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6th Aug 21, 11:45am
HSBC announces some substantial home loan rate reductions but these come amidst sharp wholesale market movements and just 14 days after they hiked rates sharply
HSBC announces some substantial home loan rate reductions but these come amidst sharp wholesale market movements and just 14 days after they hiked rates sharply
6th Aug 21, 11:45am
6th Aug 21, 10:31am
SBS Bank launches a comprehensive home loan offer for first home buyers featuring a 1.99% rate fixed for one year, boosted by four other incentives
SBS Bank launches a comprehensive home loan offer for first home buyers featuring a 1.99% rate fixed for one year, boosted by four other incentives
6th Aug 21, 10:31am
31st Jul 21, 1:39pm
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The World Gold Council reports that a strong consumer demand recovery and Q2 gold ETF inflows were not enough to offset heavy Q1 outflows
The World Gold Council reports that a strong consumer demand recovery and Q2 gold ETF inflows were not enough to offset heavy Q1 outflows
31st Jul 21, 1:39pm
28th Jul 21, 2:12pm
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One of the most discussed and misunderstood changes brought in by the Trusts Act is about the provision of basic trust information and further trust information 
One of the most discussed and misunderstood changes brought in by the Trusts Act is about the provision of basic trust information and further trust information 
28th Jul 21, 2:12pm
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
22nd Jul 21, 11:40am
New Stats NZ figures show that in the 12 months to March, the country's household net worth increased by over $400 billion - about the same as the increase over the whole of the previous four years; But our savings rate is dropping again
New Stats NZ figures show that in the 12 months to March, the country's household net worth increased by over $400 billion - about the same as the increase over the whole of the previous four years; But our savings rate is dropping again
22nd Jul 21, 11:40am
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22nd Jul 21, 5:00am
FMA review prompts insurers to refund customers they over-charged and remove shonky products from the market; Poor performers unnamed and not prosecuted
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FMA review prompts insurers to refund customers they over-charged and remove shonky products from the market; Poor performers unnamed and not prosecuted
22nd Jul 21, 5:00am
20th Jul 21, 5:50pm
New Zealand's largest bank comes through with some modest term deposit rises, essentially matching those its rivals have already adopted. Just ignore the inflation comparison (and tax) to remain sane
New Zealand's largest bank comes through with some modest term deposit rises, essentially matching those its rivals have already adopted. Just ignore the inflation comparison (and tax) to remain sane
20th Jul 21, 5:50pm
19th Jul 21, 10:36am
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An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document appointing an attorney to act on your behalf if you cannot or do not wish to. Unlike a Will, an EPA operates while you are alive
An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document appointing an attorney to act on your behalf if you cannot or do not wish to. Unlike a Will, an EPA operates while you are alive
19th Jul 21, 10:36am
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16th Jul 21, 2:23pm
Kiwibank says it will cut a key fixed mortgage rate by -6 bps on Monday after others are raising theirs - but they will also raised their low floating rate by +35 bps
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Kiwibank says it will cut a key fixed mortgage rate by -6 bps on Monday after others are raising theirs - but they will also raised their low floating rate by +35 bps
16th Jul 21, 2:23pm
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16th Jul 21, 8:05am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows ASB with its own rate hike along with Westpac and BNZ, so the window for grabbing cycle-low fixed mortgage rates is closing fast
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New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows ASB with its own rate hike along with Westpac and BNZ, so the window for grabbing cycle-low fixed mortgage rates is closing fast
16th Jul 21, 8:05am
15th Jul 21, 10:04am
Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
15th Jul 21, 10:04am
14th Jul 21, 11:01am
Term deposit rates are moving up, but not to levels for fixed terms that will attract many savers. However the lowest point may have past
Term deposit rates are moving up, but not to levels for fixed terms that will attract many savers. However the lowest point may have past
14th Jul 21, 11:01am
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14th Jul 21, 9:04am
The run of lower and lower mortgage rates may be ending with major ASB pushing through some chunky home loan rate hikes, along with some TD rate rises
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The run of lower and lower mortgage rates may be ending with major ASB pushing through some chunky home loan rate hikes, along with some TD rate rises
14th Jul 21, 9:04am
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
7th Jul 21, 1:57pm
The number of people holding shares rises and the number of people with term deposits drops as FMA commissioned survey shows increase in investor confidence
The number of people holding shares rises and the number of people with term deposits drops as FMA commissioned survey shows increase in investor confidence
7th Jul 21, 1:57pm
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6th Jul 21, 10:18am
Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
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Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
6th Jul 21, 10:18am
1st Jul 21, 10:59am
HSBC trims its one year home loan rate to just 2.09% even as wholesale swap rates start moving up at the short end. It raised all rates for two years and longer
HSBC trims its one year home loan rate to just 2.09% even as wholesale swap rates start moving up at the short end. It raised all rates for two years and longer
1st Jul 21, 10:59am
28th Jun 21, 2:41pm
Credit bureau Centrix says New Zealand's combined 'credit limit' equates to $59,808 debt for every man, woman and child in the country
Credit bureau Centrix says New Zealand's combined 'credit limit' equates to $59,808 debt for every man, woman and child in the country
28th Jun 21, 2:41pm
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27th Jun 21, 6:40pm
ANZ follows ASB with a deeply discounted floating rate for home loans for new built houses, and it's cash back offer also applies for first home buyers and for homes with a 6+ Homestar rating
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ANZ follows ASB with a deeply discounted floating rate for home loans for new built houses, and it's cash back offer also applies for first home buyers and for homes with a 6+ Homestar rating
27th Jun 21, 6:40pm
26th Jun 21, 9:46am
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Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
26th Jun 21, 9:46am
22nd Jun 21, 10:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny on a Treasury analyst's concern our measure of inflation doesn't properly capture housing costs, crypto's male appeal, long commutes to work, and the RBNZ tapering bond purchases
Jenée Tibshraeny on a Treasury analyst's concern our measure of inflation doesn't properly capture housing costs, crypto's male appeal, long commutes to work, and the RBNZ tapering bond purchases
22nd Jun 21, 10:00am
19th Jun 21, 9:01am
We take a look at where banks' mortgage serviceability test rates are at against the backdrop of news the RBNZ could set these as a debt serviceability restriction
We take a look at where banks' mortgage serviceability test rates are at against the backdrop of news the RBNZ could set these as a debt serviceability restriction
19th Jun 21, 9:01am
17th Jun 21, 2:49pm
Inland Revenue responds over criticism regarding surprise tax bills
Inland Revenue responds over criticism regarding surprise tax bills
17th Jun 21, 2:49pm
16th Jun 21, 1:42pm
The Coop Bank drops its fixed one year first-home buyer special by -10 bps to 1.99%. It has cut other short rates, but raised most longer fixed rates
The Coop Bank drops its fixed one year first-home buyer special by -10 bps to 1.99%. It has cut other short rates, but raised most longer fixed rates
16th Jun 21, 1:42pm

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