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Geoff Bascand

Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
17th Oct 21, 8:43am
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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
14th Oct 21, 2:04pm
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Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
Fairness issues raised over Reserve Bank's decision to close the door on first-home buyers who don't have deposits of at least 20%
27th Sep 21, 5:26pm
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Fairness issues raised over Reserve Bank's decision to close the door on first-home buyers who don't have deposits of at least 20%
Start to new lending restrictions delayed by a month, but RBNZ expects banks to observe the 'spirit' of the new rules from now
23rd Sep 21, 10:28am
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Start to new lending restrictions delayed by a month, but RBNZ expects banks to observe the 'spirit' of the new rules from now
Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
9th Sep 21, 11:25am
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Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January
7th Sep 21, 12:15pm
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RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January
RBNZ admits first-home buyers are the target of its proposal to tighten LVR restrictions, as it's worried high house prices are seeing them bite off more than they can chew
3rd Sep 21, 7:10pm
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RBNZ admits first-home buyers are the target of its proposal to tighten LVR restrictions, as it's worried high house prices are seeing them bite off more than they can chew
RBNZ seeks feedback on introducing an insurance policyholder guarantee scheme to pay out claims in the event of an insurer failing
31st Aug 21, 11:33am
RBNZ seeks feedback on introducing an insurance policyholder guarantee scheme to pay out claims in the event of an insurer failing
David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
22nd Aug 21, 6:01am
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options in the long-running saga that has been the Reserve Bank's quest for a debt-to-income measure for the housing market
11th Aug 21, 12:11pm
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the options in the long-running saga that has been the Reserve Bank's quest for a debt-to-income measure for the housing market
Reserve Bank has formally warned the New Zealand branch of Westpac for failing to report 'prescribed transactions' as required by the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
11th Aug 21, 9:44am
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Reserve Bank has formally warned the New Zealand branch of Westpac for failing to report 'prescribed transactions' as required by the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates
3rd Aug 21, 2:40pm
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The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates
Govt signs off on DTI measures, which will be implemented; RBNZ also to tighten LVR rules from October; RBNZ says it 'hasn't seen sufficient reduction in risky lending'
3rd Aug 21, 9:25am
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Govt signs off on DTI measures, which will be implemented; RBNZ also to tighten LVR rules from October; RBNZ says it 'hasn't seen sufficient reduction in risky lending'
Finance Minister agrees 'in-principle' to give RBNZ debt-to-income tools; Consensus yet to be reached on how the impact on first-home buyers would be minimised
16th Jun 21, 10:29am
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Finance Minister agrees 'in-principle' to give RBNZ debt-to-income tools; Consensus yet to be reached on how the impact on first-home buyers would be minimised
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
31st May 21, 10:54am
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
RBNZ files High Court statement of claim against TSB for 'acknowledged breaches' of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
27th May 21, 1:22pm
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RBNZ files High Court statement of claim against TSB for 'acknowledged breaches' of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
26th May 21, 8:00am
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Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
6th May 21, 10:00am
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RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
Live-streamed video from the May 2021 RBNZ Financial Stability Review press conference with Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand
5th May 21, 10:50am
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Live-streamed video from the May 2021 RBNZ Financial Stability Review press conference with Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand
Reserve Bank: 'If required, we are prepared to further tighten lending conditions for housing using LVR requirements or additional tools that we are assessing'
5th May 21, 9:11am
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Reserve Bank: 'If required, we are prepared to further tighten lending conditions for housing using LVR requirements or additional tools that we are assessing'
New guidelines issued by the RBNZ aimed at providing 'over-arching framework' for the governance and management of cyber risk among the financial sector
29th Apr 21, 8:13am
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New guidelines issued by the RBNZ aimed at providing 'over-arching framework' for the governance and management of cyber risk among the financial sector
RBNZ to provide Govt with advice on debt-to-income and interest-only mortgage restrictions weeks after it releases its Financial Stability Report on May 5
28th Apr 21, 8:24am
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RBNZ to provide Govt with advice on debt-to-income and interest-only mortgage restrictions weeks after it releases its Financial Stability Report on May 5
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
Banks now allowed to pay some dividends, but RBNZ keeps restrictions in place until July 2022
31st Mar 21, 8:50am
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Banks now allowed to pay some dividends, but RBNZ keeps restrictions in place until July 2022
Westpac NZ hit with a public shaming over its culture around how it approached liquidity risk compliance that resulted in 'material failures'
24th Mar 21, 8:58am
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Westpac NZ hit with a public shaming over its culture around how it approached liquidity risk compliance that resulted in 'material failures'