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Heartland bucks the trend by expanding profit margins

Wed 17 Aug

Doing it differently rather than following the pack is paying dividends for Heartland Bank.

Massey University associate professor David Tripe

Savers should be spared slashed rates following anticipated OCR cut

Fri 5 Aug 5

Most economists are now picking a 25 basis point cut to the official cash rate next Thursday, with the market pricing in a 94% chance of a cut. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank says risks to financial stability have increased

Wed 11 May 11

The Reserve Bank says the risks to financial stability from the housing market and the dairy downturn have increased in the last six months. With special feature audio.

Harbour Asset Management director Christian Hawkesby

Bank stress tests don't pick up wider economic impacts of a dairy collapse

Fri 18 Mar

If the value of dairy farms drops 40%, the rest of the economy is also likely to be in dire straits and banks would probably be facing a funding crisis. With special audio feature.

AgFirst consulting economist Phil Journeaux

Banks’ estimates of their dairy farmer customers are too optimistic: economist

Fri 18 Mar

Dairy farmers' sustainable break-even levels are higher than their bankers have estimated, says an agricultural economist. With special audio feature.

ANZ chief executive David Hisco

Which banks have passed on how much of OCR cut

Mon 14 Mar

NBR readers say ANZ Bank should pass on the full official cash rate cut to its mortgage customers.

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