Results: RBNZ

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05 December 2019

Capital Requirements to increase in 2020

Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced their final decision to increase the capital requirement for banks.

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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.

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28 November 2019

Loan-to-value restrictions to remain the same - RBNZ

Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has stated that financial system vulnerabilities remain elevated and more effort is required to e...

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?

18 November 2019

Is it worth breaking your fixed loan while interest rates are low?

While rates are at record lows, Kiwis who have locked in a fixed rate mortgage at a higher rate might be asking if it’s worth breaking and fixing at a new rate?

17 October 2019

Will the OCR drop again?

Some people are questioning whether another OCR cut is necessary and others are suggesting the RBNZ still has cause for concern. What will the next move be?