BNZ

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2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
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1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
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More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
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1st Apr 20, 9:06am
Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
1st Apr 20, 9:06am
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
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
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27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
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Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
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26th Mar 20, 8:57am
Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
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Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
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16th Mar 20, 8:52am
BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
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BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
16th Mar 20, 8:52am
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
16th Mar 20, 7:49am

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