Finance

Meet the millennial margin traders. By Dan Brunskill

See details.
Economy

Can LVRs make a dent in housing demand?

Andy Fyers
Mon, 16 Nov 2020

Andy Fyers
Mon, 16 Nov 2020
The anatomy of a housing boom has many components.New Zealand's woeful lack of housing supply is not easily fixed – in the short-term at least.There is no such lag on the demand side of the equation, which can be ramped up easily by lowering interest rates, increasing the supply of cheap money sloshing around looking for a home (no pun intended) and the removal of loan-to-value ratio restrictions.As NZ endured lockdown in March and April, a series of dire economic forecasts were issued, all of which predicted unemployment more than do...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Finance
Orr says RBNZ already considers house prices
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Government concern over galloping house price inflation burst into the open today, but Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr insists he already takes house prices into account and ultra-low interest rates are important for the covid-19 economic recovery.

Economy
Opposition backs Robertson, claims credit for idea
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 24 Nov 2020

A conversation on housing between the RBNZ and the government has widespread political support.

Finance
Tower to get $42.1m EQC settlement
Staff reporters | Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Insurer says net profit will be impacted by about $9.5 million from write off.

Sponsored
Information governance in the age of data: Where to from here?

As data increasingly drives industry, commerce and public security, it has become obvious that organisations need to lift their game, particularly in the area of information governance.

Sponsored
Better decision-making through better data analysis

The University of Auckland’s new Master of Business Analytics programme is designed to fill the skills gap and meet the growing needs of industry and commerce.