Westpac

3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
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3rd Mar 21, 12:49pm
Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
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Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
3rd Mar 21, 12:49pm
3rd Mar 21, 9:44am
Westpac report says rising interest rates and increased housing supply with slower population growth will start to cool the housing market
Westpac report says rising interest rates and increased housing supply with slower population growth will start to cool the housing market
3rd Mar 21, 9:44am
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
24th Feb 21, 2:14pm
Reserve Bank leaves key monetary settings unchanged and says it will keep conditions stimulatory till confident of achieving 2% inflation and meeting its employment targets
Reserve Bank leaves key monetary settings unchanged and says it will keep conditions stimulatory till confident of achieving 2% inflation and meeting its employment targets
24th Feb 21, 2:14pm
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
19th Feb 21, 12:06pm
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Rebounding global demand is primed to send global meat prices higher over 2021. Meanwhile, global meat supply will struggle to keep up with demand. The main constraint on farmgate prices this year will be a strengthening NZ dollar
Rebounding global demand is primed to send global meat prices higher over 2021. Meanwhile, global meat supply will struggle to keep up with demand. The main constraint on farmgate prices this year will be a strengthening NZ dollar
19th Feb 21, 12:06pm
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
16th Feb 21, 8:27am
In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
16th Feb 21, 8:27am
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
4th Feb 21, 9:26am
Expectations 'very high' ahead of half-year financial results from ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Expectations 'very high' ahead of half-year financial results from ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4th Feb 21, 9:26am
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
29th Jan 21, 7:50am
Morgan Stanley says massive quantities of government and central bank fiscal and monetary policy stimulus is suppressing banks' loan losses
Morgan Stanley says massive quantities of government and central bank fiscal and monetary policy stimulus is suppressing banks' loan losses
29th Jan 21, 7:50am
28th Jan 21, 3:13pm
Google Pay and banking-as-a-service business model seen making competitive landscape tougher for banks
Google Pay and banking-as-a-service business model seen making competitive landscape tougher for banks
28th Jan 21, 3:13pm
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
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22nd Jan 21, 8:37am
More big banks slip into line with lower one year fixed rate home loan offers. BNZ is the latest, then ASB. But challenger banks still have lower rates on the table
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More big banks slip into line with lower one year fixed rate home loan offers. BNZ is the latest, then ASB. But challenger banks still have lower rates on the table
22nd Jan 21, 8:37am
21st Jan 21, 1:28pm
Westpac economists expect annual house price inflation will peak at 20% later this year, 'which is not an environment conducive to further OCR cuts'
Westpac economists expect annual house price inflation will peak at 20% later this year, 'which is not an environment conducive to further OCR cuts'
21st Jan 21, 1:28pm
20th Jan 21, 3:51pm
Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
20th Jan 21, 3:51pm
19th Jan 21, 6:22pm
Another big bank has cut a key home loan rate, signaling that a new round of mortgage rate cuts are on their way. The RBNZ's FLP gives them the low cost funds to do this if they apply
Another big bank has cut a key home loan rate, signaling that a new round of mortgage rate cuts are on their way. The RBNZ's FLP gives them the low cost funds to do this if they apply
19th Jan 21, 6:22pm
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm

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