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Household Debt

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27th Oct 16, 7:38am
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ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner crunches some housing numbers and ratios
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ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner crunches some housing numbers and ratios
27th Oct 16, 7:38am
3rd Oct 16, 4:07pm
Treasury has put New Zealand's rising household indebtedness under the microscope; warns on declining savings generally and high debt in Auckland market
Treasury has put New Zealand's rising household indebtedness under the microscope; warns on declining savings generally and high debt in Auckland market
3rd Oct 16, 4:07pm
12th Sep 16, 9:23am
Kiwis' debt pile now exceeds annual disposable income by nearly $100 billion
Kiwis' debt pile now exceeds annual disposable income by nearly $100 billion
12th Sep 16, 9:23am
20th Jul 16, 5:00am
We asked eight of the big banks whether they provide interest-only loans for residential mortgages - and they all do
We asked eight of the big banks whether they provide interest-only loans for residential mortgages - and they all do
20th Jul 16, 5:00am
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12th Jul 16, 11:01am
Westpac sees red flags for the economy in high and rising household debt levels on the back of low interest rates and high house prices
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Westpac sees red flags for the economy in high and rising household debt levels on the back of low interest rates and high house prices
12th Jul 16, 11:01am
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21st Jun 16, 4:01pm
Treasury Secretary warns Aucklanders could struggle to pay their mortgages in the event of a downturn causing a knock on effect on banks and the wider economy
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Treasury Secretary warns Aucklanders could struggle to pay their mortgages in the event of a downturn causing a knock on effect on banks and the wider economy
21st Jun 16, 4:01pm
15th Jun 16, 3:35pm
Century 21 chief says current real estate market 'completely different' to pre-1987 sharemarket: 'Auckland house prices aren't rising off the back of speculators having a bit of fun'
Century 21 chief says current real estate market 'completely different' to pre-1987 sharemarket: 'Auckland house prices aren't rising off the back of speculators having a bit of fun'
15th Jun 16, 3:35pm
13th Jun 16, 3:38pm
The level of household debt to disposable income has hit a new record high and shows no sign of abating
The level of household debt to disposable income has hit a new record high and shows no sign of abating
13th Jun 16, 3:38pm
19th May 16, 4:00pm
The US Federal Reserve's apparent determination to raise American interest rates next month may well encourage the Reserve Bank here to hold fire on any more cuts
The US Federal Reserve's apparent determination to raise American interest rates next month may well encourage the Reserve Bank here to hold fire on any more cuts
19th May 16, 4:00pm
19th May 16, 9:06am
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
19th May 16, 9:06am
16th May 16, 4:08pm
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
16th May 16, 4:08pm
12th May 16, 8:50am
Reserve Bank looks to play catch-up with the runaway house market
Reserve Bank looks to play catch-up with the runaway house market
12th May 16, 8:50am
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11th May 16, 9:07am
Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
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Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
11th May 16, 9:07am
9th May 16, 3:39pm
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be hoping the Government's forthcoming Budget will provide some support to rein in the housing market
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be hoping the Government's forthcoming Budget will provide some support to rein in the housing market
9th May 16, 3:39pm
5th May 16, 4:36pm
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
5th May 16, 4:36pm
2nd May 16, 11:57am
ASB economists see the Reserve Bank trying to keep the market 'tantalised' with the prospect of an eventual OCR cut
ASB economists see the Reserve Bank trying to keep the market 'tantalised' with the prospect of an eventual OCR cut
2nd May 16, 11:57am
29th Apr 16, 8:23am
The Reserve Bank's decision not to cut interest rates looked like a central bank trying to buy more time while decisions are made on the housing market, David Hargreaves believes
The Reserve Bank's decision not to cut interest rates looked like a central bank trying to buy more time while decisions are made on the housing market, David Hargreaves believes
29th Apr 16, 8:23am
22nd Apr 16, 9:39am
With the market mostly expecting the Reserve Bank to sit on its hands next week, David Hargreaves speculates that the central bank will aim to to catch out the market - with another OCR cut
With the market mostly expecting the Reserve Bank to sit on its hands next week, David Hargreaves speculates that the central bank will aim to to catch out the market - with another OCR cut
22nd Apr 16, 9:39am
21st Apr 16, 10:14am
Westpac economist sees the rising indebtedness of Kiwis potentially leading to a 'stark' pull-back in spending and downside risks for economic activity
Westpac economist sees the rising indebtedness of Kiwis potentially leading to a 'stark' pull-back in spending and downside risks for economic activity
21st Apr 16, 10:14am
19th Apr 16, 11:24am
Speculation is mounting that the Reserve Bank might signal further cooling measures against the overheating housing market as soon as next month
Speculation is mounting that the Reserve Bank might signal further cooling measures against the overheating housing market as soon as next month
19th Apr 16, 11:24am

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Days to the General Election: 36
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