Credit Ratings

27th Sep 19, 3:45pm
Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
27th Sep 19, 3:45pm
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
11th Sep 19, 9:37am
Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
11th Sep 19, 9:37am
14th Aug 19, 9:32am
ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
14th Aug 19, 9:32am
7th Aug 19, 10:26am
Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
7th Aug 19, 10:26am
18th Jul 19, 11:39am
Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
18th Jul 19, 11:39am
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
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13th May 19, 9:04am
'Bittersweet' moment for Fonterra as it sells iconic NZ brand to global ice cream company Froneri
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'Bittersweet' moment for Fonterra as it sells iconic NZ brand to global ice cream company Froneri
13th May 19, 9:04am
24th Apr 19, 5:00am
Credit rating agency Fitch says ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ 'won't need to do anything extraordinary' to meet RBNZ's proposed increased capital requirements
Credit rating agency Fitch says ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac NZ 'won't need to do anything extraordinary' to meet RBNZ's proposed increased capital requirements
24th Apr 19, 5:00am
18th Apr 19, 4:29pm
Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland Council's share of the $1b City Rail Link project cost blowout can be paid for without increasing council debt or rates
Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland Council's share of the $1b City Rail Link project cost blowout can be paid for without increasing council debt or rates
18th Apr 19, 4:29pm
12th Apr 19, 9:53am
S&P closely watching how open banking could impact the competitive dynamics for banks and potentially their credit ratings
S&P closely watching how open banking could impact the competitive dynamics for banks and potentially their credit ratings
12th Apr 19, 9:53am
4th Apr 19, 10:01am
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Fitch says big 4 NZ banks' strong operating profitability relative to international peers likely to continue, supported by strong franchises and pricing power
Fitch says big 4 NZ banks' strong operating profitability relative to international peers likely to continue, supported by strong franchises and pricing power
4th Apr 19, 10:01am
26th Mar 19, 8:08am
David Hargreaves expresses reservations about Fonterra's efforts to turn itself around
David Hargreaves expresses reservations about Fonterra's efforts to turn itself around
26th Mar 19, 8:08am
22nd Mar 19, 8:10am
US equity markets have lifted, while bond yields have consolidated yesterday’s drop after testing even lower levels; US dollar has recovered with major indices back to where they were pre-Fed; NZD pushed above 0.6900
US equity markets have lifted, while bond yields have consolidated yesterday’s drop after testing even lower levels; US dollar has recovered with major indices back to where they were pre-Fed; NZD pushed above 0.6900
22nd Mar 19, 8:10am
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20th Mar 19, 8:49am
Fonterra's new chief executive says the co-operative needs to put New Zealand 'front and centre' and extract the maximum value from milk produced here
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Fonterra's new chief executive says the co-operative needs to put New Zealand 'front and centre' and extract the maximum value from milk produced here
20th Mar 19, 8:49am
14th Mar 19, 9:52am
Ratings agency S&P Global says while the global economy is more leveraged that it was at the time of the GFC the likelihood of a widespread investor exodus is contained
Ratings agency S&P Global says while the global economy is more leveraged that it was at the time of the GFC the likelihood of a widespread investor exodus is contained
14th Mar 19, 9:52am
11th Mar 19, 3:35pm
The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
11th Mar 19, 3:35pm
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5th Mar 19, 10:09am
Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
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Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
5th Mar 19, 10:09am
22nd Feb 19, 7:33am
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Fitch Ratings lowers the outlook on BNZ's credit rating to 'negative' from 'stable' following similar action on parent NAB
Fitch Ratings lowers the outlook on BNZ's credit rating to 'negative' from 'stable' following similar action on parent NAB
22nd Feb 19, 7:33am
11th Feb 19, 12:16pm
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Mauldin Economics' Robert Ross argues the corporate debt bubble is strikingly similar to the subprime mortgage bubble
Mauldin Economics' Robert Ross argues the corporate debt bubble is strikingly similar to the subprime mortgage bubble
11th Feb 19, 12:16pm

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