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Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
15th Oct 21, 4:23pm
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Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
14th Oct 21, 12:29pm
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Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
13th Oct 21, 1:09pm
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
11th Oct 21, 10:59am
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Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
11th Oct 21, 10:05am
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Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
1st Oct 21, 10:38am
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Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
28th Sep 21, 6:40pm
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ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
28th Sep 21, 1:30pm
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Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
23rd Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
16th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
16th Sep 21, 9:30am
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ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
15th Sep 21, 6:51pm
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Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
13th Sep 21, 8:58am
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Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
13th Sep 21, 7:16am
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Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
10th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
8th Sep 21, 11:08am
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HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
6th Sep 21, 6:59pm
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The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
6th Sep 21, 2:02pm
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The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
Ministry of Health reports first death in Delta outbreak and 20 new community Covid-19 cases
4th Sep 21, 1:00pm
Ministry of Health reports first death in Delta outbreak and 20 new community Covid-19 cases
The second largest mortgage lender raises fixed home loan rates for terms three years and longer, responding to recent wholesale rate rises
2nd Sep 21, 9:29am
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The second largest mortgage lender raises fixed home loan rates for terms three years and longer, responding to recent wholesale rate rises
At the risk of ending up with egg on his face, Gareth Vaughan weighs in with some views on the Covid-19 pandemic
27th Aug 21, 10:24am
At the risk of ending up with egg on his face, Gareth Vaughan weighs in with some views on the Covid-19 pandemic
Caught out by the rapid changes wrought by the sudden onset of delta covid, ANZ has back-tracked some of its home loan rate rises pushed through a week ago just before the RBNZ MPS
24th Aug 21, 6:53pm
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Caught out by the rapid changes wrought by the sudden onset of delta covid, ANZ has back-tracked some of its home loan rate rises pushed through a week ago just before the RBNZ MPS