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Interest rates comment

Interest rates continue to rise overall as the OCR rises, however we are seeing fierce competition in that under 80% space and discounting can be

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OCR Increased today

With inflation and commodities down and the NZ dollar up, one would have thought that interest rates could have been retained and current levels. But

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Interest rates

As you will be aware the Reserve Bank put up the official cash rate to 2.75% on Thursday. This will generally have an immediate impact

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Holiday period hours

We will be closing the office at midday on 24th December and reopening on 6th January Tony Mounce will be available during this period and

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Food for thought

Incredible as it may seem Banks are moving interest rates now, just before Xmas when Interest rate margins are largely static since the OCR announcement

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Interest rates

There has been excellent downward movement this week in short term interest rates, with most banks offering 4.95% or lower for 1 year fixed terms

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The new LVR rules bite.

On 1st October the Reserve Bank brought in new speed limits on low deposit loans, meaning that going forward, banks in New Zealand may only

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