New Zealanders don't have enough life insurance: FSC
By Jenny Ruth | Thu, 23 Jan 2020
A growing number of New Zealanders believe the population has less life insurance than it needs, according to industry research.In a survey for the Financial Services Council conducted last year, 71 p...
Westpac joins sustainability lending club with Contact Energy loan
By Rebecca Howard | Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Westpac New Zealand has made its first foray into a sustainability-linked loan, lending $50 million to Contact Energy.The four-year facility is the first such loan issued by Westpac NZ, and follows a...
No resting on their laurels for NZ's banks in 2020
By Jenny Ruth | Fri, 27 Dec 2019
The Reserve Bank's final decisions on bank capital requirements in late 2019 came as a great relief to the banks but they can't count on 2020 being plain sailing.The prudential regulator has given eve...