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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
12th Aug 21, 3:10pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
10th Aug 21, 11:25am
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Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
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Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
6th Jul 21, 10:18am
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Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
Bonus Bonds holders on target to receive a distribution of funds in the second half of this year
29th Mar 21, 8:59am
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Bonus Bonds holders on target to receive a distribution of funds in the second half of this year
Kiwibank says operating income rose $10 mln to $287 mln, while customer lending growth was $1.6 bln and customer deposit growth was $1.3 bln; seven branches to be closed
25th Feb 21, 8:54am
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Kiwibank says operating income rose $10 mln to $287 mln, while customer lending growth was $1.6 bln and customer deposit growth was $1.3 bln; seven branches to be closed
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
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KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Influential RBNZ survey shows inflation is now expected to be approaching 2% in two years' time, while negative interest rates are now no longer anticipated
9th Feb 21, 3:32pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows inflation is now expected to be approaching 2% in two years' time, while negative interest rates are now no longer anticipated
Average New Zealand housing values rose by $554 a day during January, topping $800,000 for the first time
2nd Feb 21, 6:00pm
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Average New Zealand housing values rose by $554 a day during January, topping $800,000 for the first time
Real estate industry's estimated residential commission revenue up 24% in 2020 year-on-year to $1.92 billion
29th Jan 21, 10:00am
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Real estate industry's estimated residential commission revenue up 24% in 2020 year-on-year to $1.92 billion
Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
26th Jan 21, 10:12am
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Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
22nd Dec 20, 11:53am
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The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
Broad discrepancy between the interest rates the major banks use to test mortgage borrowers' ongoing ability to service their loans
21st Dec 20, 2:54pm
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Broad discrepancy between the interest rates the major banks use to test mortgage borrowers' ongoing ability to service their loans
Nikko AM NZ's George Carter argues ensuring your KiwiSaver portfolio is well diversified in a way that suits your investment goals should be integral to your investment considerations
8th Dec 20, 12:58pm
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Nikko AM NZ's George Carter argues ensuring your KiwiSaver portfolio is well diversified in a way that suits your investment goals should be integral to your investment considerations
John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
8th Dec 20, 7:30am
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John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
7th Dec 20, 12:17pm
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Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
Gareth Vaughan on QE vs monetary financing, COVID-19 housing opportunities, crowdsourcing low interest rate advice, how a computer language controls the financial life of the world, strangled by conservative credentialism & Project Helvetia
7th Dec 20, 10:19am
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Gareth Vaughan on QE vs monetary financing, COVID-19 housing opportunities, crowdsourcing low interest rate advice, how a computer language controls the financial life of the world, strangled by conservative credentialism & Project Helvetia
Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
9th Nov 20, 3:19pm
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Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
9th Nov 20, 1:29pm
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Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
CEO David McLean says Westpac NZ is open for business but has not loosened its LVR lending limits since the Reserve Bank said it could
3rd Nov 20, 12:06pm
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CEO David McLean says Westpac NZ is open for business but has not loosened its LVR lending limits since the Reserve Bank said it could
ANZ says investors holding Bonus Bonds will now be unable to make redemptions but is confident that remaining bondholders will receive a share of reserves over and above their original investment
2nd Nov 20, 9:54am
ANZ says investors holding Bonus Bonds will now be unable to make redemptions but is confident that remaining bondholders will receive a share of reserves over and above their original investment
Treasury unit issues $4 billion New Zealand government bond after receiving more than $18 billion worth of interest from investors
28th Oct 20, 3:08pm
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Treasury unit issues $4 billion New Zealand government bond after receiving more than $18 billion worth of interest from investors
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
27th Oct 20, 6:55pm
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ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios
26th Oct 20, 6:47am
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Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios