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Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
10th May 22, 9:48am
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
RBNZ review of bank liquidity policy to look at adopting the international Basel liquidity framework and changes to requirements for NBDTs
1st Mar 22, 9:33am
RBNZ review of bank liquidity policy to look at adopting the international Basel liquidity framework and changes to requirements for NBDTs
RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
8th Dec 21, 10:36am
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RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
26th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
The University of Melbourne's Kevin Davis says bank share buybacks aren't a good look against the backdrop of Covid-related support banks have received
24th Sep 21, 9:23am
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The University of Melbourne's Kevin Davis says bank share buybacks aren't a good look against the backdrop of Covid-related support banks have received
Central banks' global prudential regulation standard setter proposes weighty capital, and liquidity, requirements for banks' exposure to cryptocurrencies
15th Jun 21, 9:46am
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Central banks' global prudential regulation standard setter proposes weighty capital, and liquidity, requirements for banks' exposure to cryptocurrencies
Those from within the banking world don't see problems with the RBNZ having to keep buying bonds on the back of its LSAP programme; But an academic worries NZ's headed for a train wreck
6th Jun 21, 6:01am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Those from within the banking world don't see problems with the RBNZ having to keep buying bonds on the back of its LSAP programme; But an academic worries NZ's headed for a train wreck
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
31st May 21, 10:54am
Westpac New Zealand receiving help from consultancy Deloitte with 'IT uplift plan'
Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation in 'very early stage' of review of its ownership of Westpac New Zealand
24th Mar 21, 5:00pm
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Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation in 'very early stage' of review of its ownership of Westpac New Zealand
RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
5th Mar 21, 9:28am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
2nd Mar 21, 4:47pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
How to think about savings safety and returns. We build a template to help you think about alternatives to term deposits before you talk to a professional adviser
7th Jun 20, 9:21am
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How to think about savings safety and returns. We build a template to help you think about alternatives to term deposits before you talk to a professional adviser
QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
4th Jun 20, 3:53pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
9th May 20, 12:22pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
22nd Apr 20, 8:37am
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RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
Adrian Orr sees the economy making a 'sluggish' rather than a 'V-shaped' recovery; Says retail banks should lend 'courageously' but 'we need to keep open-minded to other forms of credit'
16th Apr 20, 7:40pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Adrian Orr sees the economy making a 'sluggish' rather than a 'V-shaped' recovery; Says retail banks should lend 'courageously' but 'we need to keep open-minded to other forms of credit'
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
7th Apr 20, 4:20pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
3rd Apr 20, 12:43pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
Andrew Coleman explains why good businesses may fail in this crisis and why the Government should have prepared differently
2nd Apr 20, 9:30am
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Andrew Coleman explains why good businesses may fail in this crisis and why the Government should have prepared differently
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed
16th Mar 20, 8:04am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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The RBNZ cuts the OCR by 75 bps in an emergency announcement, next step is a Large Scale Asset Purchase program if more support needed