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Tony Alexander: Printing money and negative interest rates
A few people in recent months have been asking whether the printing of money will propel higher inflation which will lead to inter...
Tony Alexander: Rate cuts are likely to be short term only
Margins are below average for terms of three years and longer. This tell us that unless there's a change in borrowing costs, anyon...
Guest post: The next housing boom
Squirrel's CEO John Bolton says that after a short hiatus and a 5%-10% fall in house prices, we could stretch into what might be the last great housing boom. Here's why.
Tony Alexander: A six-decade journey for NZ interest rates
About three-quarters of all residential properties in New Zealand have a mortgage over them, amounting to almost $300 billion. So, what happens with interest rates can have a big impact on the willingness and ability of most Kiwis to spend and save.
The rate drop we didn't see coming
It started with ANZ slashing their rates and now the other mainstream banks are jumping on the bandwagon, each with different approaches.
A new record-low for interest rates
Retail banks were called out by the deputy governor of the RBNZ for not passing their lower prices down to home loan borrowers. ANZ seems to have listened.