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Traders and economists are losing hope that interest rate cuts could occur in the first half of 2024 after discouraging data updates
9th Feb 24, 12:33pm
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Traders and economists are losing hope that interest rate cuts could occur in the first half of 2024 after discouraging data updates
Australian mortgage and inflation pain to ease, but only slowly: How 31 top economists see 2024
5th Feb 24, 3:48pm
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Australian mortgage and inflation pain to ease, but only slowly: How 31 top economists see 2024
Squirrel's David Cunningham says it's 'pretty realistic' to expect 1-year fixed home loan rates below 6% by the end of 2024, and below 5% by the end of 2025
3rd Feb 24, 9:00am
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Squirrel's David Cunningham says it's 'pretty realistic' to expect 1-year fixed home loan rates below 6% by the end of 2024, and below 5% by the end of 2025
Wholesale interest rates drop sharply after Statistics NZ reports soft economic data and the US Federal Reserve signals it could cut interest rates soon
15th Dec 23, 12:25pm
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Wholesale interest rates drop sharply after Statistics NZ reports soft economic data and the US Federal Reserve signals it could cut interest rates soon
Which banks are the most & least competitive with mortgage interest rates & offers?
11th Dec 23, 9:35am
Which banks are the most & least competitive with mortgage interest rates & offers?
Wholesale interest rates have fallen since Wednesday when the RBNZ warned of another rate hike
1st Dec 23, 2:52pm
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Wholesale interest rates have fallen since Wednesday when the RBNZ warned of another rate hike
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says there's limited headroom to absorb additional inflation surprises
30th Nov 23, 11:56am
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says there's limited headroom to absorb additional inflation surprises
The Reserve Bank says it is willing to raise rates to offset increased demand from population growth
30th Nov 23, 7:48am
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The Reserve Bank says it is willing to raise rates to offset increased demand from population growth
David Cunningham examines the disparity between fixed and floating mortgage rates in New Zealand
23rd Nov 23, 9:06am
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David Cunningham examines the disparity between fixed and floating mortgage rates in New Zealand
Looking at wholesale interest rates, there are signs that we may be at 'peak rate' about now. Savers should watch for signs that lower rate offers may be imminent. Borrowers may get some relief in early 2024
18th Nov 23, 9:46am
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Looking at wholesale interest rates, there are signs that we may be at 'peak rate' about now. Savers should watch for signs that lower rate offers may be imminent. Borrowers may get some relief in early 2024
ANZ’s chief economist Sharon Zollner no longer expects the Reserve Bank to increase the Official Cash Rate above its current 5.50%
17th Nov 23, 2:03pm
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ANZ’s chief economist Sharon Zollner no longer expects the Reserve Bank to increase the Official Cash Rate above its current 5.50%
Ross Stitt reports that in Australia, where pay packets are growing slower than the rate of inflation, rents and house prices are only going higher and housing stress is about to bite very hard
12th Nov 23, 10:48am
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Ross Stitt reports that in Australia, where pay packets are growing slower than the rate of inflation, rents and house prices are only going higher and housing stress is about to bite very hard
Hawkish forecasters think rates need to go higher-for-longer, while dovish economists think the RBNZ may have already overcooked the chook
12th Nov 23, 6:00am
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Hawkish forecasters think rates need to go higher-for-longer, while dovish economists think the RBNZ may have already overcooked the chook
Market expectations of Official Cash Rate settings leaning towards cuts after the increase in unemployment this week
2nd Nov 23, 2:11pm
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Market expectations of Official Cash Rate settings leaning towards cuts after the increase in unemployment this week
Mortgage broker & ex-banker David Cunningham suggests the latest wave of bank mortgage rate increases are padding out margins
27th Oct 23, 6:38am
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Mortgage broker & ex-banker David Cunningham suggests the latest wave of bank mortgage rate increases are padding out margins
Some economists think a National-led government would be more inflationary than Labour
4th Oct 23, 7:02pm
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Some economists think a National-led government would be more inflationary than Labour
The Monetary Policy Committee agreed that higher oil prices will add to inflation risk but interest rates are high enough for now
4th Oct 23, 2:37pm
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The Monetary Policy Committee agreed that higher oil prices will add to inflation risk but interest rates are high enough for now
Squirrel's David Cunningham says ASB's high mortgage rates are hitting its market share and short-term profit from higher margins will come at the expense of longer-term profits
16th Sep 23, 9:12am
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Squirrel's David Cunningham says ASB's high mortgage rates are hitting its market share and short-term profit from higher margins will come at the expense of longer-term profits
Squirrel's David Cunningham explains how interest rates are set and how banks have been able to boost their margins by about 20%
7th Sep 23, 2:14pm
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Squirrel's David Cunningham explains how interest rates are set and how banks have been able to boost their margins by about 20%
New Zealand banks need to do right by their customers, and it starts with dropping mortgage rates, David Cunningham argues
7th Sep 23, 8:00am
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New Zealand banks need to do right by their customers, and it starts with dropping mortgage rates, David Cunningham argues
Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Karen Silk says the Official Cash Rate is working despite sticky core inflation and record high employment
21st Aug 23, 9:41am
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Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Karen Silk says the Official Cash Rate is working despite sticky core inflation and record high employment
David Hargreaves examines financial statistics for the first six months of the year showing money being 'sucked out' of consumers' pockets both through higher mortgage and deposit rates
2nd Aug 23, 9:11am
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David Hargreaves examines financial statistics for the first six months of the year showing money being 'sucked out' of consumers' pockets both through higher mortgage and deposit rates
What does five year mortgage rates being lower than one and two year rates mean?
25th Jul 23, 11:15am
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What does five year mortgage rates being lower than one and two year rates mean?
The market study into the banking sector has broad political support as households struggle with high interest rates
20th Jun 23, 6:29pm
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The market study into the banking sector has broad political support as households struggle with high interest rates
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan takes a look at where mortgage interest rates are headed in light of the recent changed signals from the RBNZ
31st May 23, 1:10pm
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Infometric's Gareth Kiernan takes a look at where mortgage interest rates are headed in light of the recent changed signals from the RBNZ