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BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
8th Oct 21, 10:46am
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BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
7th Oct 21, 2:01pm
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Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
Some banks move quickly to raise their floating mortgage rates now the RBNZ has hiked the OCR. Here is where each bank stands
6th Oct 21, 2:40pm
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Some banks move quickly to raise their floating mortgage rates now the RBNZ has hiked the OCR. Here is where each bank stands
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
27th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
23rd Sep 21, 8:44am
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Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
8th Sep 21, 2:13pm
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The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
31st Aug 21, 3:48pm
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
Kiwibank posts annual profit of $126 million as net interest income surges, lending grows and the bank writes-back Covid-19 loan provisioning
26th Aug 21, 8:57am
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Kiwibank posts annual profit of $126 million as net interest income surges, lending grows and the bank writes-back Covid-19 loan provisioning
New Zealand's major banks record major year-on-year profit turnaround in the June quarter
26th Aug 21, 7:30am
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New Zealand's major banks record major year-on-year profit turnaround in the June quarter
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
25th Aug 21, 3:27pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
The Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments, which went under last year owing investors $55 mln, may face action from the liquidators
23rd Aug 21, 9:54am
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The Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments, which went under last year owing investors $55 mln, may face action from the liquidators
David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
22nd Aug 21, 6:01am
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
16th Aug 21, 2:49pm
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ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
ASB annual profit surges to a fresh record high of $1.321 billion as loan impairments fall and housing lending rises
11th Aug 21, 10:30am
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ASB annual profit surges to a fresh record high of $1.321 billion as loan impairments fall and housing lending rises
ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
9th Aug 21, 12:56pm
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ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank
5th Aug 21, 3:04pm
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The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank
The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates
3rd Aug 21, 2:40pm
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The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates
David Hargreaves looks at the Reserve Bank's options ahead of next month's Monetary Policy Statement and whether the bank will do more to try to dampen the housing market
28th Jul 21, 12:35pm
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David Hargreaves looks at the Reserve Bank's options ahead of next month's Monetary Policy Statement and whether the bank will do more to try to dampen the housing market
David Hargreaves has a further crunch of the latest monthly mortgage figures and awards a chocolate fish to the investors for the biggest percentage increase in size of average mortgage this year
27th Jul 21, 2:23pm
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David Hargreaves has a further crunch of the latest monthly mortgage figures and awards a chocolate fish to the investors for the biggest percentage increase in size of average mortgage this year
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.5 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, which was easily a record for a June; over $50 billion of mortgages taken out in first six months of year
26th Jul 21, 3:34pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.5 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, which was easily a record for a June; over $50 billion of mortgages taken out in first six months of year
New Stats NZ figures show that in the 12 months to March, the country's household net worth increased by over $400 billion - about the same as the increase over the whole of the previous four years; But our savings rate is dropping again
22nd Jul 21, 11:40am
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New Stats NZ figures show that in the 12 months to March, the country's household net worth increased by over $400 billion - about the same as the increase over the whole of the previous four years; But our savings rate is dropping again
Supply issues facing builders have made the challenge to address the country's housing shortage that much harder, say Kiwibank economists; new supply now 'at risk'
20th Jul 21, 10:58am
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Supply issues facing builders have made the challenge to address the country's housing shortage that much harder, say Kiwibank economists; new supply now 'at risk'