Where angels fear to tread?

Where angels fear to tread?
Chief executive Steve Jurkovich is convinced new credit laws slowed the housing market. (Image: supplied)
Jenny Ruth
Kiwibank's latest set of accounts shows it put its foot on the accelerator to housing lending at a time when the banking sector as a whole was applying the brakes.And, as BusinessDesk has reported previously, Kiwibank has been upping its game in lending to small businesses too.In the latest six months, it said its business lending had been flat while business lending by banks generally shrank.This isn't the first crisis in which Kiwibank has stepped up to fill a lending void.Back during the global financial crisis, when Kiwibank was a m...

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