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Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
9th Oct 21, 9:55am
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Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
Aussie parents of NZ's major banks prepared to lend mortgage borrowers up to seven times gross income, which is more than UK, Canadian, Swedish and US banks will lend
14th Sep 21, 6:13pm
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Aussie parents of NZ's major banks prepared to lend mortgage borrowers up to seven times gross income, which is more than UK, Canadian, Swedish and US banks will lend
With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
5th Apr 21, 6:31am
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With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation in 'very early stage' of review of its ownership of Westpac New Zealand
24th Mar 21, 5:00pm
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Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation in 'very early stage' of review of its ownership of Westpac New Zealand
Westpac NZ hit with a public shaming over its culture around how it approached liquidity risk compliance that resulted in 'material failures'
24th Mar 21, 8:58am
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Westpac NZ hit with a public shaming over its culture around how it approached liquidity risk compliance that resulted in 'material failures'
Judith Collins wouldn't empower the country's banking regulator to restrict interest-only mortgage lending, arguing the Government shouldn't outsource its housing policy to the RBNZ
9th Mar 21, 6:08pm
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Judith Collins wouldn't empower the country's banking regulator to restrict interest-only mortgage lending, arguing the Government shouldn't outsource its housing policy to the RBNZ
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority moves against 'material breaches of prudential liquidity standards' by Westpac, including in relation to Westpac NZ
1st Dec 20, 1:49pm
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Australian Prudential Regulation Authority moves against 'material breaches of prudential liquidity standards' by Westpac, including in relation to Westpac NZ
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
10th Nov 20, 9:32am
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ's 'in reasonably good shape' in terms of COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals, suggests RBNZ's ban on banks paying dividends could end
2nd Nov 20, 12:26pm
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ's 'in reasonably good shape' in terms of COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals, suggests RBNZ's ban on banks paying dividends could end
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says parents of NZ's big 4 banks can pay out up to half their earnings in dividends this year
30th Jul 20, 10:17am
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says parents of NZ's big 4 banks can pay out up to half their earnings in dividends this year
COVID-19 set to rear its head for an early impact assessment as three of Australasia's big four banking groups report their interim financial results
24th Apr 20, 9:05am
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COVID-19 set to rear its head for an early impact assessment as three of Australasia's big four banking groups report their interim financial results
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
19th Mar 20, 4:47pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
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Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Aussie prudential regulator investigating Westpac NZ's parent in wake of anti-money laundering allegations, imposes increased capital requirement
17th Dec 19, 11:16am
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Aussie prudential regulator investigating Westpac NZ's parent in wake of anti-money laundering allegations, imposes increased capital requirement
Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
29th Nov 19, 7:40am
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Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean says the key question ahead of the final decisions in the RBNZ's bank capital review is how much protection does the New Zealand economy want to have
5th Nov 19, 9:47am
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Westpac NZ CEO David McLean says the key question ahead of the final decisions in the RBNZ's bank capital review is how much protection does the New Zealand economy want to have
Westpac New Zealand annual profit up 3% despite expense growth outstripping income growth as loan impairments improve and Paymark sale helps
4th Nov 19, 10:18am
Westpac New Zealand annual profit up 3% despite expense growth outstripping income growth as loan impairments improve and Paymark sale helps
Martien Lubberink sees new APRA rules causing the Australian banks to retreat, shrink, or divest their New Zealand subsidiaries. And what follows then may be riskier for us
28th Oct 19, 9:48am
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Martien Lubberink sees new APRA rules causing the Australian banks to retreat, shrink, or divest their New Zealand subsidiaries. And what follows then may be riskier for us
Macquarie analysts weigh in with their take on the impact of APRA and RBNZ capital proposals on Australasia's big four banking groups
23rd Oct 19, 1:24pm
Macquarie analysts weigh in with their take on the impact of APRA and RBNZ capital proposals on Australasia's big four banking groups
UBS analysts offer suggestions on what the ANZ Banking Group can do to reduce the impact from APRA changes to the capital treatment of its investment in ANZ NZ
17th Oct 19, 9:43am
UBS analysts offer suggestions on what the ANZ Banking Group can do to reduce the impact from APRA changes to the capital treatment of its investment in ANZ NZ
Australia's ANZ says the impact from APRA's proposed changes to the capital treatment of investments in subsidiaries like ANZ NZ could be minimal after management action
16th Oct 19, 10:06am
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Australia's ANZ says the impact from APRA's proposed changes to the capital treatment of investments in subsidiaries like ANZ NZ could be minimal after management action
APRA consults on proposal that would increase the amount of equity Aussie banks require to support investments in large subsidiaries saying it will maintain an open dialogue with the RBNZ
15th Oct 19, 2:44pm
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APRA consults on proposal that would increase the amount of equity Aussie banks require to support investments in large subsidiaries saying it will maintain an open dialogue with the RBNZ
Gareth Vaughan suggests ANZ and its fellow big banks are starting to look snookered. Could it be time for them to accept they're now utilities?
25th Aug 19, 6:31am
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Gareth Vaughan suggests ANZ and its fellow big banks are starting to look snookered. Could it be time for them to accept they're now utilities?
Tougher APRA 'contagion risk' rules may reduce flow of bank dividends from Kiwi subsidiaries to Aussie parent banks with ANZ seeing 'limited capacity to inject capital into ANZ NZ'
21st Aug 19, 7:57am
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Tougher APRA 'contagion risk' rules may reduce flow of bank dividends from Kiwi subsidiaries to Aussie parent banks with ANZ seeing 'limited capacity to inject capital into ANZ NZ'
ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia under pressure to return billions of dollars of capital to shareholders despite expectation ASB's capital will need bolstering to meet RBNZ bank capital proposals
5th Aug 19, 9:57am
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ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia under pressure to return billions of dollars of capital to shareholders despite expectation ASB's capital will need bolstering to meet RBNZ bank capital proposals