Macroprudential tools

30 Mar 17, 10:33am
David Hargreaves hopes the best for the Auckland home buyers taking a high-stakes gamble in the Auckland housing market
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29 Mar 17, 2:40pm
ANZ economists believe higher interest rates and tighter credit will continue to dampen the housing market despite ongoing housing supply imbalances; estimate that average interest costs in Auckland for new purchasers are chewing up 51% of income
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27 Mar 17, 3:59pm
The latest data showing cash-rich investors ruling the roost in Auckland demonstrate why the Government can't leave the housing market to the Reserve Bank
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23 Mar 17, 9:06am
Reserve Bank says monetary policy will be accommodative for a considerable period and numerous uncertainties remain
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14 Mar 17, 9:41am
Another slower month of housing sales will give the Reserve Bank optimism its efforts are at least keeping some heat out of the Auckland market
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13 Mar 17, 3:06pm
BNZ economists disagree with the Reserve Bank's view that the risks are equal of interest rates moving up or down; BNZ sees inflation much higher and economic growth much lower than central bank predicts
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8 Mar 17, 5:00pm
The Superannuation issue is just one example of a Government continually pushing problems out into the future for others to deal with
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2 Mar 17, 9:20am
RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler says there's equal probability the next official interest rate movement is either up or down
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1 Mar 17, 2:46pm
RBNZ Governor to talk about his concerns over the new Trump Administration; Kiwi dollar drops
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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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