Financial Stability

18 Oct 17, 2:37pm
With no current Government and no permanent Reserve Bank Governor, there's potential for important decisions regarding housing to be left late
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10 Oct 17, 9:40am
Martien Lubberink welcomes the RBNZ Dashboard bank disclosure regime, sees lessons for other countries & expects even greater disclose as the RBNZ beds it in
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4 Oct 17, 12:50pm
As the rate of mortgage borrowing growth continues to slow sharply, David Hargreaves ponders on what level of growth the RBNZ would be content with
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28 Sep 17, 9:48am
How long will we have to wait to hear who the new RBNZ Governor will be, and will Winston Peters have a say in the appointment and Policy Targets Agreement?
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28 Sep 17, 9:09am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; reiterates view that monetary policy will remain accommodative for a considerable period; notes recent construction sector weakness
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6 Sep 17, 4:12pm
Kiwis' debt continues to dwarf household disposable income, but courtesy of the low interest rates this debt is still being comfortably serviced
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31 Aug 17, 3:39pm
New RBNZ figures show the total amount of mortgage borrowing grew by the smallest amount in dollar terms for three years last month
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30 Aug 17, 1:40pm
RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler sees a risk of a housing market resurgence, and a sharp lift in high loan-to-value ratio lending if LVR restrictions were removed now
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21 Aug 17, 11:26am
Westpac economists say there is no compelling case at the moment for the Reserve Bank to loosen the limits on high loan to value ratio lending
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16 Aug 17, 4:15pm
It's all very well talking about removing loan to value lending limits, but we need to hear what the Government would do if house prices started to rise quickly again
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14 Aug 17, 4:02pm
Economists are pushing out the timeframe for interest rate rises, while ANZ economists say they are tempted to 'flat-line' their future interest rate projections
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14 Aug 17, 11:04am
David Hargreaves suggests the real estate industry is singling out the wrong target by urging exemptions from the RBNZ’s LVR rules for first home buyers
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10 Aug 17, 12:17pm
David Hargreaves on RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler's final curtain call
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10 Aug 17, 9:09am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; still forecasting interest rate rises from late 2019 onwards; dollar gains slightly
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10 Aug 17, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan questions whether CBA's latest conduct scandal suggests it is time Australasia's biggest banks were broken up
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2 Aug 17, 9:24am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says RBNZ looking for more 'broad-based' support for the bank's macro-prudential framework; talks up merits of debt-to-income limits
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31 Jul 17, 4:14pm
New RBNZ figures show mortgage borrowing growing at its slowest annual rate in well over a year; non-bank mortgage borrowing is starting to surge, however
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28 Jul 17, 1:33pm
It was lost but now it's found; the Reserve Bank appears to be getting its collective head around where inflation is living in the modern world - and what it is likely to do in future
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26 Jul 17, 10:10am
Reserve Bank Assistant Governor John McDermott says the measure of inflation the RBNZ pays attention to is running at about 1.4%; the 'neutral interest rate' is now down to 3.5%
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19 Jul 17, 1:32pm
RBNZ says there are enough incentives for financial institutions to protect themselves from cyber attacks, there's no need for it to introduce cyber security regulations
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