Results: Interest Rates

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24 March 2020

More rate cuts - an update

Westpac and BNZ have joined the rate war this week, dropping their one-year term to 3.09%. This seems to be the new norm.

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18 March 2020

Post OCR slash: mortgage rate update

It's been two days since the emergency OCR cut, which saw our already low rate go from 1% to 0.25%. So how does this translate int...

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13 March 2020

More mortgage rate cuts

ASB and Sovereign have both announced their new two-year fixed interest rates of 3.39%. TSB is also offering the same interest rat...

09 March 2020

Mortgage rate update

Despite the next OCR announcement being a couple of weeks away still, it seems that banks are already starting to lower their mortgage rates in anticipation of a cut.

08 January 2020

Entering 2020: a market update

With 2020 now underway, we haven’t seen many changes with most still on holiday mode. Here’s what we’ve noticed in the past week.

11 December 2019

OCR: predictions for 2020

As we draw closer to the end of 2019, we’re hearing a change in tune from experts about what’s in store for the OCR in 2020.

02 December 2019

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 they do?