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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by $161 million in January and have increased by $721 million over the past 12 months; non-performing housing loan ratio hits a 10-year-high
29th Feb 24, 4:11pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by $161 million in January and have increased by $721 million over the past 12 months; non-performing housing loan ratio hits a 10-year-high
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
19th Feb 24, 10:10am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
Proposed Business Growth Fund through which government & banks would make equity investments in SMEs no closer after change of government
15th Feb 24, 5:00am
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Proposed Business Growth Fund through which government & banks would make equity investments in SMEs no closer after change of government
Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by 78.5% in the past year - but the stress levels are still much lower than they were after the global financial crisis
1st Feb 24, 9:23am
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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by 78.5% in the past year - but the stress levels are still much lower than they were after the global financial crisis
David Mahon says despite considerable challenges, the Chinese economy is recovering, and will offer the strongest and most investible market for the rest of the decade
21st Dec 23, 9:24am
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David Mahon says despite considerable challenges, the Chinese economy is recovering, and will offer the strongest and most investible market for the rest of the decade
RBNZ sees 'minimal impact' on wider public from tougher rules on banks operating in NZ as branches of overseas banks, touts 'onshoring' effect
8th Nov 23, 11:07am
RBNZ sees 'minimal impact' on wider public from tougher rules on banks operating in NZ as branches of overseas banks, touts 'onshoring' effect
Xero says small business sales are inconsistent across New Zealand, with some regions facing more challenging times than others
26th Oct 23, 5:00am
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Xero says small business sales are inconsistent across New Zealand, with some regions facing more challenging times than others
In our latest Of Interest podcast episode Dave Christie explains the challenges NZ's supply chains face and what can be done to improve them
19th Oct 23, 12:04pm
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In our latest Of Interest podcast episode Dave Christie explains the challenges NZ's supply chains face and what can be done to improve them
Andrew Body & Simon Jensen argue efficient credit allocation to reduce the cost of capital for business and improve productivity is a silver bullet for the NZ economy
11th Oct 23, 9:44am
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Andrew Body & Simon Jensen argue efficient credit allocation to reduce the cost of capital for business and improve productivity is a silver bullet for the NZ economy
NZ banks are lagging on real-time payments and fraud protections. The Commerce Commission says it could force them to get on with it
22nd Sep 23, 10:59am
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NZ banks are lagging on real-time payments and fraud protections. The Commerce Commission says it could force them to get on with it
Chris Hipkins would travel to India during the first 100 days of a new term in government to begin work on a possible trade deal
6th Sep 23, 11:30am
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Chris Hipkins would travel to India during the first 100 days of a new term in government to begin work on a possible trade deal
Govt's proposed Business Growth Fund partnership with banks to invest in SMEs idling in the slow lane
16th Aug 23, 5:00am
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Govt's proposed Business Growth Fund partnership with banks to invest in SMEs idling in the slow lane
Commerce Commission finds more than $100m in annual savings for retail payments, but says more needs to be passed on
8th Aug 23, 9:56am
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Commerce Commission finds more than $100m in annual savings for retail payments, but says more needs to be passed on
'Oh my god, this is happening': Virtual reality game studio founder Jessica Manins on how her firm bounced back from the brink
3rd Aug 23, 11:27am
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'Oh my god, this is happening': Virtual reality game studio founder Jessica Manins on how her firm bounced back from the brink
Andrew Body & Simon Jensen look at how to boost bank lending to businesses and improve productivity
3rd Aug 23, 10:36am
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Andrew Body & Simon Jensen look at how to boost bank lending to businesses and improve productivity
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Commerce Commission says regulating bank transfers could level playing field for new entrants to offer services for making in-person bank transfers
31st Jul 23, 10:43am
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Commerce Commission says regulating bank transfers could level playing field for new entrants to offer services for making in-person bank transfers
Xero says Kiwi small businesses are showing resilience despite weaker sales data consistent with New Zealand being in recession
27th Jul 23, 5:00am
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Xero says Kiwi small businesses are showing resilience despite weaker sales data consistent with New Zealand being in recession
Xero small business survey shows many owners not paying themselves to help keep the lights on
12th Jul 23, 10:26am
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Xero small business survey shows many owners not paying themselves to help keep the lights on
Paul Donovan on what profit-led inflation is, how it happens and how to combat it
16th Jun 23, 9:43am
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Paul Donovan on what profit-led inflation is, how it happens and how to combat it
The Icehouse calls for the Government's proposed Business Growth Fund to seek SME equity investment from beyond just banks
26th Apr 23, 7:04am
The Icehouse calls for the Government's proposed Business Growth Fund to seek SME equity investment from beyond just banks
Slow progress continues on government's plans for a Business Growth Fund partnership with banks to invest in SMEs
24th Apr 23, 9:33am
Slow progress continues on government's plans for a Business Growth Fund partnership with banks to invest in SMEs
'It's getting really hard for me': Auckland businesses still counting the cost of a woeful summer
20th Apr 23, 5:07pm
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'It's getting really hard for me': Auckland businesses still counting the cost of a woeful summer
Australian Business Growth Fund CEO Anthony Healy explains why he believes an equivalent fund would work in New Zealand
20th Mar 23, 7:30am
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Australian Business Growth Fund CEO Anthony Healy explains why he believes an equivalent fund would work in New Zealand
Economic Development Minister Stuart Nash expects banks to be in a position to decide whether to invest in fund alongside government supporting SMEs 'in the near future'
10th Mar 23, 5:00am
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Economic Development Minister Stuart Nash expects banks to be in a position to decide whether to invest in fund alongside government supporting SMEs 'in the near future'
A brave new world without a map for employers – are ad-hoc responses the best way forward?
3rd Mar 23, 9:32am
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A brave new world without a map for employers – are ad-hoc responses the best way forward?