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Technology lawyer Andrew Dentice urges more discussion on the services open banking enables, and less on the technology behind it
20th Apr 24, 9:31am
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Technology lawyer Andrew Dentice urges more discussion on the services open banking enables, and less on the technology behind it
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says it's inevitable government will collaborate in scam & fraud fight, but banks need to lead
18th Apr 24, 3:08pm
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says it's inevitable government will collaborate in scam & fraud fight, but banks need to lead
New Zealanders think most major product and services markets serving them are uncompetitive, survey shows
17th Apr 24, 11:18am
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New Zealanders think most major product and services markets serving them are uncompetitive, survey shows
Grocery Commissioner Pierre van Heerden says he wants to ‘level the playing field’ of the $25 billion grocery sector in a new letter to industry
16th Apr 24, 12:11pm
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Grocery Commissioner Pierre van Heerden says he wants to ‘level the playing field’ of the $25 billion grocery sector in a new letter to industry
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Bank lobby group to 'investigate' a voluntary reimbursement scheme for their customers who become scam victims, throws down the gauntlet to the Government for help with Anti-Scam Centre
15th Apr 24, 11:39am
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Bank lobby group to 'investigate' a voluntary reimbursement scheme for their customers who become scam victims, throws down the gauntlet to the Government for help with Anti-Scam Centre
Loyalty programmes may limit competition, and they could be pushing prices up for everyone, Alexandru Nichifor & Scott Duke Kominers argue
10th Apr 24, 7:48am
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Loyalty programmes may limit competition, and they could be pushing prices up for everyone, Alexandru Nichifor & Scott Duke Kominers argue
Right to Repair War rages on, with data access a new frontier, Juha Saarinen reports
8th Apr 24, 2:11pm
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Right to Repair War rages on, with data access a new frontier, Juha Saarinen reports
New Zealand Commerce Commission's plea for lower bank capital to bolster bank competition – what could possibly go wrong?
3rd Apr 24, 10:11am
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New Zealand Commerce Commission's plea for lower bank capital to bolster bank competition – what could possibly go wrong?
Commerce Commission wants more influence over interbank payments, potentially including regulation, to increase competition and efficiency
28th Mar 24, 5:00am
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Commerce Commission wants more influence over interbank payments, potentially including regulation, to increase competition and efficiency
Our car insurance survey closes soon. Can you please help us by taking the survey, if you haven't already. That will give us a good basis to help readers understand a fast-rising household expense
25th Mar 24, 2:02pm
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Our car insurance survey closes soon. Can you please help us by taking the survey, if you haven't already. That will give us a good basis to help readers understand a fast-rising household expense
Commerce Commission Chairman John Small on what the market for personal banking services could look like in five years' time
24th Mar 24, 7:00am
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Commerce Commission Chairman John Small on what the market for personal banking services could look like in five years' time
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Gareth Vaughan highlights how in its draft recommendations to bolster retail banking competition, the Commerce Commission is muscling in on the Reserve Bank's turf and seeking market intervention from a 3-headed government
21st Mar 24, 1:44pm
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Gareth Vaughan highlights how in its draft recommendations to bolster retail banking competition, the Commerce Commission is muscling in on the Reserve Bank's turf and seeking market intervention from a 3-headed government
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Boosting small banks' capital, speeding up open banking & improved bank switching among Commerce Commission recommendations to boost bank competition
21st Mar 24, 8:41am
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Boosting small banks' capital, speeding up open banking & improved bank switching among Commerce Commission recommendations to boost bank competition
With greenwashing claims on trial, Matthew Hall asks whether New Zealand should ban fossil fuel advertising
5th Mar 24, 1:44pm
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With greenwashing claims on trial, Matthew Hall asks whether New Zealand should ban fossil fuel advertising
Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
5th Mar 24, 10:06am
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Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
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New Zealand banks told to come up with a reimbursement scheme for scam victims by September
1st Mar 24, 3:54pm
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New Zealand banks told to come up with a reimbursement scheme for scam victims by September
We're running an insurance survey to start revealing how premium costs are shifting by insurer, a crowd-sourced attempt to bring increased transparency to the insurance sector
1st Mar 24, 12:02pm
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We're running an insurance survey to start revealing how premium costs are shifting by insurer, a crowd-sourced attempt to bring increased transparency to the insurance sector
Worried about price gouging? For banks, there’s a simple solution, Peter Martin says
1st Mar 24, 5:00am
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Worried about price gouging? For banks, there’s a simple solution, Peter Martin says
Commerce Commission outlines a range of interventions it could make to influence bank behaviour in interbank payments
23rd Feb 24, 7:38am
Commerce Commission outlines a range of interventions it could make to influence bank behaviour in interbank payments
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
19th Feb 24, 10:10am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
Banks may have profited by $2b on customer call accounts through RBNZ using settlement accounts for its LSAP programme, consultant tells Commerce Commission
17th Feb 24, 9:40am
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Banks may have profited by $2b on customer call accounts through RBNZ using settlement accounts for its LSAP programme, consultant tells Commerce Commission
David Tuffley of Australia's Griffith University details eight key corporate pricing tricks
16th Feb 24, 1:36pm
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David Tuffley of Australia's Griffith University details eight key corporate pricing tricks
Australian consumer groups pushing hard as government develops scam regulatory framework
13th Feb 24, 1:58pm
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Australian consumer groups pushing hard as government develops scam regulatory framework
Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
8th Feb 24, 10:02am
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Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
An MBIE briefing to the new Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs shows the Minister will be tackling everything from the Commerce Act to KiwiSaver
1st Feb 24, 1:40pm
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An MBIE briefing to the new Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs shows the Minister will be tackling everything from the Commerce Act to KiwiSaver