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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
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
With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
15th Dec 20, 11:47am
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With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
The Reserve Bank will release the final decisions in its biggest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements on Thursday, December 5
11th Nov 19, 4:00pm
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The Reserve Bank will release the final decisions in its biggest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements on Thursday, December 5
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's bank capital review, Gareth Vaughan details the advantageous position NZ's Aussie owned banks have over their rivals & how this may change
23rd Jan 19, 5:00am
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Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's bank capital review, Gareth Vaughan details the advantageous position NZ's Aussie owned banks have over their rivals & how this may change
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan explains how bank capital rules were liberalised for NZ's big 4 banks in 2008
22nd Jan 19, 5:00am
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Against the backdrop of the RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, Gareth Vaughan explains how bank capital rules were liberalised for NZ's big 4 banks in 2008
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; new Governor stresses that the next move could go either way
10th May 18, 9:10am
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Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; new Governor stresses that the next move could go either way
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
4th Apr 18, 7:45am
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New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
In his last public move in the job, Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer gave a very ho-hum OCR review – but he did give the man who will be taking the bank’s reins next week a small parting gift
22nd Mar 18, 1:35pm
by Jason Walls
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In his last public move in the job, Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer gave a very ho-hum OCR review – but he did give the man who will be taking the bank’s reins next week a small parting gift
As expected, the RBNZ has left the OCR at 1.75% with Acting Governor Grant Spencer saying monetary policy will be accommodative for 'a considerable period'
22nd Mar 18, 9:12am
by Jason Walls
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As expected, the RBNZ has left the OCR at 1.75% with Acting Governor Grant Spencer saying monetary policy will be accommodative for 'a considerable period'
The Reserve Bank’s approach to the regulatory side of its job has been criticised in the past, notably by the IMF, but what does the Finance Minister think?
21st Mar 18, 4:30pm
by Jason Walls
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The Reserve Bank’s approach to the regulatory side of its job has been criticised in the past, notably by the IMF, but what does the Finance Minister think?
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
19th Mar 18, 12:00pm
by Jason Walls
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says there's much work to do in the housing market, and he remains unenthusiastic about the RBNZ getting a debt-to-income ratio tool
15th Mar 18, 8:03am
by Jason Walls
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says there's much work to do in the housing market, and he remains unenthusiastic about the RBNZ getting a debt-to-income ratio tool
Acting Governor Grant Spencer wants the RBNZ's macro-prudential policy Memorandum of Understanding with the Finance Minister integrated into the Reserve Bank Act
14th Mar 18, 11:16am
Acting Governor Grant Spencer wants the RBNZ's macro-prudential policy Memorandum of Understanding with the Finance Minister integrated into the Reserve Bank Act
Acting Governor Grant Spencer says upcoming review of RBNZ's macro-prudential tools should add 'carefully designed' debt to income or debt servicing tool
13th Mar 18, 1:17pm
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Acting Governor Grant Spencer says upcoming review of RBNZ's macro-prudential tools should add 'carefully designed' debt to income or debt servicing tool
In 1988, 1998 and 2008, NZ’s economy took a beating due to a crisis the year prior – some have termed it 'the curse of the eight'; as NZ makes its way through 2018, there is a sense of optimism the curse may have been broken
4th Mar 18, 7:24am
by Jason Walls
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In 1988, 1998 and 2008, NZ’s economy took a beating due to a crisis the year prior – some have termed it 'the curse of the eight'; as NZ makes its way through 2018, there is a sense of optimism the curse may have been broken
New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
28th Feb 18, 2:59pm
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New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'
21st Feb 18, 1:26pm
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Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'
Westpac’s chief economist not convinced the economy is in as good shape as the RBNZ suggests, as Acting Governor Spencer says the RBNZ’s projections are 'perfectly balanced'
11th Feb 18, 7:10am
by Jason Walls
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Westpac’s chief economist not convinced the economy is in as good shape as the RBNZ suggests, as Acting Governor Spencer says the RBNZ’s projections are 'perfectly balanced'
RBNZ not giving much thought to how cryptocurrencies could impact financial stability, despite comments from the Bank for International Settlements urging caution
9th Feb 18, 9:31am
by Jason Walls
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RBNZ not giving much thought to how cryptocurrencies could impact financial stability, despite comments from the Bank for International Settlements urging caution
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer isn't ruling out the possibility of an OCR cut, given the downside surprise of December's CPI data - he says the 'risks are two sided'
8th Feb 18, 12:10pm
by Jason Walls
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Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer isn't ruling out the possibility of an OCR cut, given the downside surprise of December's CPI data - he says the 'risks are two sided'
Live-streamed video from the February 2018 RBNZ press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 10am
8th Feb 18, 9:15am
Live-streamed video from the February 2018 RBNZ press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 10am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; notes rise in house price inflation but sees this moderating over time; revised down economic impact of new Government's measures
8th Feb 18, 9:06am
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Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; notes rise in house price inflation but sees this moderating over time; revised down economic impact of new Government's measures
No one is expecting the RBNZ to make any changes to interest rates in its review this week – but inflation, GDP and 'expansionary' fiscal policy will take centre stage
6th Feb 18, 9:09am
by Jason Walls
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No one is expecting the RBNZ to make any changes to interest rates in its review this week – but inflation, GDP and 'expansionary' fiscal policy will take centre stage
Martien Lubberink sees some concerns with the Reserve Bank's thinking in its review of bank capital adequacy requirements
22nd Jan 18, 7:19am
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Martien Lubberink sees some concerns with the Reserve Bank's thinking in its review of bank capital adequacy requirements
RBNZ decision making & governance report commissioned by Treasury calls for committee decision making, minutes to be released & neutering the RBNZ board
16th Jan 18, 12:51pm
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RBNZ decision making & governance report commissioned by Treasury calls for committee decision making, minutes to be released & neutering the RBNZ board