Financial Stability

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
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
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16th Mar 20, 8:04am
The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
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The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
16th Mar 20, 8:04am
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
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

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