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SBS Bank launches a comprehensive home loan offer for first home buyers featuring a 1.99% rate fixed for one year, boosted by four other incentives
6th Aug 21, 10:31am
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SBS Bank launches a comprehensive home loan offer for first home buyers featuring a 1.99% rate fixed for one year, boosted by four other incentives
SBS Bank focusing on first home buyer, consumer and reverse equity lending as it calls time on rural lending and pulls back on commercial lending
4th Jun 21, 10:03am
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SBS Bank focusing on first home buyer, consumer and reverse equity lending as it calls time on rural lending and pulls back on commercial lending
SBS Bank's new very low one year fixed rate offer is available for first home buyers with only a 10%+ deposit. Others need 20%. Investors need 40%.
7th May 21, 4:50pm
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SBS Bank's new very low one year fixed rate offer is available for first home buyers with only a 10%+ deposit. Others need 20%. Investors need 40%.
The country's key home lenders detail where they're at with COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals as the year long scheme comes to an end
8th Apr 21, 10:14am
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The country's key home lenders detail where they're at with COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals as the year long scheme comes to an end
SBS Bank raises its 2 and 3 year term deposit rates sharply. Have we reached the bottom for term deposit rates now that benchmark yields are on the way up again?
21st Mar 21, 9:17am
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SBS Bank raises its 2 and 3 year term deposit rates sharply. Have we reached the bottom for term deposit rates now that benchmark yields are on the way up again?
SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
12th Feb 21, 4:02pm
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SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
12th Nov 20, 9:40am
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The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
Another challenger bank has launched even lower home loan rate offers today, the first time any mortgage rate has fallen below 2%. These Heartland offers are digital-only
12th Oct 20, 2:07pm
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Another challenger bank has launched even lower home loan rate offers today, the first time any mortgage rate has fallen below 2%. These Heartland offers are digital-only
Challenger bank SBS has grabbed the market leading home loan rate position with 2.49% fixed for 18 months, two and three years
12th Oct 20, 9:27am
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Challenger bank SBS has grabbed the market leading home loan rate position with 2.49% fixed for 18 months, two and three years
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
26th Aug 20, 9:49am
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
Covid-19 update: Director-General of Health says two work colleagues and two people from a 'related household' of confirmed cases are suspected to have Covid
12th Aug 20, 4:39pm
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Covid-19 update: Director-General of Health says two work colleagues and two people from a 'related household' of confirmed cases are suspected to have Covid
A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
20th Jul 20, 10:40am
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A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
2nd Jun 20, 9:53am
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Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
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ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
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Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Annual advertising spending by New Zealand banks increased by more than a quarter in 2019 with all four major banks recording increases
7th Feb 20, 9:16am
Annual advertising spending by New Zealand banks increased by more than a quarter in 2019 with all four major banks recording increases
TSB acts to fix areas of its AML/CFT programme 'requiring improvement' and increases minimum capital requirement after regulatory capital errors came to light
5th Dec 19, 4:47pm
TSB acts to fix areas of its AML/CFT programme 'requiring improvement' and increases minimum capital requirement after regulatory capital errors came to light
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
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Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
While mortgage bankers assess the wholesale money moves and await RBNZ rate and policy signals, at least one more bank is rolling out a cash incentive to get borrowers to switch
8th Nov 19, 4:37pm
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While mortgage bankers assess the wholesale money moves and await RBNZ rate and policy signals, at least one more bank is rolling out a cash incentive to get borrowers to switch
The next move lower for home loan rates is a minor tweak, this time by Kiwibank, and the main features are that it just matches rate levels of its main rivals
24th Oct 19, 4:33pm
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The next move lower for home loan rates is a minor tweak, this time by Kiwibank, and the main features are that it just matches rate levels of its main rivals
Another major bank adds momentum to the drift lower for term deposit rates, comfortable to be sitting lower than some key rivals. Now most of the OCR cuts have hit savers
24th Oct 19, 9:46am
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Another major bank adds momentum to the drift lower for term deposit rates, comfortable to be sitting lower than some key rivals. Now most of the OCR cuts have hit savers
The re-emergence of cash-back home loan incentives in public mortgage advertising heralds an elevated drive for business by a number of banks
21st Oct 19, 1:49pm
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The re-emergence of cash-back home loan incentives in public mortgage advertising heralds an elevated drive for business by a number of banks
A NZ-owned challenger bank bursts into contention with a 3.39% two year fixed home loan rate, plus a cash-back incentive. Other banks eye cashbacks too
21st Oct 19, 5:02am
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A NZ-owned challenger bank bursts into contention with a 3.39% two year fixed home loan rate, plus a cash-back incentive. Other banks eye cashbacks too
This week BNZ, Kiwibank and Rabobank have cut term deposit rates and a 3% offer is only available from SBS Bank now. We update where term deposit rates are being pitched in this ever-declining space
17th Oct 19, 12:37pm
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This week BNZ, Kiwibank and Rabobank have cut term deposit rates and a 3% offer is only available from SBS Bank now. We update where term deposit rates are being pitched in this ever-declining space