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15th Jul 21, 10:04am
Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
15th Jul 21, 10:04am
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6th Jul 21, 10:18am
Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
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Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
6th Jul 21, 10:18am
15th Jun 21, 9:50am
Juniper Research predicts huge growth in consumer spending via buy now, pay later services over the next five years despite the expected introduction of regulation
Juniper Research predicts huge growth in consumer spending via buy now, pay later services over the next five years despite the expected introduction of regulation
15th Jun 21, 9:50am
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
4th Feb 21, 12:08pm
British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
4th Feb 21, 12:08pm
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
29th Nov 20, 6:31am
All the real official signals lenders get encourage them to lend for housing, and disincentive them lending to the productive economy - no matter what the officials may say. This raises real dangers says David Chaston
All the real official signals lenders get encourage them to lend for housing, and disincentive them lending to the productive economy - no matter what the officials may say. This raises real dangers says David Chaston
29th Nov 20, 6:31am
19th Nov 20, 9:32am
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
19th Nov 20, 9:32am
27th Oct 20, 9:56am
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm is reportedly raising close to $100 million and will list on the Australian sharemarket next month
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm is reportedly raising close to $100 million and will list on the Australian sharemarket next month
27th Oct 20, 9:56am
29th Sep 20, 9:37am
Bell Gully poses the question of whether NZ will follow Australian move to ease responsible lending rules as Morgan Stanley assesses the impact of the move on the parents of NZ's big four banks
Bell Gully poses the question of whether NZ will follow Australian move to ease responsible lending rules as Morgan Stanley assesses the impact of the move on the parents of NZ's big four banks
29th Sep 20, 9:37am
21st Sep 20, 3:35pm
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings dropped a seasonally-adjusted 5.8% in August as Auckland went into level 3 lockdown and the rest of the country level 2
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings dropped a seasonally-adjusted 5.8% in August as Auckland went into level 3 lockdown and the rest of the country level 2
21st Sep 20, 3:35pm
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
1st Sep 20, 9:17am
UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
1st Sep 20, 9:17am
31st Jul 20, 3:16pm
Neil Roberts has sold another 3.9 million shares in what was the country's first peer to peer lender; another sale before the end of the year; low profile Nelson investor Michael Lookman building up his stake
Neil Roberts has sold another 3.9 million shares in what was the country's first peer to peer lender; another sale before the end of the year; low profile Nelson investor Michael Lookman building up his stake
31st Jul 20, 3:16pm
30th Jul 20, 3:15pm
'Buy now pay later' company Laybuy is moving aggressively in the UK even as it readies to list on the Australian sharemarket
'Buy now pay later' company Laybuy is moving aggressively in the UK even as it readies to list on the Australian sharemarket
30th Jul 20, 3:15pm
21st Jul 20, 3:33pm
Latest figures from the Reserve Bank show that credit card spending and amounts outstanding are both rising again - but are still below levels seen a year ago
Latest figures from the Reserve Bank show that credit card spending and amounts outstanding are both rising again - but are still below levels seen a year ago
21st Jul 20, 3:33pm
4th Jun 20, 2:02pm
Government says the 'end is in sight' for high-cost lenders and truck shops who trap the vulnerable in debt
Government says the 'end is in sight' for high-cost lenders and truck shops who trap the vulnerable in debt
4th Jun 20, 2:02pm
21st May 20, 3:16pm
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
21st May 20, 3:16pm
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7th May 20, 12:14pm
Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
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Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
7th May 20, 12:14pm
23rd Apr 20, 3:27pm
The abrupt cutting of travel and the first impacts of the lockdown have seen credit card spending slashed
The abrupt cutting of travel and the first impacts of the lockdown have seen credit card spending slashed
23rd Apr 20, 3:27pm
12th Apr 20, 7:27am
A debt jubilee, universal basic income and regionalism rather than globalisation, are among Steve Keen's key solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting steep economic downturn
A debt jubilee, universal basic income and regionalism rather than globalisation, are among Steve Keen's key solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting steep economic downturn
12th Apr 20, 7:27am
6th Apr 20, 12:24pm
Buy now pay later schemes could end in an unseemly crash as credit card capacity jumps to accommodate settlement obligations, and shoppers recoil as jobs are lost and these unregulated scheme plans can't be changed, David Chaston argues
Buy now pay later schemes could end in an unseemly crash as credit card capacity jumps to accommodate settlement obligations, and shoppers recoil as jobs are lost and these unregulated scheme plans can't be changed, David Chaston argues
6th Apr 20, 12:24pm
14th Feb 20, 9:42am
Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
14th Feb 20, 9:42am

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