FSR

31 May 17, 1:53pm
RBNZ notes insurers are lowering their solvency margins, with some leaning more heavily on their shareholders in times of crisis
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30 Nov 16, 4:57pm
RBNZ wary of increasing use by banks of wholesale offshore funding to fill gap left by falling growth of local deposits; says banks raising deposit and mortgage rates to help fill gap; see long term rates having bottomed out
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30 Nov 16, 10:29am
Live-streamed video from the November 2016 RBNZ FSR press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
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5 Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
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22 May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
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19 May 16, 9:06am
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
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16 May 16, 4:08pm
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
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15 May 16, 5:02am
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
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13 May 16, 5:03am
What's keeping Graeme Wheeler up at night; The RBNZ runs the ruler over current and developing risks facing the economy
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12 May 16, 8:50am
Reserve Bank looks to play catch-up with the runaway house market
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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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11 May 16, 9:07am
Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
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10 May 16, 11:42am
Finance Minister says RBNZ takes financial stability seriously and will use lending control tools if needed; says he assumes RBNZ will use controls if needed; has been advised generally on RBNZ plans, but watch for more direction tomorrow
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9 May 16, 3:39pm
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be hoping the Government's forthcoming Budget will provide some support to rein in the housing market
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5 May 16, 4:36pm
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
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24 Apr 16, 5:02am
The Reserve Bank needs to signal a progression of new lending controls that would kick in as interest rates fall to reset the expectations of landlords and lever itself out from between a rock and another rock
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11 Nov 15, 9:06am
RBNZ warns of growing risk of sharp correction in Auckland house prices; says now watching Hamilton, Tauranga too; says dairy debt manageable, but wants banks to do dairy stress tests; RBNZ collecting loan to income multiple data
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11 Nov 15, 8:39am
Live-streamed video from the November 2015 RBNZ press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
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13 May 15, 9:06am
RBNZ announces LVR restrictions for Auckland rental property investors; they must have at least 30% deposit; LVR relaxed outside of Auckland
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12 Nov 14, 7:41pm
RBNZ's Wheeler says wouldn't want to see house price inflation faster than household income growth of around 5%
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