Savers

6 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
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4 Feb 19, 10:39am
Geof Mortlock argues the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital are poorly thought through and unsupported by analysis
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24 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan details the nitty-gritty of the RBNZ proposals & what they might mean for bank customers
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23 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's bank capital review, Gareth Vaughan details the advantageous position NZ's Aussie owned banks have over their rivals & how this may change
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14 Dec 18, 1:26pm
RBNZ proposes significant increase in bank capital requirements that will eat up 70% of the sector's profits over 5 years but only have a 'minor impact' on borrowers
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14 Dec 18, 12:15pm
Geof Mortlock says as financial sector regulator the RBNZ needs a Policy Objectives Statement, like its Policy Targets Agreement for monetary policy
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6 Dec 18, 10:09am
Co-operative Bank CEO David Cunningham says sub-4% home loan rates unsustainable unless deposit rates fall about 50 basis points
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10 Oct 18, 5:12pm
InvestNow starts offering BNZ term deposits with special rates; Wants other banks on its platform so people can shop around for the best rates without opening accounts with different banks
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6 Sep 18, 9:27am
ASB's economists suggest the neutral OCR is within a 2.5% to 3.5% range and could head lower with implications for borrowers, savers and policymakers
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5 Sep 18, 2:05pm
ASB to pay investors 3.31% per annum for $450 million five-year bond issue
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3 Sep 18, 11:57am
Crikey! Falling business investment is a serious threat to term deposit savers. The last time business loan demand slumped, TD returns fell -0.5%. If that happens this time, we would be at record lows
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28 Jun 18, 9:25am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr surprised no one with his decision to keep the OCR at 1.75%, but is again leaving the door open for a cut, as well as a hike
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16 Jun 18, 9:35am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
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16 Jun 18, 9:20am
Peer to peer lending facilitator Harmoney is to begin lending money through its own online platform
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21 May 18, 10:31am
Judge rules Harmoney's platform fee is a credit fee, doesn't accept the 'relative novelty of peer-to-peer lending should preclude the usual application of the CCCFA'
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14 May 18, 10:09am
Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for deposit insurance to be introduced in NZ, and for a new regulator to takeover the RBNZ's financial regulation responsibilities
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11 Oct 17, 1:06pm
Peters says we need to consider if NZ needs a deposit guarantee scheme like in Australia, but won't be drawn on whether the NZ First policy has been discussed with National or Labour
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8 Jun 17, 4:37pm
First skirmish in the Commerce Commission's fees court case against P2P lender Harmoney results in something of a draw
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27 Sep 16, 3:14pm
Banks pull back their headline term deposit offers to shorter terms. Savers scramble over minor differences. Some PIE funds give a little bit extra
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17 Sep 16, 6:02am
John Mauldin delves further into the problems he says were caused by the economic academic establishment & offers some solutions
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