Grant Spencer

6th Feb 18, 9:09am
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
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
22nd Jan 18, 7:19am
Martien Lubberink sees some concerns with the Reserve Bank's thinking in its review of bank capital adequacy requirements
Martien Lubberink sees some concerns with the Reserve Bank's thinking in its review of bank capital adequacy requirements
22nd Jan 18, 7:19am
16th Jan 18, 12:51pm
RBNZ decision making & governance report commissioned by Treasury calls for committee decision making, minutes to be released & neutering the RBNZ board
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
21st Dec 17, 9:40am
Internal models approach for credit risk used by the big 4 banks to survive RBNZ capital review, but increased transparency and heightened conservatism foreshadowed
Internal models approach for credit risk used by the big 4 banks to survive RBNZ capital review, but increased transparency and heightened conservatism foreshadowed
21st Dec 17, 9:40am
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5th Dec 17, 1:34pm
Reserve Bank Acting Governor says if inflation doesn't pick up from late next year 'a further easing of monetary policy' would have to be considered
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Reserve Bank Acting Governor says if inflation doesn't pick up from late next year 'a further easing of monetary policy' would have to be considered
5th Dec 17, 1:34pm
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1st Dec 17, 2:11pm
SBS Bank's consumer lending, via subsidiary Finance Now, surges 20% in one quarter boosted by Warehouse acquisition
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SBS Bank's consumer lending, via subsidiary Finance Now, surges 20% in one quarter boosted by Warehouse acquisition
1st Dec 17, 2:11pm
30th Nov 17, 1:27pm
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
30th Nov 17, 1:27pm
30th Nov 17, 9:35am
RBNZ says it's difficult to ascertain the degree to which lower bank capital may be justified through use of the internal models approach, gives feedback on directors' attestation review
RBNZ says it's difficult to ascertain the degree to which lower bank capital may be justified through use of the internal models approach, gives feedback on directors' attestation review
30th Nov 17, 9:35am
29th Nov 17, 3:56pm
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
29th Nov 17, 3:56pm
29th Nov 17, 10:46am
Live-streamed video from the November 2017 RBNZ FSR press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 11am
Live-streamed video from the November 2017 RBNZ FSR press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 11am
29th Nov 17, 10:46am
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29th Nov 17, 9:13am
Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
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Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
29th Nov 17, 9:13am
14th Nov 17, 9:37am
Four years after they were introduced to combat a rampant house market, the loan to value lending restrictions appear likely to be phased out soon; but how, and what happens next?
Four years after they were introduced to combat a rampant house market, the loan to value lending restrictions appear likely to be phased out soon; but how, and what happens next?
14th Nov 17, 9:37am
11th Nov 17, 8:21am
NZ's 4 Australian owned banks dominate our banking industry and increased combined annual profit by $601 mln. Against this backdrop Gareth Vaughan outlines 3 steps to boost competition
NZ's 4 Australian owned banks dominate our banking industry and increased combined annual profit by $601 mln. Against this backdrop Gareth Vaughan outlines 3 steps to boost competition
11th Nov 17, 8:21am
10th Nov 17, 7:39am
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer concerned about plans to include 'externals' on the proposed new RBNZ monetary policy committee; says the committee needs 'collective responsibility' rather than being 'individualistic'
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer concerned about plans to include 'externals' on the proposed new RBNZ monetary policy committee; says the committee needs 'collective responsibility' rather than being 'individualistic'
10th Nov 17, 7:39am
9th Nov 17, 11:57am
Acting Reserve Bank Governor says the central bank is currently reviewing the LVR restrictions 'and the criteria we would adopt for their removal' and will say more on the subject before the end of the month
Acting Reserve Bank Governor says the central bank is currently reviewing the LVR restrictions 'and the criteria we would adopt for their removal' and will say more on the subject before the end of the month
9th Nov 17, 11:57am
9th Nov 17, 9:51am
Live-streamed video from the November 2017 RBNZ press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 10am
Live-streamed video from the November 2017 RBNZ press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 10am
9th Nov 17, 9:51am
9th Nov 17, 9:14am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; seems more confident housing market will not take off again, sees lower dollar and predicts a slightly earlier start in 2019 to interest rate rises
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; seems more confident housing market will not take off again, sees lower dollar and predicts a slightly earlier start in 2019 to interest rate rises
9th Nov 17, 9:14am
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7th Nov 17, 10:27am
Government considering adding employment target to the RBNZ's price stability objective, and introducing a committee decision-making model for monetary policy decisions; Opposition says employment objective 'redundant at best'  
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Government considering adding employment target to the RBNZ's price stability objective, and introducing a committee decision-making model for monetary policy decisions; Opposition says employment objective 'redundant at best'  
7th Nov 17, 10:27am
6th Nov 17, 2:46pm
BNZ economists say the Reserve Bank should back up tighter monetary policy emphasis by bringing the date of the first interest rate rises forward
BNZ economists say the Reserve Bank should back up tighter monetary policy emphasis by bringing the date of the first interest rate rises forward
6th Nov 17, 2:46pm
6th Nov 17, 7:41am
Economists expect OCR to stay on hold on Thursday, start to get excited about RBNZ views on new govt policy and implications for growth and inflation ahead of new employment target and new Governor
Economists expect OCR to stay on hold on Thursday, start to get excited about RBNZ views on new govt policy and implications for growth and inflation ahead of new employment target and new Governor
6th Nov 17, 7:41am

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