Macroprudential tools

25 Jul 16, 4:21pm
Kiwibank economists are now picking the Reserve Bank will have to drop the Official Cash Rate to as low as 1.5%
21 Jul 16, 12:02pm
ANZ CEO David Hisco and The Co-operative Bank CEO Bruce McLachlan say the RBNZ should hit residential property investors harder than it's proposing to
20 Jul 16, 4:24pm
ANZ, ASB and Westpac have now pulled the shutters down now on lending to investors over 60% LVR ahead of introduction of new RBNZ rules
20 Jul 16, 3:09pm
The Reserve Bank's decision to bring forward implementation of the new round of LVR restrictions gives it the edge over the Government in the game of chess that the two parties are playing
20 Jul 16, 12:00pm
Gareth Vaughan looks at why even the Third Coming of the RBNZ's high-LVR restrictions on home loans is merely fiddling around the fringes of the housing bubble
19 Jul 16, 9:14am
RBNZ acts to urgently tighten lending to investors; proposes 60% LVR limit for rental property investors nation-wide from Sept 1; also plans to tighten LVR lending above 80% for other borrowers
18 Jul 16, 4:51pm
BNZ economists see the central bank cutting interest rates next month and needing to signal another cut after that
14 Jul 16, 3:27pm
Reserve Bank to issue an updated 'economic assessment' next week; market will speculate that a cut to interest rates is coming in August
14 Jul 16, 12:06pm
Labour Party leader releases new interactive 'housing map' showing people 'how the crisis is affecting their neighbourhood'; Govt says it's riddled with errors
12 Jul 16, 8:16am
John Key and friends are the people to sort out the housing market - and they should stop making excuses and hiding behind the Reserve Bank
8 Jul 16, 11:20am
Property Institute questions the wisdom of the Reserve Bank signalling its intention to restrict loans to residential property investors so far ahead of introducing any changes
7 Jul 16, 5:39pm
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor sees tighter LVR rules for housing investors being introduced before end of year; debt to income ratios 'might also have a role'; banks may be asked to hold more capital
6 Jul 16, 2:50pm
What might be termed 'Round 3' of the Reserve Bank's macro-prudential battle with the blazing housing market kicks off in earnest Thursday night. David Hargreaves has a look at the possibilities
5 Jul 16, 2:33pm
Key says expects RBNZ to take extra measures to limit lending to rental property investors in Auckland and other high growth areas; RBNZ to speak on Thursday on housing market and Macro-Prudential policy
5 Jul 16, 12:00pm
Average value of homes in Auckland likely to pass $1 million threshold later this year
29 Jun 16, 12:43pm
RBNZ says continuation of non-Auckland house price rises could be a 'challenge' for macro-prudential policy; signals softer approach to inflation targeting
15 Jun 16, 3:35pm
Century 21 chief says current real estate market 'completely different' to pre-1987 sharemarket: 'Auckland house prices aren't rising off the back of speculators having a bit of fun'
13 Jun 16, 3:38pm
The level of household debt to disposable income has hit a new record high and shows no sign of abating
9 Jun 16, 1:05pm
RBNZ's Wheeler signals tougher loan to value ratio controls for investors 'towards the end of the year, or before that'; says debt to income controls a longer term prospect; confirms already in talks with English
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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