Interest rates

12th Jul 20, 7:42am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
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9th Jul 20, 3:03pm
Westpac matches ANZ and Bank of China with a one year 2.55% one year fixed 'special', a market-leading rate. Westpac also cuts almost all its term deposit rates
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Westpac matches ANZ and Bank of China with a one year 2.55% one year fixed 'special', a market-leading rate. Westpac also cuts almost all its term deposit rates
9th Jul 20, 3:03pm
7th Jul 20, 5:43pm
ANZ cuts all its 'special' home loan rates, with two of them down to market-leading levels and probably sparking a renewed round of rate slicing. It is also cutting almost all its term deposit rates
ANZ cuts all its 'special' home loan rates, with two of them down to market-leading levels and probably sparking a renewed round of rate slicing. It is also cutting almost all its term deposit rates
7th Jul 20, 5:43pm
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
23rd Jun 20, 3:15pm
More banks are still making small home loan rate cuts but none are market-leading as rate offers coalesce around a very tight range
More banks are still making small home loan rate cuts but none are market-leading as rate offers coalesce around a very tight range
23rd Jun 20, 3:15pm
19th Jun 20, 9:59am
ASB cuts most home loan rates again, and matches them with even sharper term deposit rate cuts
ASB cuts most home loan rates again, and matches them with even sharper term deposit rate cuts
19th Jun 20, 9:59am
18th Jun 20, 2:16pm
ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac's advertised floating, or variable, borrowing rates unmoved so far since Kiwibank's 100 basis points rate cut
ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac's advertised floating, or variable, borrowing rates unmoved so far since Kiwibank's 100 basis points rate cut
18th Jun 20, 2:16pm
11th Jun 20, 10:03am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender has adjusted its rate card lower. But none of the new lower levels are market-leading
New Zealand's largest home loan lender has adjusted its rate card lower. But none of the new lower levels are market-leading
11th Jun 20, 10:03am
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
5th Jun 20, 11:12am
Bank of China launches a new all-time low home loan rate just as wholesale markets try and turn up after reaching their own record lows
Bank of China launches a new all-time low home loan rate just as wholesale markets try and turn up after reaching their own record lows
5th Jun 20, 11:12am
4th Jun 20, 9:43am
Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
4th Jun 20, 9:43am
3rd Jun 20, 5:06am
New Zealand home loan borrowers are now getting fixed rates at bigger discounts to Aussies even as rates fall everywhere. They are falling faster here than across the ditch
New Zealand home loan borrowers are now getting fixed rates at bigger discounts to Aussies even as rates fall everywhere. They are falling faster here than across the ditch
3rd Jun 20, 5:06am
29th May 20, 5:57pm
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
29th May 20, 5:57pm
28th May 20, 5:14pm
The Red Bank has trimmed mortgage 'specials' across the board, with none of these sub 80% LVR rates over 3%. But their Standard rates aren't moving at this time
The Red Bank has trimmed mortgage 'specials' across the board, with none of these sub 80% LVR rates over 3%. But their Standard rates aren't moving at this time
28th May 20, 5:14pm
27th May 20, 2:40pm
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
27th May 20, 2:40pm
26th May 20, 3:30pm
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
26th May 20, 3:30pm
26th May 20, 12:06pm
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
26th May 20, 12:06pm

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