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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 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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Early signs New Zealand banks are at risk of losing SME customers to non-traditional competitors, FICO says
29th Apr 22, 11:09am
Early signs New Zealand banks are at risk of losing SME customers to non-traditional competitors, FICO says
Submitters raise a series of questions and issues they wanted answered and resolved before the RBNZ rolls out a DTI tool
28th Apr 22, 10:04am
Submitters raise a series of questions and issues they wanted answered and resolved before the RBNZ rolls out a DTI tool
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Consumer NZ says the Bank of Mum and Dad is the fifth biggest owner-occupier lender in New Zealand
28th Apr 22, 8:26am
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Consumer NZ says the Bank of Mum and Dad is the fifth biggest owner-occupier lender in New Zealand
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RBNZ to develop debt-to-income ratio framework for mortgage lending, but won't set banks' test interest rates at this stage
27th Apr 22, 10:37am
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RBNZ to develop debt-to-income ratio framework for mortgage lending, but won't set banks' test interest rates at this stage
Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
22nd Apr 22, 11:11am
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Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
21st Apr 22, 3:13pm
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
With interest rates on two-year bank mortgage rates seemingly poised to rise above floating rates, could we see growth in the number of borrowers choosing to float over fixing?
21st Apr 22, 10:13am
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With interest rates on two-year bank mortgage rates seemingly poised to rise above floating rates, could we see growth in the number of borrowers choosing to float over fixing?
Why has a chasm opened up between the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's OCR and Reserve Bank of Australia's Cash Rate Target?
20th Apr 22, 10:05am
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Why has a chasm opened up between the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's OCR and Reserve Bank of Australia's Cash Rate Target?
Co-op Bank No. 1, People's Choice gong for TSB, Kiwibank customers experiencing problems, ANZ customers least satisfied with value for money, Westpac dead last in consumer satisfaction survey
18th Apr 22, 8:45am
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Co-op Bank No. 1, People's Choice gong for TSB, Kiwibank customers experiencing problems, ANZ customers least satisfied with value for money, Westpac dead last in consumer satisfaction survey
Curtain falls on $300m government capital facility established for use in emergency by Kiwibank
14th Apr 22, 10:33am
Curtain falls on $300m government capital facility established for use in emergency by Kiwibank
NZ-owned banks again top Consumer NZ's customer satisfaction survey with Westpac & ANZ bringing up the rear
13th Apr 22, 10:08am
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NZ-owned banks again top Consumer NZ's customer satisfaction survey with Westpac & ANZ bringing up the rear
Whilst loan volume growth will likely be lower, loans may prove stickier for banks as economic conditions toughen for borrowers, KPMG says
13th Apr 22, 9:30am
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Whilst loan volume growth will likely be lower, loans may prove stickier for banks as economic conditions toughen for borrowers, KPMG says
Big Australasian banks' net interest margins set for a boost from Aussie cash rate increases, Citi says
12th Apr 22, 9:28am
Big Australasian banks' net interest margins set for a boost from Aussie cash rate increases, Citi says
NZIER's Shadow Board sharply divided over whether the Reserve Bank should increase the OCR 25 or 50 basis points on Wednesday
11th Apr 22, 10:54am
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NZIER's Shadow Board sharply divided over whether the Reserve Bank should increase the OCR 25 or 50 basis points on Wednesday
Gareth Vaughan on a return to commodity-backed money, crypto & the GFC, Canada's solutions to NZ-style housing problems, a Covid tax for banks, plus Elon Musk and securities laws
9th Apr 22, 9:30am
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Gareth Vaughan on a return to commodity-backed money, crypto & the GFC, Canada's solutions to NZ-style housing problems, a Covid tax for banks, plus Elon Musk and securities laws
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
8th Apr 22, 9:38am
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
Credit bureau Centrix sees softening demand for consumer debt as arrears on personal loans rise
7th Apr 22, 5:00am
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Credit bureau Centrix sees softening demand for consumer debt as arrears on personal loans rise
The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
6th Apr 22, 2:02pm
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The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
Heartland Group Holdings expands management team as it grows in Australia
6th Apr 22, 1:04pm
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Heartland Group Holdings expands management team as it grows in Australia
Peer to peer loan value grows 6%, investor numbers up 8%, number of loans down 3%
4th Apr 22, 11:21am
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Peer to peer loan value grows 6%, investor numbers up 8%, number of loans down 3%
Complaints from bank customers drop in the final quarter of 2021 year-on-year despite CCCFA changes
1st Apr 22, 12:57pm
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Complaints from bank customers drop in the final quarter of 2021 year-on-year despite CCCFA changes
Heartland Group Holdings expanding in Australia through up to A$154 million acquisition of livestock finance business StockCo Australia
1st Apr 22, 12:33pm
Heartland Group Holdings expanding in Australia through up to A$154 million acquisition of livestock finance business StockCo Australia
Submissions to Ministry of Justice review divided on whether NZ's anti-money laundering oversight, with 3 supervisors, should be retained or changed
31st Mar 22, 7:47am
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Submissions to Ministry of Justice review divided on whether NZ's anti-money laundering oversight, with 3 supervisors, should be retained or changed
IMF working paper delves into the impact of Covid-era shipping cost rises on domestic inflation
30th Mar 22, 9:28am
IMF working paper delves into the impact of Covid-era shipping cost rises on domestic inflation
Rabobank keen to grow via new lending to farmers and businesses in NZ's food and agribusiness supply chain
30th Mar 22, 9:27am
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Rabobank keen to grow via new lending to farmers and businesses in NZ's food and agribusiness supply chain