BNZ

5th May 20, 12:39pm
Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion
Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion
5th May 20, 12:39pm
4th May 20, 8:24am
Equities fall sharply on Friday. NZD and AUD fall over 1%. RBNZ keeps the foot on the throttle with QE. Another big fall in NZ interest rates
Equities fall sharply on Friday. NZD and AUD fall over 1%. RBNZ keeps the foot on the throttle with QE. Another big fall in NZ interest rates
4th May 20, 8:24am
3rd May 20, 9:19am
Stephen Toplis says that despite winning the virus battle, it is no time for complacency. The economic costs will be massive and we will be left with enduring problems
Stephen Toplis says that despite winning the virus battle, it is no time for complacency. The economic costs will be massive and we will be left with enduring problems
3rd May 20, 9:19am
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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
28th Apr 20, 7:54am
Equity markets push higher. NZD and (particularly) AUD outperform on positive risk sentiment. More volatility in the oil market, but little impact to other markets
Equity markets push higher. NZD and (particularly) AUD outperform on positive risk sentiment. More volatility in the oil market, but little impact to other markets
28th Apr 20, 7:54am
27th Apr 20, 5:00pm
BNZ's parent National Australia Bank gives early demonstration of credit loss expectations in a COVID-19 world as its profit tumbles, dividend's cut and A$3.5b equity raise is detailed
BNZ's parent National Australia Bank gives early demonstration of credit loss expectations in a COVID-19 world as its profit tumbles, dividend's cut and A$3.5b equity raise is detailed
27th Apr 20, 5:00pm
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
20th Apr 20, 7:58am
Another strong rally in equity markets on hope for the future. USD under pressure sees NZD back above 0.60. NZ short end rates down to record lows while curve steepens
Another strong rally in equity markets on hope for the future. USD under pressure sees NZD back above 0.60. NZ short end rates down to record lows while curve steepens
20th Apr 20, 7:58am
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
16th Apr 20, 5:00am
In the fifth and final part of a series on New Zealand's retail payment systems Gareth Vaughan lays out a roadmap for regulating the retail payments sector and outlines why this should be done
In the fifth and final part of a series on New Zealand's retail payment systems Gareth Vaughan lays out a roadmap for regulating the retail payments sector and outlines why this should be done
16th Apr 20, 5:00am
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
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8th Apr 20, 5:20pm
S&P Global Ratings affirms credit ratings of the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks but revises outlook on them & Kiwi subsidiaries to negative from stable
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S&P Global Ratings affirms credit ratings of the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks but revises outlook on them & Kiwi subsidiaries to negative from stable
8th Apr 20, 5:20pm
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8th Apr 20, 7:58am
Fitch downgrades ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ credit ratings by one notch alongside those of their Aussie parents and gives new ratings a negative outlook
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Fitch downgrades ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ credit ratings by one notch alongside those of their Aussie parents and gives new ratings a negative outlook
8th Apr 20, 7:58am
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
6th Apr 20, 8:11am
Oil prices surge ahead on hope of production cuts. USD rises further, sending NZD and AUD down to fresh lows for the week. RBNZ ramps up QE this week and signals openness to expand scope of program
Oil prices surge ahead on hope of production cuts. USD rises further, sending NZD and AUD down to fresh lows for the week. RBNZ ramps up QE this week and signals openness to expand scope of program
6th Apr 20, 8:11am
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2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
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
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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
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
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1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
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More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
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1st Apr 20, 9:06am
Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
1st Apr 20, 9:06am
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm

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