22 Jan 19, 5:00am
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan explains how bank capital rules were liberalised for NZ's big 4 banks in 2008
20 Dec 18, 3:30pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
18 Dec 18, 4:58pm
Business confidence picks up to highest level since April according to ANZ survey; Tight credit conditions seen to be the loosest they've been in more than two years
18 Dec 18, 12:40pm
Analysts crunch the numbers on how much capital the big 4 banks & Heartland would need to meet proposed new RBNZ capital requirements
17 Dec 18, 5:14pm
Gareth Vaughan details how the RBNZ's proposals for NZ banks to hold more capital are a victory for the smaller NZ owned banks over their much bigger Aussie owned rivals
17 Dec 18, 2:38pm
RBNZ wants big 4 banks to increase assets held to determine capital requirements to 90% of what other banks hold, up from 76%
17 Dec 18, 9:37am
The ANZ Banking Group says ANZ NZ would need up to NZ$8 bln of new capital to meet RBNZ's new bank capital proposals
14 Dec 18, 1:26pm
RBNZ proposes significant increase in bank capital requirements that will eat up 70% of the sector's profits over 5 years but only have a 'minor impact' on borrowers
13 Dec 18, 10:03am
New Zealand's Australian owned banks paid the equivalent of 66% of their $5.128 billion annual profit in dividends to their parents
10 Dec 18, 2:42pm
Falling manufacturing sales prompt BNZ to lower expectations of next week's GDP figures, while economists say economic growth figures could fall short of the Reserve Bank's expectations
6 Dec 18, 8:39am
The last of the main banks retreats from a sub-4% home loan offer rate, just as wholesale rates tumble on the darkening international mood. But two smaller rivals still offer sub-4%
5 Dec 18, 2:23pm
Westpac economists are the latest to trim their milk price forecast for this season - down to $6.10 from $6.25
3 Dec 18, 3:01pm
BNZ economists are the latest to lower their milk price forecast for the current season - to $6, which is below Fonterra's forecast range of $6.25 to $6.50
30 Nov 18, 12:47pm
Higher bank capital requirements are necessary, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says, with big four banks' use of internal capital models to be constrained
28 Nov 18, 9:08am
The Reserve Bank is loosening the 'speed limits' on high loan to value ratio lending and says further relaxation of the rules is likely in future
27 Nov 18, 5:32pm
New Zealand's big four banks continue world-class profitability across a range of key measures
21 Nov 18, 12:49pm
ASB, like BNZ and The Co-operative Bank, adopts facial recognition technology to enable new customers to apply for a bank account in 15 minutes without entering a branch 
21 Nov 18, 11:20am
ASB economists trim farm gate milk price forecast for the second time in a month; now see price of $6, which is below the current Fonterra forecast
18 Nov 18, 5:23pm
Surprise! For the first time ever we are now not paying more than the Aussies for one key fixed rate. We look at how New Zealand mortgage pricing compares with what Aussies pay for the same sort of loans
15 Nov 18, 1:02pm
'High risk' of inappropriate sales practices occurring with banks 'not adequately' monitoring and controlling the risk, FMA says in bank pay incentive structures report


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