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.
New Zealand’s central bank said it may need to cut interest rates further as falling oil prices and a weaker global growth outlook prolong a period of low inflation.
Governor Graeme Wheeler may have greater scope to cut interest rates as annual inflation has slowed to its weakest since 1999.
New Zealand’s five-year housing boom could be drawing to a close
The Finance Minister said the nation’s central bank shares some of the blame for slower economic growth this year
The major bank has received the award for the third year running
The largest home loan lender has reduced two of its 'special' fixed interest rates
AIA Group and Zurich Insurance have lobbed bids to buy Sovereign and CommInsure