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Rest of New Zealand feels ‘Halo effect’

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 9:45 am | ASB Bank

• House price expectations for the North Island (outside of Auckland) are near record highs as the ‘Halo effect’ gains momentum. More >>

Positive outlook for remainder of 2016

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 2:24 pm | ASB Bank

Gross Domestic Product growth is tipped to near the 4% mark for 2016, according to the latest ASB Quarterly Economic Forecasts. More >>

ASB Hamilton Regional Centre to open in 2018

Friday, 15 April 2016, 2:07 pm | ASB Bank

ASB Hamilton Regional Centre to open in 2018 Almost twenty-five years after ASB opened its first Hamilton branch, ASB announces it will open a new regional centre and branch on the corner of Bryce and Barton Streets in Hamilton, opposite Centre ... More >>

Businesses lower their NZD expectations

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:45 am | ASB Bank

Businesses are expecting a modestly lower NZD/USD a year from now, according to the latest ASB Kiwi Dollar Barometer. More >>

ASB reduces International Money Transfer fee to Fiji

Friday, 11 March 2016, 3:48 pm | ASB Bank

ASB will reduce the International Money Transfer fee to $5 when sending Fijian dollars to Fijian bank accounts either in-branch or via ASB’s FastNet Classic, from Friday 11 March to Friday 6 May, 2016. More >>

Toy ambulances turn into a real one for Canterbury

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 10:36 am | ASB

New Zealanders have helped turn block set toy ambulances into a much needed ambulance for Canterbury following ASB’s successful St John Toy Ambulance fundraising campaign. More >>

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Friday, 26 February 2016, 12:23 pm | ASB Bank

The Bay of Plenty has retained its status as New Zealand’s top-performing region in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. More >>

Economic growth continues to slow, pick-up expected

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 12:11 pm | ASB Bank

New Zealand’s economy has slowed, largely due to the impact of weak dairy prices and slower construction growth, but should pick up during the year with support from lower interest rates and NZD, according to ASB forecasts. More >>

Balance sheet growth drives ASB’s first half result

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:09 am | ASB Bank

ASB today reported statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $474 million for the six months ended 31 December 2015. This represents a 7% increase on the prior comparative period. Cash NPAT was $475 million, an increase of 8% on the prior comparative ... More >>

ASB Becomes First New Zealand Bank to Launch Weibo Account

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 4:43 pm | ASB Bank

ASB has become the first bank in New Zealand to launch its own Chinese social network profile on Sina Weibo (Weibo), and become a verified user. More >>

ASB KiwiSaver Scheme Calculator projects future savings

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 10:10 am | ASB

ASB KiwiSaver Scheme Calculator projects future savings ASB has generated a new KiwiSaver calculator projecting the savings Kiwis could have to draw on when retirement calls. Straightforward and simple to use, ASB’s KiwiSaver calculator allows KiwiSaver ... More >>

Ride for less with ASB and Uber

Friday, 29 January 2016, 2:39 pm | ASB Bank

ASB and Uber have teamed up to offer personal ASB Visa credit card holders 15% off each Uber ride from 1 February until 31 July, 2016 More >>

Auckland housing measures weigh on price expectations

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 12:18 pm | ASB Bank

• Falls in interest rate expectations have eased; many see no change in interest rates ahead. More >>

ASB named New Zealand Bank of the Year

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:42 am | ASB Bank

For the third consecutive year, ASB has been named the New Zealand Bank of the Year by leading London-based magazine The Banker. More >>

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 4:25 pm | ASB Bank

The Bay of Plenty has knocked Auckland from top spot as New Zealand’s best-performing region in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. More >>

ASB’s South Island Regional Centre to open at The Crossing

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:35 am | ASB Bank

ASB will open a new Christchurch central city branch and South Island Regional Centre within The Crossing retail and hospitality precinct, when it opens in 2017. The tenancy at the site, cornering High St and Cashel St, marks the return of a permanent base ... More >>

ASB Marathon runner runs down family’s home lending rate

Monday, 16 November 2015, 3:05 pm | ASB Bank

On Sunday November 1, Napier-based Sim family received a lower two year fixed home lending rate of 2.42% p.a. thanks to ASB Auckland Marathon Run Down Your Rate runner Katie Kemp. More >>

Quarterly Economic Forecast: Growth slowed by dairy weakness

Monday, 16 November 2015, 11:40 am | ASB Bank

The growth outlook has softened, as dairy production contracts and businesses become more cautious. • Strong net migration likely to push the unemployment rate higher, keeping wage and domestic inflation pressures low • Mild inflation outlook provides ... More >>

House price expectations cool after record high

Friday, 6 November 2015, 11:07 am | ASB Bank

• Fewer people are expecting house price gains, with a net 52% of respondents expecting house prices will increase. More >>

ASB granted a DIMS licence

Monday, 19 October 2015, 9:02 am | ASB Bank

Monday, October 19, 2015 ASB granted a DIMS licence ASB has been granted a Discretionary Investment Management Service (DIMS) licence, effective October 31, 2015, which enables ASB to continue to provide its class DIMS, ASB Portfolio Series. A DIMS is where ... More >>

   

 

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