bank depositors

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
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
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
30 Nov 18, 2:24pm
Governor Adrian Orr says RBNZ to impose capital standards on banks that match the public’s risk tolerance
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
1 Aug 18, 9:53am
Heartland Bank unveils restructure plans to 'remove business growth constraints currently arising from Reserve Bank regulations'
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
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
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
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
14 May 18, 10:09am
Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for deposit insurance to be introduced in NZ, and for a new regulator to takeover the RBNZ's financial regulation responsibilities
22 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Ex-RBNZ and APRA official, Geof Mortlock, argues the RBNZ's regulation of the financial sector is so inadequate this responsibility should be passed on to a new agency
17 Mar 18, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan seeks answers after the RBNZ declines to release a report it commissioned on the requirement for directors to sign-off on the accuracy of bank disclosure
16 Mar 18, 3:12pm
The Govt’s target of getting net Crown debt down to 20% of GDP by 2022 has been questioned, but Finance Minister Grant Robertson is not budging from his commitment


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