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Sharpening rates for Spring

Friday 13 Oct 2017  Add your comment

Westpac has shaved 15 basis points off its standard and Special three-year fixed rates making them the most competitive of the main banks. They are only outdone by HSBC.

See how three-year rates stack up here.

This follows on ASB taking a leading position in the one-year fixed term recently.

Previous commentary

Sharpening rates for Spring - Friday 13 Oct 2017

ANZ chief economist calls it a day - Wednesday 4 Oct 2017

ASB's turn; New (old) lender returns - Tuesday 3 Oct 2017

HSBC launches sub 4% home loan rate - Monday 2 Oct 2017

Acting governor Grant Spencer announces OCR decision - Thursday 28 Sep 2017

OCR preview: What economists are thinking now - Monday 25 Sep 2017

Three terms lowered at The Co-operative Bank - Wednesday 20 Sep 2017

ANZ changes - Tuesday 19 Sep 2017

SBS down; BNZ up - Monday 18 Sep 2017

A rise against the falls - Monday 11 Sep 2017

New norm for two-year Specials - Monday 4 Sep 2017

ASB narrows gap between carded and Special rates - Friday 1 Sep 2017

Two-year cut labelled pre-Election Special - Monday 28 Aug 2017

Where to for LVRs? - Tuesday 22 Aug 2017

One four year fall - Monday 21 Aug 2017

One little change - Friday 18 Aug 2017

Suddenly two-year rates get interesting - Thursday 17 Aug 2017

DTIs dead in the water; Co-op Bank lowers rates - Wednesday 16 Aug 2017

ASB, Bank Direct and Sovereign move down - Friday 11 Aug 2017

OCR unchanged: Details here - Thursday 10 Aug 2017

ASB's first $1 billion profit - Wednesday 9 Aug 2017

OCR preview: Growing talk of future cuts - Monday 7 Aug 2017

Co-Op bank goes long while others short - Wednesday 2 Aug 2017

Finally, mortgage rate moves - Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

ASB follows suit and raises rates - Friday 7 Jul 2017

One up, one down - Monday 3 Jul 2017

No change to OCR - again - Thursday 22 Jun 2017

SBS produces the goods - Tuesday 20 Jun 2017

TSB's close to market leading rate; OCR preview - Monday 19 Jun 2017

11 is the magic number for Westpac - Friday 16 Jun 2017

TSB's profit falls and some rates rise - Monday 12 Jun 2017

The Co-Operative Bank cracks the $2 bill mark - Tuesday 6 Jun 2017

One little change - Wednesday 31 May 2017

SBS makes a couple of changes - Monday 29 May 2017

Have you got a question on the mortgage market? - Wednesday 24 May 2017

No changes, so what's the best rate? - Monday 22 May 2017

One little change today - Wednesday 17 May 2017

OCR held again, here's why - Thursday 11 May 2017

Westpac follows ANZ - Wednesday 10 May 2017

ANZ and Kiwibank increase rates - Tuesday 9 May 2017

Even tougher lending rules on the cards - Monday 8 May 2017

One lender goes and another removes super low rates - Friday 5 May 2017

How ANZ sees the housing market and advisers - Thursday 4 May 2017

ASB lenders reduce rates - Friday 28 Apr 2017

RESIMAC cuts rates - Tuesday 18 Apr 2017

Interest-only loans under the spotlight - Wednesday 12 Apr 2017

Changing times for interest rate setting - Tuesday 11 Apr 2017

Surprise, surprise. Rates fall - Friday 7 Apr 2017

The mortgage rate creep continues - Thursday 6 Apr 2017

Wednesday 5 Apr 2017

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