Results: Bank Policy
Capital Requirements to increase in 2020
Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced their final decision to increase the capital requirement for banks.
Rumour mill: Will banks reduce their test interest rates?
There’s currently much speculation about whether banks will reduce their test interest rates in 2020. What would be the impact if ...
Guest post: Property and mortgage rate outlook for 2020
Squirrel's CEO John Bolton gives his latest property market insights, as well as a prediction of what mortgage rates will be doing next year.
Kiwibank's surprise rate change
As of this Monday (18th November), Kiwibank are dropping their one-year rate to 3.39% and increasing to their two-year fixed rate to 3.55%.
Three things to consider when choosing your mortgage rate
We're entering a market where interest rates are the lowest they have ever been. The question most people are contemplating is: