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31st Mar 20, 11:41am
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
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26th Mar 20, 8:57am
Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
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Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
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18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
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ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
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16th Mar 20, 8:52am
BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
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BNZ, Westpac, ANZ, ASB and Kiwibank cut floating mortgage rates to match RBNZ's 75 basis points OCR cut, some savings rates lowered too
16th Mar 20, 8:52am
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16th Mar 20, 8:04am
The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
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The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
16th Mar 20, 8:04am
14th Mar 20, 10:21am
Kiwibank make the next home loan rate reductions, and its new three year rate stands out as the lowest among their main rivals. ANZ slips further behind the pace
Kiwibank make the next home loan rate reductions, and its new three year rate stands out as the lowest among their main rivals. ANZ slips further behind the pace
14th Mar 20, 10:21am
12th Mar 20, 12:46pm
ASB becomes the first bank to offer all fixed rates below 4%, and now offers the lowest two year fixed rate 'special' of any major bank. These reductions come after TD rate cuts
ASB becomes the first bank to offer all fixed rates below 4%, and now offers the lowest two year fixed rate 'special' of any major bank. These reductions come after TD rate cuts
12th Mar 20, 12:46pm
12th Mar 20, 10:46am
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
12th Mar 20, 10:46am
6th Mar 20, 9:39am
Four key profit measures all weakened for New Zealand's big five banks in the December quarter
Four key profit measures all weakened for New Zealand's big five banks in the December quarter
6th Mar 20, 9:39am
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
20th Feb 20, 2:18pm
Heartland Bank says enquiries about reverse mortgages are the highest it has experienced to date, helped by the ongoing low interest rate environment
Heartland Bank says enquiries about reverse mortgages are the highest it has experienced to date, helped by the ongoing low interest rate environment
20th Feb 20, 2:18pm
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
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12th Feb 20, 10:20am
ASB interim profit drops 5% from last year's record high after bank books loss on sale of funds administration business Aegis
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ASB interim profit drops 5% from last year's record high after bank books loss on sale of funds administration business Aegis
12th Feb 20, 10:20am
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm
RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm

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