Financial Stability

27th May 19, 4:03pm
Dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals, Westpac NZ releases its own alternative version focused on total capital rather than common equity tier 1 capital
Dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals, Westpac NZ releases its own alternative version focused on total capital rather than common equity tier 1 capital
27th May 19, 4:03pm
23rd May 19, 5:00am
Kiwibank, Co-op Bank, SBS & TSB welcome proposed RBNZ changes to level the capital playing field, but want access to a wide range of capital sources warning as currently proposed the RBNZ plans are unworkable for small banks
Kiwibank, Co-op Bank, SBS & TSB welcome proposed RBNZ changes to level the capital playing field, but want access to a wide range of capital sources warning as currently proposed the RBNZ plans are unworkable for small banks
23rd May 19, 5:00am
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
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20th May 19, 2:18pm
RBNZ to use external experts and focus groups in next phases of the biggest review of NZ bank capital requirements ever undertaken
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RBNZ to use external experts and focus groups in next phases of the biggest review of NZ bank capital requirements ever undertaken
20th May 19, 2:18pm
17th May 19, 10:05am
Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ's bank capital proposals offer more of the same and the regulator ought to look to Europe for an alternative approach
Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ's bank capital proposals offer more of the same and the regulator ought to look to Europe for an alternative approach
17th May 19, 10:05am
30th Apr 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements could be good for both NZ banking competition and NZ taxpayers
Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements could be good for both NZ banking competition and NZ taxpayers
30th Apr 19, 5:00am
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
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18th Mar 19, 11:45am
Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ should soften its bank capital proposals and allow the use of hybrid capital which could save taxpayers' money & benefit cooperative and mutually owned banks
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Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ should soften its bank capital proposals and allow the use of hybrid capital which could save taxpayers' money & benefit cooperative and mutually owned banks
18th Mar 19, 11:45am
12th Mar 19, 5:00am
Government warned of big bank backlash in wake of surprise Reserve Bank capital proposals going above international norm
Government warned of big bank backlash in wake of surprise Reserve Bank capital proposals going above international norm
12th Mar 19, 5:00am
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
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Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
27th Feb 19, 5:00am
Rodney Dickens says the stirring of wage inflation worldwide signals official interest rates will need to be higher than many expect, which in turn will cause extreme turmoil in financial markets
Rodney Dickens says the stirring of wage inflation worldwide signals official interest rates will need to be higher than many expect, which in turn will cause extreme turmoil in financial markets
27th Feb 19, 5:00am
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13th Feb 19, 2:57pm
RBNZ: Monetary policy could be used to stimulate economy as proposed bank capital rules are bedded in, but economic effects of these rules should be minimal
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RBNZ: Monetary policy could be used to stimulate economy as proposed bank capital rules are bedded in, but economic effects of these rules should be minimal
13th Feb 19, 2:57pm
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
12th Feb 19, 5:22pm
Proposed requirements for banks to hold more capital won't cause KiwiBuild catastrophe or economic slowdown, according to Twyford and Robertson
Proposed requirements for banks to hold more capital won't cause KiwiBuild catastrophe or economic slowdown, according to Twyford and Robertson
12th Feb 19, 5:22pm

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