Days to the General Election: 26
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RBNZ

19th Sep 20, 9:42am
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
18th Sep 20, 9:14am
Reserve Bank's Toby Fiennes says releasing individual bank stress test results is something the regulator will seriously consider
Reserve Bank's Toby Fiennes says releasing individual bank stress test results is something the regulator will seriously consider
18th Sep 20, 9:14am
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
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17th Sep 20, 2:00pm
Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
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Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
17th Sep 20, 2:00pm
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
16th Sep 20, 2:31pm
Reserve Bank review of its bank stress testing framework delayed by Covid-19 pandemic
Reserve Bank review of its bank stress testing framework delayed by Covid-19 pandemic
16th Sep 20, 2:31pm
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
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14th Sep 20, 5:44pm
RBNZ says it's 'imprudent' for insurers to pay dividends at the moment; Announces major insurance capital review to resume in October
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RBNZ says it's 'imprudent' for insurers to pay dividends at the moment; Announces major insurance capital review to resume in October
14th Sep 20, 5:44pm
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
10th Sep 20, 12:15pm
The National Party says it would consult the Reserve Bank on the use of the word 'bank' in the name of the new Crown entity, the 'National Infrastructure Bank', it's proposing
The National Party says it would consult the Reserve Bank on the use of the word 'bank' in the name of the new Crown entity, the 'National Infrastructure Bank', it's proposing
10th Sep 20, 12:15pm
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
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8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
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Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
7th Sep 20, 3:11pm
David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
7th Sep 20, 3:11pm
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
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
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Days to the General Election: 26
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