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All the main banks have now moved fixed mortgage rates up so we can assess where they settled, who has the lowest, and note the non-rate inducements being offered by som
26th Oct 21, 9:21am
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All the main banks have now moved fixed mortgage rates up so we can assess where they settled, who has the lowest, and note the non-rate inducements being offered by som
More banks jump on the fixed mortgage rate rise bandwagon as background wholesale rates push up both locally and internationally
22nd Oct 21, 9:08am
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More banks jump on the fixed mortgage rate rise bandwagon as background wholesale rates push up both locally and internationally
The Red Bank follows ANZ with a range of interest rate increases for both home loans and term deposits
21st Oct 21, 1:25pm
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The Red Bank follows ANZ with a range of interest rate increases for both home loans and term deposits
Following the sharp wholesales rate rises, NZ's largest home loan lender takes fixed mortgage rates up to another level. It also raises term deposit rates
21st Oct 21, 8:36am
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Following the sharp wholesales rate rises, NZ's largest home loan lender takes fixed mortgage rates up to another level. It also raises term deposit rates
Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
15th Oct 21, 4:23pm
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Not only are wholesale rates rising, but banks are coming out of a period where their mortgage margins have been suppressed. Expect the new round of rate hikes to do some catch-up
Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
14th Oct 21, 12:29pm
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Wholesale rate pressure has pushed one of our largest home loan lenders to raise some key fixed rates and setting their market offerings as the highest available
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
12th Oct 21, 1:18pm
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
Wednesday's Covid-19 update: 30 new cases in Auckland, 9 in Waikato; Covid patient dies at Middlemore; U-turn on gap between vaccine doses
6th Oct 21, 1:22pm
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Wednesday's Covid-19 update: 30 new cases in Auckland, 9 in Waikato; Covid patient dies at Middlemore; U-turn on gap between vaccine doses
Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
1st Oct 21, 10:38am
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Heartland Bank raises all its home loan interest rates but still retains the claim to the lowest rates available from any bank. Home loan market awaits the RBNZ's signals next Wednesday
ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
28th Sep 21, 6:40pm
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ANZ moves to raise rates back up to levels first adopted by rival ASB, taking some longer term rates back closer to 5%
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
28th Sep 21, 1:33pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
28th Sep 21, 1:30pm
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Rising wholesale money costs are pressing banks to raise rates, but the pace of the rises vary among institutions. That means exploitable advantages are available for borrowers who need to fix now
23 new cases on Wednesday, with one unlinked; Auckland reaches 80% vaccination rate
22nd Sep 21, 1:19pm
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23 new cases on Wednesday, with one unlinked; Auckland reaches 80% vaccination rate
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
21st Sep 21, 1:15pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
Te Wiki o te Tāke, The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, the Cullen Fund pays $2.3 billion in tax, and a higher tax rate to fund superannuation?
19th Sep 21, 10:56am
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Te Wiki o te Tāke, The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, the Cullen Fund pays $2.3 billion in tax, and a higher tax rate to fund superannuation?
ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
16th Sep 21, 9:30am
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ASB sets a new tone in the mortgage market with 30 basis points rate hikes for the most popular fixed home loan terms, takes 18 month and two year rates above 3%. Westpac has matched them
Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
15th Sep 21, 6:51pm
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Are we about to go back to the future fast with as much as a sudden 100 basis points rise in fixed mortgage rate offers? The wholesale cost of money suggests that is a live possibility
All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
15th Sep 21, 1:08pm
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All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
13th Sep 21, 8:58am
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Hobbled by the pandemic and rising rates, banks respond to the Spring real estate selling season with restrained rises rather than outright rate cuts
The Week in Tax; a new tax bill clarifies the GST treatment of cryptoassets, the latest lockdown developments, and Treasury's draft long term fiscal position briefing considers whether taxes need to increase
12th Sep 21, 12:40pm
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The Week in Tax; a new tax bill clarifies the GST treatment of cryptoassets, the latest lockdown developments, and Treasury's draft long term fiscal position briefing considers whether taxes need to increase
The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
9th Sep 21, 1:29pm
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The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
8th Sep 21, 11:08am
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HSBC trims its three year fixed home loan rate as it raises term deposit rates. This new 3yr rate gives it a substantial advantage over all the main banks
The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
6th Sep 21, 6:59pm
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The Red Bank raises both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, with a couple with a special position, but most little different from its rivals
The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, more on allowances from Inland Revenue. And could a tax forgiveness programme help SMEs hit by Covid-19?
5th Sep 21, 9:03am
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The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, more on allowances from Inland Revenue. And could a tax forgiveness programme help SMEs hit by Covid-19?
Northland will move down to Level 3 as planned on Thursday night
2nd Sep 21, 1:30pm
Northland will move down to Level 3 as planned on Thursday night