Grant Spencer

30th Nov 16, 4:57pm
RBNZ wary of increasing use by banks of wholesale offshore funding to fill gap left by falling growth of local deposits; says banks raising deposit and mortgage rates to help fill gap; see long term rates having bottomed out
RBNZ wary of increasing use by banks of wholesale offshore funding to fill gap left by falling growth of local deposits; says banks raising deposit and mortgage rates to help fill gap; see long term rates having bottomed out
30th Nov 16, 4:57pm
30th Nov 16, 4:05pm
RBNZ says Kaikoura quakes could cost NZ$3-8 billion, including up to NZ$3 bln of Govt spend and up to NZ$5 bln of insurance; still confident on economy; says insurers can handle claims
RBNZ says Kaikoura quakes could cost NZ$3-8 billion, including up to NZ$3 bln of Govt spend and up to NZ$5 bln of insurance; still confident on economy; says insurers can handle claims
30th Nov 16, 4:05pm
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30th Nov 16, 9:18am
RBNZ warns in Financial Stability Report that housing imbalances remain; Wheeler says won't use Debt To Income multiple restriction 'at this time'; RBNZ notes rising use by banks of 'hot' overseas funds
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RBNZ warns in Financial Stability Report that housing imbalances remain; Wheeler says won't use Debt To Income multiple restriction 'at this time'; RBNZ notes rising use by banks of 'hot' overseas funds
30th Nov 16, 9:18am
10th Nov 16, 7:43pm
RBNZ Governor says economy already growing strongly enough to create necessary inflation; no need for extra help from Government with fiscal stimulus; Wheeler says open to NZ$ intervention
RBNZ Governor says economy already growing strongly enough to create necessary inflation; no need for extra help from Government with fiscal stimulus; Wheeler says open to NZ$ intervention
10th Nov 16, 7:43pm
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8th Nov 16, 12:32pm
RBNZ's Grant Spencer says new oversight regime will give regulators crisis management powers over systemically important financial market infrastructure providers
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RBNZ's Grant Spencer says new oversight regime will give regulators crisis management powers over systemically important financial market infrastructure providers
8th Nov 16, 12:32pm
24th Oct 16, 5:02am
The RBNZ is keen to bolster its macro-prudential arsenal with a debt-to-income ratio limiting tool. What might this mean for borrowers, banks, the housing market & politicians?
The RBNZ is keen to bolster its macro-prudential arsenal with a debt-to-income ratio limiting tool. What might this mean for borrowers, banks, the housing market & politicians?
24th Oct 16, 5:02am
5th Sep 16, 3:25pm
RBNZ decides to further extend the exemption from LVR rules for newly constructed homes to assist in creation of new housing stock
RBNZ decides to further extend the exemption from LVR rules for newly constructed homes to assist in creation of new housing stock
5th Sep 16, 3:25pm
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12th Aug 16, 1:21pm
NZ Bankers' Association completes about face on 'weak tool with low welfare gains', but is wary of RBNZ move towards debt-to-income ratio limits & making banks hold more capital against housing loans
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NZ Bankers' Association completes about face on 'weak tool with low welfare gains', but is wary of RBNZ move towards debt-to-income ratio limits & making banks hold more capital against housing loans
12th Aug 16, 1:21pm
20th Jul 16, 3:09pm
The Reserve Bank's decision to bring forward implementation of the new round of LVR restrictions gives it the edge over the Government in the game of chess that the two parties are playing
The Reserve Bank's decision to bring forward implementation of the new round of LVR restrictions gives it the edge over the Government in the game of chess that the two parties are playing
20th Jul 16, 3:09pm
20th Jul 16, 12:00pm
Gareth Vaughan looks at why even the Third Coming of the RBNZ's high-LVR restrictions on home loans is merely fiddling around the fringes of the housing bubble
Gareth Vaughan looks at why even the Third Coming of the RBNZ's high-LVR restrictions on home loans is merely fiddling around the fringes of the housing bubble
20th Jul 16, 12:00pm
11th Jul 16, 10:30am
RBNZ's Spencer toughens call for review of migration settings; English says RBNZ doesn't have detailed understanding of tax and migration policy, and may have missed recent moves
RBNZ's Spencer toughens call for review of migration settings; English says RBNZ doesn't have detailed understanding of tax and migration policy, and may have missed recent moves
11th Jul 16, 10:30am
8th Jul 16, 6:16pm
Key doubles down on instruction to RBNZ to move faster on LVRs, despite RBNZ speech saying it will only tighten LVR rules by end of 2016; Key also rejects RBNZ suggestion for migration review
Key doubles down on instruction to RBNZ to move faster on LVRs, despite RBNZ speech saying it will only tighten LVR rules by end of 2016; Key also rejects RBNZ suggestion for migration review
8th Jul 16, 6:16pm
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7th Jul 16, 5:39pm
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor sees tighter LVR rules for housing investors being introduced before end of year; debt to income ratios 'might also have a role'; banks may be asked to hold more capital
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Reserve Bank Deputy Governor sees tighter LVR rules for housing investors being introduced before end of year; debt to income ratios 'might also have a role'; banks may be asked to hold more capital
7th Jul 16, 5:39pm
9th Jun 16, 1:05pm
RBNZ's Wheeler signals tougher loan to value ratio controls for investors 'towards the end of the year, or before that'; says debt to income controls a longer term prospect; confirms already in talks with English
RBNZ's Wheeler signals tougher loan to value ratio controls for investors 'towards the end of the year, or before that'; says debt to income controls a longer term prospect; confirms already in talks with English
9th Jun 16, 1:05pm
16th May 16, 4:08pm
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
16th May 16, 4:08pm
11th May 16, 4:13pm
PM and Finance Minister say they're open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits
PM and Finance Minister say they're open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits
11th May 16, 4:13pm
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11th May 16, 12:00pm
RBNZ says increasingly concerned about Auckland housing resurgence; says seriously considering new Macro-Prudential measures to improve financial stability; looking at debt-to-income ratio limits
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RBNZ says increasingly concerned about Auckland housing resurgence; says seriously considering new Macro-Prudential measures to improve financial stability; looking at debt-to-income ratio limits
11th May 16, 12:00pm
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11th May 16, 10:50am
Reserve Bank cautious on further LVR controls; only says 'closely monitoring developments to assess whether further financial policy measures would be appropriate'; tells Govt to worker harder on housing supply
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Reserve Bank cautious on further LVR controls; only says 'closely monitoring developments to assess whether further financial policy measures would be appropriate'; tells Govt to worker harder on housing supply
11th May 16, 10:50am
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11th May 16, 9:07am
Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
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Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
11th May 16, 9:07am
15th Apr 16, 10:08am
Peter Neilson argues more action to slowly deflate the housing bubble is necessary to prevent the arrival of negative equity
Peter Neilson argues more action to slowly deflate the housing bubble is necessary to prevent the arrival of negative equity
15th Apr 16, 10:08am

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