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RBNZ figures show that fewer than 15,000 mortgages were issued last month - easily a record low for a June since the data began being collected in 2013
26th Jul 22, 3:43pm
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RBNZ figures show that fewer than 15,000 mortgages were issued last month - easily a record low for a June since the data began being collected in 2013
Market downturn, market opportunity: Milford's aggressive manager likes these stocks
19th Jul 22, 9:36am
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Market downturn, market opportunity: Milford's aggressive manager likes these stocks
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Statistics New Zealand says household net worth has fallen for the first time in nearly three years, while Kiwis have been spending nearly every dollar of their income
14th Jul 22, 11:39am
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Statistics New Zealand says household net worth has fallen for the first time in nearly three years, while Kiwis have been spending nearly every dollar of their income
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the June quarter did see a rebound in consumer spending, but thanks to inflation, the growth in dollars spent is outpacing the volume of transactions
11th Jul 22, 10:57am
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the June quarter did see a rebound in consumer spending, but thanks to inflation, the growth in dollars spent is outpacing the volume of transactions
A $400-a-week shortfall: People in their 40s face a bleak retirement on KiwiSaver’s current trajectory, Ayesha Scott says
29th Jun 22, 10:33am
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A $400-a-week shortfall: People in their 40s face a bleak retirement on KiwiSaver’s current trajectory, Ayesha Scott says
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
28th Jun 22, 3:28pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
27th Jun 22, 2:34pm
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ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
Harbour Asset Management's Mark Brown says at some point investors will stop looking back at one of the worst periods on record for fixed interest returns, and instead look forward
19th Jun 22, 6:00am
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Harbour Asset Management's Mark Brown says at some point investors will stop looking back at one of the worst periods on record for fixed interest returns, and instead look forward
Latest RBNZ lending figures show business borrowing growth is rising as housing borrowing growth is slowing
31st May 22, 3:31pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show business borrowing growth is rising as housing borrowing growth is slowing
Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
26th May 22, 2:06pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast
23rd May 22, 3:03pm
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Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast
Latest Reserve Bank figures show net credit growth in the March quarter was the slowest since the third quarter of 2020
28th Apr 22, 3:51pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show net credit growth in the March quarter was the slowest since the third quarter of 2020
The country's banks see potential falls in house prices and inflationary pressures as factors that will continue to dampen demand for mortgages. Tighter lending standards will remain
26th Apr 22, 1:56pm
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The country's banks see potential falls in house prices and inflationary pressures as factors that will continue to dampen demand for mortgages. Tighter lending standards will remain
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
11th Apr 22, 1:11pm
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Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
Research done for the Retirement Commission appears to indicate that withdrawals to buy homes have had a big impact on retirement savings of young New Zealanders
6th Apr 22, 2:41pm
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Research done for the Retirement Commission appears to indicate that withdrawals to buy homes have had a big impact on retirement savings of young New Zealanders
Heartland Group Holdings expanding in Australia through up to A$154 million acquisition of livestock finance business StockCo Australia
1st Apr 22, 12:33pm
Heartland Group Holdings expanding in Australia through up to A$154 million acquisition of livestock finance business StockCo Australia
Latest Reserve Bank figures show slowing mortgage growth, but business lending is growing at its fastest rate since before the pandemic
31st Mar 22, 4:00pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show slowing mortgage growth, but business lending is growing at its fastest rate since before the pandemic
Reserve Bank figures show February mortgage borrowing rose strongly from January's figures, but first home buyers are getting a smaller share of the lending
24th Mar 22, 3:57pm
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Reserve Bank figures show February mortgage borrowing rose strongly from January's figures, but first home buyers are getting a smaller share of the lending
Our 'excess' savings held in low- or no-interest accounts is keeping us liquid at a considerable cost, one we seem prepared to pay in case emergencies befall us
22nd Mar 22, 9:40am
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Our 'excess' savings held in low- or no-interest accounts is keeping us liquid at a considerable cost, one we seem prepared to pay in case emergencies befall us
Forsyth Barr research analysts see 'elevated' downside risks to the housing market and more generally see continuation of supply chain woes and inflation and they will be watching out for a few stretched company balance sheets
16th Dec 21, 3:05pm
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Forsyth Barr research analysts see 'elevated' downside risks to the housing market and more generally see continuation of supply chain woes and inflation and they will be watching out for a few stretched company balance sheets
A disciplined investor will have a pipeline of ideas says Tony Morgan. Your actual portfolio should be a tight set, but your pipeline is the sandbox where you test and track your potential next additions
4th Dec 21, 9:25am
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A disciplined investor will have a pipeline of ideas says Tony Morgan. Your actual portfolio should be a tight set, but your pipeline is the sandbox where you test and track your potential next additions
Economists at three of the four largest banks now see house prices dropping in 2022
1st Dec 21, 1:49pm
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Economists at three of the four largest banks now see house prices dropping in 2022
Tony Morgan lays out how and why he broke his diversification rule, and why this is only ever going to be a wise exception for those who find a unique gem after intense research
26th Nov 21, 11:40am
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Tony Morgan lays out how and why he broke his diversification rule, and why this is only ever going to be a wise exception for those who find a unique gem after intense research
The housing market remains amazingly buoyant even as interest rates are getting cranked up
24th Nov 21, 3:20pm
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The housing market remains amazingly buoyant even as interest rates are getting cranked up
Tony Morgan leads you through the process of how to think about portfolio diversification in a practical way, with examples
19th Nov 21, 11:02am
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Tony Morgan leads you through the process of how to think about portfolio diversification in a practical way, with examples