BNZ chief executive Anthony Healy

BNZ not ready to call victory for dairy

Fri 28 Oct

Bank of New Zealand’s loans to dairy farmers chalked up an $823 million deterioration in impairments in the year ended September.

Mortgage rates have bottomed, regardless of further OCR cuts

Mon 26 Sep 1

Further cuts in the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate probably won’t have any impact on the housing market.

ASB economist Kim Mundy

Conflicting signals from the housing market

Thu 1 Sep 2

New figures suggest growth in housing credit may have passed its peak but new listings of houses for sale and their asking prices suggest continued house price inflation. With special feature audio.

Kiwibank CEO Paul Brock (Photo: Jenny Ruth)

Kiwibank says it’s not capital constrained as it loses mortgage market share

Mon 29 Aug

Maybe it’s denial or maybe it’s just politics but the government-owned Kiwibank’s CEO, Paul Brock, says Kiwibank is growing its market share in the mortgage market when the numbers say otherwise. With special feature audio.

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.


Subscribe to banking