RBNZ

11th Mar 20, 7:48pm
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
11th Mar 20, 7:48pm
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10th Mar 20, 6:04pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr puts onus on the Government to be at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus, saying monetary policy will play a "support role"
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr puts onus on the Government to be at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus, saying monetary policy will play a "support role"
10th Mar 20, 6:04pm
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10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
9th Mar 20, 6:22pm
Government develops wage subsidy scheme, extends travel ban, unveils new powers to quarantine ships and planes, and rules out cancelling minimum wage hikes
Government develops wage subsidy scheme, extends travel ban, unveils new powers to quarantine ships and planes, and rules out cancelling minimum wage hikes
9th Mar 20, 6:22pm
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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9th Mar 20, 3:09pm
BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
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BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
9th Mar 20, 3:09pm
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
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4th Mar 20, 11:55am
RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
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RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
4th Mar 20, 11:55am
3rd Mar 20, 10:01pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson expects coronavirus to hit NZ harder than previously thought, but still prefers 'sector-specific, region-specific' government interventions to tax cuts and helicopter money
Finance Minister Grant Robertson expects coronavirus to hit NZ harder than previously thought, but still prefers 'sector-specific, region-specific' government interventions to tax cuts and helicopter money
3rd Mar 20, 10:01pm
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3rd Mar 20, 4:43pm
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to just 0.50% to 'support the economy as it responds to the global coronavirus outbreak'
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to just 0.50% to 'support the economy as it responds to the global coronavirus outbreak'
3rd Mar 20, 4:43pm
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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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2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
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ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
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28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
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Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
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
26th Feb 20, 9:46am
Reserve Bank Bulletin article fleshes out details of the prudential regulator's estimates of the potential cost of cyber attacks on banks and insurers which are put at $142 mln annually, or 2% to 3% of their annual profits
Reserve Bank Bulletin article fleshes out details of the prudential regulator's estimates of the potential cost of cyber attacks on banks and insurers which are put at $142 mln annually, or 2% to 3% of their annual profits
26th Feb 20, 9:46am
24th Feb 20, 4:49pm
RBNZ under pressure to protect AMP Life's 200,000 policyholders, as it considers a A$3b proposal from a Bermuda-based firm to buy the policies, and a Bill to regulate insurers' conduct goes through Parliament 
RBNZ under pressure to protect AMP Life's 200,000 policyholders, as it considers a A$3b proposal from a Bermuda-based firm to buy the policies, and a Bill to regulate insurers' conduct goes through Parliament 
24th Feb 20, 4:49pm
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am

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