Days to the General Election: 23
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Interest rates

22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
27th Aug 20, 9:21pm
Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
27th Aug 20, 9:21pm
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
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26th Aug 20, 9:00am
Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
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Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
26th Aug 20, 9:00am
25th Aug 20, 6:10pm
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
25th Aug 20, 6:10pm
Days to the General Election: 23
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