Banks

11 May 16, 10:50am
Reserve Bank cautious on further LVR controls; only says 'closely monitoring developments to assess whether further financial policy measures would be appropriate'; tells Govt to worker harder on housing supply
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10 May 16, 1:52pm
A wrap on how the big banks and insurers are lobbying the Government as it proposes drawing clearer lines between salespeople and advisers
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20 Apr 16, 1:06pm
UN whistle-blower and WorldRemit CEO warns banks' refusal to do business with money remitters is driving them underground, heightening the laundering risks they pose
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19 Apr 16, 9:57am
Martien Lubberink looks at the new Basel Committee proposals and how NZ banks are faring on capital requirements - and finds the RBNZ is motivating our banks to 'build a bigger safety net'
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13 Apr 16, 11:54am
Cybersecurity firm calls for Government to pick up the pace revamping the Privacy Act 1993 to make it mandatory for agencies attacked by cyber criminals to tell the individuals affected
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12 Apr 16, 5:02am
Punters are splashing the cash with sales of motor vehicles at record highs but how much of the money are they borrowing, and how are vehicle financiers faring?
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6 Apr 16, 4:55pm
English says Government to put capital facility directly behind Kiwibank to replace NZ Post guarantee; sees NZ Post keeping its 55% stake
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23 Mar 16, 11:59am
Westpac takes 6-16 basis points off its fixed term home loan rates, while Co-op Bank shaves off a similar amount as it re-aligns itself for the 2nd time since the OCR cut two weeks ago
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20 Mar 16, 5:02am
The big four banks may have chosen to protect their margins at the expense of borrowers, but Bernard Hickey asks if that is such a bad thing in the short term
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15 Mar 16, 2:28pm
English, Guy see public and competitive pressure eventually forcing banks to pass on OCR cut to dairy farmers; Labour says regulation should be an option if banks don't pass on cuts; says time to pass on cuts, not further profits
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9 Mar 16, 4:27pm
Labour attacks Fonterra and CEO Theo Spierings in Parliament; calls on Key to denounce CEO; Key distances Govt from Spierings; reassures again on 'medium term outlook' for dairy; English says farmers shouldn't wait for price rebound
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8 Mar 16, 3:59pm
PM says European dairy production surge in 2015 a one-off; banks tell him they're being cautious; but a few very indebted farmers will go under; Govt not taking action on Fonterra's tougher payment terms for suppliers
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26 Feb 16, 10:00am
Martien Lubberink separates the men from the boys when it comes to learning from a financial crisis
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22 Feb 16, 4:51pm
Ratings agency says banks have enough money to manage the 'twin threats' of continued house price inflation and slumping dairy prices
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22 Feb 16, 12:02pm
Govt seeks feedback on NZ implementation of OECD, G20 push to 'end banking secrecy as we have known it'
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15 Feb 16, 5:28pm
Peter Neilson leaves Financial Services Council with his CEO position disestablished; members struggle to unite as industry goes through major regulatory shake-up
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4 Feb 16, 10:43am
Dave Grimmond says the proposal is overly generous, but does have merit - though possibly for different reasons to those thought of by Labour
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29 Jan 16, 1:57pm
Bank lobby group names Karen Scott-Howman as new CEO succeeding Kirk Hope
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19 Jan 16, 5:02am
Harbour Asset Management's Andrew Bascand says don't over estimate systemic risks to the Australian banking system from falling commodity prices & Chinese equity market volatility
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23 Dec 15, 11:43am
Martien Lubberink commends the RBNZ for listening to S&P & staying loyal to international norms by not yielding to banks' objections to being forced to produce off-quarter general disclosure statements
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