Financial Stability

17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
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12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
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Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
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11th Nov 20, 8:52am
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
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20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
1st Oct 20, 11:22am
RBNZ's just-launched insurance capital review to be based on principles similar to bank capital review
RBNZ's just-launched insurance capital review to be based on principles similar to bank capital review
1st Oct 20, 11:22am
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30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
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Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
26th Sep 20, 9:59am
Bank for International Settlements highlights the rise of lending by big tech companies, noting it's growing faster than fintech lending
Bank for International Settlements highlights the rise of lending by big tech companies, noting it's growing faster than fintech lending
26th Sep 20, 9:59am
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm

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