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Interest rates

6th Jun 21, 12:35pm
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Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
6th Jun 21, 12:35pm
6th Jun 21, 6:01am
Those from within the banking world don't see problems with the RBNZ having to keep buying bonds on the back of its LSAP programme; But an academic worries NZ's headed for a train wreck
Those from within the banking world don't see problems with the RBNZ having to keep buying bonds on the back of its LSAP programme; But an academic worries NZ's headed for a train wreck
6th Jun 21, 6:01am
3rd Jun 21, 8:00am
A crunch of bank lending figures over the past 20 years shows an ever increasing share of bank-borrowed money is going into houses rather than businesses or agriculture
A crunch of bank lending figures over the past 20 years shows an ever increasing share of bank-borrowed money is going into houses rather than businesses or agriculture
3rd Jun 21, 8:00am
2nd Jun 21, 2:03pm
RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
2nd Jun 21, 2:03pm
1st Jun 21, 8:30am
RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
1st Jun 21, 8:30am
31st May 21, 3:46pm
The surge in mortgage borrowing in the second half of 2020 saw annual growth in the total amount of mortgages outstanding in New Zealand top 11% - the highest figure since March 2008
The surge in mortgage borrowing in the second half of 2020 saw annual growth in the total amount of mortgages outstanding in New Zealand top 11% - the highest figure since March 2008
31st May 21, 3:46pm
31st May 21, 8:39am
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
31st May 21, 8:39am
28th May 21, 8:30am
How high household debt and the swathe of mortgages due to rollover within the next year could make NZ particularly sensitive to interest rate rises... should they eventuate soon
How high household debt and the swathe of mortgages due to rollover within the next year could make NZ particularly sensitive to interest rate rises... should they eventuate soon
28th May 21, 8:30am
26th May 21, 8:10pm
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
26th May 21, 8:10pm
26th May 21, 3:26pm
April mortgage borrowing has slowed, but is still running at historically high levels; first home buyers have strongly increased their share of the borrowing, while investor figures are down
April mortgage borrowing has slowed, but is still running at historically high levels; first home buyers have strongly increased their share of the borrowing, while investor figures are down
26th May 21, 3:26pm
26th May 21, 8:00am
Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
26th May 21, 8:00am
25th May 21, 7:00am
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
25th May 21, 7:00am
12th May 21, 5:00pm
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
12th May 21, 5:00pm
4th May 21, 2:14pm
Investors accounted for over a third of the growth in the country's bank mortgage stock in the six months to the end of March; meanwhile, on the farm, dairy lending is falling fast
Investors accounted for over a third of the growth in the country's bank mortgage stock in the six months to the end of March; meanwhile, on the farm, dairy lending is falling fast
4th May 21, 2:14pm
4th May 21, 6:00am
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
4th May 21, 6:00am
3rd May 21, 9:22am
David Hargreaves looks at the all-night mortgage borrowing bender Kiwis are going on while lending to 'productive' parts of the economy withers
David Hargreaves looks at the all-night mortgage borrowing bender Kiwis are going on while lending to 'productive' parts of the economy withers
3rd May 21, 9:22am
2nd May 21, 12:56pm
by Guest
Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
2nd May 21, 12:56pm
29th Apr 21, 3:25pm
Kiwis have again been borrowing up large, with nearly $10.5 billion loaned by the banks in the past month for mortgages; first home buyers borrowed a record amount; investors borrowed close to record levels
Kiwis have again been borrowing up large, with nearly $10.5 billion loaned by the banks in the past month for mortgages; first home buyers borrowed a record amount; investors borrowed close to record levels
29th Apr 21, 3:25pm
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27th Apr 21, 1:56pm
Some banks are improving their term deposit rate offers slightly, but savers are yet to be impressed enough to hold more of their growing cash funds with term commitments; BNZ now joins the up trend
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Some banks are improving their term deposit rate offers slightly, but savers are yet to be impressed enough to hold more of their growing cash funds with term commitments; BNZ now joins the up trend
27th Apr 21, 1:56pm
22nd Apr 21, 10:19am
Macquarie analysts see ANZ as the biggest revenue beneficiary from higher trading and markets income among the major Australasian banks
Macquarie analysts see ANZ as the biggest revenue beneficiary from higher trading and markets income among the major Australasian banks
22nd Apr 21, 10:19am
21st Apr 21, 2:58pm
ANZ economists say after the recent housing policy changes by the Government there's a greater chance that interest rate increases could cause investors to sell up; RBNZ may wait too long to raise rates
ANZ economists say after the recent housing policy changes by the Government there's a greater chance that interest rate increases could cause investors to sell up; RBNZ may wait too long to raise rates
21st Apr 21, 2:58pm
19th Apr 21, 3:33pm
Kiwibank economists say housing supply should be able to meet demand by 2024 and we could even see an over-supply, leading to improved affordability; house price growth to fall to 1% by end of 2022
Kiwibank economists say housing supply should be able to meet demand by 2024 and we could even see an over-supply, leading to improved affordability; house price growth to fall to 1% by end of 2022
19th Apr 21, 3:33pm
17th Apr 21, 1:36pm
by Guest
Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
17th Apr 21, 1:36pm
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14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
13th Apr 21, 10:23am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
13th Apr 21, 10:23am

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