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16th Feb 18, 10:00am
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Xero's Lena Hesselgrave on Aussie banks under the spotlight, Barnaby Joyce's contradicting public and private life, the Australian Treasury's open banking push, the question of whether health insurance is a con, and more
Xero's Lena Hesselgrave on Aussie banks under the spotlight, Barnaby Joyce's contradicting public and private life, the Australian Treasury's open banking push, the question of whether health insurance is a con, and more
16th Feb 18, 10:00am
15th Feb 18, 5:02pm
Tower's falling share price sees Suncorp's half-year investment income take a $12m hit; Suncorp 'expects to address' its near 20% shareholding in Tower this year
Tower's falling share price sees Suncorp's half-year investment income take a $12m hit; Suncorp 'expects to address' its near 20% shareholding in Tower this year
15th Feb 18, 5:02pm
9th Feb 18, 6:02am
Insuring your car with one insurer over another could cost you twice as much. But would this see you get more bang for your buck? Jenée Tibshraeny investigates  
Insuring your car with one insurer over another could cost you twice as much. But would this see you get more bang for your buck? Jenée Tibshraeny investigates  
9th Feb 18, 6:02am
8th Feb 18, 4:32pm
NZX suspends trading of CBL shares over concerns about the 'completeness and veracity' of information the specialist insurer has released to the market
NZX suspends trading of CBL shares over concerns about the 'completeness and veracity' of information the specialist insurer has released to the market
8th Feb 18, 4:32pm
8th Feb 18, 9:33am
Interest.co.nz got a bunch of car insurance quotes in January 2016. We then got quotes for the same profiles in January this year. Here's what happened to premiums 
Interest.co.nz got a bunch of car insurance quotes in January 2016. We then got quotes for the same profiles in January this year. Here's what happened to premiums 
8th Feb 18, 9:33am
25th Jan 18, 5:02am
The NZ Initiative calls for shareholders and policyholders, not taxpayers, to be made to take the hit if an insurer goes belly-up; Industry experts have their hesitations
The NZ Initiative calls for shareholders and policyholders, not taxpayers, to be made to take the hit if an insurer goes belly-up; Industry experts have their hesitations
25th Jan 18, 5:02am
13th Jan 18, 8:55am
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Youi points to US study that finds marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender; Says it has never rejected a legitimate claim based on marital status
Youi points to US study that finds marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender; Says it has never rejected a legitimate claim based on marital status
13th Jan 18, 8:55am
11th Jan 18, 11:14am
Youi charges single and divorced drivers 16% to 21% more for car insurance than married drivers. Why? Jenée Tibshraeny shares her view
Youi charges single and divorced drivers 16% to 21% more for car insurance than married drivers. Why? Jenée Tibshraeny shares her view
11th Jan 18, 11:14am
27th Dec 17, 11:44am
We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce expanded coverage for 2018
We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce expanded coverage for 2018
27th Dec 17, 11:44am
20th Dec 17, 9:26am
Treasury modelling suggests introducing deposit insurance would see savers pay a couple of dollars a year for every $1000 of deposits up to $100,000
Treasury modelling suggests introducing deposit insurance would see savers pay a couple of dollars a year for every $1000 of deposits up to $100,000
20th Dec 17, 9:26am
15th Dec 17, 10:02am
Benje Patterson looks at 10 ways to kickstart your financial health
Benje Patterson looks at 10 ways to kickstart your financial health
15th Dec 17, 10:02am
13th Dec 17, 11:53am
nib to start selling health insurance through Fairfax Media in bid to broaden its distribution channels 
nib to start selling health insurance through Fairfax Media in bid to broaden its distribution channels 
13th Dec 17, 11:53am
8th Dec 17, 2:00pm
Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re to receive 12.5% of IAG's premium income in exchange for paying 12.5% of its claims and expenses; Deal to boost capital and reduce earnings volatility
Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re to receive 12.5% of IAG's premium income in exchange for paying 12.5% of its claims and expenses; Deal to boost capital and reduce earnings volatility
8th Dec 17, 2:00pm
6th Dec 17, 11:31am
Insurers suffer record losses due to weather events in 2017, but recoup some of these through premium hikes; Reinsurers remain committed to New Zealand
Insurers suffer record losses due to weather events in 2017, but recoup some of these through premium hikes; Reinsurers remain committed to New Zealand
6th Dec 17, 11:31am
4th Dec 17, 1:55pm
Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
4th Dec 17, 1:55pm
30th Nov 17, 3:48pm
The insurance market may be consolidating, but the RBNZ says it's still attractive to overseas companies. We consider who's showing interest and look at what the new entrants to the market are up to
The insurance market may be consolidating, but the RBNZ says it's still attractive to overseas companies. We consider who's showing interest and look at what the new entrants to the market are up to
30th Nov 17, 3:48pm
30th Nov 17, 1:27pm
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
30th Nov 17, 1:27pm
29th Nov 17, 3:56pm
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
29th Nov 17, 3:56pm
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29th Nov 17, 9:13am
Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
[Updated]
Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
29th Nov 17, 9:13am
23rd Nov 17, 2:09pm
Self-proclaimed 'pushy' Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi commits to revamping archaic insurance law, but prioritises introduction of payday lender interest rate caps & a supermarket code of conduct
Self-proclaimed 'pushy' Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi commits to revamping archaic insurance law, but prioritises introduction of payday lender interest rate caps & a supermarket code of conduct
23rd Nov 17, 2:09pm

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