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RBNZ: as unchanged as unchanged gets on an unchanged day

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:21 am | Kiwibank

OCR unchanged at 1.75%, and market traders weren’t given anything to play with. Job done. More >>

Whooshkaa! Our growth is better than you think

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:48 pm | Kiwibank

It’s not all economic doom and confidence gloom. Weak confidence has not (yet) translated into weakness. More >>

Making financial literacy accessible for kura

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:07 am | Kiwibank

“By only having Banqer available in te reo Pākeha, the programme was excluding an entire part of our education system,” said Banqer CEO Kendall Flutey. “Given the impact that Banqer has on the lives of students I didn't want to restrict who ... More >>

Solid financial result reinforces Kiwibank mandate

Friday, 24 August 2018, 1:43 pm | Kiwibank

Solid financial result reinforces Kiwibank mandate to challenge and innovate Commenting on a solid financial result, Chief Executive, Steve Jurkovich said Kiwibank’s success is New Zealand’s success. “We are 100 percent New Zealand owned and our profits ... More >>

Kiwibank way to be first choice for KiwiBuild participants

Monday, 13 August 2018, 12:17 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank is taking a lead in supporting first home buyers wanting to participate in the government’s KiwiBuild initiative. Kiwibank Group Manager Marketing Mark Wilkshire said: “Kiwibank is really excited to make the dream of home ownership ... More >>

Kiwi kids will be better off with money thanks to Banqer

Sunday, 12 August 2018, 1:29 pm | Kiwibank

Banqer, the online financial literacy platform that sees New Zealand primary school students paying tax, saving for retirement and buying property, is set for another boost. More >>

Southern pilgrimage benefits regions

Monday, 6 August 2018, 1:46 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank economists say an inter-generational transition is taking place in New Zealand. Baby boomers are retiring and unlocking their land-locked wealth in the form of subdivision before cashing up and moving to the regions. More >>

Crystal ball gazing conjures three P’s of property

Monday, 6 August 2018, 1:14 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank Property Insights: Crystal ball gazing conjures up three P’s of property: Population, Preference, and Policy… More >>

Inflation is still low, but headed higher

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 1:47 pm | Kiwibank

It might have been cheaper to upgrade the car, just less so to add to the house. Key Points • Food, alcohol, construction, and rents all surprised slightly on the high-side. • Petrol rose, and will rise some more. Used cars were heavily discounted. ... More >>

Kiwibank welcomes new Treasurer

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 11:05 am | Kiwibank

Main was previously Treasurer of BNZ and has also held the role of Australian Region Treasurer and Head of Balance Sheet Management for National Australia Bank as well as Treasurer and Chief Economist of ANZ NZ. More >>

It’s all about keeping it simple

Monday, 25 June 2018, 12:43 pm | Kiwibank

It’s all about keeping it simple • The RBNZ is set to deliver another simple and consistent message at Thursday’s OCR Review. That is, until inflation is well on its way to the 2% target midpoint the OCR is going nowhere. • US President Trump ... More >>

Time for the US Fed to deliver, again

Monday, 11 June 2018, 12:24 pm | Kiwibank

Fed post: it’s time for the US Fed to deliver, again. And they will leave the RBNZ behind. More >>

Do kiwis save it, spend it, experience it, or share it?

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 1:51 pm | Kiwibank

New Zealand men are more likely to save their hard earned cash and millennials spend it according to the results out today from Kiwibank’s money personality quiz. More >>

Our Take - RBNZ May 2018 Financial Stability Report

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:29 pm | Kiwibank

A firm focus on financial market culture Review of the RBNZ’s Financial Stability Report (FSR), May 2018 More >>

First View - Fonterra delivers a Butter than expected payout

Monday, 28 May 2018, 12:27 pm | Kiwibank

• We have released our 2018-20 outlook. We are rather upbeat, but wary of the risks. • Fonterra lifted it’s 2018/19 payout forecast to $7. If they are not profitable at $7, they’re not viable. • Petrol prices are already hurting, and Aucklanders ... More >>

Fintech Startups Accelerate to Success

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:49 am | Kiwibank

A step-change is taking place in New Zealand’s flourishing fintech sector, with participants in the second iteration of the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator highlighting a growing maturity, sophistication and global potential. More >>

Moving in the right direction

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 2:01 pm | Kiwibank

March 2018 quarter Labour Market Review Key Points • Another strong labour market report, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.4% - a nine-year low. • Employment growth was solid, posting a respectable 3.1% yoy lift in line with our forecast. ... More >>

New Kiwibank Chief Economist will pack a punch

Monday, 30 April 2018, 1:04 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank’s newly appointed Chief Economist Jarrod Kerr has a passion for the environment, financial literacy, and wears a black belt in karate. More >>

Steve Jurkovich appointed Kiwibank CEO

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:56 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank Board Chair Dr Susan Macken today announced the appointment of Steve Jurkovich to the role of Kiwibank Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Kiwi Group Holdings. More >>

Kiwibank won’t deal with predatory lenders

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:54 am | Kiwibank

Denying predatory lenders banking services will help put dodgy operators out of business, says Kiwibank. More >>

 

 

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