Macroprudential tools

17 Jul 17, 4:09pm
ANZ economists say 'the hard work has been done' on closing the funding gap between deposits and lending; competition for deposits could now ease and there is more 'wriggle room' for lending
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17 Jul 17, 1:25pm
Westpac economists see higher mortgage rates and continued easing of house prices as being an 'important headwind' for economic activity over the year ahead
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13 Jul 17, 12:40pm
David Hargreaves suggests a subdued housing market in the run-up to the election may ultimately work against the Reserve Bank
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10 Jul 17, 2:33pm
BNZ economists say recent media coverage of declining Auckland house prices could prove self-fulfilling
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6 Jul 17, 1:33pm
David Hargreaves hopes near term softness in the Auckland housing market won't affect longer term planning for the region
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4 Jul 17, 12:01pm
David Hargreaves assesses the likelihood of Auckland's housing market continuing to under-perform the rest of the country
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29 Jun 17, 2:10pm
ANZ economists see repetition of the mid-2000s period when Auckland's house market under-performed the rest of the country
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22 Jun 17, 8:04am
David Hargreaves wonders, given the national obsession for housing, whether there could be better 'official' information available on market trends
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15 Jun 17, 3:17pm
David Hargreaves wants to see a new Reserve Bank Governor who is thick-skinned and accepts that people will disagree with them
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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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13 Jun 17, 5:02am
The RBNZ floats the idea of macro-prudential tools such as LVR and DTI restrictions becoming permanent fixtures of the borrowing and lending landscape
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9 Jun 17, 7:49am
The RBNZ says debt to income restrictions could prevent about 10,000 borrowers from buying a house, reduce house sales volumes by about 9%, trim house prices and credit growth by up to 5%, and shave 0.1% off GDP
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3 Jun 17, 6:02am
Debt-to-income ratio limits might not have 'terribly big effects' on first home buyer sector, the RBNZ's macro-stability head tells interest.co.nz; But it depends on how tool is calibrated; Cost-benefit analysis 'not easy'
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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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24 May 17, 1:33pm
Subdued house prices in the run up to the election are likely to lead to complacency when it comes to some much-needed tightening up measures
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24 May 17, 10:57am
The game is up on the 'fill-yerboots with borrowing offshore' modus operandi - sustaining NZ investment is going to require more domestic saving to finance it, ANZ chief economist says
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17 May 17, 12:00pm
RBNZ asks for 'theoretical and empirical papers' on housing, household debt and policy ahead of December conference
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15 May 17, 5:00pm
Reserve Bank says its forecasting ability could be improved if Statistics New Zealand moved to monthly production of inflation data
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11 May 17, 9:05am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; surprisingly, no change seen to future interest rate path, with first OCR hike not projected till late 2019; dollar drops sharply
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