Interest rates

27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
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26th Mar 20, 8:57am
Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
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Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
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19th Mar 20, 4:47pm
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
19th Mar 20, 4:47pm
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
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18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
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ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
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16th Mar 20, 8:52am
BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
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BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
16th Mar 20, 8:52am
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16th Mar 20, 8:04am
The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
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The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
16th Mar 20, 8:04am
16th Mar 20, 7:15am
Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
16th Mar 20, 7:15am
14th Mar 20, 10:21am
Kiwibank make the next home loan rate reductions, and its new three year rate stands out as the lowest among their main rivals. ANZ slips further behind the pace
Kiwibank make the next home loan rate reductions, and its new three year rate stands out as the lowest among their main rivals. ANZ slips further behind the pace
14th Mar 20, 10:21am
12th Mar 20, 12:46pm
ASB becomes the first bank to offer all fixed rates below 4%, and now offers the lowest two year fixed rate 'special' of any major bank. These reductions come after TD rate cuts
ASB becomes the first bank to offer all fixed rates below 4%, and now offers the lowest two year fixed rate 'special' of any major bank. These reductions come after TD rate cuts
12th Mar 20, 12:46pm
12th Mar 20, 10:46am
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
12th Mar 20, 10:46am
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10th Mar 20, 6:04pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr puts onus on the Government to be at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus, saying monetary policy will play a "support role"
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr puts onus on the Government to be at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus, saying monetary policy will play a "support role"
10th Mar 20, 6:04pm
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10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
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10th Mar 20, 10:53am
HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000
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HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000
10th Mar 20, 10:53am

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