:58am
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Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
9th Sep 21, 11:25am
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Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
8th Sep 21, 11:08am
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HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
6th Sep 21, 6:59pm
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The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
2nd Sep 21, 2:47pm
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
1st Sep 21, 11:53am
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
Country's major banks not repeating 2020 waiving of contactless debit fees for business customers
1st Sep 21, 11:25am
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Country's major banks not repeating 2020 waiving of contactless debit fees for business customers
Given the 'massive divergence' currently between the US Fed and our RBNZ, Kiwibank economists see the Kiwi dollar surging
30th Aug 21, 3:49pm
Given the 'massive divergence' currently between the US Fed and our RBNZ, Kiwibank economists see the Kiwi dollar surging