Credit Ratings

29th Oct 20, 8:54am
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Yuen Yuen Ang warns against simplistic analyses of today's great-power rivalry between China and the United States
Yuen Yuen Ang warns against simplistic analyses of today's great-power rivalry between China and the United States
29th Oct 20, 8:54am
28th Oct 20, 9:12am
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Two senior S&P Global Ratings analysts explain why fears of a wave of sovereign, corporate, and household defaults and bankruptcies are overblown
Two senior S&P Global Ratings analysts explain why fears of a wave of sovereign, corporate, and household defaults and bankruptcies are overblown
28th Oct 20, 9:12am
9th Oct 20, 9:59am
S&P Global Ratings plays down COVID-19 related deferred loans in Australia, saying they could overstate the credit losses the parents of NZ's big four banks ultimately face
S&P Global Ratings plays down COVID-19 related deferred loans in Australia, saying they could overstate the credit losses the parents of NZ's big four banks ultimately face
9th Oct 20, 9:59am
6th Oct 20, 11:56am
Gareth Vaughan strives to spark a 21st century conversation on government debt, urging our politicians to leave the ghost of Rob Muldoon behind and focus on the real challenges New Zealand faces today
Gareth Vaughan strives to spark a 21st century conversation on government debt, urging our politicians to leave the ghost of Rob Muldoon behind and focus on the real challenges New Zealand faces today
6th Oct 20, 11:56am
15th Jun 20, 9:55am
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Covid-19 has caused a pause and reassessment of Kiwibank's digital strategy, but led to it 'doubling down' on plans to use the cloud
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Covid-19 has caused a pause and reassessment of Kiwibank's digital strategy, but led to it 'doubling down' on plans to use the cloud
15th Jun 20, 9:55am
24th May 20, 7:31am
COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
24th May 20, 7:31am
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7th May 20, 8:36am
S&P lowers outlook on Kiwibank's 'A' credit rating to stable from positive citing uncertainty about the bank's digital strategy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
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S&P lowers outlook on Kiwibank's 'A' credit rating to stable from positive citing uncertainty about the bank's digital strategy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
7th May 20, 8:36am
30th Apr 20, 8:00am
S&P Global Ratings says owners of retail and office premises are likely to be hardest hit by COVID-19 fallout but there could be a bright spot for owners of warehouse space
S&P Global Ratings says owners of retail and office premises are likely to be hardest hit by COVID-19 fallout but there could be a bright spot for owners of warehouse space
30th Apr 20, 8:00am
24th Apr 20, 5:45pm
Auckland Council faces massive drop in revenue due to the lockdown and the expected recession, proposes to broaden its rates deferral scheme for businesses and residents facing hardship
Auckland Council faces massive drop in revenue due to the lockdown and the expected recession, proposes to broaden its rates deferral scheme for businesses and residents facing hardship
24th Apr 20, 5:45pm
17th Apr 20, 9:34am
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
17th Apr 20, 9:34am
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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
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2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
Finance company FE Investments in receivership with KordaMentha appointed receiver, problems began well before COVID-19
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Finance company FE Investments in receivership with KordaMentha appointed receiver, problems began well before COVID-19
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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
19th Feb 20, 10:51am
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Expansionary monetary policies brings a huge issuance of lower grade corporate debt, up +US$2.1 tln in 2019 to US$13.5 tln as credit quality withers further
Expansionary monetary policies brings a huge issuance of lower grade corporate debt, up +US$2.1 tln in 2019 to US$13.5 tln as credit quality withers further
19th Feb 20, 10:51am
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11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
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S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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22nd Nov 19, 9:48am
Credit Union Baywide acquires Co-op Money NZ saying the industry association for member owned credit unions will continue providing its services to credit unions and non-credit unions
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Credit Union Baywide acquires Co-op Money NZ saying the industry association for member owned credit unions will continue providing its services to credit unions and non-credit unions
22nd Nov 19, 9:48am
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
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

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