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ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:15 am | ASB

ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases right from their wrist with a compatible Garmin smartwatch. More >>

ASB Housing Confidence Survey

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 8:46 am | ASB Bank

House price expectations have rebounded back to where they were before the 2017 General Election according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey. More >>

ASB Quarterly Economic Forecasts May 2018

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 8:19 am | ASB Bank

ASB economists are urging the New Zealand business community to put on more rose-coloured glasses and stop deferring decisions or risk stunting economic growth. More >>

ASB helps marathon entrants run Fasta this year

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:42 am | ASB

ASB is giving 500 runners an extra push in the lead up to the ASB Christchurch Marathon with ASB Fasta. More >>

Don’t get ‘smished’ this weekend

Friday, 11 May 2018, 5:06 pm | ASB Bank

ASB is aware of a current SMS ('smishing') scam where people have been sent a text message pretending to be from the bank. The ‘smishing’ SMS contains a link that once clicked prompts the person to provide personal information and their Netcode. More >>

Dedicated website provides students practical #CareersAdvice

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 11:48 am | ASB Bank

The ASB/KPMG Strategic Insights Panel has today announced its latest initiative #CareersAdvice, an online hub providing school leavers practical information to help advise their next steps in skills development. More >>

ASB sponsorship of Black Ferns and Maori All Blacks

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 3:51 pm | ASB Bank

ASB today announced a multi-year partnership with the Black Ferns and Maori All Blacks teams to sit alongside its existing All Blacks sponsorship, which has been extended until 2020. More >>

ASB Housing Confidence Survey

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:50 am | ASB

• Fewer people think now is a bad time to buy a house. • South Island house price expectations more optimistic than in the North Island. • Most people expect interest rates to rise over the next year. More >>

ASB removes fees for customers using other banks’ ATMs

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:27 am | ASB Bank

ASB is removing fees for customers who use ATMs belonging to other major New Zealand banks. More >>

ASB delivers strong half year performance

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 10:47 am | ASB Bank

ASB today reported statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $593 million for the six months ended 31 December 2017. This represents a 13% increase on the prior comparative period. Cash NPAT was $575 million, an increase of 15% on the prior comparative ... More >>

ASB announces Vittoria Shortt as new Chief Executive

Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:34 pm | ASB Bank

ASB announces Vittoria Shortt as new Chief Executive ASB Chairman Gavin Walker today announced the appointment of Vittoria Shortt as Chief Executive of ASB. Ms Shortt will succeed retiring CEO Barbara Chapman and will commence her new role at ASB in ... More >>

NZD business sentiment falls after the election

Monday, 11 December 2017, 8:32 am | ASB Bank

Businesses are less optimistic about the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) following the New Zealand General Election, and expect recent NZD weakness to continue for the year ahead, an ASB survey reveals. More >>

ASB named New Zealand Bank of the Year

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:37 am | ASB Bank

ASB has been named New Zealand Bank of the Year for the fifth consecutive year by Financial Times-owned magazine The Banker . More >>

Kiwi Investor Confidence Softens

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:00 am | ASB Bank

The quarterly report reveals net investor confidence (the difference between those who feel their return on investment will get better in the year ahead, and those who feel it will get worse) has fallen to +19% net positive in the three months to ... More >>

Opportunity & Uncertainty in Post-Election Economy

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 8:23 am | ASB Bank

ASB economists expect election-related uncertainty to dampen growth over the second half of the year, but say this will be short lived only and remain positive on the growth outlook for New Zealand. More >>

House Price Expectations Hit Six-Year Low

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:37 am | ASB Bank

House price expectations have fallen for the fifth straight quarter to a six-year low, the ASB Housing Confidence Survey reveals. More >>

New platform a ‘PLUS’ for SMEs

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:30 am | ASB Bank

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 New platform a ‘PLUS’ for SMEs ASB has launched a new mobile app that aims to save small business owners valuable hours in their day. 'PLUS by ASB' essentially acts as a platform that brings together regularly-used online ... More >>

ASB announces new way to pay with ‘Fitbit Pay’

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:29 am | ASB Bank

ASB has teamed up with global wearables brand Fitbit to offer payments on-the-go with Fitbit’s new ‘Ionic’ smartwatch. More >>

Tertiary education not required

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 9:51 am | ASB Bank

More than 100 companies have signed an open letter declaring tertiary qualifications are not required for a range of roles within their workplaces. More >>

ASB delivers strong full year performance

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 9:57 am | ASB Bank

ASB today reported statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $1,069 million for the twelve months ended 30 June 2017. This represents a 17% increase on the prior comparative period. More >>

 

 

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