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10th May 21, 3:06pm
BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
10th May 21, 3:06pm
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
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
14th Apr 21, 6:56am
National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
14th Apr 21, 6:56am
9th Apr 21, 9:14am
Girol Karacaoglu says the 2021 Budget presents a historic opportunity to start implementing a fresh public policy programme, different from what NZ has pursued for the past 40 years
Girol Karacaoglu says the 2021 Budget presents a historic opportunity to start implementing a fresh public policy programme, different from what NZ has pursued for the past 40 years
9th Apr 21, 9:14am
29th Mar 21, 8:00am
Chris Trotter probes the orthodox New Zealand Initiative's stinging attack on what it clearly regards as the Labour Government’s economic and political heresy
Chris Trotter probes the orthodox New Zealand Initiative's stinging attack on what it clearly regards as the Labour Government’s economic and political heresy
29th Mar 21, 8:00am
26th Mar 21, 9:12am
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says the country's biggest home lender will be reviewing its affordability equations for property investor borrowers after government housing moves
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says the country's biggest home lender will be reviewing its affordability equations for property investor borrowers after government housing moves
26th Mar 21, 9:12am
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23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
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Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
22nd Mar 21, 10:51am
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue fires a warning shot at real estate agents, the IMF wades into the housing debate, and more year-end tax issues
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue fires a warning shot at real estate agents, the IMF wades into the housing debate, and more year-end tax issues
22nd Mar 21, 10:51am
9th Mar 21, 3:20pm
Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
9th Mar 21, 3:20pm
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
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25th Feb 21, 9:43am
Robertson to require the RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy and through the way it regulates banks; Seeks more info on DTIs and interest only mortgages
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Robertson to require the RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy and through the way it regulates banks; Seeks more info on DTIs and interest only mortgages
25th Feb 21, 9:43am
19th Feb 21, 9:00am
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
19th Feb 21, 9:00am
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
10th Feb 21, 11:00am
Government outlines timetable for replacing the Resource Management Act in this term of Parliament - with three new pieces of legislation
Government outlines timetable for replacing the Resource Management Act in this term of Parliament - with three new pieces of legislation
10th Feb 21, 11:00am
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9th Feb 21, 10:20am
RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
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RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
9th Feb 21, 10:20am
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
2nd Feb 21, 6:00pm
Average New Zealand housing values rose by $554 a day during January, topping $800,000 for the first time
Average New Zealand housing values rose by $554 a day during January, topping $800,000 for the first time
2nd Feb 21, 6:00pm

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