Interest rates

22nd May 19, 2:02pm
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
20th May 19, 1:10pm
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
20th May 19, 1:10pm
20th May 19, 8:10am
Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
20th May 19, 8:10am
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18th May 19, 11:30am
ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
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ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
18th May 19, 11:30am
16th May 19, 2:10pm
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
16th May 19, 2:10pm
15th May 19, 1:39pm
Rates continue to sink in the light of global uncertainties and in the wake of the Reserve Bank's Official Cash rate cut
Rates continue to sink in the light of global uncertainties and in the wake of the Reserve Bank's Official Cash rate cut
15th May 19, 1:39pm
13th May 19, 8:35am
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
13th May 19, 8:35am
12th May 19, 6:31am
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
12th May 19, 6:31am
11th May 19, 9:46am
Business lobby group BusinessNZ is dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals yet NZ owned banks argue they would bolster their competitive position vs their big Aussie owned rivals. So why the disconnect?
Business lobby group BusinessNZ is dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals yet NZ owned banks argue they would bolster their competitive position vs their big Aussie owned rivals. So why the disconnect?
11th May 19, 9:46am
11th May 19, 9:16am
Westpac economists expect Reserve Bank to keep OCR on hold until 2022 and low mortgage rates to push up house prices
Westpac economists expect Reserve Bank to keep OCR on hold until 2022 and low mortgage rates to push up house prices
11th May 19, 9:16am
10th May 19, 9:22am
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
10th May 19, 9:22am
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9th May 19, 12:03pm
Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
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Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
9th May 19, 12:03pm
9th May 19, 7:58am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
9th May 19, 7:58am
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8th May 19, 2:04pm
RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
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RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
8th May 19, 2:04pm
8th May 19, 11:26am
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
8th May 19, 11:26am
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7th May 19, 4:34pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia leaves cash rate unchanged at 1.50%, says a further improvement in the labour market likely to be needed for inflation to be consistent with its target
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Reserve Bank of Australia leaves cash rate unchanged at 1.50%, says a further improvement in the labour market likely to be needed for inflation to be consistent with its target
7th May 19, 4:34pm
7th May 19, 11:59am
The range of term deposit offer rates tightens as yet more banks cut rates. With loan demand tepid, there is little sign of competition for customer funds
The range of term deposit offer rates tightens as yet more banks cut rates. With loan demand tepid, there is little sign of competition for customer funds
7th May 19, 11:59am
7th May 19, 7:49am
Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
7th May 19, 7:49am
6th May 19, 2:26pm
BNZ economists doubt the Reserve Bank's ability to 'impact outcomes' in the current economic environment
BNZ economists doubt the Reserve Bank's ability to 'impact outcomes' in the current economic environment
6th May 19, 2:26pm
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6th May 19, 10:13am
Westpac NZ half-year profit rises 15% to record high boosted by sale of Paymark stake, solid income growth and drop in bad debts
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Westpac NZ half-year profit rises 15% to record high boosted by sale of Paymark stake, solid income growth and drop in bad debts
6th May 19, 10:13am

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