HOT TOPICS:   Election 2014  |    Fonterra   |  Home loans                                                RESOURCES:    Economic calendar   |  Deposit calculator

The comment stream

Recent comments

Reader poll

When do you think the Reserve Bank will resume increasing the Official Cash Rate?

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
8 + 9 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

South Canterbury Finance

Treasury hasn't documented its SCF analysis

Auditor-General says Treasury hasn't documented the analysis & thinking behind its South Canterbury Finance oversight as she asked in 2011

SFO drops charge against Graeme Brown

False accounting charge against former South Canterbury Finance chief financial officer dropped

End nigh for FMA finance company probes

Financial Markets Authority says its ongoing investigations into failed finance companies should be wrapped up by year's end

Treasury outlines deposit guarantee lessons

Any new retail deposit guarantee would incorporate lessons learnt from the previous scheme and be tougher, Treasury pledges

Why don't banks offer secured deposits?

The Govt & RBNZ aren't interested in introducing a deposit insurance scheme, but what's stopping banks offering savers secured deposits?

SCF receiver finds another NZ$125m

Crown claws back NZ$645 million in South Canterbury Finance receivership, still over NZ$1 billion down

'Blame Kevin Rudd, he panicked'

Former Finance Minister Michael Cullen says ex-Aussie PM Kevin Rudd to blame for NZ's broad Crown retail deposit guarantee scheme that left taxpayers' with NZ$1b bill

'Treasury have to admit they cocked up'

It's a fair question to ask whether Treasury heads should roll over their Crown retail deposit guarantee scheme management, Labour's David Parker says

Crown guarantee 'not for running firms'

Treasury didn't initially monitor firms in Crown retail deposit guarantee scheme as you'd expect given size of taxpayer liability, Finance Minister Bill English says

Opposition MPs target English, Treasury

Finance Minister Bill English & Treasury officials sought for questioning on the Crown retail deposit guarantee scheme