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Travel agents and insurance industry prepare for take-off despite lingering uncertainty around Covid re-opening plan
13th Oct 21, 4:54pm
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Travel agents and insurance industry prepare for take-off despite lingering uncertainty around Covid re-opening plan
Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
15th Sep 21, 3:00pm
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Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment proposes adding 'conduct' test to list of approvals required when a financial institution changes ownership
4th Aug 21, 6:42am
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment proposes adding 'conduct' test to list of approvals required when a financial institution changes ownership
Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
25th Apr 21, 6:01am
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Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
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The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
5th Jan 21, 9:58am
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QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
BNZ's parent National Australia Bank agrees to sell BNZ Life to Partners Life for NZ$290 million
16th Dec 20, 5:18pm
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BNZ's parent National Australia Bank agrees to sell BNZ Life to Partners Life for NZ$290 million
The Week in Tax: Terry Baucher talks to Rod Spicer about insurance cover for tax audits and assessments for filed returns - what they do cover and what they don't
6th Dec 20, 5:33pm
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The Week in Tax: Terry Baucher talks to Rod Spicer about insurance cover for tax audits and assessments for filed returns - what they do cover and what they don't
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
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Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
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Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
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Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
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Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
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Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
RBNZ's Toby Fiennes says bank Dashboard to be reviewed, with cyber and climate related risks to feature, and insurance and non-bank deposit taker dashboards remain on the agenda
4th Aug 20, 10:02am
RBNZ's Toby Fiennes says bank Dashboard to be reviewed, with cyber and climate related risks to feature, and insurance and non-bank deposit taker dashboards remain on the agenda
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Insurance
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Insurance
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
26th Jun 20, 4:34pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
ANZ NZ 'very sorry' as FMA takes it to court for allegedly charging some customers for credit card repayment insurance policies that offered those customers no cover
5th Jun 20, 9:56am
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ANZ NZ 'very sorry' as FMA takes it to court for allegedly charging some customers for credit card repayment insurance policies that offered those customers no cover
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
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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
COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
24th May 20, 7:31am
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COVID-19 crisis is increasing attention on corporate social behavior, away from shareholder primacy to greater emphasis on the needs of employees, clients, society and the environment, Moody's says
Gareth Vaughan on retrospective insurance to save businesses, a good time to tackle tax evasion, stranded in paradise, drugs & vaccines, inside the NHS
19th Apr 20, 9:31am
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Gareth Vaughan on retrospective insurance to save businesses, a good time to tackle tax evasion, stranded in paradise, drugs & vaccines, inside the NHS
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
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Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
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RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected