A real estate agency has said the surprise cash rate cut is a positive for many Kiwis, especially first home buyers, as banks pass on the cut, even if only partially.
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A wave of interest rate cuts have followed from a number of lenders after the Reserve Bank’s surprise cash rate cut to a record low of 2.25% on Thursday.
Central bank Governor Graeme Wheeler has faced criticism from economists after delivering an interest-rate cut that took most of them by surprise.
Auckland’s spreading property bonanza is one of the reasons Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler may tread carefully as he considers cutting interest rates to a fresh record low on Thursday.
Mortgage advisers say borrowers should be aware of and understand mortgage affordability “test rates” rather than being kept in the dark.
The FMA has completed its first survey of consumers’ experience of financial advisers’ conduct
The Reserve Bank says the finance sector, regulators and other authorities all have a part to play in tackling the threats
A “one size fits all” approach to insurance regulation may not be the best option