John Kensington

16th Jul 19, 9:50am
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
16th Jul 19, 9:50am
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
14th Feb 19, 5:00am
KPMG warns banks of threats to their lucrative credit card business from rivals and regulators if they don't get on the front foot and assist struggling borrowers
KPMG warns banks of threats to their lucrative credit card business from rivals and regulators if they don't get on the front foot and assist struggling borrowers
14th Feb 19, 5:00am
13th 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
New Zealand banks are making hay while the sun shines but KPMG argues they're heading into some of their most challenging times ever
13th Feb 19, 9:36am
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
14th Dec 17, 12:52pm
KPMG's annual survey of non-bank financial institutions shows a declining availability of cheap funding as one lender delivers a net interest margin as high as 22.67%
KPMG's annual survey of non-bank financial institutions shows a declining availability of cheap funding as one lender delivers a net interest margin as high as 22.67%
14th Dec 17, 12:52pm
3rd Oct 17, 8:23am
KPMG report indicates bank funding costs are starting to track up slightly after a two-year downward trend; Shows loan growth slowing and loan quality improving
KPMG report indicates bank funding costs are starting to track up slightly after a two-year downward trend; Shows loan growth slowing and loan quality improving
3rd Oct 17, 8:23am
12th Jul 17, 9:27am
KPMG report shows the banking sector's interest expense relative to average interest bearing liabilities has contracted to an all-time low
KPMG report shows the banking sector's interest expense relative to average interest bearing liabilities has contracted to an all-time low
12th Jul 17, 9:27am
17th Feb 17, 7:48am
KPMG's annual FIPS says bank bosses are questioning whether the beginnings of a structural change in the way Kiwis invest is hitting their deposit funding
KPMG's annual FIPS says bank bosses are questioning whether the beginnings of a structural change in the way Kiwis invest is hitting their deposit funding
17th Feb 17, 7:48am
28th Jul 16, 10:26am
NZ banks' net interest margins coming under some pressure but not falling as far as funding costs
NZ banks' net interest margins coming under some pressure but not falling as far as funding costs
28th Jul 16, 10:26am
5th May 16, 7:39am
Jenée Tibshraeny warns Gen Yers not to be lured into shifting their KiwiSaver to their banks due to convenience alone; urges non-bank providers to up their game in the digital department
Jenée Tibshraeny warns Gen Yers not to be lured into shifting their KiwiSaver to their banks due to convenience alone; urges non-bank providers to up their game in the digital department
5th May 16, 7:39am
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28th Apr 16, 7:58am
Heated property market and dairy downturn bolster banks' bottom lines as their interest rate margins fall, according to KPMG's quarterly FIPS report
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Heated property market and dairy downturn bolster banks' bottom lines as their interest rate margins fall, according to KPMG's quarterly FIPS report
28th Apr 16, 7:58am
12th Apr 16, 5:02am
Punters are splashing the cash with sales of motor vehicles at record highs but how much of the money are they borrowing, and how are vehicle financiers faring?
Punters are splashing the cash with sales of motor vehicles at record highs but how much of the money are they borrowing, and how are vehicle financiers faring?
12th Apr 16, 5:02am
24th Feb 16, 5:02pm
KPMG says banking sector 'deeply angered and concerned' about RBNZ proposal that could cost 'hundreds of millions'
KPMG says banking sector 'deeply angered and concerned' about RBNZ proposal that could cost 'hundreds of millions'
24th Feb 16, 5:02pm
23rd Sep 15, 4:02pm
Banks' funding costs drop as expenses rise well ahead of income
Banks' funding costs drop as expenses rise well ahead of income
23rd Sep 15, 4:02pm
15th Jul 15, 5:24pm
KPMG's FIPS Report shows bank earnings exceeded $1.25 bln in the March quarter, with solid loan growth
KPMG's FIPS Report shows bank earnings exceeded $1.25 bln in the March quarter, with solid loan growth
15th Jul 15, 5:24pm
10th Apr 15, 9:50am
Banks' cost-to-income ratios at a low as funding conditions remain good and lending grows
Banks' cost-to-income ratios at a low as funding conditions remain good and lending grows
10th Apr 15, 9:50am
25th Feb 15, 6:00am
Bank bosses air concerns about foreigners pushing NZ asset prices too high, and they're also worried about house price inflation
Bank bosses air concerns about foreigners pushing NZ asset prices too high, and they're also worried about house price inflation
25th Feb 15, 6:00am
25th Sep 14, 5:00am
Bad loans harder to find than a cheap house in Auckland, KPMG says in June quarter FIPS
Bad loans harder to find than a cheap house in Auckland, KPMG says in June quarter FIPS
25th Sep 14, 5:00am
7th May 14, 4:10pm
New Zealand bank assets rise to record high as some banks feel margin squeeze
New Zealand bank assets rise to record high as some banks feel margin squeeze
7th May 14, 4:10pm

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