Westpac

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28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
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Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
19th Feb 20, 1:16pm
If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
19th Feb 20, 1:16pm
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
18th Feb 20, 10:18am
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says it has worked with Kiwibank, BNZ & ANZ on Holidays Act 'non-compliance', and it continues to work with ASB & Westpac on their Holidays Act compliance processes
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says it has worked with Kiwibank, BNZ & ANZ on Holidays Act 'non-compliance', and it continues to work with ASB & Westpac on their Holidays Act compliance processes
18th Feb 20, 10:18am
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
9th Feb 20, 6:02am
Treasury says it's too early to put a figure on the possible impact of the coronavirus on the NZ economy; Expects the tourism and education sectors to be worst affected short-term
Treasury says it's too early to put a figure on the possible impact of the coronavirus on the NZ economy; Expects the tourism and education sectors to be worst affected short-term
9th Feb 20, 6:02am
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
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
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
3rd Feb 20, 7:03pm
ANZ raises some key home loan rates as wholesale rates dip and deposit rates stay unchanged - because the re-ignited housing market takes pressure off banks to keep rates low
ANZ raises some key home loan rates as wholesale rates dip and deposit rates stay unchanged - because the re-ignited housing market takes pressure off banks to keep rates low
3rd Feb 20, 7:03pm
3rd Feb 20, 12:25pm
Westpac economists say the damage to our economy will not result directly from coronavirus but the measures taken to try to contain it
Westpac economists say the damage to our economy will not result directly from coronavirus but the measures taken to try to contain it
3rd Feb 20, 12:25pm
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
20th Jan 20, 11:09am
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
20th Jan 20, 11:09am
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
23rd Dec 19, 8:11am
The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
23rd Dec 19, 8:11am
20th Dec 19, 7:34am
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
20th Dec 19, 7:34am
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
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19th Dec 19, 11:17am
Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
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Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
19th Dec 19, 11:17am

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