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11th May 21, 10:22am
Credit bureau Centrix says there's been a 10% increase in the number of households in hardship since the end of the Reserve Bank's mortgage deferral scheme
Credit bureau Centrix says there's been a 10% increase in the number of households in hardship since the end of the Reserve Bank's mortgage deferral scheme
11th May 21, 10:22am
10th May 21, 1:42pm
Credit firm Equifax says the surge in mortgage activity by the big banks has driven a more than 100% rise in credit inquiries
Credit firm Equifax says the surge in mortgage activity by the big banks has driven a more than 100% rise in credit inquiries
10th May 21, 1:42pm
13th Apr 21, 8:31am
Credit bureau Centrix says buy now pay later demand has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a year, but elsewhere credit demand has recovered
Credit bureau Centrix says buy now pay later demand has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a year, but elsewhere credit demand has recovered
13th Apr 21, 8:31am
9th Mar 21, 10:49am
Credit bureau Centrix says applications for new credit cards are down 40% since before the onset of Covid; mortgage demand going through the roof; mortgage arrears rising
Credit bureau Centrix says applications for new credit cards are down 40% since before the onset of Covid; mortgage demand going through the roof; mortgage arrears rising
9th Mar 21, 10:49am
24th Feb 21, 11:08am
Commerce Commission says the Auckland Council potentially breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act in relation to its Retrofit Your Home Programme
Commerce Commission says the Auckland Council potentially breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act in relation to its Retrofit Your Home Programme
24th Feb 21, 11:08am
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
26th Sep 20, 9:59am
Bank for International Settlements highlights the rise of lending by big tech companies, noting it's growing faster than fintech lending
Bank for International Settlements highlights the rise of lending by big tech companies, noting it's growing faster than fintech lending
26th Sep 20, 9:59am
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
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
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
19th Jul 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves hopes the banks won't be too guarded with their lending because of preconceived expectations of what will happen with the economy - rather than just seeing what does happen
David Hargreaves hopes the banks won't be too guarded with their lending because of preconceived expectations of what will happen with the economy - rather than just seeing what does happen
19th Jul 20, 6:02am
15th Jul 20, 1:06pm
The country's banks report that both demand and availability for credit over the next six months are set to be sharply down, with things looking particularly tough in the commercial property sector
The country's banks report that both demand and availability for credit over the next six months are set to be sharply down, with things looking particularly tough in the commercial property sector
15th Jul 20, 1:06pm
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
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
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
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
29th Jan 20, 5:14am
ASB senior economist welcomes increase in investor confidence but questions the idea of confidence 'being driven by an investors’ house rather than things like KiwiSaver, the share market or investment property'
ASB senior economist welcomes increase in investor confidence but questions the idea of confidence 'being driven by an investors’ house rather than things like KiwiSaver, the share market or investment property'
29th Jan 20, 5:14am
22nd Jan 20, 11:35am
ANZ economists believe there is even 'upside risk' to their 8% house price rise forecast but do believe 'a number of headwinds' will keep the market in check
ANZ economists believe there is even 'upside risk' to their 8% house price rise forecast but do believe 'a number of headwinds' will keep the market in check
22nd Jan 20, 11:35am
13th Jan 20, 1:12pm
ANZ economists say 'if things really start to get silly' in the housing market, the Reserve Bank would have the option of tightening loan to value ratio restrictions again
ANZ economists say 'if things really start to get silly' in the housing market, the Reserve Bank would have the option of tightening loan to value ratio restrictions again
13th Jan 20, 1:12pm
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
21st Oct 19, 9:48am
Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
21st Oct 19, 9:48am
12th Sep 19, 12:00pm
NZ Post e-commerce report puts some meat on the bones of the New Zealand buy now, pay later market with women its biggest customers
NZ Post e-commerce report puts some meat on the bones of the New Zealand buy now, pay later market with women its biggest customers
12th Sep 19, 12:00pm

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