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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
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
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
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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 is reportedly raising close to $100 million and will list on the Australian sharemarket next month
27th Oct 20, 9:56am
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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
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
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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
AA Money starts offering secured personal loans following borrower interest in loans for debt consolidation, refinancing, home renovations, holidays and weddings
28th Sep 20, 2:15pm
AA Money starts offering secured personal loans following borrower interest in loans for debt consolidation, refinancing, home renovations, holidays and weddings
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
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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
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
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
Bell Gully's Richard Massey and Timothy Shiels summarise the extensive additional changes proposed to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee
15th Nov 19, 9:22am
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Bell Gully's Richard Massey and Timothy Shiels summarise the extensive additional changes proposed to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee
Online lender Harmoney raises almost $47 mln from Aussie private equity fund and 2 unnamed other investors to help fund lending growth in Australia
30th Oct 19, 10:51am
Online lender Harmoney raises almost $47 mln from Aussie private equity fund and 2 unnamed other investors to help fund lending growth in Australia
Morningstar analyst Nathan Zaia argues Latitude Financial Group is highly leveraged, exposed to lower credit quality and exposed to the competitive threat of rival buy now, pay later service providers
10th Oct 19, 10:15am
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Morningstar analyst Nathan Zaia argues Latitude Financial Group is highly leveraged, exposed to lower credit quality and exposed to the competitive threat of rival buy now, pay later service providers
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
Bell Gully's Richard Massey takes a look at what ASIC's loss in a landmark responsible lending case against Westpac means for New Zealand lenders
19th Aug 19, 9:49am
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Bell Gully's Richard Massey takes a look at what ASIC's loss in a landmark responsible lending case against Westpac means for New Zealand lenders
Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
24th Jul 19, 11:07am
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Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
Harmoney looking to raise $25 mln of new equity this year, founder Neil Roberts says, as the peer-to-peer lender eyes continuing growth
8th Mar 19, 5:00am
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Harmoney looking to raise $25 mln of new equity this year, founder Neil Roberts says, as the peer-to-peer lender eyes continuing growth
Interest-free 'buy now pay later' products such as Afterpay, PartPay, Laybuy and Oxipay, to remain outside the CCCFA, MBIE says
12th Oct 18, 10:58am
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Interest-free 'buy now pay later' products such as Afterpay, PartPay, Laybuy and Oxipay, to remain outside the CCCFA, MBIE says
How a thief was able to have a new FlexiGroup Q Mastercard issued in someone else's name after stealing their wallet
23rd Aug 18, 5:00am
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How a thief was able to have a new FlexiGroup Q Mastercard issued in someone else's name after stealing their wallet
Government to strengthen consumer credit laws as it aims to stop people getting caught in 'appalling debt spirals' that are very difficult to escape
27th Jun 18, 10:00am
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Government to strengthen consumer credit laws as it aims to stop people getting caught in 'appalling debt spirals' that are very difficult to escape
A look ahead to phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review, a warning to non-bank lenders, a telling off for Westpac, open banking, BKBM & internal models discrepancies
31st May 18, 1:44pm
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A look ahead to phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review, a warning to non-bank lenders, a telling off for Westpac, open banking, BKBM & internal models discrepancies
SBS Bank's consumer lending, via subsidiary Finance Now, surges 20% in one quarter boosted by Warehouse acquisition
1st Dec 17, 2:11pm
SBS Bank's consumer lending, via subsidiary Finance Now, surges 20% in one quarter boosted by Warehouse acquisition
The CEO of FlexiGroup NZ, which includes F&P Finance, eyes growth through his company's relationships with 13,000 merchants and 500,000 customers
28th Aug 17, 11:27am
The CEO of FlexiGroup NZ, which includes F&P Finance, eyes growth through his company's relationships with 13,000 merchants and 500,000 customers
SBS Bank's Finance Now grows lending by another 6% in June quarter ahead of entering credit card market through Warehouse acquisition
25th Aug 17, 10:07am
SBS Bank's Finance Now grows lending by another 6% in June quarter ahead of entering credit card market through Warehouse acquisition
SBS Bank's fast growing finance company Finance Now pushes into the credit card market with Warehouse acquisition
25th Jul 17, 10:04am
SBS Bank's fast growing finance company Finance Now pushes into the credit card market with Warehouse acquisition
BNZ chief financial officer Adrienne Duarte shifting to Melbourne to be CFO at the ex-GE personal finance business Latitude Financial Services
20th Jun 17, 1:55pm
BNZ chief financial officer Adrienne Duarte shifting to Melbourne to be CFO at the ex-GE personal finance business Latitude Financial Services
TSB Bank says it has lent $50 mln in unsecured consumer lending through P2P lender Harmoney
9th Jun 17, 10:24am
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TSB Bank says it has lent $50 mln in unsecured consumer lending through P2P lender Harmoney