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21st May 20, 3:16pm
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
21st May 20, 3:16pm
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21st May 20, 12:50pm
TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
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TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
21st May 20, 12:50pm
20th May 20, 6:35pm
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
20th May 20, 6:35pm
15th May 20, 9:14am
BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
15th May 20, 9:14am
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14th May 20, 2:53pm
HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
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HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
14th May 20, 2:53pm
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14th May 20, 11:00am
Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
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Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
14th May 20, 11:00am
13th May 20, 5:42pm
It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
13th May 20, 5:42pm
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12th May 20, 4:21pm
Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
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Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
12th May 20, 4:21pm
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11th May 20, 5:46pm
New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
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New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
11th May 20, 5:46pm
10th May 20, 10:13am
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Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
10th May 20, 10:13am
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8th May 20, 2:22pm
FMA cautions new investors against piling into the NZX if they haven't done their homework, as its Aussie counterpart proves retail investors trying to time the market are failing miserably
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FMA cautions new investors against piling into the NZX if they haven't done their homework, as its Aussie counterpart proves retail investors trying to time the market are failing miserably
8th May 20, 2:22pm
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7th May 20, 6:23pm
Kiwibank launches a one year fixed mortgage 'special' of 2.99% and is the first major lender to offer a home loan rate below 3%
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Kiwibank launches a one year fixed mortgage 'special' of 2.99% and is the first major lender to offer a home loan rate below 3%
7th May 20, 6:23pm
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7th May 20, 12:14pm
Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
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Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
7th May 20, 12:14pm
7th May 20, 9:19am
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes welcomes the fact that younger people are getting involved in share investment as he says the sharemarket is very different now to how it was back in the days of the 1987 crash
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes welcomes the fact that younger people are getting involved in share investment as he says the sharemarket is very different now to how it was back in the days of the 1987 crash
7th May 20, 9:19am
5th May 20, 12:39pm
Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion
Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion
5th May 20, 12:39pm
4th May 20, 2:07pm
China Construction Bank launches a 2.80% one year fixed rate 'special', now the third bank to offer home loan rates below 3%
China Construction Bank launches a 2.80% one year fixed rate 'special', now the third bank to offer home loan rates below 3%
4th May 20, 2:07pm
27th Apr 20, 10:55am
by Guest
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says now is a good time to assess how your existing trust complies with the new trusts law that becomes effective at the start of 2021
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says now is a good time to assess how your existing trust complies with the new trusts law that becomes effective at the start of 2021
27th Apr 20, 10:55am
25th Apr 20, 11:02am
by Guest
Kernel's Dean Anderson, who manages index funds, takes a critical look at the performance of his rivals, active fund managers, as everyone battles through the markets in a pandemic
Kernel's Dean Anderson, who manages index funds, takes a critical look at the performance of his rivals, active fund managers, as everyone battles through the markets in a pandemic
25th Apr 20, 11:02am
23rd Apr 20, 3:27pm
The abrupt cutting of travel and the first impacts of the lockdown have seen credit card spending slashed
The abrupt cutting of travel and the first impacts of the lockdown have seen credit card spending slashed
23rd Apr 20, 3:27pm
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22nd Apr 20, 3:43pm
Investors struggle to buy/sell shares on the NZX as the exchange can't cope with high trading volumes; EY brought in to do a review
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Investors struggle to buy/sell shares on the NZX as the exchange can't cope with high trading volumes; EY brought in to do a review
22nd Apr 20, 3:43pm

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