The government-owned Kiwibank used to lead the mortgage market, offering the most competitive interest rates, but that suddenly ceased early last year. With special feature audio.
Another even worse financial crisis is likely to be necessary before policy makers arrive at effective regulation of financial services, says Professor John Kay. With special audio feature.
The government today released an outline of what Local Government Minister Paula Bennett bluntly calls “loopy” rules and what they are doing to business.
Massey University associate professor David Tripe acknowledges the nation’s banks are widely viewed as being very sound.
Massey University associate professor David Tripe talks about the Reserve Bank on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.