Westpac

20th Jan 20, 11:09am
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
20th Jan 20, 11:09am
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
23rd Dec 19, 8:11am
The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
23rd Dec 19, 8:11am
20th Dec 19, 7:34am
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
20th Dec 19, 7:34am
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
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19th Dec 19, 11:17am
Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
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Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
19th Dec 19, 11:17am
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17th Dec 19, 11:16am
Aussie prudential regulator investigating Westpac NZ's parent in wake of anti-money laundering allegations, imposes increased capital requirement
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Aussie prudential regulator investigating Westpac NZ's parent in wake of anti-money laundering allegations, imposes increased capital requirement
17th Dec 19, 11:16am
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
4th Dec 19, 9:15am
Morgan Stanley analysts pick already weak mortgage lending growth from the Aussie parents of New Zealand's big four banks to weaken further
Morgan Stanley analysts pick already weak mortgage lending growth from the Aussie parents of New Zealand's big four banks to weaken further
4th Dec 19, 9:15am
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
29th Nov 19, 7:40am
Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
29th Nov 19, 7:40am
27th Nov 19, 9:58am
Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
27th Nov 19, 9:58am
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26th Nov 19, 10:38am
Westpac Group CEO Brian Hartzer resigns as Aussie regulator investigates 23 million alleged money laundering breaches: 'It is clear that we have fallen well short of what the community expects of us, and we expect of ourselves'
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Westpac Group CEO Brian Hartzer resigns as Aussie regulator investigates 23 million alleged money laundering breaches: 'It is clear that we have fallen well short of what the community expects of us, and we expect of ourselves'
26th Nov 19, 10:38am
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
24th Nov 19, 6:31am

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