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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr surprised no one with his decision to keep the OCR at 1.75%, but is again leaving the door open for a cut, as well as a hike
28th Jun 18, 9:25am
by Jason Walls
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr surprised no one with his decision to keep the OCR at 1.75%, but is again leaving the door open for a cut, as well as a hike
BNZ has moved some of its key fixed mortgage rates down to match recent market moves from other major players
25th Jun 18, 10:57am
BNZ has moved some of its key fixed mortgage rates down to match recent market moves from other major players
Westpac cuts 1, 2 and 3-year mortgage rates by up to 10 basis points, making similar changes to those already made by ASB and ANZ
22nd Jun 18, 10:41am
Westpac cuts 1, 2 and 3-year mortgage rates by up to 10 basis points, making similar changes to those already made by ASB and ANZ
Less than a week after rival ASB trimmed some key rates, ANZ has now moved to match them. And it has lowered other rates to stay in touch with its key rivals
20th Jun 18, 5:22pm
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Less than a week after rival ASB trimmed some key rates, ANZ has now moved to match them. And it has lowered other rates to stay in touch with its key rivals
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
16th Jun 18, 9:35am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
Peer to peer lending facilitator Harmoney is to begin lending money through its own online platform
16th Jun 18, 9:20am
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Peer to peer lending facilitator Harmoney is to begin lending money through its own online platform
New Zealand's second largest home loan lender shifts its key carded rate offers lower for the three most popular fixed terms
14th Jun 18, 9:25am
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New Zealand's second largest home loan lender shifts its key carded rate offers lower for the three most popular fixed terms
Government review of Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act includes a look at credit card interest rates
12th Jun 18, 12:07pm
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Government review of Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act includes a look at credit card interest rates
Kiwibank aims its winter mortgage special offer at a two year term, claiming a 16 bps advantage over its four Aussie bank rivals
8th Jun 18, 2:20pm
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Kiwibank aims its winter mortgage special offer at a two year term, claiming a 16 bps advantage over its four Aussie bank rivals
HSBC NZ makes an off-season strike with a very low mortgage rate offer, hoping to build on its fast-rising market share growth
6th Jun 18, 10:26am
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HSBC NZ makes an off-season strike with a very low mortgage rate offer, hoping to build on its fast-rising market share growth
NZCU Baywide open for 95% mortgages, increases lending cap to $600,000
6th Jun 18, 9:29am
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NZCU Baywide open for 95% mortgages, increases lending cap to $600,000
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is confident NZ’s highly indebted households can withstand interest rate rises, as long as there are no ‘abrupt changes’
30th May 18, 1:04pm
by Jason Walls
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is confident NZ’s highly indebted households can withstand interest rate rises, as long as there are no ‘abrupt changes’
Judge rules Harmoney's platform fee is a credit fee, doesn't accept the 'relative novelty of peer-to-peer lending should preclude the usual application of the CCCFA'
21st May 18, 10:31am
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Judge rules Harmoney's platform fee is a credit fee, doesn't accept the 'relative novelty of peer-to-peer lending should preclude the usual application of the CCCFA'
Only the major Aussie-owned banks now have a one year fixed home loan rate above 4.30%, as challenger banks set the pace for this popular term
15th May 18, 5:52pm
Only the major Aussie-owned banks now have a one year fixed home loan rate above 4.30%, as challenger banks set the pace for this popular term
Housing mortgage rates are more likely to go down rather than up despite increased US dollar funding costs for New Zealand banks
12th May 18, 9:22am
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Housing mortgage rates are more likely to go down rather than up despite increased US dollar funding costs for New Zealand banks
ASB reduces two fixed home loan rates, taking its fixed three year offer to a market leading 4.79%. The Co-operative Bank also trims some rates
10th May 18, 9:05am
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ASB reduces two fixed home loan rates, taking its fixed three year offer to a market leading 4.79%. The Co-operative Bank also trims some rates
ANZ pulls out of its low one year home loan rate special, settling back into the middle of the pack. But it did reduce its highish two year rate, but to an undistinguished level
30th Apr 18, 5:31pm
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ANZ pulls out of its low one year home loan rate special, settling back into the middle of the pack. But it did reduce its highish two year rate, but to an undistinguished level
State-owned mortgage lender changes its point of attack, offering market leading fixed home loan rates for terms of three years and longer
20th Apr 18, 4:36pm
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State-owned mortgage lender changes its point of attack, offering market leading fixed home loan rates for terms of three years and longer
New Zealand's largest home loan lender launches a limited time one year 'special' that undercuts all its main rivals
13th Apr 18, 5:29pm
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New Zealand's largest home loan lender launches a limited time one year 'special' that undercuts all its main rivals
Both ASB and BNZ announce lower two year fixed home loan rates, although ASB does raise two shorter term rates
13th Apr 18, 9:18am
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Both ASB and BNZ announce lower two year fixed home loan rates, although ASB does raise two shorter term rates
A key challenger bank reduces two key home loan rates as the real estate market winds down toward winter volumes. It also cuts some key savings account rates
3rd Apr 18, 2:10pm
A key challenger bank reduces two key home loan rates as the real estate market winds down toward winter volumes. It also cuts some key savings account rates
Kiwibank reverts its 2-year 'special' to 4.65% but replaces its fighting position with a 1-year 4.29% fixed home loan rate, the lowest of all the majors for that term
23rd Mar 18, 11:01am
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Kiwibank reverts its 2-year 'special' to 4.65% but replaces its fighting position with a 1-year 4.29% fixed home loan rate, the lowest of all the majors for that term
BNZ raises 2-year mortgage rate back to the same level offered by its Aussie rivals after a 2-week campaign
20th Mar 18, 10:15am
BNZ raises 2-year mortgage rate back to the same level offered by its Aussie rivals after a 2-week campaign
The ACCC shines a spotlight on 'less than vigorous' mortgage competition between the Australian parents of NZ's big four banks
15th Mar 18, 1:21pm
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The ACCC shines a spotlight on 'less than vigorous' mortgage competition between the Australian parents of NZ's big four banks
In a lacklustre real estate and mortgage market, another bank cuts a key rate to generate some momentum and snare some market share even as funding costs remain stable
10th Mar 18, 11:07am
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In a lacklustre real estate and mortgage market, another bank cuts a key rate to generate some momentum and snare some market share even as funding costs remain stable