Macroprudential tools

16 Feb 17, 8:42am
Bank bosses see debt-to-income ratio between 5 and 7 as ideal in any new RBNZ macro-prudential tool
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11 Feb 17, 7:44am
The RBNZ was late to the debt-to-income limit party which is why this tool won't be added to its macro-prudential toolkit anytime soon, Gareth Vaughan argues
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10 Feb 17, 9:32am
RBNZ Governor tells MPs sceptical about debt-to-income restrictions they could distort the housing market, which the government's tax policies already do
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9 Feb 17, 12:41pm
Unprecedented net migration has little effect on monetary policy as younger people arrive, but macro-prudential tools may help if it feeds through to higher house prices, RBNZ says
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9 Feb 17, 9:01am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; small upward move in interest rates projected in 2019
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8 Feb 17, 3:35pm
David Hargreaves says the more than a year that our central bank will effectively be without a permanent head provides an opportunity for a thorough re-examination of its role and operations
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8 Feb 17, 1:09pm
Finance Minister says he wants full 'cost benefit analysis' and public consultation before considering introduction of debt-to-income ratios for house buying; DTIs now very unlikely before election
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7 Feb 17, 3:24pm
RBNZ Survey of expectations shows anticipated inflation of 1.92% in two years time, well up on the previous survey's result and close to the RBNZ's explicit target of 2%
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7 Feb 17, 1:56pm
Finance Minister Steven Joyce appoints Grant Spencer as Acting Governor for the six months immediately after the election
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7 Feb 17, 1:05pm
ASB economists think the Reserve Bank's likely to be unhappy with the market's current view that expects interest rate rises this year
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2 Feb 17, 10:10am
Analysts see growth in Australian investment property lending as a 'concerning development' due to elevated house prices and household leverage
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1 Feb 17, 10:05am
Finance Minister Steven Joyce expects Graeme Wheeler to make an announcement on his future before next week's RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
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31 Jan 17, 1:58pm
With inflation on the up, ASB economists think the RBNZ may now foreshadow future interest rate rises
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24 Jan 17, 9:22am
David Hargreaves says Governor Graeme Wheeler's 'non-speech' this week is not a particularly distinguished way for our central bank to start a New Year that promises, globally, to be very turbulent
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18 Jan 17, 10:31am
ANZ economists caution the Reserve Bank against making another false move against anticipated inflation
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20 Dec 16, 9:16am
ANZ economists say it's possible the Reserve Bank might raise the Official Cash Rate as soon as the second half of 2017
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17 Dec 16, 5:02am
Will the housing market have a massive hangover or a soft landing next year? ANZ and Westpac economists give their views
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15 Dec 16, 7:31am
David Hargreaves ponders the possibilities in the housing market for next year
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8 Dec 16, 9:16am
Graeme Wheeler says the 'trend' of lower interest rates, asset price appreciation and a high NZ dollar 'may finally be turning'; warns on housing market that 'soft landings' after a boom are rare
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30 Nov 16, 1:18pm
Forget the new smartphone, the latest six-burner bbq or a swanky set of outdoor furniture - there's only one thing on the RBNZ's Christmas shopping list this year
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