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Geoff Bascand

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16th Jun 21, 10:29am
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
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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
16th Jun 21, 10:29am
31st May 21, 10:54am
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
31st May 21, 10:54am
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27th May 21, 1:22pm
RBNZ files High Court statement of claim against TSB for 'acknowledged breaches' of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
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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
27th May 21, 1:22pm
26th May 21, 8:00am
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
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
6th May 21, 10:00am
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
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
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
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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5th May 21, 9:11am
Reserve Bank: 'If required, we are prepared to further tighten lending conditions for housing using LVR requirements or additional tools that we are assessing'
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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'
5th May 21, 9:11am
29th Apr 21, 8:13am
New guidelines issued by the RBNZ aimed at providing 'over-arching framework' for the governance and management of cyber risk among the financial sector
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
28th Apr 21, 8:24am
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 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
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
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31st Mar 21, 8:50am
Banks now allowed to pay some dividends, but RBNZ keeps restrictions in place until July 2022
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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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24th Mar 21, 8:58am
Westpac NZ hit with a public shaming over its culture around how it approached liquidity risk compliance that resulted in 'material failures'
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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'
24th Mar 21, 8:58am
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
19th Feb 21, 9:00am
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
19th Feb 21, 9:00am
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
The RBNZ suggests exempting certain groups from debt-to-income restrictions would be difficult, as the Finance Minister expresses concerns over the impact these restrictions would have on first-home buyers
10th Feb 21, 1:53pm
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9th Feb 21, 10:20am
RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
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RBNZ targets residential property investors with new high LVR restrictions: Most investors to need 40% deposits and most owner-occupiers 20% deposits
9th Feb 21, 10:20am
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
23rd Nov 20, 12:01pm
Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
23rd Nov 20, 12:01pm
18th Nov 20, 9:38am
Reserve Bank issues consultation paper on the details of its implementation plans for the final decisions made in its bank regulatory capital review
Reserve Bank issues consultation paper on the details of its implementation plans for the final decisions made in its bank regulatory capital review
18th Nov 20, 9:38am
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
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12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
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Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
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11th Nov 20, 8:52am
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
15th Oct 20, 9:42am

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