Results: Interest Rates

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

29 November 2019

Change in the wind - an economic update

It wasn’t that long ago that most economists and experts were expecting the OCR to be as low as 0.25% by the end of 2020.

27 November 2019

Will mortgage rates drop in 2020?

Mortgage rates remain at historic lows following the Reserve Bank’s decision to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1.00% in November 2019. The question is, will they drop even further?

22 November 2019

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.

19 November 2019

A quick overview of the market

Since last week’s decision to keep the OCR unchanged at one percent, we haven’t seen much of a shift in the market.