Grant Spencer

28 Sep 17, 9:48am
How long will we have to wait to hear who the new RBNZ Governor will be, and will Winston Peters have a say in the appointment and Policy Targets Agreement?
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28 Sep 17, 9:09am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; reiterates view that monetary policy will remain accommodative for a considerable period; notes recent construction sector weakness
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27 Sep 17, 3:47pm
The Reserve Bank's loan to value lending restrictions are about to 'celebrate' their fourth birthday. But with the wind changing in the Government and a new RBNZ Governor to appoint, will there be a fifth?
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3 Aug 17, 9:38am
Grant Spencer reinforces RBNZ's tough messages for the big four banks in its capital adequacy review, says dashboard disclosure to go live early in 2018
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2 Aug 17, 9:24am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says RBNZ looking for more 'broad-based' support for the bank's macro-prudential framework; talks up merits of debt-to-income limits
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21 Jul 17, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan suggests APRA's 'unquestionably strong' capital benchmark draws a line in the sand for the RBNZ's review of NZ banks' capital adequacy requirements
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10 Jul 17, 11:13am
Gareth Vaughan questions whether banks are opportunistically trying it on in their response to the RBNZ's review of their capital adequacy requirements
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7 Jul 17, 4:31pm
NZBA tells RBNZ to consider the macroeconomic costs of higher capital & demands certainty that capital instruments on issue still meet requirements in its opening salvo on the RBNZ's capital review
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29 Jun 17, 4:27pm
Reserve Bank unhappy with insurance companies' overall level of compliance with disclosure rules - warns that they need to raise their game
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14 Jun 17, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan suggests that whoever is in government after the September 23 election, the RBNZ's unlikely to get a DTI tool and largely has itself to blame
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7 Jun 17, 9:10am
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
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1 Jun 17, 4:39pm
Kiwibank 'deconsolidates' bond issuing vehicle at a cost of $1.1 mln to resolve capital standoff with the RBNZ
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1 Jun 17, 8:29am
Reserve Bank's Auckland house price correction warning: Why 5% is an important threshold for stressed, highly leveraged home-owners; And why the RBNZ needs that DTI tool
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31 May 17, 12:19pm
RBNZ gives clearest signals yet how and where it could pitch a debt-to-income ratio restricting tool for mortgage borrowers, and which type of borrowers would be targeted
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31 May 17, 9:18am
Reserve Bank warns of risks if house price rises return, says current building activity below what's required given rapid population growth & existing shortage; 'Significant share of house lending at high DTIs'; Paper still in the works
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26 May 17, 10:16am
New international foreign exchange market code aims to create greater confidence in the forex markets and ensure they operate in the interests of all market participants
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20 May 17, 9:48am
Mind the output gap: The Reserve Bank wants us to take note of its capacity pressure risk scenarios. Don't look away - inflation, wages and mortgage rates might rise earlier than expected
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14 May 17, 10:34am
Interest.co.nz chats to RBNZ Deputy Spencer about the challenges in weighing up the IMF's call for deposit insurance or a pre-stated 'de minimis' option against the reality of having to wait to see how big a hole you're dealing with if a bank fails
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13 May 17, 10:28am
The IMF criticises the RBNZ's idiosyncratic light handed regulation of NZ's banks, but notes effective supervision requires political will as a catalyst and adequate resources
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12 May 17, 8:02am
A blueprint is born for how the Greens and New Zealand First might work with each other around Andrew Little’s Cabinet table
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