FSR

28 Nov 18, 10:51am
Live-streamed video from the November 2018 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
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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, 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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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, 12:53pm
Live-streamed video of Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee hearings on Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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30 May 18, 10:51am
Live-streamed video from the May 2018 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
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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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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
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30 Nov 17, 1:27pm
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
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29 Nov 17, 3:56pm
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
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29 Nov 17, 10:46am
Live-streamed video from the November 2017 RBNZ FSR press conference with Acting Governor Grant Spencer - will start at 11am
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29 Nov 17, 9:13am
Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
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31 May 17, 1:53pm
RBNZ notes insurers are lowering their solvency margins, with some leaning more heavily on their shareholders in times of crisis
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30 Nov 16, 4:57pm
RBNZ wary of increasing use by banks of wholesale offshore funding to fill gap left by falling growth of local deposits; says banks raising deposit and mortgage rates to help fill gap; see long term rates having bottomed out
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30 Nov 16, 10:29am
Live-streamed video from the November 2016 RBNZ FSR press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
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5 Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
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22 May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
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19 May 16, 9:06am
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
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16 May 16, 4:08pm
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
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