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20th Dec 19, 7:34am
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
Preparation for increasing regulatory capital requirements sees major New Zealand banks' combined dividends drop in 2019 as funding costs remain low by historic standards
20th Dec 19, 7:34am
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
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19th Dec 19, 11:17am
Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
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Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
19th Dec 19, 11:17am
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
16th Dec 19, 3:00pm
BNZ makes some end-of-year changes to its Classic 'special' home loan rates with three raised and one lowered. Westpac also tweaked one rate
BNZ makes some end-of-year changes to its Classic 'special' home loan rates with three raised and one lowered. Westpac also tweaked one rate
16th Dec 19, 3:00pm
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
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ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm
ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm
27th Nov 19, 9:58am
Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
27th Nov 19, 9:58am
21st Nov 19, 9:49am
New lower term deposit rates from ASB push its offers to among the lowest in the market and an ominous sign for savers because other banks may follow
New lower term deposit rates from ASB push its offers to among the lowest in the market and an ominous sign for savers because other banks may follow
21st Nov 19, 9:49am
21st Nov 19, 8:49am
Another major bank falls into line with a 3.39% one year home loan rate while also raising its two year fixed rate by +10 bps
Another major bank falls into line with a 3.39% one year home loan rate while also raising its two year fixed rate by +10 bps
21st Nov 19, 8:49am
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
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19th Nov 19, 3:47pm
RBNZ increases its supervisory monitoring of BNZ and applies a 'precautionary' $250 mln increase to its regulatory capital requirements following the identification of weaknesses in BNZ’s capital calculation processes
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RBNZ increases its supervisory monitoring of BNZ and applies a 'precautionary' $250 mln increase to its regulatory capital requirements following the identification of weaknesses in BNZ’s capital calculation processes
19th Nov 19, 3:47pm

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