Westpac

21 Mar 19, 8:43pm
Following HSBC, Kiwibank, ASB and TSB, Westpac comes back with a 3.99% two year fixed home loan offer. That's now six banks with a sub 4% mortgage offer
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21 Mar 19, 10:51am
Economy expands by 0.6% in December quarter surprising the Reserve Bank but not the market; Economists divided over whether slow growth will persist in 2019 
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19 Mar 19, 8:35am
Following Kiwibank, ASB cuts its two year home loan rate to 3.99% and TSB also follows under its extended price-match policy
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18 Mar 19, 9:30am
Two banks cut selected fixed mortgage rates for residential borrowers, one of which takes a rate back down under 4%
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14 Mar 19, 7:38am
Westpac claims a New Zealand first with a dedicated mortgage product for prefabricated homes
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13 Mar 19, 9:55am
Stable wholesale swap rates and stable bank deposit rates are limiting how far fixed mortgage rates can move down. Westpac pushes a key fighting rate up
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13 Mar 19, 5:00am
RBNZ bank capital proposals appear quite sensible given the unique New Zealand banking market structure, Deutsche Bank analysts say
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5 Mar 19, 9:52am
New Zealand's big five banks deliver a strong quarter's financial performance, but some banks would have work to do to meet RBNZ's capital proposals
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5 Mar 19, 8:24am
Taking advantage of low wholesale rates, HSBC launches a very low two year home loan rate, withdraws other 'specials' but still has market-leading rate card
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4 Mar 19, 5:02am
Banks pick up the pace of term deposit offer changes, but rate levels shift to a tight bunch within each term
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1 Mar 19, 10:05am
UBS analysts suggest Aussie banks' response to RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital will have economic impact on NZ 'larger than assumed by the RBNZ'
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26 Feb 19, 12:38pm
RBNZ digs its heels in on proposals to increase bank capital, Deputy Governor says RBNZ wants to reduce extent to which banks have been allowed to operate closer to the edge than other businesses
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26 Feb 19, 11:31am
S&P sees stand-alone credit profile upside for big 4 NZ banks & their Aussie parents from RBNZ capital plans
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20 Feb 19, 11:03am
Three more banks cut term deposit rates as offers bunch up in a tighter range. UDC exits. ANZ is the latest to trim its rate card following Westpac and the Cooperative Bank
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17 Feb 19, 12:02am
TSB pledges to match any advertised one-year home loan lending rate from NZ's big four Australian owned banks
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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
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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
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11 Feb 19, 9:20am
Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
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8 Feb 19, 10:16am
HSBC cuts three home loan rate offers with some new 3.95% 'specials', restoring its market-leading positions after others had moved to challenge it
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2 Feb 19, 9:49am
David Chaston suggests that if you want to know where mortgage rates are headed next, watch what the big banks do with term deposit rates rather than where swap rates go
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