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SBS Bank's consumer lending subsidiary Finance Now lifts lending above $1 billion for the first time
1st Dec 23, 11:38am
SBS Bank's consumer lending subsidiary Finance Now lifts lending above $1 billion for the first time
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Duncan Webb pledges CCCFA review, exemptions for certain types of lending
8th Aug 23, 7:17pm
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Duncan Webb pledges CCCFA review, exemptions for certain types of lending
Credit bureau Centrix says while homeowners contend with rising mortgage interest rates and the financial squeeze, business owners are grappling with lower activity and spending
4th Jul 23, 5:00am
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Credit bureau Centrix says while homeowners contend with rising mortgage interest rates and the financial squeeze, business owners are grappling with lower activity and spending
Banks raise housing, business & agriculture loan provisions, have work to do on regulatory capital, see returns on equity fall
6th Jun 23, 7:37am
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Banks raise housing, business & agriculture loan provisions, have work to do on regulatory capital, see returns on equity fall
Annual lending at SBS Bank's Finance Now surges, with car loans leading the way
31st May 23, 9:48am
Annual lending at SBS Bank's Finance Now surges, with car loans leading the way
The Government's had another go at fixing problematic credit rules it first implemented nearly 18 months ago, but the bankers are still not thrilled
12th Apr 23, 1:57pm
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The Government's had another go at fixing problematic credit rules it first implemented nearly 18 months ago, but the bankers are still not thrilled
Grant Halverson on the rise and fall of the buy now pay later sector and what the future may hold for it
5th Mar 23, 6:30am
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Grant Halverson on the rise and fall of the buy now pay later sector and what the future may hold for it
Credit bureau Centrix says the current economic climate is 'putting pressure on households across New Zealand'
1st Mar 23, 5:00am
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Credit bureau Centrix says the current economic climate is 'putting pressure on households across New Zealand'
Huge year for non-bank financial institution sector but clouds may be gathering
14th Dec 22, 7:51am
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Huge year for non-bank financial institution sector but clouds may be gathering
Country's biggest bank ANZ NZ sees September quarter fall in gross lending as banks' net interest margins rise
1st Dec 22, 5:00am
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Country's biggest bank ANZ NZ sees September quarter fall in gross lending as banks' net interest margins rise
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin says anticipation of a recession is affecting consumers' payment behaviour
4th Oct 22, 5:00am
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Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin says anticipation of a recession is affecting consumers' payment behaviour
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin says a simultaneous increase in demand for credit, and in arrears, points to people being under pressure to meet repayment obligations
1st Sep 22, 5:00am
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Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin says a simultaneous increase in demand for credit, and in arrears, points to people being under pressure to meet repayment obligations
Commerce Minister David Clark relaxes CCCFA rules for assumptions on credit card and buy-now-pay-later debt
2nd Aug 22, 3:32pm
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Commerce Minister David Clark relaxes CCCFA rules for assumptions on credit card and buy-now-pay-later debt
Centrix monthly credit report highlights a rise in the number of people missing consumer debt payments for 3 straight months & more than 100 construction company liquidations so far in 2022
5th Jul 22, 5:00am
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Centrix monthly credit report highlights a rise in the number of people missing consumer debt payments for 3 straight months & more than 100 construction company liquidations so far in 2022
Proposed Latitude Group takeover of Humm's consumer finance operations, that would've consolidated their combined BNPL businesses, bites the dust
20th Jun 22, 10:12am
Proposed Latitude Group takeover of Humm's consumer finance operations, that would've consolidated their combined BNPL businesses, bites the dust
SBS Bank happy with Reserve Bank's preferred capital instrument option for mutual banks
12th Jun 22, 2:44pm
SBS Bank happy with Reserve Bank's preferred capital instrument option for mutual banks
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Amendments to the troubled credit rule changes last year will come into force on July 7, but the NZ Bankers' Association says the 'rushed' attempt to fix the problems won't make things easier for would-be borrowers
9th Jun 22, 10:31am
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Amendments to the troubled credit rule changes last year will come into force on July 7, but the NZ Bankers' Association says the 'rushed' attempt to fix the problems won't make things easier for would-be borrowers
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
8th Apr 22, 9:38am
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
11th Mar 22, 4:36pm
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Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
11th Mar 22, 6:55am
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David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
23rd Feb 22, 11:50am
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Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
The Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act - the case for a more 'principles-based' approach to affordability requirements
18th Feb 22, 9:34am
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The Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act - the case for a more 'principles-based' approach to affordability requirements
Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
16th Dec 21, 5:00am
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Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
NZ banks' housing lending continues rising as a percentage of their overall lending as business and agriculture lending heads in the opposite direction
23rd Sep 21, 9:40am
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NZ banks' housing lending continues rising as a percentage of their overall lending as business and agriculture lending heads in the opposite direction
TSB lending more money in Auckland than Taranaki as annual profit and housing lending surges. Bank sells its Harmoney loan portfolio
30th Jun 21, 5:23pm
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TSB lending more money in Auckland than Taranaki as annual profit and housing lending surges. Bank sells its Harmoney loan portfolio