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Macro-prudential tools

RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
6th May 21, 10:00am
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RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
29th Apr 21, 8:08am
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David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
27th Apr 21, 2:55pm
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BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
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David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
7th Sep 20, 3:11pm
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David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should seriously reconsider reintroducing LVR limits - at least for investors
27th Aug 20, 10:10am
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David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should seriously reconsider reintroducing LVR limits - at least for investors
The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
30th Apr 20, 4:55pm
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The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
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The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
21st Apr 20, 11:00am
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David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
Ex-BNZ chairman Kerry McDonald lambasts the RBNZ's oversight of banks for being 'unacceptably complacent, weak, ineffective' & for ignoring depositors' interests
22nd Jan 18, 10:08am
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Ex-BNZ chairman Kerry McDonald lambasts the RBNZ's oversight of banks for being 'unacceptably complacent, weak, ineffective' & for ignoring depositors' interests
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand stepping up as Head of Financial Stability from September
26th Apr 17, 10:46am
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand stepping up as Head of Financial Stability from September
Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Murray Jackson argues
4th Mar 17, 9:06am
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Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Murray Jackson argues
If NZ economic fundamentals remain strong, rising interest rates shouldn't cause strain in ASB's lending book, CEO Barbara Chapman says
17th Feb 17, 10:00am
If NZ economic fundamentals remain strong, rising interest rates shouldn't cause strain in ASB's lending book, CEO Barbara Chapman says
Barfoot & Thompson prices and sales volumes both rise, million dollar-plus market particularly buoyant
3rd Dec 14, 11:21am
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Barfoot & Thompson prices and sales volumes both rise, million dollar-plus market particularly buoyant
RBNZ delays plan to require banks to hold more capital for mortgages to rental property investors with more than five properties to first half of 2015
3rd Nov 14, 2:40pm
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RBNZ delays plan to require banks to hold more capital for mortgages to rental property investors with more than five properties to first half of 2015
RBNZ forecasts scenario of NZ house price inflation rising to 14% by early 2014; says interest rate track would be 1% higher if that happened
13th Jun 13, 9:12am
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RBNZ forecasts scenario of NZ house price inflation rising to 14% by early 2014; says interest rate track would be 1% higher if that happened
RBNZ holds Official Cash Rate at 2.5% as expected; raises forecast rate track by 10-20 bps in 2015; sees house price inflation up as high as 14%
13th Jun 13, 9:08am
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RBNZ holds Official Cash Rate at 2.5% as expected; raises forecast rate track by 10-20 bps in 2015; sees house price inflation up as high as 14%
Horizon poll shows almost 40% oppose limits on loan to value ratios over 80%, but almost as many support such limits; older, richer buyers most worried
23rd May 13, 7:29pm
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Horizon poll shows almost 40% oppose limits on loan to value ratios over 80%, but almost as many support such limits; older, richer buyers most worried