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Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
17th Sep 20, 2:00pm
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Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
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Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
UDC says Shinsei Bank’s strong funding, international experience and reach, coupled with its deep asset finance experience, will be a real advantage in accelerating the growth of UDC in New Zealand
1st Sep 20, 12:02pm
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UDC says Shinsei Bank’s strong funding, international experience and reach, coupled with its deep asset finance experience, will be a real advantage in accelerating the growth of UDC in New Zealand
RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
12th Aug 20, 4:16pm
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RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
RBNZ's Geoff Bascand doesn't want cliff end to mortgage repayment deferrals; Says the implementation of 'aspects’ of new bank capital rules shouldn't be further pushed out
31st Jul 20, 12:25pm
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RBNZ's Geoff Bascand doesn't want cliff end to mortgage repayment deferrals; Says the implementation of 'aspects’ of new bank capital rules shouldn't be further pushed out
New report from ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says most Asia-Pacific financial institutions will 'show a multi-fold rise in credit losses and sharp drop in earnings' in the next two to three years due to Covid-19
16th Jul 20, 1:37pm
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New report from ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says most Asia-Pacific financial institutions will 'show a multi-fold rise in credit losses and sharp drop in earnings' in the next two to three years due to Covid-19
Bank of China New Zealand Chairman Chris Tremain says despite capital constraints, the bank is well placed to compete in the residential mortgage market
9th Jul 20, 5:00am
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Bank of China New Zealand Chairman Chris Tremain says despite capital constraints, the bank is well placed to compete in the residential mortgage market
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
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David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
David Hargreaves says ANZ could never fully redeem itself after what has been a tortuous sale of UDC Finance - but the final outcome is about as good as could be imagined in the circumstances
3rd Jun 20, 11:00am
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David Hargreaves says ANZ could never fully redeem itself after what has been a tortuous sale of UDC Finance - but the final outcome is about as good as could be imagined in the circumstances
ANZ announces sale of asset financier UDC to Japan's Shinsei Bank, which says UDC will continue to grow and contribute to the development of the NZ economy
2nd Jun 20, 12:09pm
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ANZ announces sale of asset financier UDC to Japan's Shinsei Bank, which says UDC will continue to grow and contribute to the development of the NZ economy
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says bank regulatory capital increases on ice during COVID-19 crisis remain very much in the regulator's plans
28th May 20, 5:00am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says bank regulatory capital increases on ice during COVID-19 crisis remain very much in the regulator's plans
Westpac NZ takes 'conservative' position on loan provisioning in uncertain COVID-19 dominated world, chief financial officer Ian Hankins says
5th May 20, 7:45am
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Westpac NZ takes 'conservative' position on loan provisioning in uncertain COVID-19 dominated world, chief financial officer Ian Hankins says
BNZ says it has provided home loan support to 21k home loan customers & 17k business customers due to COVID-19;  Sees economy contracting by about 9% in 2020 as unemployment pushes 10% and house prices drop by about 10%.
28th Apr 20, 9:59am
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BNZ says it has provided home loan support to 21k home loan customers & 17k business customers due to COVID-19;  Sees economy contracting by about 9% in 2020 as unemployment pushes 10% and house prices drop by about 10%.
RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
22nd Apr 20, 8:37am
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RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
3rd Apr 20, 12:43pm
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Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
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Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
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BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
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Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
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BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
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RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
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Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
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Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'