Westpac back below 4%

Westpac has slashed its one year special rate to under 4%, prompting the possibility of another mortgage price war in 2019.

Markets price in 40% chance of OCR cut

Interest rate derivatives markets are pricing in a 40% probability the Reserve Bank will cut the Official Cash Rate this year, amid weakening inflation and slower growth overseas.

Non-banks head to Hamilton and Christchurch

The popular "speed-dating" event for non-banks and mortgage advisers is set to roll into Hamilton and Christchurch early this year as non-traditional lenders look to build on a promising 2018.

Advisers welcome interest-only boost

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has relaxed restrictions on interest-only lending, and mortgage advisers hope the decision will have a positive impact on New Zealand's lending market. 

Today's Rate Changes
  • New year; new rates

    The year starts with Kiwibank making some cuts to its two-year fixed rates. 

    In case you missed some of the news over the break here are some links

    Advisers welcome interest-only boost [READ ON]

    10 things to look out for in 2019  [READ ON]