Gareth Vaughan

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Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for 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

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2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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Finance company FE Investments in receivership with KordaMentha appointed receiver, problems began well before COVID-19
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Finance company FE Investments in receivership with KordaMentha appointed receiver, problems began well before COVID-19
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
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Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
1st Apr 20, 9:34am
Rabobank NZ says ex-Fonterra boss Henry van der Heyden is standing down as its chairman 'due to regulatory changes', succeeded by Andy Borland
Rabobank NZ says ex-Fonterra boss Henry van der Heyden is standing down as its chairman 'due to regulatory changes', succeeded by Andy Borland
1st Apr 20, 9:34am
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
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S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
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Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
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Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
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Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
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In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
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ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
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24th Mar 20, 2:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on the Imperial College London paper, what the PM's chief science advisor says, angry Italian mayors, the EU's battle for relevancy and Hong Kong's second wave
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Gareth Vaughan on the Imperial College London paper, what the PM's chief science advisor says, angry Italian mayors, the EU's battle for relevancy and Hong Kong's second wave
24th Mar 20, 2:04pm
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
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In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
21st Mar 20, 10:00am
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In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
21st Mar 20, 10:00am
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
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RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
20th Mar 20, 11:08am
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NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
20th Mar 20, 11:08am
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19th Mar 20, 4:47pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts its cash rate, says it's prepared to buy federal government and state government securities, and is establishing a facility to offer three-year funding to ADIs
19th Mar 20, 4:47pm
19th Mar 20, 3:50pm
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RBNZ says there's enough cash to 'meet demand under any circumstances' while banks and electronic payments systems are 'prepared, resilient, and will keep operating'
RBNZ says there's enough cash to 'meet demand under any circumstances' while banks and electronic payments systems are 'prepared, resilient, and will keep operating'
19th Mar 20, 3:50pm
18th Mar 20, 9:53am
Heartland Group Holdings says home loan offering well received, sees overall lending growth continuing and is comfortable with its capital, liquidity and deposit reinvestment levels
Heartland Group Holdings says home loan offering well received, sees overall lending growth continuing and is comfortable with its capital, liquidity and deposit reinvestment levels
18th Mar 20, 9:53am
17th Mar 20, 2:38pm
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Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
17th Mar 20, 2:38pm

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