Geoff Bascand

2nd Jul 20, 2:00pm
FMA's inability to have a say in the AMP Life sale prompts a push for a law change requiring it, as the conduct regulator, to be consulted on mergers/acquisitions 
FMA's inability to have a say in the AMP Life sale prompts a push for a law change requiring it, as the conduct regulator, to be consulted on mergers/acquisitions 
2nd Jul 20, 2:00pm
24th Jun 20, 5:00am
Concerns raised over the RBNZ approving the sale of 200,000 AMP Life insurance policies to a Bermuda-based private equity firm
Concerns raised over the RBNZ approving the sale of 200,000 AMP Life insurance policies to a Bermuda-based private equity firm
24th Jun 20, 5:00am
23rd Jun 20, 10:11am
RBNZ signs off on sale of AMP Life after the would-be buyer agreed to put in place various measures to protect the 200,000 New Zealand policyholders
RBNZ signs off on sale of AMP Life after the would-be buyer agreed to put in place various measures to protect the 200,000 New Zealand policyholders
23rd Jun 20, 10:11am
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
4th Jun 20, 3:53pm
QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
4th Jun 20, 3:53pm
28th May 20, 12:02pm
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
28th May 20, 12:02pm
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27th May 20, 11:34am
Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
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Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
27th May 20, 11:34am
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27th May 20, 9:44am
Reserve Bank says banks' loan losses will 'rise materially from current low levels', however they should be able to cope in all but the most severe scenarios
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Reserve Bank says banks' loan losses will 'rise materially from current low levels', however they should be able to cope in all but the most severe scenarios
27th May 20, 9:44am
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
21st Apr 20, 7:12pm
RBNZ Deputy Governor: Saying goodbye to mortgage lending restrictions won't cause rapid credit growth - the bigger risk right now is banks being too conservative
RBNZ Deputy Governor: Saying goodbye to mortgage lending restrictions won't cause rapid credit growth - the bigger risk right now is banks being too conservative
21st Apr 20, 7:12pm
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21st Apr 20, 10:15am
Reserve Bank eyes removal of loan-to-value ratio mortgage restrictions in response to COVID-19 economic downturn for at least a year
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Reserve Bank eyes removal of loan-to-value ratio mortgage restrictions in response to COVID-19 economic downturn for at least a year
21st Apr 20, 10:15am
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2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
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16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
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
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
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12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
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Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
10th Dec 19, 7:44am
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
10th Dec 19, 7:44am

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