House price rally could reduce odds of OCR cut: Westpac

A pickup in the housing market could give the Reserve Bank "pause for thought" over further official cash rate cuts, according to Westpac economists.

Price wars continue with ANZ rate cuts

Borrowers are set to enjoy even lower mortgage rates after ANZ slashed its fixed rate options to new lows.

Lifetime puts all advisers into salaries

Adviser group Lifetime has changed its remuneration structure, moving advisers onto an annual salary following its merger with Camelot NZ last year.

Weak business confidence will lead to OCR cut

Weak business confidence numbers will increase the chances of another Official Cash Rate cut next month, say Westpac economists.

Today's Rate Changes
  • Westpac rate cuts; housing market to impact OCR?

    Westpac has reacted to ANZ's rate cuts with a move of its own. The bank has cut 1 and 2 year fixed special rates in line with its rival. Compare and contrast here.

    Could stronger-than-expected housing market data influence the Reserve Bank's thinking on the Official Cash Rate? [READ ON].