Days to the General Election: 24
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19th Sep 20, 9:42am
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
[Updated]
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
26th Aug 20, 10:00am
As the banks begin offering mortgage deferrals of up to a year, we play around with some numbers for illustrative purposes - with illuminating results
As the banks begin offering mortgage deferrals of up to a year, we play around with some numbers for illustrative purposes - with illuminating results
26th Aug 20, 10:00am
26th Aug 20, 9:49am
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
New Zealand's big five banks felt the icy blast of COVID-19 during the June quarter, with profits and net interest margins down, and cost-to-income ratios and non-performing loans up
26th Aug 20, 9:49am
25th Aug 20, 6:10pm
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
25th Aug 20, 6:10pm
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
24th Aug 20, 8:00am
Morgan Stanley banking analysts wade through the June quarter loan impairment, credit quality and loan provisioning detail from Australasia's big four banks
Morgan Stanley banking analysts wade through the June quarter loan impairment, credit quality and loan provisioning detail from Australasia's big four banks
24th Aug 20, 8:00am
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
17th Aug 20, 3:18pm
Banks offering options for affected customers that will enable either a new mortgage deferral or extension to an existing deferral; RBNZ says deferral should not be 'default setting'
Banks offering options for affected customers that will enable either a new mortgage deferral or extension to an existing deferral; RBNZ says deferral should not be 'default setting'
17th Aug 20, 3:18pm
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
Days to the General Election: 24
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