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15th Feb 21, 10:24am
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
15th Feb 21, 8:00am
Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
15th Feb 21, 8:00am
15th Feb 21, 7:58am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Monetary Policy Statement next stands out as a likely candidate to break the Kiwi dollar’s shackles
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Monetary Policy Statement next stands out as a likely candidate to break the Kiwi dollar’s shackles
15th Feb 21, 7:58am
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
12th Feb 21, 4:02pm
SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
12th Feb 21, 4:02pm
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
11th Feb 21, 8:29am
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
11th Feb 21, 8:29am
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
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10th Feb 21, 10:10am
Another challenger bank goes below 2% for mortgages, as the 2021 home loan market swells on sharply rising demand. These challenger banks have opened up a 30 bps rate advantage over the main banks
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Another challenger bank goes below 2% for mortgages, as the 2021 home loan market swells on sharply rising demand. These challenger banks have opened up a 30 bps rate advantage over the main banks
10th Feb 21, 10:10am
10th Feb 21, 8:30am
Internal inflation from non-tradables is well alight at 2.8% for the last year. In contrast, prices for items traded internationally declined by 0.3%. Understanding these differences and the reasons for these differences lies at the heart of the issue
Internal inflation from non-tradables is well alight at 2.8% for the last year. In contrast, prices for items traded internationally declined by 0.3%. Understanding these differences and the reasons for these differences lies at the heart of the issue
10th Feb 21, 8:30am
9th Feb 21, 3:32pm
Influential RBNZ survey shows inflation is now expected to be approaching 2% in two years' time, while negative interest rates are now no longer anticipated
Influential RBNZ survey shows inflation is now expected to be approaching 2% in two years' time, while negative interest rates are now no longer anticipated
9th Feb 21, 3:32pm
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
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9th Feb 21, 10:20am
RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
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RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
9th Feb 21, 10:20am
8th Feb 21, 11:02am
Roger J Kerr says those expecting the RBNZ to be more upbeat will be disappointed even though the string of good economic data extends. Those shorting the USD may be in for a nasty surprise
Roger J Kerr says those expecting the RBNZ to be more upbeat will be disappointed even though the string of good economic data extends. Those shorting the USD may be in for a nasty surprise
8th Feb 21, 11:02am
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
1st Feb 21, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr sees the NZD dropping below 70 USc over the next six months after the US delivers much stronger data and vaccine beneits start to flow. He also sees the NZD falling as the AUD takes an iron ore price hit
Roger J Kerr sees the NZD dropping below 70 USc over the next six months after the US delivers much stronger data and vaccine beneits start to flow. He also sees the NZD falling as the AUD takes an iron ore price hit
1st Feb 21, 8:34am
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27th Jan 21, 3:30pm
A challenger bank offers first home buyers a one year fixed rate well below the main banks, raises two term deposit rates to well above the main banks as well
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A challenger bank offers first home buyers a one year fixed rate well below the main banks, raises two term deposit rates to well above the main banks as well
27th Jan 21, 3:30pm
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
26th Jan 21, 4:29pm
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
26th Jan 21, 4:29pm

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