Non-bank lender Avanti has reached a key milestone with its securitised debt which will create capacity for further lending.
Heartland Group lifted annual net profit 9 percent amid growth in its reverse mortgages, motor and business lending divisions.
ANZ Banking Group chief executive Shayne Elliott has called for more clarity on responsible lending obligations, stating risk aversion has "infected" the banking system.
Q Advisor Group will give advisers the choice of becoming a FAP in their own right or operating under its FAP licence under the new regulatory regime.
Almost half of Auckland first home buyers have mortgages that are over five times their annual income – and that makes debt-to-income (DTI) ratios a hot topic again.
Yet more rate cuts this morning.
Kiwibank has made some big cuts on its fixed rate card. Its 1 year special is down to 3.55% from 3.79%, and becomes the cheapest in the market by 14 basis points. Kiwibank's 2 year special falls to 3.65% from 3.79%, also the cheapest in the market.
Take a look at how market rates compare on our rates table.
In other news, Avanti has reached a debt milestone it says will free up more capacity to lend. Find our more here: [READ ON].
We've been a little quiet with our weekly TMM newsletters so thought it was time to get them going again. Here's a wrap of last week's news and some thoughts on what's happening in the market.
Harmoney appoints new CEO