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Gareth is editor of and has worked for about 15 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the UK.

Articles by Gareth Vaughan

Two caveats to NZ AEOI timeframe

IRD says legislative, systems caveats to NZ meeting target for joining major global tax evasion crack down

Consumers gear up

Consumer debt rises at fastest annualised pace in almost nine years; Business debt grows at fastest pace in 2 years

Banks with moats and pricing power

Big Australasian banks may face short term pain from Australian Financial System Inquiry but there's long term gain, Morgans says

RBNZ to go back to its toolbox?

RBNZ seen potentially introducing another macro-prudential tool to try and rein in housing market building a new head of steam

Strong September quarter for Co-op Bank

The Co-operative Bank delivers 26% rise in quarterly profit as home loan growth outpaces overall market

Heartland on track

Heartland Bank increases quarterly profit by 13% with finance receivables up 3.1%

Mortgage broker eyes P2P licence

Squirrel Mortgages owner John Bolton eyes peer-to-peer licence for 'Squirrel Money' offering loans to home owners, investment opportunities for retail investors

HSBC NZ quarterly profit up 62%

Strong September quarter profit rise for HSBC after it books big loan impairment write-back

Kiwibank breaches bank registration again

Kiwibank breaches bank registration for 2 month period

Strong September quarter from Kiwibank

Kiwibank September quarter profit jumps 35%, net interest margin rises, cost to income ratio falls

Kiwibank puts brakes on high LVR lending

Kiwibank temporarily halts high LVR home lending that's not exempt from the RBNZ restrictions to 'rebalance the book'

Rabobank Sep quarter profit up 31%

Rabobank quarterly profit jumps as impairments fall

'General Equity house' for sale

NZ registered building society the FMA advised giving a wide berth to, looking to sell its Auckland office

NZX, Air NZ deals with Chinese bank

Bank of China unveils memoranda of understanding with NZX, Air NZ, China Construction Bank open in NZ too

'Don't shackle Auckland'

Motu study argues there are 4 key factors behind faster growing NZ towns and cities including sunshine hours and proximity to Auckland; Says Australia wins if Auckland's significantly restrained

Key trumpets 10 deals with China

PM John Key says 10 new 'agreements and arrangements' reached with China including agreement to amend free trade agreement

What to expect from the Aussie FSI

Citi analysts outline 4 expectations from the Australian Financial System Inquiry's final report

Surplus this year 'challenging,' English says

Finance Minister Bill English says returning to surplus 'challenging' with dairy prices falling and inflation low

'Code should reflect Parliament's intentions'

Draft Responsible Lending Code says lenders should review fees if the fees are generating a profit; NZBA calls for Code to reflect Parliament's intentions

A renminbi clearing bank for NZ?

Bank of China keen to become NZ's renminbi clearing bank