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20th Jan 20, 4:55pm
Inflation expected to come close to hitting the Reserve Bank's sweet spot, enabling it to take a breather before possibly cutting interest rates again
Inflation expected to come close to hitting the Reserve Bank's sweet spot, enabling it to take a breather before possibly cutting interest rates again
20th Jan 20, 4:55pm
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17th Jan 20, 11:45am
Kiwibank makes an offer of a free five night Fiji holiday as an incentive for a home loan, kicking off the 2020 version of mortgage market competition
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Kiwibank makes an offer of a free five night Fiji holiday as an incentive for a home loan, kicking off the 2020 version of mortgage market competition
17th Jan 20, 11:45am
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
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14th Jan 20, 11:23am
Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
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Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
14th Jan 20, 11:23am
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
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
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
16th Dec 19, 3:00pm
BNZ makes some end-of-year changes to its Classic 'special' home loan rates with three raised and one lowered. Westpac also tweaked one rate
BNZ makes some end-of-year changes to its Classic 'special' home loan rates with three raised and one lowered. Westpac also tweaked one rate
16th Dec 19, 3:00pm
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
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ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
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
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
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
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
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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