interest rates

SBS bank chief executive Wayne Evans

Low home loan rate not part of interest rate war

Tue 24 Nov 4

SBS Bank has announced a “special” one-year fixed home loan rate of 3.99% - with special audio feature.

RBNZ Deputy Governor Grant Spencer

NZ financial system sound as Auckland housing, dairy risks grow, RBNZ says

Wed 11 Nov 7

This year's slump in dairy prices has increased stress on dairy farmers' balance sheets while Auckland's housing market has continued to accelerate in the face of regulatory curbs.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

RBNZ: Wheeler warns risks underpriced – growing

Wed 11 Nov 4

Summing up the latest financial stability report by the country's central bank.

Finance Minister Bill English on TVNZ's Q&A

English asks Productivity Commission to look at urban planning rules

Sun 1 Nov

Finance Minister also says  interest rates could have further to fall.

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen

US Fed again holds off interest rate rise – maybe next time?

Thu 29 Oct 4

Reduced market turbulence and less economic uncertainty could mean a rate increase in December.


CMC's Sheldon Slabbert breaks down the Fed's decision on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

NZForex head of corporate FX Alex Hill

Practically no chance of a Fed rate hike tomorrow

Wed 28 Oct

The Fed’s decision is less about local data and more to do with what’s happening overseas.


Alex Hill talks about the likely hood of a US rate hike tomorrow on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.


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