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27th Aug 19, 10:37am
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
17th Aug 19, 9:31am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
17th Aug 19, 9:31am
8th Aug 19, 4:29pm
Reserve Bank Chief Economist Yuong Ha says there's no evidence to suggest monetary policy is less effective the lower interest rates go
Reserve Bank Chief Economist Yuong Ha says there's no evidence to suggest monetary policy is less effective the lower interest rates go
8th Aug 19, 4:29pm
6th Aug 19, 8:57am
NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
6th Aug 19, 8:57am
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30th Jul 19, 10:27am
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
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BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
30th Jul 19, 10:27am
30th Jul 19, 9:13am
P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
30th Jul 19, 9:13am
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
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

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