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Financial Stability Report

5th Jul 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves says the willingness or otherwise of Kiwis to keep spending in coming months will be a key factor in how well our economy recovers
David Hargreaves says the willingness or otherwise of Kiwis to keep spending in coming months will be a key factor in how well our economy recovers
5th Jul 20, 6:02am
4th Jun 20, 11:57am
With a likely move to the near-normality of level 1 soon, crunch time is approaching for the economy, the jobs market and the housing market
With a likely move to the near-normality of level 1 soon, crunch time is approaching for the economy, the jobs market and the housing market
4th Jun 20, 11:57am
29th May 20, 9:01am
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
Brian Fallow provides a timely reminder that NZ banks are reliant on imported credit, the flip side of NZ households’ collective tendency to spend more than their income
29th May 20, 9:01am
28th May 20, 12:02pm
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says deposit rates could drop to zero and some savers might want to put their money to work elsewhere
28th May 20, 12:02pm
28th May 20, 5:00am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says bank regulatory capital increases on ice during COVID-19 crisis remain very much in the regulator's plans
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says bank regulatory capital increases on ice during COVID-19 crisis remain very much in the regulator's plans
28th May 20, 5:00am
27th May 20, 12:38pm
RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects
RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects
27th May 20, 12:38pm
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27th May 20, 11:34am
Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
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Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
27th May 20, 11:34am
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27th May 20, 9:44am
Reserve Bank says banks' loan losses will 'rise materially from current low levels', however they should be able to cope in all but the most severe scenarios
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Reserve Bank says banks' loan losses will 'rise materially from current low levels', however they should be able to cope in all but the most severe scenarios
27th May 20, 9:44am
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
28th Nov 19, 7:38am
The RBNZ changes its tune, says it will consult on the development of risk management guidance for cyber-risk having previously decided on a hands-off approach to the oversight of cyber-security
The RBNZ changes its tune, says it will consult on the development of risk management guidance for cyber-risk having previously decided on a hands-off approach to the oversight of cyber-security
28th Nov 19, 7:38am
28th Nov 19, 7:37am
Against the backdrop of its record low OCR, the RBNZ suggests the impact on bank profitability of very low interest rates will be neutral and notes countries with negative interest rates have not experienced significant falls in bank profits
Against the backdrop of its record low OCR, the RBNZ suggests the impact on bank profitability of very low interest rates will be neutral and notes countries with negative interest rates have not experienced significant falls in bank profits
28th Nov 19, 7:37am
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
10th Jun 19, 12:57pm
RBNZ confirms it'll consider requiring insurers to hold more capital: Macquarie analysts expect life insurers to be hardest hit and warn stricter rules could scare companies off NZ
RBNZ confirms it'll consider requiring insurers to hold more capital: Macquarie analysts expect life insurers to be hardest hit and warn stricter rules could scare companies off NZ
10th Jun 19, 12:57pm
30th May 19, 5:00am
Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
30th May 19, 5:00am
29th May 19, 10:51am
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Live-streamed video from the May 2019 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
Live-streamed video from the May 2019 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
29th May 19, 10:51am
30th Nov 18, 12:47pm
Higher bank capital requirements are necessary, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says, with big four banks' use of internal capital models to be constrained
Higher bank capital requirements are necessary, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says, with big four banks' use of internal capital models to be constrained
30th Nov 18, 12:47pm
29th Nov 18, 12:00pm
A 325% debt-to-disposable income ratio, household debt growing at a more sustainable rate, horticulture lending being monitored, eye watering life insurance commissions & more from the RBNZ's FSR
A 325% debt-to-disposable income ratio, household debt growing at a more sustainable rate, horticulture lending being monitored, eye watering life insurance commissions & more from the RBNZ's FSR
29th Nov 18, 12:00pm
28th Nov 18, 4:55pm
RBNZ flags astronomical life insurance commissions as it indicates its conduct and culture review on the industry will be more scathing than the one it did on banks; However the sharpness of regulators' teeth remain in question
RBNZ flags astronomical life insurance commissions as it indicates its conduct and culture review on the industry will be more scathing than the one it did on banks; However the sharpness of regulators' teeth remain in question
28th Nov 18, 4:55pm
28th Nov 18, 10:51am
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Live-streamed video from the November 2018 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
Live-streamed video from the November 2018 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
28th Nov 18, 10:51am
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm

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Days to the General Election: 36
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