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Gareth Vaughan

About

Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Over recent years he has received awards in the EY Business Journalism Awards, Canon Media Awards, and Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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14 years

Latest articles

Gareth Vaughan on Albo sharpening his elbows for new competition, the search for r*, Mossack & Fonseca go on trial, CBDCs & privacy, Saudi Arabia's megacity
13th Apr 24, 8:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on Albo sharpening his elbows for new competition, the search for r*, Mossack & Fonseca go on trial, CBDCs & privacy, Saudi Arabia's megacity
Heartland Bank includes 'training wheels buffer' within the regulatory capital held by its pending Aussie bank
9th Apr 24, 7:44am
Heartland Bank includes 'training wheels buffer' within the regulatory capital held by its pending Aussie bank
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how the Commerce Commission's suggestion of strengthening Kiwibank to enable it to better compete with its Aussie owned rivals could be accomplished
8th Apr 24, 4:38pm
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how the Commerce Commission's suggestion of strengthening Kiwibank to enable it to better compete with its Aussie owned rivals could be accomplished
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Heartland Bank gets indicative APRA & RBNZ approval to be the first New Zealand registered bank to acquire an Australian Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution
8th Apr 24, 9:55am
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Heartland Bank gets indicative APRA & RBNZ approval to be the first New Zealand registered bank to acquire an Australian Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution
Gareth Vaughan on the RBNZ's competition reticence, landlordism & the housing crisis, Biden's crisis management blueprint, SWIFT & CBDCs, Germany's €23b green experiment
31st Mar 24, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on the RBNZ's competition reticence, landlordism & the housing crisis, Biden's crisis management blueprint, SWIFT & CBDCs, Germany's €23b green experiment
Commerce Commission wants more influence over interbank payments, potentially including regulation, to increase competition and efficiency
28th Mar 24, 5:00am
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Commerce Commission wants more influence over interbank payments, potentially including regulation, to increase competition and efficiency
HSBC NZ books loss on sale of mortgage portfolio to Pepper Money, impairs goodwill
27th Mar 24, 9:05am
HSBC NZ books loss on sale of mortgage portfolio to Pepper Money, impairs goodwill
Commerce Commission Chairman John Small on what the market for personal banking services could look like in five years' time
24th Mar 24, 7:00am
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Commerce Commission Chairman John Small on what the market for personal banking services could look like in five years' time
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Gareth Vaughan highlights how in its draft recommendations to bolster retail banking competition, the Commerce Commission is muscling in on the Reserve Bank's turf and seeking market intervention from a 3-headed government
21st Mar 24, 1:44pm
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Gareth Vaughan highlights how in its draft recommendations to bolster retail banking competition, the Commerce Commission is muscling in on the Reserve Bank's turf and seeking market intervention from a 3-headed government
[updated]
Boosting small banks' capital, speeding up open banking & improved bank switching among Commerce Commission recommendations to boost bank competition
21st Mar 24, 8:41am
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Boosting small banks' capital, speeding up open banking & improved bank switching among Commerce Commission recommendations to boost bank competition
Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
20th Mar 24, 12:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics on what's going on in the US economy ahead of November's presidential election
20th Mar 24, 9:21am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics on what's going on in the US economy ahead of November's presidential election
No evidence bank capital issued as equity and subordinated debt is contributing to higher interest rates in the NZ economy, RBNZ says
19th Mar 24, 9:24am
No evidence bank capital issued as equity and subordinated debt is contributing to higher interest rates in the NZ economy, RBNZ says
New Zealand Banking Association calls for less restrictive debt-to-income limits for home lending than the RBNZ wants
16th Mar 24, 9:11am
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New Zealand Banking Association calls for less restrictive debt-to-income limits for home lending than the RBNZ wants
Coalition government not currently considering improving disclosure on the beneficial owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships
15th Mar 24, 7:44am
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Coalition government not currently considering improving disclosure on the beneficial owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships
Pushing through the 'cheer squad' to have a proper conversation on housing with Aussie economist Cameron Murray
14th Mar 24, 10:32am
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Pushing through the 'cheer squad' to have a proper conversation on housing with Aussie economist Cameron Murray
Housing lending as a percentage of New Zealand banks' total lending reaches 70%, KPMG's annual FIPS shows
13th Mar 24, 3:16pm
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Housing lending as a percentage of New Zealand banks' total lending reaches 70%, KPMG's annual FIPS shows
RBNZ expects some deposit rate convergence across different types of deposit takers once compensation scheme launches
12th Mar 24, 3:02pm
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RBNZ expects some deposit rate convergence across different types of deposit takers once compensation scheme launches
Tell us what you think as we seek feedback on our Of Interest Podcast
9th Mar 24, 9:00am
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Tell us what you think as we seek feedback on our Of Interest Podcast
Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
5th Mar 24, 10:06am
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Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
Patience required as China's economy, like much of the world, deals with a Covid-19 hangover, says David Mahon in our Of Interest podcast
3rd Mar 24, 6:00am
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Patience required as China's economy, like much of the world, deals with a Covid-19 hangover, says David Mahon in our Of Interest podcast
Reserve Bank keen for fully fledged monthly CPI inflation data from Statistics NZ with regular reweightings
2nd Mar 24, 9:01am
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Reserve Bank keen for fully fledged monthly CPI inflation data from Statistics NZ with regular reweightings
Profit at New Zealand's biggest bank fell 22% in the December quarter as non-performing loans rose above $1 billion
1st Mar 24, 9:12am
Profit at New Zealand's biggest bank fell 22% in the December quarter as non-performing loans rose above $1 billion
Heartland Group engaged in 'labour intensive' regulatory approval process with the RBNZ & APRA for Challenger Bank
28th Feb 24, 9:30am
Heartland Group engaged in 'labour intensive' regulatory approval process with the RBNZ & APRA for Challenger Bank
Chairman John Key stepping down from ANZ NZ's board next month, will quit parent ANZ Banking Group's board too
27th Feb 24, 9:58am
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Chairman John Key stepping down from ANZ NZ's board next month, will quit parent ANZ Banking Group's board too