Financial Stability

18 Oct 18, 4:14pm
National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
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4 Oct 18, 3:49pm
Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
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28 Sep 18, 4:38pm
Financial Stability Board hails progress of task force it established to promote climate change-related financial disclosure
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25 Sep 18, 2:02pm
Bank for International Settlements highlights the dominance of consumer lending in New Zealand fintech sector
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24 Sep 18, 3:29pm
Despite last week's surprisingly strong GDP figures, economists believe the Reserve Bank will stick to its 'dovish' view that the next move in interest rates could be down when it reviews the Official Cash Rate on Thursday
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20 Aug 18, 11:47am
ANZ's economists change their call and now no longer expect official interest rates to rise in the foreseeable future
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13 Aug 18, 2:54pm
Rabobank NZ, whose governance is now under the spotlight, told the RBNZ 3 years ago it would be the most adversely affected bank by extension of outsourcing policy
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9 Aug 18, 9:08am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; Governor now says next move won't occur till 2020; still sees next move as either up or down
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2 Jul 18, 11:37am
FinTechs have had a limited impact on the financial sector, with related new risks minimal and contained, the RBNZ says
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18 Jun 18, 3:12pm
ANZ economists say the Government's forthcoming ban on foreign buyers of New Zealand houses is not expected to have much impact on either house price inflation or housing affordability
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9 Jun 18, 10:02am
IMF report, that declared the RBNZ 'materially non-compliant' in 13 of 29 international bank regulatory standards, to be a key sounding board for phase 2 of RBNZ Act review
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7 Jun 18, 10:31am
Phase 2 of RBNZ Act review to probe macro-prudential tools, IMF findings & potentially separation of monetary policy & prudential supervision responsibilities
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5 Jun 18, 3:39pm
Westpac economists believe house price growth will be zero by the end of this year, which will be enough to prompt the Reserve Bank to further easing of lending restrictions
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31 May 18, 3:25pm
The annual growth rate in the amount of mortgage money outstanding rose a touch last month - for the first time since late 2016
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31 May 18, 1:44pm
A look ahead to phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review, a warning to non-bank lenders, a telling off for Westpac, open banking, BKBM & internal models discrepancies
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31 May 18, 11:16am
Victoria University's Martien Lubberink embraces the RBNZ's new bank disclosure Dashboard, but would like stress test data included
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30 May 18, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
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30 May 18, 2:34pm
You now have the tools to check the risks, strength & stability of all NZ's retail banks. The RBNZ has released its Dashboard; we have released our own Key Metrics tool
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30 May 18, 9:15am
Reserve Bank says financial risks have lessened but will not be loosening LVR restrictions at this stage; will wait till November 'at least' before any loosening
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28 May 18, 1:49pm
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
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