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Good vibrations

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:14 am | ASB Bank

Kiwis are picking up on good vibrations in the housing market, with housing confidence continuing to improve according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey. House price expectations rose for the second quarter in a row with confidence back to average ... More >>

ASB gets DVFREE Tick from Shine to support staff wellbeing

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:11 pm | ASB Bank

ASB has been awarded the DVFREE Tick by Shine, demonstrating its commitment to create a domestic violence-free workplace where staff can feel safe and supported. More >>

Investor Confidence in need of a spring boost

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:45 am | ASB Bank

Investor Confidence has fallen to a three-and-a-half year low, as confidence in the return on a number of products and assets slipped over the quarter. More >>

The million dollar question - how much is enough to retire?

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:29 am | ASB Bank

Working out how much money is needed to retire can be a complex process, and at current levels, the average person will outlive their savings by roughly nine years according to the World Economic Forum’s analysis, so how do we close the gap? More >>

ASB Auckland Marathon runners to provide 20,000 hot lunches

Monday, 21 October 2019, 12:33 pm | ASB Bank

More than 15,000 people walked, ran or wheeled across the finish line at yesterday’s ASB Auckland Marathon, and ASB is converting this effort into hot lunches for children in need through KidsCan. More >>

ASB confirms sale of Aegis

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 2:21 pm | ASB Bank

ASB has sold its investment administration and custody businesses, Aegis Limited and Investment Custodial Services Limited (together “Aegis”) to MMC. More >>

ASB Auckland Marathon runners pay it forward

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:32 am | ASB Bank

Last year, ASB Auckland Marathon runners helped clock up more than 5,000 volunteer hours for ASB staff to spend helping in the community. This year, ASB is going one step further, committing to another 5,000 volunteer hours, as well as providing a ... More >>

Returns and low fees key to ASB’s Canstar Kiwisaver win

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:44 pm | ASB Bank

ASB Group Investments, the manager of the ASB KiwiSaver Scheme, has once again been recognised for excellence, after being named joint winner of the Canstar Outstanding Value KiwiSaver Scheme of the Year award, for the second year in a row. More >>

ASB campaign raises $100k for Ronald McDonald House

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:48 am | ASB Bank

ASB and its customers have donated $100,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities® New Zealand, with the money going towards 714 additional nights’ accommodation for families with children in hospital. More >>

ASB launches Positive Impact funds

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:03 am | ASB Bank

Wednesday 18 September 2019 ASB has added two new funds to its stable of investment options – the ASB KiwiSaver Scheme Positive Impact Fund and the ASB Investment Funds Positive Impact Fund. Both will have a focus on investing in companies that ... More >>

ASB partners with KidsCan

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:52 am | ASB Bank

Every day in New Zealand, thousands of children go to school lacking one or more basic necessities including food, shoes or a raincoat. ASB is helping to change this by partnering with KidsCan on its hot meals programme, and volunteering at least ... More >>

Kiwis saving more as contribution changes picked up

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:08 am | ASB Bank

Early evidence from the latest ASB KiwiSaver survey shows Kiwis are starting to take advantage of the new 6% and 10% KiwiSaver contribution rates, and saving more of their income. More >>

ASB customers benefit from NZ first business debit card

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 5:10 pm | ASB Bank

ASB has announced a new Visa Debit card dedicated to providing small business customers with more purchasing power. The new ASB Visa Debit for Business card has all the functionality of a credit card and gives customers another option to make business ... More >>

ASB Regional Economic Scoreboard Q2 2019

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:49 am | ASB Bank

After climbing ten places to take out bronze last quarter, Gisborne has rocketed into first place, wresting gold from the Hawke’s Bay which had held the medal for two successive quarters. More >>

Home Comforts

Monday, 26 August 2019, 8:10 am | ASB Bank

“Mild improvements in affordability have no doubt been a driver. Wage growth has picked up alongside flat/falling house prices in Auckland and Canterbury, and it appears the general public got the hint on interest rates,” says ASB chief economist ... More >>

ASB Quarterly Economic Forecast August 2019

Monday, 19 August 2019, 8:22 am | ASB Bank

The expected rocket back to growth for the New Zealand economy has stalled somewhat, despite a number of factors continuing to propel it forward, according to the latest ASB Quarterly Economic Report More >>

ASB Bank takes a stake in TradeWindow

Monday, 12 August 2019, 10:59 am | ASB Bank

An investment from ASB into a newly launched technology company, TradeWindow, will fast-track development of its visionary Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) trade platform. More >>

ASB launches ‘Smiles’ campaign

Monday, 12 August 2019, 10:48 am | ASB Bank

ASB GetWise graduate Hana follows up her successful ‘Stick’ start up business with orange smiles in the second chapter of ASB’s financial literacy advertising campaign, celebrating a generation of cash clever Kiwi kids. More >>

ASB moves quickly to cut home loan interest rates

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:12 pm | ASB Bank

Wednesday 7 August 2019 ASB has responded immediately to the RBNZ’s decision to reduce the Official Cash Rate by lowering its variable home loan and Orbit home loan rates. ASB’s variable home loan rate is reduced by 0.50% from 5.70% p.a. to 5.20% ... More >>

ASB invests in keeping Kiwis’ finances safe sound and secure

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:18 am | ASB Bank

ASB today reported a statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $1,274 million for the year ended 30 June 2019. This represents an 8% increase on the prior year. This included a one-off $46 million gain from the sale of Paymark Ltd. Cash NPAT ... More >>

 

 

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