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Christian Hawkesby

The Reserve Bank will lift all restrictions on retail banks in NZ paying shareholders dividends from July
2nd Jun 22, 9:32am
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The Reserve Bank will lift all restrictions on retail banks in NZ paying shareholders dividends from July
Deloitte report says Westpac NZ probe shows improvements in the bank's liquidity management after courting the Reserve Bank's wrath last year
31st May 22, 7:50am
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Deloitte report says Westpac NZ probe shows improvements in the bank's liquidity management after courting the Reserve Bank's wrath last year
Insurance industry says a policyholder guarantee scheme should be unnecessary if other regulatory settings are correct and say a scheme would risk 'moral hazard'
24th May 22, 10:32am
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Insurance industry says a policyholder guarantee scheme should be unnecessary if other regulatory settings are correct and say a scheme would risk 'moral hazard'
David Hargreaves examines the Reserve Bank's view of where house prices need to be and concludes that for many people, houses will never be 'affordable' again
10th May 22, 2:24pm
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David Hargreaves examines the Reserve Bank's view of where house prices need to be and concludes that for many people, houses will never be 'affordable' again
Reserve Bank says house prices will become sustainable if the 10% price drop it's forecasting over the next two years occurs
5th May 22, 11:37am
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Reserve Bank says house prices will become sustainable if the 10% price drop it's forecasting over the next two years occurs
Latest Reserve Bank Financial Stability Report says house prices have been declining since November but still remain above sustainable levels
4th May 22, 9:20am
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Latest Reserve Bank Financial Stability Report says house prices have been declining since November but still remain above sustainable levels
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor confirms LVRs will remain in place if new restrictions are applied to mortgage lending; Says the RBNZ will start publishing macroprudential policy projections
28th Apr 22, 11:11am
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Reserve Bank Deputy Governor confirms LVRs will remain in place if new restrictions are applied to mortgage lending; Says the RBNZ will start publishing macroprudential policy projections
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RBNZ to develop debt-to-income ratio framework for mortgage lending, but won't set banks' test interest rates at this stage
27th Apr 22, 10:37am
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RBNZ to develop debt-to-income ratio framework for mortgage lending, but won't set banks' test interest rates at this stage
RBNZ eyes broader range of enforcement options & penalties for insurance supervision, and updating resolution options
11th Mar 22, 10:42am
RBNZ eyes broader range of enforcement options & penalties for insurance supervision, and updating resolution options
David Hargreaves assesses the economic landscape as the Reserve Bank gets inexorably drawn into a 'squeeze it to death' struggle with inflation
10th Mar 22, 9:17am
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David Hargreaves assesses the economic landscape as the Reserve Bank gets inexorably drawn into a 'squeeze it to death' struggle with inflation
Chris Leitch argues the RBNZ's $53 billion government bond buying programme has proven to be nonsensical madness favouring commercial banks over taxpayers
8th Mar 22, 11:25am
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Chris Leitch argues the RBNZ's $53 billion government bond buying programme has proven to be nonsensical madness favouring commercial banks over taxpayers
David Hargreaves assesses the return of the old enemy - inflation expectations
1st Mar 22, 12:41pm
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David Hargreaves assesses the return of the old enemy - inflation expectations
Hawkesby: Reserve Bank to reassess monetary policy in light of rising oil prices lifting inflation more than expected; Central bank ready to respond if Ukraine war causes financial markets to seize up
28th Feb 22, 7:23pm
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Hawkesby: Reserve Bank to reassess monetary policy in light of rising oil prices lifting inflation more than expected; Central bank ready to respond if Ukraine war causes financial markets to seize up
In a new consultation paper the Reserve Bank says that without a 'policy response' the cash system may be unable to meet its objectives
30th Nov 21, 2:00pm
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In a new consultation paper the Reserve Bank says that without a 'policy response' the cash system may be unable to meet its objectives
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
RBNZ says a digital version of the Kiwi dollar would both support the value-anchor role of central bank money, and support its ability to act as a fair and equal way to pay and save
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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RBNZ says a digital version of the Kiwi dollar would both support the value-anchor role of central bank money, and support its ability to act as a fair and equal way to pay and save
Our central bank says emerging trends in the monetary system pose opportunities to stimulate innovation to enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of New Zealanders - but also pose credible threats to the stability and functioning of the monetary system
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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Our central bank says emerging trends in the monetary system pose opportunities to stimulate innovation to enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of New Zealanders - but also pose credible threats to the stability and functioning of the monetary system
Reserve Bank says it wants to ensure that our central bank money remains a stable value anchor for the monetary system and available as a fair and equal way to pay and save
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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Reserve Bank says it wants to ensure that our central bank money remains a stable value anchor for the monetary system and available as a fair and equal way to pay and save
The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
27th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby indicates the RBNZ will hike interest rates more slowly than it cut them, pouring cold water on the prospect of large 50-point hikes
21st Sep 21, 9:44am
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RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby indicates the RBNZ will hike interest rates more slowly than it cut them, pouring cold water on the prospect of large 50-point hikes
Given the 'massive divergence' currently between the US Fed and our RBNZ, Kiwibank economists see the Kiwi dollar surging
30th Aug 21, 3:49pm
Given the 'massive divergence' currently between the US Fed and our RBNZ, Kiwibank economists see the Kiwi dollar surging
The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
19th Aug 21, 7:32am
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The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
30th Jun 21, 10:48am
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Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
9th Jun 21, 10:40am
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Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
The nuts and bolts of how central bank digital currencies might operate and what they might mean
27th May 21, 6:27am
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The nuts and bolts of how central bank digital currencies might operate and what they might mean