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Deposit Insurance

28th May 20, 12:02pm
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
28th May 20, 12:02pm
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
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
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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
18th Feb 20, 5:00am
Document obtained by interest.co.nz highlights the different wave lengths Treasury and the RBNZ are on as they design a deposit protection regime
Document obtained by interest.co.nz highlights the different wave lengths Treasury and the RBNZ are on as they design a deposit protection regime
18th Feb 20, 5:00am
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
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18th Dec 19, 10:27am
Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
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Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
18th Dec 19, 10:27am
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
19th Oct 19, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan says the Reserve Bank's efforts to combat the too big to fail problem is a worthy aspect of its proposals to increase NZ banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says the Reserve Bank's efforts to combat the too big to fail problem is a worthy aspect of its proposals to increase NZ banks' regulatory capital requirements
19th Oct 19, 10:02am
17th Oct 19, 1:21pm
Geof Mortlock says despite the RBNZ's concerns, an overlap in directors between a parent bank and its NZ subsidiary is a sound practice bringing benefits to the governance and management of risks of the NZ bank 
Geof Mortlock says despite the RBNZ's concerns, an overlap in directors between a parent bank and its NZ subsidiary is a sound practice bringing benefits to the governance and management of risks of the NZ bank 
17th Oct 19, 1:21pm
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
23rd Aug 19, 5:00am
Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
23rd Aug 19, 5:00am
26th Jun 19, 3:34pm
The IMF and OECD weigh in on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, and the Government's proposal for protection for bank depositors
The IMF and OECD weigh in on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, and the Government's proposal for protection for bank depositors
26th Jun 19, 3:34pm
25th Jun 19, 2:37pm
David Chaston explains why it is a bad idea for the investment scrum to be screwed in favour of the wealthy, and essentially exclude and penalise those who have no weight in the game by making them pay
David Chaston explains why it is a bad idea for the investment scrum to be screwed in favour of the wealthy, and essentially exclude and penalise those who have no weight in the game by making them pay
25th Jun 19, 2:37pm
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24th Jun 19, 4:00pm
Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
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Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
24th Jun 19, 4:00pm
18th Jun 19, 5:00am
David Chaston suggests the premium on NZ term deposit rates over those in other countries might be explained by our lack of deposit insurance. He checks how we benchmark with other countries with a taxpayer backstop
David Chaston suggests the premium on NZ term deposit rates over those in other countries might be explained by our lack of deposit insurance. He checks how we benchmark with other countries with a taxpayer backstop
18th Jun 19, 5:00am

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Days to the General Election: 39
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