Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens

Bank economists defend OCR positions after Wheeler’s sideswipe

Thu 4 Feb 2

The Reserve Bank governor was not naming names but the opinions speak for themselves.

ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley

Economists question sharp drop in NZ unemployment rate

Wed 3 Feb

Economists including ASB's Nick Tuffley say it is unusual for the employment rate and the participation rate to move in opposite directions.

ASB economist Jane Turner

Number of houses for sale falls to a record low

Wed 3 Feb 11

Figures on listings of houses available for sale show supply at a record low when demand in the regions appears to be rising. With special audio feature.

Paymark CEO Mark Rushworth

Banks hire Cameron Partners to look at Paymark after potential buyer emerges

Mon 1 Feb

Strategic review comes at a time when new technologies from BitCoin to Apple Pay threaten disruption.

Court date set for Swiss firm’s ‘significant’ $2 million claim

Fri 29 Jan

A $2 million claim involving a Swiss company, a dissolving New Zealand registered building society, and a controversial listed Australian satellite firm that collapsed last year will now be heard in August.


Heartland Bank's Todd Somerville

Banks slash ad spend

Fri 29 Jan

Despite the general decline in bank ad spending, Heartland Bank increased its spend by 110%.


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