Days to the General Election: 25
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Mortgages

21st Sep 20, 1:02pm
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin suggests lenders will need to work with some customers who have their mortgages deferred to refinance or restructure
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin suggests lenders will need to work with some customers who have their mortgages deferred to refinance or restructure
21st Sep 20, 1:02pm
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
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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
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
26th Aug 20, 9:49am
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
26th Aug 20, 9:49am
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, 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
20th Aug 20, 9:04am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of swirling and contradictory facts and figures around the current mortgage market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of swirling and contradictory facts and figures around the current mortgage market
20th Aug 20, 9:04am
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
13th Aug 20, 3:43pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show that still more house buyers are borrowing more than five times their annual income
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show that still more house buyers are borrowing more than five times their annual income
13th Aug 20, 3:43pm
12th Aug 20, 4:16pm
RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
12th Aug 20, 4:16pm
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12th Aug 20, 10:36am
ASB's June year profit drops 25% as COVID-19 related loan provisioning ramps up, income falls and expenses rise
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ASB's June year profit drops 25% as COVID-19 related loan provisioning ramps up, income falls and expenses rise
12th Aug 20, 10:36am
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
3rd Aug 20, 4:09pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by $10.6 billion in the four months to the end of June; separately an RBNZ survey shows Kiwis are becoming less worried about losing their jobs
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by $10.6 billion in the four months to the end of June; separately an RBNZ survey shows Kiwis are becoming less worried about losing their jobs
3rd Aug 20, 4:09pm
31st Jul 20, 12:25pm
RBNZ's Geoff Bascand doesn't want cliff end to mortgage repayment deferrals; Says the implementation of 'aspects’ of new bank capital rules shouldn't be further pushed out
RBNZ's Geoff Bascand doesn't want cliff end to mortgage repayment deferrals; Says the implementation of 'aspects’ of new bank capital rules shouldn't be further pushed out
31st Jul 20, 12:25pm
29th Jul 20, 1:52pm
David Hargreaves says the recent buyer trends in housing may just represent the way the market should look when freed from the distortions visited by the Reserve Bank's LVR rules
David Hargreaves says the recent buyer trends in housing may just represent the way the market should look when freed from the distortions visited by the Reserve Bank's LVR rules
29th Jul 20, 1:52pm
28th Jul 20, 11:48am
A new weekly data series from the Reserve Bank is giving extensive information on bank customer lending flows going back to the start of the lockdown
A new weekly data series from the Reserve Bank is giving extensive information on bank customer lending flows going back to the start of the lockdown
28th Jul 20, 11:48am
27th Jul 20, 11:22am
People borrowing to buy their first homes outstripped the amount of money borrowed by investors during the last month
People borrowing to buy their first homes outstripped the amount of money borrowed by investors during the last month
27th Jul 20, 11:22am
Days to the General Election: 25
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