Lending

23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
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26th Jun 19, 2:04pm
Reserve Bank keeps interest rates at 1.5% and says 'a lower OCR may be needed over time'; Markets unsurprised; Economists pick August cut
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Reserve Bank keeps interest rates at 1.5% and says 'a lower OCR may be needed over time'; Markets unsurprised; Economists pick August cut
26th Jun 19, 2:04pm
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
24th Jun 19, 11:43am
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
24th Jun 19, 11:43am
24th Jun 19, 7:30am
Economists see the RBNZ holding fire when it reviews the OCR on Wednesday, before making one cut before the end of the year
Economists see the RBNZ holding fire when it reviews the OCR on Wednesday, before making one cut before the end of the year
24th Jun 19, 7:30am
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
13th Jun 19, 7:53am
David Hargreaves ponders the country's mountain of weighty mortgages, which, paradoxically, keep getting lighter and more affordable thanks to disappearing interest rates
David Hargreaves ponders the country's mountain of weighty mortgages, which, paradoxically, keep getting lighter and more affordable thanks to disappearing interest rates
13th Jun 19, 7:53am
7th Jun 19, 7:49am
David Hargreaves looks at the apparent absence of any upsurge in the housing market following the torpedoing of any Capital Gains Tax - and assesses the prospects ahead
David Hargreaves looks at the apparent absence of any upsurge in the housing market following the torpedoing of any Capital Gains Tax - and assesses the prospects ahead
7th Jun 19, 7:49am
28th May 19, 10:01am
As the proportion of first home buyers getting mortgages continues to rise, David Hargreaves mulls whether we may yet pay a longer term price for having locked FHBs out of the market in recent years
As the proportion of first home buyers getting mortgages continues to rise, David Hargreaves mulls whether we may yet pay a longer term price for having locked FHBs out of the market in recent years
28th May 19, 10:01am
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
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
28th Mar 19, 8:17am
Two academics and a long time trade unionist named as the 'externals' on the new committee that will decide on New Zealand's official interest rates
Two academics and a long time trade unionist named as the 'externals' on the new committee that will decide on New Zealand's official interest rates
28th Mar 19, 8:17am
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27th Mar 19, 2:06pm
Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75% but shifts gear by flagging a cut; NZD plunges; Economists don't rule out a move being made as soon as May
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Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75% but shifts gear by flagging a cut; NZD plunges; Economists don't rule out a move being made as soon as May
27th Mar 19, 2:06pm
12th Feb 19, 5:22pm
Proposed requirements for banks to hold more capital won't cause KiwiBuild catastrophe or economic slowdown, according to Twyford and Robertson
Proposed requirements for banks to hold more capital won't cause KiwiBuild catastrophe or economic slowdown, according to Twyford and Robertson
12th Feb 19, 5:22pm
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4th Feb 19, 2:52pm
Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments is pushing ahead with plans to offer retail deposits in Australia after major shareholders tipped in more capital
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Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments is pushing ahead with plans to offer retail deposits in Australia after major shareholders tipped in more capital
4th Feb 19, 2:52pm
16th Jan 19, 9:23am
Westpac economists challenge their ANZ counterparts, downplaying the effect higher proposed bank capital requirements will have on interest rates
Westpac economists challenge their ANZ counterparts, downplaying the effect higher proposed bank capital requirements will have on interest rates
16th Jan 19, 9:23am
18th Dec 18, 9:46am
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KPMG's James Dowle says if Open Banking is to take off, more needs to be done to quell fears from customers about data security, while banks and other providers need to really demonstrate the true value and benefits
KPMG's James Dowle says if Open Banking is to take off, more needs to be done to quell fears from customers about data security, while banks and other providers need to really demonstrate the true value and benefits
18th Dec 18, 9:46am

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