|NZ dollar stalls after NAB raises mortgage rates|
The New Zealand dollar is little changed, dragged off its highs after National Australia Bank said it will be raising interest rates on its mortgage products by between 12 and 15 basis points to respond to sustained increases in funding costs there
© 2019 sharechat.co.nz 5:45pm Westland Milk suitor Saputo seeks buying opportunities
Canadian dairy company Saputo, linked to an interest in investing into Westland Milk Products, is in expansionist mode.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz 4:55pm Data shows you can't blame foreign drivers for high road crash rate
Data from the Ministry of Transport shows Kiwi drivers crash at higher rates than tourists visiting the country from overseas. The numbers show that, in fact, overseas tourists are less likely to crash, compared to New Zealand drivers.In...
© 2019 NZ Herald Wed 3:35pm 5 Hyundai, Kia models have high fire insurance claim rates
DETROIT (AP) — An insurance study shows that owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file fire insurance claims at a rate far higher than the average for comparable vehicles.The Highway Loss Data Institute analyzed claims data...
© 2019 NZ Herald Wed 10:25am Stacked First XV rugby teams contributing to declining participation rates
Stacked First XV schoolboy rugby teams are leading to decreasing playing numbers in New Zealand.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Tue 4:35pm World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates.The IMF said Monday that it expects global growth...
© 2019 NZ Herald Tue 3:05am Interest rates could stay lower for longer in Europe
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Multiple threats stalking Europe's economy mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates at rock-bottom levels longer than expected, extending skimpy returns for savers — but supporting indebted...
© 2019 NZ Herald Tue 1:05am 'Flat' inflation tipped to keep interest rates low
Interest rates look set to remain low if inflation data for the December quarter, due on Wednesday, comes in flat.Economists expect the consumers price index to be zero or to show a very slight gain in the December quarter, making...
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 5:45am NZ human rights to come under scrutiny from UN
Incarceration rates and violence against women will be covered in Andrew Little's presentation to the United Nations on Monday, as New Zealand's human rights record comes up for scrutiny.
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