Macroprudential tools

19 Apr 15, 7:00am
Bernard Hickey looks at Grant Spencer's desperate plea for some 'mates' to slow Auckland house price inflation and how the Government simply ignored it
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15 Apr 15, 4:25pm
The Reserve Bank's decision to press the Government for action on the overheating Auckland house market is an admission of its own powerlessness
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15 Apr 15, 12:45pm
RBNZ's Grant Spencer says the Govt should reconsider potential policy measures to tackle the tax-preferred status of housing investment
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15 Apr 15, 8:15am
RBNZ deputy governor's speech expected to shed more light on plans to tackle over-heating Auckland housing market
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13 Apr 15, 2:39pm
All the jawboning on the Auckland housing market is demonstrating the unwillingness of politicians to actually do anything about the rapidly inflating bubble
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12 Apr 15, 5:00am
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's housing market has officially disembarked from the rest of the country. He looks at how to pull it back to shore before it hits the rocks
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8 Apr 15, 10:41am
The Northland by-election may pave the way for increased Regional NZ v Auckland political posturing
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2 Apr 15, 12:45pm
The heightened activity and strong price gains in the Auckland housing market have made RBNZ action likely very soon
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25 Mar 15, 4:29pm
Banks still sticking well under the 10% limit on high LVR lending despite the resurgence of the housing market
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23 Mar 15, 4:56pm
David Hargreaves challenges the Government to let common sense prevail - and axe its proposed state housing sale
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23 Mar 15, 9:03am
Mounting opposition to Govt plans to sell off up to 2000 state houses after Salvation Army pulls out of negotiations to buy
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19 Mar 15, 12:00pm
David Hargreaves says it is time to stop pretending that the Auckland housing demand problem can be fixed by nationally-focused initiatives
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17 Mar 15, 3:32pm
Finance Minister warns Auckland rents and rising house prices a concern for Government; says RBNZ has tools to address interest-only loans to landlords
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16 Mar 15, 1:22pm
Westpac economists say any 'significant' RBNZ restrictions on property investors will have an impact because investors set prices at the lower end of the market
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12 Mar 15, 11:26am
Wheeler says Auckland housing surge not a factor in OCR decision as RBNZ not seeing same 'wealth effect' on spending, CPI; but still concern for financial stability
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11 Mar 15, 3:40pm
David Hargreaves believes the RBNZ has spread the net too widely with its new housing investment proposals
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11 Mar 15, 7:00am
Rodney Dickens looks at the RBNZ's housing experiments, its exchange rate game, and assesses what sort of a Governor Graeme Wheeler is
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10 Mar 15, 3:04pm
English sees little impact from RBNZ moves on capital for rental property mortgages; says RBNZ faces delicate balance on CPI inflation, housing market
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9 Mar 15, 2:19pm
ANZ economists see planned new RBNZ housing investment rules affecting 'huge number' of properties and having a 'marked' impact on lending
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9 Mar 15, 10:56am
More crown land development, Inflation-adjusted mortgages, state-funded infrastructure, curbed migration settings and higher rates on undeveloped land have been suggested by officials
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