Monetary Policy

Mortgage Rates Provided by

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

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…