Mortgages

9th Jul 20, 5:00am
Bank of China New Zealand Chairman Chris Tremain says despite capital constraints, the bank is well placed to compete in the residential mortgage market
Bank of China New Zealand Chairman Chris Tremain says despite capital constraints, the bank is well placed to compete in the residential mortgage market
9th Jul 20, 5:00am
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
23rd Jun 20, 9:52am
Macquarie research suggests NZ's major banks have more capacity than their Aussie parents to protect margins if interest rates go negative, by cutting term deposit rates
Macquarie research suggests NZ's major banks have more capacity than their Aussie parents to protect margins if interest rates go negative, by cutting term deposit rates
23rd Jun 20, 9:52am
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
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11th Jun 20, 11:10am
Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
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Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
11th Jun 20, 11:10am
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
8th Jun 20, 9:54am
Bank of China New Zealand grows residential mortgage lending 14.4% in March year
Bank of China New Zealand grows residential mortgage lending 14.4% in March year
8th Jun 20, 9:54am
6th Jun 20, 10:02am
Bank for International Settlements paper points out the financial stability implications of mortgage deferrals will be driven by the extent to which borrowers are willing & able to repay once 'holidays' end
Bank for International Settlements paper points out the financial stability implications of mortgage deferrals will be driven by the extent to which borrowers are willing & able to repay once 'holidays' end
6th Jun 20, 10:02am
3rd Jun 20, 5:06am
New Zealand home loan borrowers are now getting fixed rates at bigger discounts to Aussies even as rates fall everywhere. They are falling faster here than across the ditch
New Zealand home loan borrowers are now getting fixed rates at bigger discounts to Aussies even as rates fall everywhere. They are falling faster here than across the ditch
3rd Jun 20, 5:06am
2nd Jun 20, 9:53am
Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
2nd Jun 20, 9:53am
29th May 20, 5:57pm
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
29th May 20, 5:57pm
29th May 20, 2:30pm
Morgan Stanley analysts crunches some numbers to estimate where loan losses from mortgage deferrals might end up for the big four banks
Morgan Stanley analysts crunches some numbers to estimate where loan losses from mortgage deferrals might end up for the big four banks
29th May 20, 2:30pm
26th May 20, 3:30pm
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
26th May 20, 3:30pm
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26th May 20, 10:15am
If you don't have a 20% deposit for a house purchase, all banks will add some serious additional costs to your repayments - but a few add a lot less than others
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If you don't have a 20% deposit for a house purchase, all banks will add some serious additional costs to your repayments - but a few add a lot less than others
26th May 20, 10:15am
25th May 20, 12:31pm
The removal of LVR restrictions on new mortgage lending probably won't be much help to first home buyers in high priced areas like Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Nelson
The removal of LVR restrictions on new mortgage lending probably won't be much help to first home buyers in high priced areas like Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Nelson
25th May 20, 12:31pm
21st May 20, 11:25am
David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
21st May 20, 11:25am

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