Monetary Policy

Mortgage Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

Institution Term Percent
ANZ1 year fixed6.09%
ASB1 year fixed5.99%
BNZ1 year fixed5.69%
Kiwibank1 year fixed5.69%
Westpac1 year fixed6.09%

'Rock star' economy in numbers

How the figures change next year will determine whether the cracks spread or are only just superficial. Photo / Supplied

This was meant to be the year of the "rock star" economy. Finance Minister Bill English now describes it as the "rock solid"…

Savings Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

Institution Minimum 1 Year
ANZ $1 4.40%
ASB $1 4.25%
BNZ $1 4.10%
Westpac $1 4.30%

Good cash choices will pay off

Make the right decisions to put more pennies in your purse. Photo / Thinkstock

Don't fall into the trap of paying off your credit card at the minimum rate. Banks usually require 3-5 per cent of the total…

Russian crisis: Why it matters

Russia's ruble was tanking on Tuesday faster than journalists could type, hitting levels against the dollar that were unimaginable…