Financial Stability

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
15th Nov 19, 1:23pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says more detail on unconventional monetary policy thinking coming soon, but we are not in a recession as he highlights the RBNZ's 'ability to use different levers in concert with each other' including the OCR, LVRs & bank capital
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says more detail on unconventional monetary policy thinking coming soon, but we are not in a recession as he highlights the RBNZ's 'ability to use different levers in concert with each other' including the OCR, LVRs & bank capital
15th Nov 19, 1:23pm
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
11th Nov 19, 4:00pm
The Reserve Bank will release the final decisions in its biggest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements on Thursday, December 5
The Reserve Bank will release the final decisions in its biggest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements on Thursday, December 5
11th Nov 19, 4:00pm
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31st Oct 19, 12:24pm
Financial firms and major listed companies to be made to disclose their climate-related financial risks; Govt consults on exactly how this should be done
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Financial firms and major listed companies to be made to disclose their climate-related financial risks; Govt consults on exactly how this should be done
31st Oct 19, 12:24pm
28th Oct 19, 9:48am
Martien Lubberink sees new APRA rules causing the Australian banks to retreat, shrink, or divest their New Zealand subsidiaries. And what follows then may be riskier for us
Martien Lubberink sees new APRA rules causing the Australian banks to retreat, shrink, or divest their New Zealand subsidiaries. And what follows then may be riskier for us
28th Oct 19, 9:48am
24th Oct 19, 3:48pm
New mortgage figures from the Reserve Bank show that investors had their biggest share of mortgage lending last month for a year; first home buyers are still prominent
New mortgage figures from the Reserve Bank show that investors had their biggest share of mortgage lending last month for a year; first home buyers are still prominent
24th Oct 19, 3:48pm
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
22nd Oct 19, 9:25am
Geof Mortlock argues the RBNZ Board needs to do a great deal more to demonstrate it is performing its statutory responsibility to assess the performance of the Bank and its Governor
Geof Mortlock argues the RBNZ Board needs to do a great deal more to demonstrate it is performing its statutory responsibility to assess the performance of the Bank and its Governor
22nd Oct 19, 9:25am
20th Oct 19, 6:02am
David Hargreaves says the Government's supposed year of delivery has been a non-starter. But key decisions in the final two months of the year may set the tone for the economy in 2020
David Hargreaves says the Government's supposed year of delivery has been a non-starter. But key decisions in the final two months of the year may set the tone for the economy in 2020
20th Oct 19, 6:02am
13th Oct 19, 6:02am
With the RBNZ due to review its loan to value ratio restrictions next month, David Hargreaves assesses the chances of a resurgence in the housing market and therefore a boost to the economy
With the RBNZ due to review its loan to value ratio restrictions next month, David Hargreaves assesses the chances of a resurgence in the housing market and therefore a boost to the economy
13th Oct 19, 6:02am
14th Sep 19, 12:00pm
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Stephen Grenville sees Argentina's latest external funding crisis as further proof of a failed approach by the International Monetary Fund, and underscores the need for reform at the IMF itself
Stephen Grenville sees Argentina's latest external funding crisis as further proof of a failed approach by the International Monetary Fund, and underscores the need for reform at the IMF itself
14th Sep 19, 12:00pm
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
17th Aug 19, 9:31am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
17th Aug 19, 9:31am
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
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24th Jul 19, 9:41am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
24th Jul 19, 9:41am

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