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Credit Crunch

We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
16th Jan 22, 11:18am
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We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
Harbour Asset Management pinpoints 10 key risks to look out for in the New Year
18th Dec 18, 12:15pm
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Harbour Asset Management pinpoints 10 key risks to look out for in the New Year
ANZ's chief Australian economist says house prices in Sydney and Melbourne could fall 20% from their 2017 peak, but the big question is how this affects the wider Australian economy
9th Dec 18, 7:02am
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ANZ's chief Australian economist says house prices in Sydney and Melbourne could fall 20% from their 2017 peak, but the big question is how this affects the wider Australian economy
Aussie Royal Commission tipped to recommend remuneration overhaul as FMA gives views on how banks should pay mobile mortgage mangers & mortgage brokers in NZ
7th Dec 18, 12:07pm
Aussie Royal Commission tipped to recommend remuneration overhaul as FMA gives views on how banks should pay mobile mortgage mangers & mortgage brokers in NZ
Aussie sharemarket investors no longer keen to see banks growing lending, especially investment property lending, strongly, analysts argue
4th Jul 18, 11:54am
Aussie sharemarket investors no longer keen to see banks growing lending, especially investment property lending, strongly, analysts argue
UBS points out APRA's focus on debt-to-income levels may significantly reduce the borrowing capacity of many would-be Aussie home buyers
21st Jun 18, 10:52am
UBS points out APRA's focus on debt-to-income levels may significantly reduce the borrowing capacity of many would-be Aussie home buyers
UBS argues APRA move on debt-to-income limits could hit Australian investors who have an owner-occupier mortgage and geared investments hard
20th Jun 18, 9:37am
UBS argues APRA move on debt-to-income limits could hit Australian investors who have an owner-occupier mortgage and geared investments hard
Australasia's big banks have come to the end of a super cycle and face a difficult transition featuring a combination of operating headwinds and regulatory risks, analysts say
15th May 18, 12:41pm
Australasia's big banks have come to the end of a super cycle and face a difficult transition featuring a combination of operating headwinds and regulatory risks, analysts say
Could Australia's banking Royal Commission be the catalyst for the country's Minsky moment?
10th Apr 18, 3:01pm
Could Australia's banking Royal Commission be the catalyst for the country's Minsky moment?
Could Australia's banking Royal Commission be the catalyst for a credit crunch, and potentially a recession?
27th Mar 18, 9:52am
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Could Australia's banking Royal Commission be the catalyst for a credit crunch, and potentially a recession?
BNZ economist seeks to calm fears Greek debt default could become new 'Lehman moment', saying NZ banks in better funding position than in 2008
19th Jul 11, 3:59pm
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BNZ economist seeks to calm fears Greek debt default could become new 'Lehman moment', saying NZ banks in better funding position than in 2008
Opinion: Why so many economists got it so wrong: they ignored history
7th Aug 09, 4:49pm
Opinion: Why so many economists got it so wrong: they ignored history
Opinion: Monetary tightening by stealth
27th Jul 09, 5:29pm
Opinion: Monetary tightening by stealth
Auckland Mortgage Trust wind down; "most, if not all" to be repaid
22nd Jun 09, 2:44pm
Auckland Mortgage Trust wind down; "most, if not all" to be repaid
Top 10 links: Stewart knocks out Cramer; Roubini says it's a bear rally; Zimbabwe's gold tragedy; Rogoff's gloom
17th Mar 09, 12:23pm
Top 10 links: Stewart knocks out Cramer; Roubini says it's a bear rally; Zimbabwe's gold tragedy; Rogoff's gloom
Opinion: Asian recession will be worse than forecast; just look at aviation figures
6th Mar 09, 10:57am
Opinion: Asian recession will be worse than forecast; just look at aviation figures
Video: Allan Bollard tells us just how big the challenge is
27th Feb 09, 9:58pm
Video: Allan Bollard tells us just how big the challenge is
Bollard says RBNZ will stimulate economy
27th Feb 09, 10:24am
Bollard says RBNZ will stimulate economy
Opinion: Why governments shouldn't carpet-bomb consumers with cash
16th Feb 09, 3:07pm
Opinion: Why governments shouldn't carpet-bomb consumers with cash
This week's most-read stories
15th Feb 09, 7:01am
This week's most-read stories
Top 10 links; China twists America's arm; the near meltdown on Sept 15
11th Feb 09, 6:25pm
Top 10 links; China twists America's arm; the near meltdown on Sept 15
ING suspends NZ$6 mln Diversified Trading Fund and delays vote on other frozen funds
11th Feb 09, 9:24am
ING suspends NZ$6 mln Diversified Trading Fund and delays vote on other frozen funds
Top 10 Links; Bond yields rising as Fed dithers, Japan cratering, Roubini speaks
10th Feb 09, 10:53am
Top 10 Links; Bond yields rising as Fed dithers, Japan cratering, Roubini speaks
Strategic moratorium plan approved
22nd Dec 08, 2:49pm
Strategic moratorium plan approved
Video: Oil below US$43/bbl
10th Dec 08, 9:11am
Video: Oil below US$43/bbl