Days to the General Election: 27
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9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
6th Sep 20, 6:02am
As of July 31 a total of $73.7 billion of bank loans were receiving some form of COVID-19 related relief. Gareth Vaughan speculates on what might happen to banks' non-performing loan ratios when the deferral scheme eventually ends
As of July 31 a total of $73.7 billion of bank loans were receiving some form of COVID-19 related relief. Gareth Vaughan speculates on what might happen to banks' non-performing loan ratios when the deferral scheme eventually ends
6th Sep 20, 6:02am
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20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
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Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
28th Jul 20, 11:48am
A new weekly data series from the Reserve Bank is giving extensive information on bank customer lending flows going back to the start of the lockdown
A new weekly data series from the Reserve Bank is giving extensive information on bank customer lending flows going back to the start of the lockdown
28th Jul 20, 11:48am
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26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
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The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
19th Jun 20, 1:26pm
Start date for four regional banking hub pilots pushed back until 'social activity is as close to normal as possible'
Start date for four regional banking hub pilots pushed back until 'social activity is as close to normal as possible'
19th Jun 20, 1:26pm
6th Jun 20, 10:02am
Bank for International Settlements paper points out the financial stability implications of mortgage deferrals will be driven by the extent to which borrowers are willing & able to repay once 'holidays' end
Bank for International Settlements paper points out the financial stability implications of mortgage deferrals will be driven by the extent to which borrowers are willing & able to repay once 'holidays' end
6th Jun 20, 10:02am
14th May 20, 8:32am
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
14th May 20, 8:32am
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1st May 20, 4:05pm
Government broadens Business Finance Guarantee Scheme substantially to include both agri and very small businesses; Also allows banks to write unsecured loans should they choose to do so
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Government broadens Business Finance Guarantee Scheme substantially to include both agri and very small businesses; Also allows banks to write unsecured loans should they choose to do so
1st May 20, 4:05pm
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
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27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
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Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
26th Mar 20, 5:39pm
Mortgage holders may need to wait until next week before banks make 6-month payment holiday available; Grant Robertson 'actively working' on extending scheme to building societies
Mortgage holders may need to wait until next week before banks make 6-month payment holiday available; Grant Robertson 'actively working' on extending scheme to building societies
26th Mar 20, 5:39pm
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
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3rd Mar 20, 2:36pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
3rd Mar 20, 2:36pm
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27th Feb 20, 12:50pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says New Zealand is in a strong position to respond to the impacts of coronavirus
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says New Zealand is in a strong position to respond to the impacts of coronavirus
27th Feb 20, 12:50pm
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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
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
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
Days to the General Election: 27
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