Swap rates

13 Feb 19, 5:29pm
Even though the RBNZ didn't announce any significant changes in monetary policy, currency and interest rate markets jumped. That says more about traders getting assumptions wrong than the RBNZ
More...
13 Feb 19, 11:30am
A big Aussie-owned bank sneaks in a term deposit rate cut, setting some of its rate offers below its main rivals. We review what is behind the move and how bank margins are tracking
More...
1 Feb 19, 8:54am
Another bank raises its key term deposit rates, even in the face of sharply falling wholesale swap rates. A finance company raised a key rate too
More...
29 Jan 19, 4:38pm
Despite mortgage rates trending lower, recent moves on term deposit rates by two major banks suggest a rising trend
More...
14 Jan 19, 11:13am
A market leading offer by Kiwibank comes at a time all banks, especially the large ones, are under pressure to raise vast amounts of new capital over the next few years
More...
12 Nov 18, 6:02am
With wholesale interest rates turning higher, Kiwibank tests the waters with a new 'special' one year term deposit rate offer that is +15 to +25 bps higher than its rivals
More...
20 Sep 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says June quarter GDP surged 1% against expectations of 0.8% rise; biggest increase in 2 years; size of the rise means OCR cuts may now be off the table
More...
18 Sep 18, 5:00am
Why are NZ banks cutting mortgage rates as Aussie banks hike them, and how long might this last?
More...
8 Sep 18, 9:31am
David Chaston probes current bank margins to swap rates to check whether banks are using the latest falling interest rate environment to fatten their margins
More...
7 Sep 18, 11:15am
ASB trims a range of term deposit rates, in most cases matching their main rivals, focusing on terms of 18 months and longer
More...
1 Sep 18, 9:32am
ANZ follows some of its main rivals lower with -10 to -20 bps cuts to seven specific terms, and a +5 bps rise for one term
More...
31 Aug 18, 10:28am
Some banks are trimming term deposit rates, others offering attractive 'specials'. But the immediate trend is for lower rate offers, hurt by diving wholesale swap rates
More...
14 Aug 18, 12:42pm
BNZ and SBS Bank trim some rates for terms one year and longer. Kiwibank raises its 200 day 'special offer' rate. These changes come as wholesale interest rates shift sharply lower
More...
31 Jul 18, 5:53pm
Rate cuts by ANZ reduce its one year rate to main-bank level low, but the reduction is masked by an eight month 'special' promoting Daffodil Day
More...
30 Jul 18, 11:29am
Rate cuts at Kiwibank bring their term deposit offers to similar levels as their major rivals. Range between banks remains very narrow
More...
2 Jul 18, 7:54am
Markets ignore US inflation rise. NZ wholesale rates continue downward bias. US-initiated trade tensions rise so risk remains elevated
More...
30 Jun 18, 9:17am
The combination of boomer demographics and a weakening economy is depressing term deposit rates. Thus David Chaston says the prospect is for lower rates in the future
More...
14 Jun 18, 7:43am
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
More...
20 May 18, 10:05am
Two banks announce special term deposit offers, both for terms less than one year, and both with rates that compare well with an 18 month term
More...
4 May 18, 7:56am
UST yields have nudged a little lower; USD is mainly softer; NZD is modestly higher across the board; NZ rates curve barely showed any movement yesterday
More...

Pages