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24th Feb 21, 10:06am
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
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1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
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Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
18th Jun 20, 2:16pm
ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac's advertised floating, or variable, borrowing rates unmoved so far since Kiwibank's 100 basis points rate cut
ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac's advertised floating, or variable, borrowing rates unmoved so far since Kiwibank's 100 basis points rate cut
18th Jun 20, 2:16pm
29th May 20, 9:01am
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
29th May 20, 9:01am
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8th Apr 20, 5:20pm
S&P Global Ratings affirms credit ratings of the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks but revises outlook on them & Kiwi subsidiaries to negative from stable
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S&P Global Ratings affirms credit ratings of the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks but revises outlook on them & Kiwi subsidiaries to negative from stable
8th Apr 20, 5:20pm
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8th Apr 20, 7:58am
Fitch downgrades ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ credit ratings by one notch alongside those of their Aussie parents and gives new ratings a negative outlook
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Fitch downgrades ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ credit ratings by one notch alongside those of their Aussie parents and gives new ratings a negative outlook
8th Apr 20, 7:58am
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
19th Feb 20, 7:39am
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey for the banking sector shows times got a bit tougher in 2019, albeit from a very high base
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey for the banking sector shows times got a bit tougher in 2019, albeit from a very high base
19th Feb 20, 7:39am
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
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am
S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am
13th Sep 19, 1:26pm
Kiwibank five-year bond issue brings in $400 million to help fund the bank's lending as chunky bond issues from big New Zealand banks continue
Kiwibank five-year bond issue brings in $400 million to help fund the bank's lending as chunky bond issues from big New Zealand banks continue
13th Sep 19, 1:26pm
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
14th Aug 19, 9:32am
ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
14th Aug 19, 9:32am
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
26th Jul 19, 9:51am
Gareth Vaughan says Westpac NZ's mammoth NZ$900 million five-year bond issue paying investors just 2.22% pa highlights expectations of even lower interest rates
Gareth Vaughan says Westpac NZ's mammoth NZ$900 million five-year bond issue paying investors just 2.22% pa highlights expectations of even lower interest rates
26th Jul 19, 9:51am
24th Jul 19, 1:59pm
Westpac NZ has made one of this country's largest ever non-government debt issues, raising NZ$900 mln for an offer that was notionally seeking NZ$100 mln
Westpac NZ has made one of this country's largest ever non-government debt issues, raising NZ$900 mln for an offer that was notionally seeking NZ$100 mln
24th Jul 19, 1:59pm
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

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