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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
2nd Oct 19, 3:37pm
Reserve Bank is proposing formal requirements for banks to provide access to cash deposits and withdrawals and wants the power to set standards for machines that process and dispense cash
Reserve Bank is proposing formal requirements for banks to provide access to cash deposits and withdrawals and wants the power to set standards for machines that process and dispense cash
2nd Oct 19, 3:37pm
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
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
20th Jun 19, 12:03pm
Reserve Bank has an 'open mind' on the new cryptocurrency being launched by Facebook, but says safeguards and 'how much protection society wants' need to be considered
Reserve Bank has an 'open mind' on the new cryptocurrency being launched by Facebook, but says safeguards and 'how much protection society wants' need to be considered
20th Jun 19, 12:03pm
19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
29th May 19, 10:38am
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
29th May 19, 10:38am
29th May 19, 9:07am
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
29th May 19, 9:07am
21st May 19, 10:43am
Bank lobby group offers an alternative method the RBNZ could adopt to level the capital playing field between the big four banks and the rest of New Zealand's banks
Bank lobby group offers an alternative method the RBNZ could adopt to level the capital playing field between the big four banks and the rest of New Zealand's banks
21st May 19, 10:43am
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
27th Mar 19, 11:37am

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