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14 Feb 19, 5:00am
KPMG warns banks of threats to their lucrative credit card business from rivals and regulators if they don't get on the front foot and assist struggling borrowers
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9 Feb 19, 9:46am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics details an off-ramp from the trade war, hoping President Trump takes it for the benefit of the US economy
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5 Feb 19, 1:01pm
NAB CEO and ex-BNZ CEO Andrew Thorburn cancels leave, says he will 'personally and visibly' lead response to stinging Royal Commission criticism
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5 Feb 19, 8:04am
Aussie Royal Commission's final report lashes sales incentives & ex-BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn, brings bad news for mortgage brokers
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2 Feb 19, 9:04am
After casting an eye over the FMA-RBNZ report on life insurers' conduct & culture, Andrew Hooker encourages the Government to legislate to force change
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1 Feb 19, 12:16pm
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
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30 Jan 19, 2:41pm
Proposed Government crack-down on insurance sales incentives re-sparks discussion over how to provide free or affordable financial advice that isn't compromised 
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30 Jan 19, 5:00am
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
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29 Jan 19, 3:11pm
Robertson and Faafoi commit to plugging legal gap that sees bank and insurance conduct go unregulated
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29 Jan 19, 1:05pm
The FMA & RBNZ detail remediation & poor conduct examples found in their review of life insurers' conduct and culture
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21 Jan 19, 9:23am
Credit Suisse says potential for Royal Commission to recommend changes to mortgage broker remuneration could be lucrative for Aussie banks
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24 Dec 18, 7:02am
Gareth Vaughan details the two reports, the consultation process and the chart he'll be keeping a close eye on in 2019
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17 Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card users should take advantage of low-interest cards, balance-transfer deals & interest-free periods, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
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11 Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card market 'a real area of customer harm', says The Co-operative Bank's CEO David Cunningham
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5 Dec 18, 12:20pm
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson argues globalization is slowly reversing meaning politicians should try to minimize the pain instead of adding to it
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3 Dec 18, 4:00pm
The Commerce Commission will have a year to do a market study on the retail fuel market; more industry probes to follow
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19 Nov 18, 9:53am
Challenge of achieving good customer outcomes through vertically integrated banks 'harmed significantly' by staff incentives 'to put away product', FMA says
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15 Nov 18, 1:02pm
'High risk' of inappropriate sales practices occurring with banks 'not adequately' monitoring and controlling the risk, FMA says in bank pay incentive structures report
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15 Nov 18, 1:00pm
FMA director of regulation Liam Mason details the type of bank pay incentives the regulator would like to see rewarded, says incentives linked to sales should go completely
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13 Nov 18, 5:00am
Review considers change to existing RBNZ sound & efficient financial system policy objective with competition, consumer protection & public confidence also in the mix
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