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26 Feb 19, 4:51pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson remains upbeat about an EU free trade agreement and the New Zealand economy despite global volatility
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26 Feb 19, 5:00am
Deloitte report on RBNZ's bank director attestation regime calls for APRA-style prescriptive prudential standard on risk management
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2 Feb 19, 10:56am
Fathom Consulting's Andrew Bridgen said a year ago a US recession is due in 2020. He reviews the prescience of economists and market observers in spotting recessions before they arrive
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6 Nov 18, 5:12pm
In the wake of the bank conduct & culture review, Gareth Vaughan argues more sunlight is needed on the RBNZ's DIY regulatory regime
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20 Oct 18, 9:06am
The World Gold Council says that recent market volatility makes the case for having gold as part of an investment portfolio
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14 Sep 18, 10:02am
Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
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13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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4 Jul 18, 11:52am
The IMF is calling on the Tax Working Group to introduce a land taxes in a bid to help give the Government’s KiwiBuild project a leg up
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9 Jun 18, 10:02am
IMF report, that declared the RBNZ 'materially non-compliant' in 13 of 29 international bank regulatory standards, to be a key sounding board for phase 2 of RBNZ Act review
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7 Jun 18, 10:31am
Phase 2 of RBNZ Act review to probe macro-prudential tools, IMF findings & potentially separation of monetary policy & prudential supervision responsibilities
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19 May 18, 9:06am
New IMF Global Debt Database details 'cutting-edge dataset' covering private and public debt for 190 countries dating back to the 1950s
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15 May 18, 4:10pm
Any NZ inquiry into the conduct of the financial services sector will require a lengthy and deep probe into the insurance sector, Gareth Vaughan argues
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4 May 18, 5:00am
The Prime Minister is challenging businesses to take a look at New Zealand’s strong economic position, as business optimism surveys show confidence remain low
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28 Apr 18, 9:30am
RBNZ Governor says differences between deposit insurance & minimum deposit not frozen in OBR scenario are 'technicalities', NZ banks searching for 'skeletons' against backdrop of Aussie Royal Commission
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22 Apr 18, 7:02am
Greg Ninness takes a look at the concept of the RBNZ having a debt-to-income ratio tool and the Government banning foreign house buyers and says bring them both on
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19 Apr 18, 4:00pm
The IMF and a banking expert say the Reserve Bank’s light-handed approach to bank regulation needs work but the answer is not creating a separate regulatory body to take this over
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17 Apr 18, 3:40pm
The IMF doesn't think the Government’s policy to ban foreigners from buying Kiwi homes will have much of an impact on house prices; but officials do think DTIs should be added to the RBNZ’s toolkit
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22 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Ex-RBNZ and APRA official, Geof Mortlock, argues the RBNZ's regulation of the financial sector is so inadequate this responsibility should be passed on to a new agency
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21 Mar 18, 4:30pm
The Reserve Bank’s approach to the regulatory side of its job has been criticised in the past, notably by the IMF, but what does the Finance Minister think?
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17 Mar 18, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan seeks answers after the RBNZ declines to release a report it commissioned on the requirement for directors to sign-off on the accuracy of bank disclosure
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