Days to the General Election: 20
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22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
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1st Sep 20, 9:54am
Kiwibank June year profit hit as COVID-19 related loan impairments ramp up, expenses rise and income falls
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Kiwibank June year profit hit as COVID-19 related loan impairments ramp up, expenses rise and income falls
1st Sep 20, 9:54am
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
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26th Aug 20, 9:00am
Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
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Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
26th Aug 20, 9:00am
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
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18th Aug 20, 2:00pm
Economists at ANZ and ASB now see the Reserve Bank taking the Official Cash Rate negative next year
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Economists at ANZ and ASB now see the Reserve Bank taking the Official Cash Rate negative next year
18th Aug 20, 2:00pm
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
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
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
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
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
25th May 20, 4:03pm
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
25th May 20, 4:03pm
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22nd May 20, 3:17pm
Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
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Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
22nd May 20, 3:17pm
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
Days to the General Election: 20
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