Savers

30th Oct 20, 9:29am
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ doesn't currently need the RBNZ's proposed funding for lending programme, but she'd like to see more fiscal stimulus from the Government
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ doesn't currently need the RBNZ's proposed funding for lending programme, but she'd like to see more fiscal stimulus from the Government
30th Oct 20, 9:29am
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
28th May 20, 12:02pm
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
28th May 20, 12:02pm
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
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
6th Dec 19, 11:01am
Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
6th Dec 19, 11:01am
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
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5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
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Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
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26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
18th Aug 19, 6:16am
After reviewing all banks' interest rate changes since the RBNZ's surprise 50 basis points OCR cut, we calculate how much has benefited borrowers, and how much has been retained for savers
After reviewing all banks' interest rate changes since the RBNZ's surprise 50 basis points OCR cut, we calculate how much has benefited borrowers, and how much has been retained for savers
18th Aug 19, 6:16am
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
13th Aug 19, 11:16am
A less redacted version of ANZ NZ's submission on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, released to interest.co.nz, includes a surprising admission from the country's biggest bank
A less redacted version of ANZ NZ's submission on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, released to interest.co.nz, includes a surprising admission from the country's biggest bank
13th Aug 19, 11:16am
8th Aug 19, 10:52am
David Chaston looks at the impact of the rate cuts announced by banks so far, and what will be required to pass through all of the RBNZ OCR cut. He sees returns to savers in the crosshairs of bank interest rate strategies
David Chaston looks at the impact of the rate cuts announced by banks so far, and what will be required to pass through all of the RBNZ OCR cut. He sees returns to savers in the crosshairs of bank interest rate strategies
8th Aug 19, 10:52am
8th Aug 19, 5:00am
A closer look at the 'regret analysis' and view that low interest rates are the new norm that underpinned the Reserve Bank's decision to cut the OCR to 1%
A closer look at the 'regret analysis' and view that low interest rates are the new norm that underpinned the Reserve Bank's decision to cut the OCR to 1%
8th Aug 19, 5:00am
1st Aug 19, 9:43am
Almost five years after peer to peer lending launched in New Zealand, making money remains a challenge for most of the licensed lenders
Almost five years after peer to peer lending launched in New Zealand, making money remains a challenge for most of the licensed lenders
1st Aug 19, 9:43am
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23rd Jul 19, 4:31pm
Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
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Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
23rd Jul 19, 4:31pm
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22nd Jul 19, 10:48am
BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
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BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
22nd Jul 19, 10:48am
15th May 19, 3:55pm
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Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Paul Morris says some investors will have been reticent to invest in bonds - but this would have been to their detriment
Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Paul Morris says some investors will have been reticent to invest in bonds - but this would have been to their detriment
15th May 19, 3:55pm
12th May 19, 6:31am
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
12th May 19, 6:31am
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9th May 19, 11:07am
We track the changes banks made to their floating rates after the Reserve Bank cut its official cash rate by 25 basis points
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We track the changes banks made to their floating rates after the Reserve Bank cut its official cash rate by 25 basis points
9th May 19, 11:07am
24th Apr 19, 5:00am
Credit rating agency Fitch says ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ 'won't need to do anything extraordinary' to meet RBNZ's proposed increased capital requirements
Credit rating agency Fitch says ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ 'won't need to do anything extraordinary' to meet RBNZ's proposed increased capital requirements
24th Apr 19, 5:00am
25th Feb 19, 10:33am
While interest rate offers between banks for home loans or term deposits are tightly bunched, that is not the case for savings accounts
While interest rate offers between banks for home loans or term deposits are tightly bunched, that is not the case for savings accounts
25th Feb 19, 10:33am
6th Feb 19, 8:30am
Geof Mortlock argues New Zealand needs stronger protection for depositors to counter the Reserve Bank’s 'odd approach' to managing a bank failure
Geof Mortlock argues New Zealand needs stronger protection for depositors to counter the Reserve Bank’s 'odd approach' to managing a bank failure
6th Feb 19, 8:30am

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