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Bank funding

31st Mar 21, 4:00pm
Kiwibank becomes the first bank to access the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for a second time
Kiwibank becomes the first bank to access the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for a second time
31st Mar 21, 4:00pm
26th Mar 21, 5:00am
ASB borrows $500 million through the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme after pledging to use the money 'in a purposeful way'
ASB borrows $500 million through the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme after pledging to use the money 'in a purposeful way'
26th Mar 21, 5:00am
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
CEO Vittoria Shortt details what ASB wants to do with billions of dollars worth of funding from the RBNZ priced at 0.25%
11th Feb 21, 5:00pm
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
David Chaston summarises how the recent run-up in longer-term wholesale interest rates is affecting the cost of money, and for who. He also shows how the FLP is distorting these market moves
9th Feb 21, 11:52am
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30th Oct 20, 10:58am
Why banks believe a Funding for Lending Programme wouldn't do enough to protect their profits in the face of a negative Official Cash Rate
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Why banks believe a Funding for Lending Programme wouldn't do enough to protect their profits in the face of a negative Official Cash Rate
30th Oct 20, 10:58am
16th Oct 20, 10:45am
ASB's term deposit rate cuts set a new low benchmark ahead of the next Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement, but savers are still saving at banks
ASB's term deposit rate cuts set a new low benchmark ahead of the next Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement, but savers are still saving at banks
16th Oct 20, 10:45am
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the bank has been preparing for the likelihood of a negative OCR by looking closely at what it's likely to mean for product management and customer behaviour
2nd Sep 20, 9:30am
16th Jul 20, 1:37pm
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
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
9th Jul 20, 5:00am
Bank of China New Zealand Chairman Chris Tremain says despite capital constraints, the bank is well placed to compete in the residential mortgage market
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
29th May 20, 9:01am
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
29th May 20, 9:01am
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28th Apr 20, 9:59am
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%.
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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%.
28th Apr 20, 9:59am
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
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
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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
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
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20th Mar 20, 8:20am
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The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
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The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
20th Mar 20, 8:20am
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am
S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am

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