Here you’ll find our media releases and opinions about banking in New Zealand, along with our media appearances.

Media Releases

Banks commit to pay suppliers faster

- New Zealand’s banks are committing to paying suppliers of goods and services within two weeks. This initiative matches the government’s target for public sector agencies to pay 95% of invoices from New Zealand-based businesses within 10 working days. “The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic means that many small and medium-sized businesses now need good... Read more »
Media Appearances

NBR - Prepare for negative rates, banks warned

- “Other important factors that determine retail interest rates include the cost of wholesale funding from overseas and the cost of domestic funding, which includes rates of return on retail bank deposits.”