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Bank for International Settlements pushes central banks to get cracking with central bank digital currencies as Moody's warns they could be a credit negative for banks
13th Sep 21, 3:30pm
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Bank for International Settlements pushes central banks to get cracking with central bank digital currencies as Moody's warns they could be a credit negative for banks
Growth of combined global issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds ramps up with plenty more expected
2nd Aug 21, 1:48pm
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Growth of combined global issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds ramps up with plenty more expected
Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
10th Dec 20, 6:11am
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Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
20th Oct 20, 2:50pm
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International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
24th May 20, 7:31am
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COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
27th Sep 19, 3:45pm
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Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
Auckland Council on target with its second Green Bond offer
10th Jul 19, 1:46pm
Auckland Council on target with its second Green Bond offer
Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
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Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
Auckland Council's $1.2 bln debt headroom keeps a credit rating agency happy in the meantime. But the using up of this as the Council's big capex plans move forward pose a threat
2nd Apr 19, 9:08am
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Auckland Council's $1.2 bln debt headroom keeps a credit rating agency happy in the meantime. But the using up of this as the Council's big capex plans move forward pose a threat
Why critics of Grant Robertson's fiscal responsibility should remember the alternative is even more prudence
21st Dec 18, 3:52pm
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Why critics of Grant Robertson's fiscal responsibility should remember the alternative is even more prudence
Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
4th Oct 18, 3:49pm
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Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
Credit ratings agency Moody's says big year after year increases in major Kiwi banks’ profits are coming to an end
14th Aug 18, 9:29am
by Jason Walls
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Credit ratings agency Moody's says big year after year increases in major Kiwi banks’ profits are coming to an end
The Government has a $3 billion surplus, it is $1.6 billion under its spending cap and has almost met its debt target – so why are we being told there is no money left for nurses?
13th Jul 18, 12:16pm
by Jason Walls
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The Government has a $3 billion surplus, it is $1.6 billion under its spending cap and has almost met its debt target – so why are we being told there is no money left for nurses?
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
4th May 18, 5:00am
by Jason Walls
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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
Moody's Investors Service says about US$15 billion a year could be saved in money transfer fees through mass adoption of cryptocurrency transactions
27th Apr 18, 12:03pm
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Moody's Investors Service says about US$15 billion a year could be saved in money transfer fees through mass adoption of cryptocurrency transactions
Banks and the Opposition have questioned the Government over its numbers, but a new Moody’s report will put a spring in the step of Finance Minister Grant Robertson
9th Apr 18, 2:38pm
by Jason Walls
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Banks and the Opposition have questioned the Government over its numbers, but a new Moody’s report will put a spring in the step of Finance Minister Grant Robertson
China's credit rating downgrade underlines need for authorities to keep preventing Chinese from investing their savings overseas, Asia expert says 
30th May 17, 11:09am
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China's credit rating downgrade underlines need for authorities to keep preventing Chinese from investing their savings overseas, Asia expert says 
About 11.4% of NZ home loans, and 12.1% by value, are now providing security for covered bonds issued by NZ banks to predominantly overseas institutional investors
17th Apr 17, 7:55am
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About 11.4% of NZ home loans, and 12.1% by value, are now providing security for covered bonds issued by NZ banks to predominantly overseas institutional investors
Moody's says house price increases in NZ 'closely resemble' those in Spain, Ireland and the US on the eve of their housing market crashes
12th Apr 17, 2:15pm
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Moody's says house price increases in NZ 'closely resemble' those in Spain, Ireland and the US on the eve of their housing market crashes
The Superannuation issue is just one example of a Government continually pushing problems out into the future for others to deal with
8th Mar 17, 5:00pm
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The Superannuation issue is just one example of a Government continually pushing problems out into the future for others to deal with
ANZ NZ in €1 billion (about NZ$1.55 billion) seven-year covered bond issue
27th Sep 16, 12:42pm
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ANZ NZ in €1 billion (about NZ$1.55 billion) seven-year covered bond issue
Moody's revises its outlook on the big 4 NZ bank's credit ratings to negative from stable in line with same move made on their Aussie parents
19th Aug 16, 11:49am
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Moody's revises its outlook on the big 4 NZ bank's credit ratings to negative from stable in line with same move made on their Aussie parents
Moody's points to increasing credit profile pressure at the parents of NZ's major banks, including through low interest rates
15th Jul 16, 4:02pm
Moody's points to increasing credit profile pressure at the parents of NZ's major banks, including through low interest rates