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

27th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
26th Sep 19, 9:38am
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
26th Sep 19, 9:38am
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
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25th Sep 19, 12:30pm
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Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers will make them accountable for sales to consumers by contracted intermediaries & ban target-based sales incentives
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Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers will make them accountable for sales to consumers by contracted intermediaries & ban target-based sales incentives
25th Sep 19, 12:30pm
25th Sep 19, 9:44am
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Heartland Bank discloses breaches of conditions of bank registration related to regulatory capital and liquidity calculations as RBNZ unveils new regime for banks' breaches of regulatory requirements
Heartland Bank discloses breaches of conditions of bank registration related to regulatory capital and liquidity calculations as RBNZ unveils new regime for banks' breaches of regulatory requirements
25th Sep 19, 9:44am
24th Sep 19, 3:47pm
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Police make 13 arrests, search for more people, following 'Operation Deadwood' investigation into alleged phone scam and money laundering
Police make 13 arrests, search for more people, following 'Operation Deadwood' investigation into alleged phone scam and money laundering
24th Sep 19, 3:47pm
24th Sep 19, 9:32am
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Bank for International Settlements figures show tens of billions of dollars of growth in New Zealand dollar and country over-the-counter interest rate derivatives over past three years
Bank for International Settlements figures show tens of billions of dollars of growth in New Zealand dollar and country over-the-counter interest rate derivatives over past three years
24th Sep 19, 9:32am
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am
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S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
S&P Global Ratings supportive of deposit insurance, has NZ's banking sector alongside Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia in its country risk assessment
23rd Sep 19, 9:55am
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20th Sep 19, 11:18am
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NZ's Blue Isle Markets Ltd named as a defendant in US SEC case alleging tens of millions of dollars in investor losses, some of which was used to fund a luxurious lifestyle for defendants 
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NZ's Blue Isle Markets Ltd named as a defendant in US SEC case alleging tens of millions of dollars in investor losses, some of which was used to fund a luxurious lifestyle for defendants 
20th Sep 19, 11:18am
20th Sep 19, 10:09am
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ANZ NZ says it was cold called by more than 10 overseas hedge funds about its rural loan portfolio within 6 months, 3 of 4 other major rural lenders say they haven't been approached
ANZ NZ says it was cold called by more than 10 overseas hedge funds about its rural loan portfolio within 6 months, 3 of 4 other major rural lenders say they haven't been approached
20th Sep 19, 10:09am
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19th Sep 19, 10:38am
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ANZ NZ approached by hedge funds interested in buying its rural debt portfolio but turned them down, RNZ reports
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ANZ NZ approached by hedge funds interested in buying its rural debt portfolio but turned them down, RNZ reports
19th Sep 19, 10:38am
18th Sep 19, 12:54pm
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Gareth Vaughan highlights the limited comments on banking in a report on growing NZ's capital markets, and probes how much healthier the equity market would look if the big 4 banks were listed
Gareth Vaughan highlights the limited comments on banking in a report on growing NZ's capital markets, and probes how much healthier the equity market would look if the big 4 banks were listed
18th Sep 19, 12:54pm
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17th Sep 19, 10:11am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi pledges measures to improve financial services sector conduct shortly as regulators bemoan poor life insurer conduct and culture
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi pledges measures to improve financial services sector conduct shortly as regulators bemoan poor life insurer conduct and culture
17th Sep 19, 10:11am
17th Sep 19, 7:35am
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Bank lobby group won't comment on the 'hypothetical question' of whether it would welcome the opportunity for the RBNZ's bank capital proposals to be appealed on their merits
Bank lobby group won't comment on the 'hypothetical question' of whether it would welcome the opportunity for the RBNZ's bank capital proposals to be appealed on their merits
17th Sep 19, 7:35am
16th Sep 19, 11:42am
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ANZ NZ gives nothing away on where its process to find a permanent successor to ex-CEO David Hisco is at as Brits review bank executive regime NZ government is looking at
ANZ NZ gives nothing away on where its process to find a permanent successor to ex-CEO David Hisco is at as Brits review bank executive regime NZ government is looking at
16th Sep 19, 11:42am
14th Sep 19, 9:32am
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ANZ Banking Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga says questions should be asked as to whether central banks' inflation targets remain relevant
ANZ Banking Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga says questions should be asked as to whether central banks' inflation targets remain relevant
14th Sep 19, 9:32am
13th Sep 19, 1:26pm
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Kiwibank five-year bond issue brings in $400 million to help fund the bank's lending as chunky bond issues from big New Zealand banks continue
Kiwibank five-year bond issue brings in $400 million to help fund the bank's lending as chunky bond issues from big New Zealand banks continue
13th Sep 19, 1:26pm
12th Sep 19, 9:34am
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Macquarie research shows Aussie parents of NZ's big 4 banks prepared to lend more & a bigger percentage of income to mortgage borrowers than UK, US & Canadian banks
Macquarie research shows Aussie parents of NZ's big 4 banks prepared to lend more & a bigger percentage of income to mortgage borrowers than UK, US & Canadian banks
12th Sep 19, 9:34am
11th Sep 19, 9:37am
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Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
11th Sep 19, 9:37am
10th Sep 19, 9:29am
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Citi analysts suggest the outcome of bank capital negotiations between ANZ and the RBNZ 'will be determinative for the sector' with proposed 5-year phase in period needing to be extended
Citi analysts suggest the outcome of bank capital negotiations between ANZ and the RBNZ 'will be determinative for the sector' with proposed 5-year phase in period needing to be extended
10th Sep 19, 9:29am

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