bank depositors

2 Mar 19, 9:44am
Geof Mortlock argues the Reserve Bank is about as much use as a financial regulator as is a cricket umpire who is nearly blind and who understands little about the game
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26 Feb 19, 12:38pm
RBNZ digs its heels in on proposals to increase bank capital, Deputy Governor says RBNZ wants to reduce extent to which banks have been allowed to operate closer to the edge than other businesses
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6 Feb 19, 8:30am
Geof Mortlock argues New Zealand needs stronger protection for depositors to counter the Reserve Bank’s 'odd approach' to managing a bank failure
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22 Jan 19, 5:00am
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
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17 Dec 18, 5:14pm
Gareth Vaughan details how the RBNZ's proposals for NZ banks to hold more capital are a victory for the smaller NZ owned banks over their much bigger Aussie owned rivals
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14 Dec 18, 1:26pm
RBNZ proposes significant increase in bank capital requirements that will eat up 70% of the sector's profits over 5 years but only have a 'minor impact' on borrowers
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14 Dec 18, 12:15pm
Geof Mortlock says as financial sector regulator the RBNZ needs a Policy Objectives Statement, like its Policy Targets Agreement for monetary policy
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30 Nov 18, 2:24pm
Governor Adrian Orr says RBNZ to impose capital standards on banks that match the public’s risk tolerance
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13 Nov 18, 5:00am
Review considers change to existing RBNZ sound & efficient financial system policy objective with competition, consumer protection & public confidence also in the mix
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6 Nov 18, 5:12pm
In the wake of the bank conduct & culture review, Gareth Vaughan argues more sunlight is needed on the RBNZ's DIY regulatory regime
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2 Nov 18, 11:08am
Consultation document for next stage of Reserve Bank Act review gives clear signals that some form of formal protection for bank depositors is likely to be introduced
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7 Oct 18, 7:02am
Head of prudential supervision & self proclaimed arborist Toby Fiennes says RBNZ may add bank conduct metrics & individual bank stress test results to its Dashboard
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3 Sep 18, 11:57am
Crikey! Falling business investment is a serious threat to term deposit savers. The last time business loan demand slumped, TD returns fell -0.5%. If that happens this time, we would be at record lows
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16 Aug 18, 1:05pm
Heartland Bank restructure will leave burgeoning Australian reverse mortgage business free of regulatory capital requirement rules on either side of the Tasman
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8 Aug 18, 5:00am
Rabobank NZ says it operates with 'completely appropriate independence' from sister bank Rabobank Australia and its Dutch parent as concerns are raised
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1 Aug 18, 9:53am
Heartland Bank unveils restructure plans to 'remove business growth constraints currently arising from Reserve Bank regulations'
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20 Jun 18, 7:36am
Investors in bank deposits need to know that their bank has the liquidity to operate safely, with sufficient margin to tolerate unusual stresses
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13 Jun 18, 9:18am
In government the National Party was opposed to a deposit insurance scheme, but now in opposition finance spokeswoman Amy Adams has opened the door to the concept
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31 May 18, 11:16am
Victoria University's Martien Lubberink embraces the RBNZ's new bank disclosure Dashboard, but would like stress test data included
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28 May 18, 3:03pm
RBNZ's head of prudential supervision Toby Fiennes hopes this week's Dashboard launch will make banks feel that they're under more scrutiny
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