Deposit Insurance

28 Sep 17, 11:43am
NZ First's Winston Peters warns of global risks facing the NZ economy; Says something will go wrong at some point, and we had better be prepared; Are there any clues as to which way he might go?
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26 Sep 17, 9:26am
As the National and Labour/Greens sides both court Winston Peters, here's a look at what he campaigned for in monetary policy and banking, insurance & KiwiSaver
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19 Jul 17, 10:22am
Parents of NZ's big 4 banks to require Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratios of at least 10.5% to meet APRA's ‘unquestionably strong’ benchmark
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14 May 17, 10:34am
Interest.co.nz chats to RBNZ Deputy Spencer about the challenges in weighing up the IMF's call for deposit insurance or a pre-stated 'de minimis' option against the reality of having to wait to see how big a hole you're dealing with if a bank fails
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10 May 17, 8:04am
The IMF suggests a de minimis exemption of $10,000 per depositor as a second best option to the full blown introduction of deposit insurance in NZ given govt & RBNZ opposition
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9 May 17, 7:53am
IMF calls for a more intensive approach to bank supervision from the RBNZ, deposit insurance and a debt-to-income cap tool in its Financial Sector Assessment Program report on NZ
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12 Apr 17, 10:53am
Murray Jackson previews the RBNZ review of banks’ regulatory capital requirements, arguing NZ banks should hold capital equivalent to 19% of their total assets
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1 Sep 16, 5:31pm
RBNZ's head of prudential regulation says bank considering putting more focus on areas where 'the incentives on financial institutions differ most starkly from society’s interests'
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28 Apr 16, 8:08pm
RBNZ outlines details of the IMF's Financial Sector Assessment Programme for New Zealand starting later this year
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10 Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says the quiet removal of the guarantee for Kiwibank savers should remind all savers about the lack of a deposit guarantee and prompt regulators and the industry to run a public education campaign about NZ''s lack of a deposit guarantee
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14 Mar 16, 4:02pm
Fitch says big 4 NZ banks' funding tasks manageable, notes 'potential risk' of households overstretching themselves
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4 Feb 16, 5:46pm
RBNZ's Toby Fiennes argues deposit insurance would blunt incentives for banks and depositors to monitor and manage risks properly
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4 Feb 16, 5:03am
George Friedman sees banking problems that need to be solved in Europe & Asia with the fear of loss of deposits 'stalking countries'
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20 Jan 16, 5:01am
Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ has inadvertently made a case for deposit insurance as disclosure statements don't cut the mustard for the average depositor
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21 Dec 15, 9:36am
APRA move restricting Aussie parents' non-equity exposure to Kiwi subsidiaries highlights trans-Tasman differences in bank failure management plans
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16 Jul 15, 11:57am
Leverage ratio requirements harder for banks to finesse in crisis than risk weighted capital rules, Auckland Uni's David Mayes argues
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20 Feb 15, 2:07pm
Gareth Vaughan says the NZ Super Fund's Portuguese stoush is a timely reminder of how messy things can get when a bank fails
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30 Oct 14, 2:26pm
English reminds term deposit savers there is no Government Guarantee and fends off Winston Peters' call for deposit insurance
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14 Oct 14, 9:59am
Majority of respondents to FMA survey erroneously think NZ bank deposits are guaranteed
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16 Sep 14, 2:59pm
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at what the main political parties are offering savers ahead of the September 20 election
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