Monetary Policy

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. File photo / AP

Wall St records fall overnight

Wall Street rose, with the Dow touching a record high and the Nasdaq climbing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen…

Mortgage Rates Provided by

Institution Term Percent
ANZ1 year fixed5.89%
ASB1 year fixed5.99%
BNZ1 year fixed5.69%
Kiwibank1 year fixed5.69%
Westpac1 year fixed5.99%

Terms of trade fall 1.9%

Fish prices rose 4.4 per cent in the latest quarter.  Photo / Brett Phibbs

New Zealand's export dollar does not stretch as far as it did, after the terms of trade fell 1.9 per cent in the last three…

Alarm over UK farm output drop

An alarming decline in food production at British farms will leave shoppers at the mercy of prices and quality elsewhere…

Savings Rates Provided by

Institution Minimum 1 Year
ANZ $1 4.25%
ASB $1 4.25%
BNZ $1 3.90%
Westpac $1 4.20%

Co-ops need growth cash

Growing global market opportunities and the need to strengthen supply chains are creating a thirst for capital among agricultural…