A major bank chief has warned loan approvals could get tougher as banks rely on international funding to meet local lending demands.
A non-major bank has increased its longer term fixed rates, following recent rate hikes by majors ASB and BNZ.
Although the cash rate fell to a new record low yesterday, none of the banks have changed their rates since.
The Reserve Bank said it has probably done enough to return inflation to target as economic growth quickens.
A new ASB survey shows 26% of people think now is not the time to buy a house
Two major banks have been recognized for their educational programs teaching financial know-how to children
A new report suggests that a lack of trust in banks is driving an increase in online financial management, with New Zealand among the leaders
Ahead of Thursday's budget, a new poll puts housing as the top priority of New Zealanders with economic growth and tax reform way behind