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Archive: 2007

Inquiry into the Future Monetary Policy Framework

Written submissions to the inquiry into alternative ways to control inflation closed during the month (19 July).
31-07-2007 more >>

Mental health consumers given helping hand by 'friendly' landlord initiative

A new Hawke's Bay initiative is helping people with mental health issues find a rented home without having to spend months on a waiting list.
27-07-2007 more >>

Reserve Bank raises cash rate again

The New Zealand dollar may have topped out on indications the Reserve Bak has finished hoisting interest rates.

26-07-2007 more >>

ANZ Property Focus against ring fencing of losses

In a feature article in the lastest ANZ Property Focus published July 23, ANZ economists say they believe that ring-fencing investment tax losses lacks a sound economic rationale.
24-07-2007 more >>

Three big banks to cut commissions

Mortgage brokers are facing cuts of up to 30% in commission paid by some banks from October. The cuts are expected to result in widespread changes in the industry, encouraging diversification and mergers between groups.
20-07-2007 more >>

House prices drop but little danger of market collapsing

If Alan Bollard didn't manage a smile when the latest house data was revealed last week, he would make a good poker player.
19-07-2007 more >>

KiwiSaver could make refinancing harder

Increasing home loan rates are not the only thing hurting borrowers at the moment. One brokers says joining KiwiSaver could make refinancing even harder.
13-07-2007 more >>

ANZ National Bank increase market share

ANZ/National Bank increased its share of the mortgage market in the September quarter, the first quarter it hasn't lost market share since the June 2006 quarter.
12-07-2007 more >>

Estate agents see feast for lawyers under new rules

Anne Gibson reports that consumers may need to arm themselves with lawyers to do battle against rich real estate agents and their firms under the new system unveiled by the Government yesterday.
11-07-2007 more >>


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