Days to the General Election: 20
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Business lending

6th Sep 20, 6:02am
As of July 31 a total of $73.7 billion of bank loans were receiving some form of COVID-19 related relief. Gareth Vaughan speculates on what might happen to banks' non-performing loan ratios when the deferral scheme eventually ends
As of July 31 a total of $73.7 billion of bank loans were receiving some form of COVID-19 related relief. Gareth Vaughan speculates on what might happen to banks' non-performing loan ratios when the deferral scheme eventually ends
6th Sep 20, 6:02am
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
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20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
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Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
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26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
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The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
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
22nd May 20, 1:40pm
The Government's IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme has lent more than $824 mln to more than 47,000 SMEs so far
The Government's IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme has lent more than $824 mln to more than 47,000 SMEs so far
22nd May 20, 1:40pm
14th May 20, 8:32am
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
14th May 20, 8:32am
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1st May 20, 12:36pm
Govt to write "viable" small businesses loans of up to $100k depending on how many employees they have
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Govt to write "viable" small businesses loans of up to $100k depending on how many employees they have
1st May 20, 12:36pm
30th Apr 20, 4:34pm
New law enables Crown to write COVID-19-affected SMEs loans; IRD to administer the scheme; Details to be unveiled on Friday
New law enables Crown to write COVID-19-affected SMEs loans; IRD to administer the scheme; Details to be unveiled on Friday
30th Apr 20, 4:34pm
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
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12th Nov 19, 10:42am
CEO Jeff Greenslade says Heartland Group has launched its 'O4B' unsecured online small business lending service in Australia as it strives to improve return on equity
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CEO Jeff Greenslade says Heartland Group has launched its 'O4B' unsecured online small business lending service in Australia as it strives to improve return on equity
12th Nov 19, 10:42am
23rd Aug 19, 10:09am
Kiwibank cites banking fee reductions, bill paying services returning to NZ Post, and lower insurance income as its annual profit drops by $7 million
Kiwibank cites banking fee reductions, bill paying services returning to NZ Post, and lower insurance income as its annual profit drops by $7 million
23rd Aug 19, 10:09am
5th Aug 17, 10:35am
We track the changes in the way banks have allocated their lending and review the big influences that have driven it. The trend only works as long as house prices keep rising
We track the changes in the way banks have allocated their lending and review the big influences that have driven it. The trend only works as long as house prices keep rising
5th Aug 17, 10:35am
12th Apr 17, 10:04am
Chinese government controlled Bank of China Ltd injects capital into NZ subsidiary, boosting its ability to grow lending
Chinese government controlled Bank of China Ltd injects capital into NZ subsidiary, boosting its ability to grow lending
12th Apr 17, 10:04am
4th Apr 17, 5:43pm
NZ's three Chinese government controlled banks, combined, are now about the same size as The Co-operative Bank by assets
NZ's three Chinese government controlled banks, combined, are now about the same size as The Co-operative Bank by assets
4th Apr 17, 5:43pm
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29th Oct 15, 9:58am
Annual profit at ANZ NZ up $60m to $1.771b helped by hedging & insurance policy asset valuation gains
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Annual profit at ANZ NZ up $60m to $1.771b helped by hedging & insurance policy asset valuation gains
29th Oct 15, 9:58am
11th Sep 15, 4:02pm
Early days of ICBC's NZ lending dominated by corporate loans, although the bank's also writing residential mortgages
Early days of ICBC's NZ lending dominated by corporate loans, although the bank's also writing residential mortgages
11th Sep 15, 4:02pm
28th Aug 15, 12:01pm
China Construction Bank has borrowed more than it has lent in NZ so far & breached its banking registration conditions
China Construction Bank has borrowed more than it has lent in NZ so far & breached its banking registration conditions
28th Aug 15, 12:01pm
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5th May 15, 9:55am
ANZ NZ half-year profit rises 3%; CEO flags headwinds of strong NZ$, slowing growth in China and Australia
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ANZ NZ half-year profit rises 3%; CEO flags headwinds of strong NZ$, slowing growth in China and Australia
5th May 15, 9:55am
26th Mar 15, 4:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for banks to cut unjustifiably high floating mortgage rates
Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for banks to cut unjustifiably high floating mortgage rates
26th Mar 15, 4:00am
Days to the General Election: 20
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