Mortgage price war heats up with TSB

TSB has hit the market with an aggressive price offer, promising to match any one year home loan rate offered by an "Australian-owned" lender.  

Insurance report to hurt mortgage advisers: Newpark

The Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank's damning review of conduct and culture in the insurance industry will a "clear impact" on mortgage advisers as regulatory scrutiny heats up for advisers, says Newpark Home Loans boss Andrew Scott.

OCR could go up or down in 2021: RBNZ Governor

Inflation concerns have prompted the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to push back its forecast for an OCR change to 2021. Governor Adrian Orr reverted to a dovish tone, suggesting "continued supportive monetary policy", and said the next move could be "up or down".

First OCR decision of the year: Unchanged

The Official Cash rate is unchanged and isn't likely to move anytime soon. When it does it could go either way. Here's what RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr said today.