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Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
18th Jul 19, 11:39am
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Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
11th Mar 19, 3:35pm
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The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
5th Mar 19, 10:09am
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Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
Fitch Ratings lowers the outlook on BNZ's credit rating to 'negative' from 'stable' following similar action on parent NAB
22nd Feb 19, 7:33am
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Fitch Ratings lowers the outlook on BNZ's credit rating to 'negative' from 'stable' following similar action on parent NAB
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan details the nitty-gritty of the RBNZ proposals & what they might mean for bank customers
24th Jan 19, 5:00am
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Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan details the nitty-gritty of the RBNZ proposals & what they might mean for bank customers
RBNZ bank capital proposals go well beyond the international norm, are highly conservative & positive for banks' credit profiles, Fitch says
19th Dec 18, 9:56am
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RBNZ bank capital proposals go well beyond the international norm, are highly conservative & positive for banks' credit profiles, Fitch says
Fitch Ratings says a sharp housing market correction remains a possibility but slowing house price growth has dampened the risks of that occurring
30th Nov 18, 9:50am
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Fitch Ratings says a sharp housing market correction remains a possibility but slowing house price growth has dampened the risks of that occurring
Credit rating agency has stable outlook for regional New Zealand banks despite pressures
12th Sep 18, 12:15pm
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Credit rating agency has stable outlook for regional New Zealand banks despite pressures
James McCormack thinks the US dispute with China will have to get worse before it can get any better
11th Aug 18, 9:34am
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James McCormack thinks the US dispute with China will have to get worse before it can get any better
Finance company Avanti completes first issue of residential mortgage backed securities
13th Jun 18, 11:06am
Finance company Avanti completes first issue of residential mortgage backed securities
Credit rater says affordability pressures and tighter regulation will cap house price growth, and that relative home price expensiveness has deteriorated more in NZ than any other country
19th Feb 17, 7:31am
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Credit rater says affordability pressures and tighter regulation will cap house price growth, and that relative home price expensiveness has deteriorated more in NZ than any other country
Ratings agency Fitch expects house price growth of 4% in NZ this year, just 2% in Australia
14th Jan 16, 3:47pm
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Ratings agency Fitch expects house price growth of 4% in NZ this year, just 2% in Australia
Jenée Tibshraeny investigates whether businesses need to get more insurance savvy, as they get more tech savvy
4th Apr 15, 7:00am
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Jenée Tibshraeny investigates whether businesses need to get more insurance savvy, as they get more tech savvy
Fitch affirms credit ratings of the big 4 Aussie-owned banks but notes their exposure to housing and agriculture
25th Feb 15, 4:03pm
Fitch affirms credit ratings of the big 4 Aussie-owned banks but notes their exposure to housing and agriculture
Fitch picks lower NZ house price growth but is confused about our flag
15th Jan 15, 8:36pm
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Fitch picks lower NZ house price growth but is confused about our flag
Fitch holds its rating because Fonterra has scale, and the defensive characteristics of its ingredients business
30th Aug 14, 6:12pm
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Fitch holds its rating because Fonterra has scale, and the defensive characteristics of its ingredients business
Fitch says nearly a quarter of covered bond investors want to increase holdings of NZ banks' covered bonds
23rd May 14, 5:11pm
Fitch says nearly a quarter of covered bond investors want to increase holdings of NZ banks' covered bonds
Bernard Hickey hears plenty of talk about housing affordability and inadequate housing supply. He is sick of talk and wants to see some action
14th Apr 13, 8:31am
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Bernard Hickey hears plenty of talk about housing affordability and inadequate housing supply. He is sick of talk and wants to see some action
Fitch Ratings says NZ banks' will be barely impacted by RBNZ's tougher new Basel III capital standards given they already meet them
21st Sep 12, 4:10pm
Fitch Ratings says NZ banks' will be barely impacted by RBNZ's tougher new Basel III capital standards given they already meet them
SBS Bank sees December quarter impairments rise as rural and Hawke's Bay loans sour; Still keen on national presence even without merger partners
6th Mar 12, 4:16pm
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SBS Bank sees December quarter impairments rise as rural and Hawke's Bay loans sour; Still keen on national presence even without merger partners
Fitch downgrades CBA, ASB, NAB, BNZ, Westpac Group and Westpac NZ's long-term credit ratings one notch to AA-
27th Feb 12, 9:55am
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Fitch downgrades CBA, ASB, NAB, BNZ, Westpac Group and Westpac NZ's long-term credit ratings one notch to AA-
Fitch rates NZ$300 mln inaugural ASB covered bond issue AAA
19th Dec 11, 3:23pm
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Fitch rates NZ$300 mln inaugural ASB covered bond issue AAA
NZ yields rebounded from their recent lows on Friday. Swap and bond yields closed up 5 to 10bps across the curve.
19th Dec 11, 8:48am
NZ yields rebounded from their recent lows on Friday. Swap and bond yields closed up 5 to 10bps across the curve.
New Local Govt Funding Agency, which will borrow money overseas on behalf of councils, gets AA+ credit rating from Fitch
7th Dec 11, 12:43pm
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New Local Govt Funding Agency, which will borrow money overseas on behalf of councils, gets AA+ credit rating from Fitch
Rabobank credit rating cut two notches to AA from AAA by Standard and Poor's after ratings methodology review
30th Nov 11, 11:57am
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Rabobank credit rating cut two notches to AA from AAA by Standard and Poor's after ratings methodology review