Gareth Vaughan

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Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the UK. He was the Commentary category winner in the 2015 EY Business Journalism Awards. In 2017 he was named Business Journalist of the Year at the Canon Media Awards, and won the Commentary category in the Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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Articles by Gareth Vaughan

4th Dec 20, 9:44am
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Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
3rd Dec 20, 6:34am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
3rd Dec 20, 6:34am
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2nd Dec 20, 9:24am
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Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
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Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
2nd Dec 20, 9:24am
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1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
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Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
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Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
1st Dec 20, 1:49pm
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Australian Prudential Regulation Authority moves against 'material breaches of prudential liquidity standards' by Westpac, including in relation to Westpac NZ
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority moves against 'material breaches of prudential liquidity standards' by Westpac, including in relation to Westpac NZ
1st Dec 20, 1:49pm
1st Dec 20, 9:30am
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Heartland Group Holdings' project aiming to 'optimise value within the Group' mulls idea of pulling vehicle financing arm out of Heartland Bank as stand-alone subsidiary
Heartland Group Holdings' project aiming to 'optimise value within the Group' mulls idea of pulling vehicle financing arm out of Heartland Bank as stand-alone subsidiary
1st Dec 20, 9:30am
27th Nov 20, 10:01am
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Big five New Zealand banks fill their boots on home loans during September quarter as COVID-19 sends profits south
Big five New Zealand banks fill their boots on home loans during September quarter as COVID-19 sends profits south
27th Nov 20, 10:01am
25th Nov 20, 9:13am
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Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
25th Nov 20, 9:13am
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24th Nov 20, 4:23pm
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BNZ says it will reintroduce loan-to-value ratio restrictions on low deposit home loans from December 7 as Reserve Bank moves to formally restore them
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BNZ says it will reintroduce loan-to-value ratio restrictions on low deposit home loans from December 7 as Reserve Bank moves to formally restore them
24th Nov 20, 4:23pm
24th Nov 20, 9:23am
New Zealand Bankers' Association not won over by government's case for a consumer data right, says the public is underwhelmed by open banking
New Zealand Bankers' Association not won over by government's case for a consumer data right, says the public is underwhelmed by open banking
24th Nov 20, 9:23am
23rd Nov 20, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
23rd Nov 20, 12:01pm
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19th Nov 20, 12:53pm
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BNZ to shut 38 branches across New Zealand between December and June next year, says it will help staff 'find new job opportunities at BNZ'
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BNZ to shut 38 branches across New Zealand between December and June next year, says it will help staff 'find new job opportunities at BNZ'
19th Nov 20, 12:53pm
19th Nov 20, 11:39am
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Macquarie banking analysts put the microscope on financial results from ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac, the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks
Macquarie banking analysts put the microscope on financial results from ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac, the Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks
19th Nov 20, 11:39am
19th Nov 20, 9:56am
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Investors warned to beware of a rising volume of scams including phishing scams in dual warnings from the Financial Markets Authority and Department of Internal Affairs
Investors warned to beware of a rising volume of scams including phishing scams in dual warnings from the Financial Markets Authority and Department of Internal Affairs
19th Nov 20, 9:56am
19th Nov 20, 9:00am
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Institute of International Finance says unprecedented increase in global debt means it's not clear how the global economy can deleverage without significant adverse implications for economic activity
Institute of International Finance says unprecedented increase in global debt means it's not clear how the global economy can deleverage without significant adverse implications for economic activity
19th Nov 20, 9:00am
18th Nov 20, 9:38am
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Reserve Bank issues consultation paper on the details of its implementation plans for the final decisions made in its bank regulatory capital review
Reserve Bank issues consultation paper on the details of its implementation plans for the final decisions made in its bank regulatory capital review
18th Nov 20, 9:38am
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
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With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
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RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator can't direct banks to lend funds from its Funding for Lending Programme to a particular sector
13th Nov 20, 10:31am
12th Nov 20, 9:40am
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The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
12th Nov 20, 9:40am
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11th Nov 20, 2:11pm
Westpac NZ and Forsyth Barr trumpet the sale of the bank's financial advisory business to Forsyth Barr
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Westpac NZ and Forsyth Barr trumpet the sale of the bank's financial advisory business to Forsyth Barr
11th Nov 20, 2:11pm
11th Nov 20, 9:04am
Juniper Research forecasts 1213% jump in unsecured lending through artificial intelligence platforms within five years to more than US$300 billion
Juniper Research forecasts 1213% jump in unsecured lending through artificial intelligence platforms within five years to more than US$300 billion
11th Nov 20, 9:04am
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10th Nov 20, 10:03am
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
10th Nov 20, 10:03am
10th Nov 20, 9:32am
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
10th Nov 20, 9:32am

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