Browsing public site

  • Market: New Zealand
  • Sector: -
29 May 2020
Are negative interest rates on the way?
By Matt Sturmer

The concept of “negative interest rates” is one many of us will struggle to comprehend. Will I have to pay the bank to hold my cash? Will the bank pay me to have a mortgage? These two common questions almost seem surreal, however the reality is that not much is likely to change. Negative retail interest rates for both depositors and borrowers are still very uncommon in countries that have negative central bank interest rates.

Access Forsyth Barr research

Explore our research reports, news and analysis by logging into your account.

If you are not yet a client, create an account to read reports and view market announcements and company news.