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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
5th Mar 20, 5:08pm
The Red Bank takes a sharp knife to its three, four and five year fixed home loan rates, making them all much lower than their main rivals. They also trim term deposit rates
The Red Bank takes a sharp knife to its three, four and five year fixed home loan rates, making them all much lower than their main rivals. They also trim term deposit rates
5th Mar 20, 5:08pm
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
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21st Feb 20, 11:00am
Surge in expenses and drop in net interest margin push Kiwibank interim profit down 18% with more investment ahead
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Surge in expenses and drop in net interest margin push Kiwibank interim profit down 18% with more investment ahead
21st Feb 20, 11:00am
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
19th Feb 20, 1:16pm
If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
19th Feb 20, 1:16pm
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12th Feb 20, 2:09pm
Reserve Bank is indicating that it has now done with any further interest rate cuts unless the impacts of coronavirus prove more long lasting than it currently anticipates; dollar and swap rates up
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Reserve Bank is indicating that it has now done with any further interest rate cuts unless the impacts of coronavirus prove more long lasting than it currently anticipates; dollar and swap rates up
12th Feb 20, 2:09pm
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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
29th Jan 20, 3:35pm
New Reserve Bank figures confirm that the housing market had a raging finish to 2019 - and first home buyers were in there at record levels
New Reserve Bank figures confirm that the housing market had a raging finish to 2019 - and first home buyers were in there at record levels
29th Jan 20, 3:35pm
27th Jan 20, 6:02am
House prices have risen more than twice as fast as incomes for typical first home buyers over the last 10 years, leaving them struggling to scrape up a deposit in most parts of the country
House prices have risen more than twice as fast as incomes for typical first home buyers over the last 10 years, leaving them struggling to scrape up a deposit in most parts of the country
27th Jan 20, 6:02am
21st Jan 20, 11:45am
ANZ economists now see no further cuts at all to the Official Cash Rate this year after only a matter of weeks ago forecasting three further cuts
ANZ economists now see no further cuts at all to the Official Cash Rate this year after only a matter of weeks ago forecasting three further cuts
21st Jan 20, 11:45am
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
12th Jan 20, 9:14am
Banks can only exist because depositors completely trust that their claims will be honoured. Wise depositors trust-and-verify. We look at how banks support those claims, and how that varies by institution
Banks can only exist because depositors completely trust that their claims will be honoured. Wise depositors trust-and-verify. We look at how banks support those claims, and how that varies by institution
12th Jan 20, 9:14am
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm

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