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

6th Jun 19, 5:05pm
Federated Farmers survey shows average farmer interest rates down 10 basis points in six months to May as proportion of farmers who say they feel undue pressure from their banks rises
Federated Farmers survey shows average farmer interest rates down 10 basis points in six months to May as proportion of farmers who say they feel undue pressure from their banks rises
6th Jun 19, 5:05pm
6th Jun 19, 5:00am
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SBS Bank CEO Shaun Drylie hopeful the mutually owned building society will gain RBNZ approval for a Tier 1 capital instrument to help it meet the regulator's bank capital proposals
SBS Bank CEO Shaun Drylie hopeful the mutually owned building society will gain RBNZ approval for a Tier 1 capital instrument to help it meet the regulator's bank capital proposals
6th Jun 19, 5:00am
5th Jun 19, 3:44pm
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RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
5th Jun 19, 3:44pm
5th Jun 19, 10:29am
Morgan Stanley analysts highlight threats to Australian banks' payments revenue, saying they must increase technology investment or risk becoming faceless utilities competing purely on price
Morgan Stanley analysts highlight threats to Australian banks' payments revenue, saying they must increase technology investment or risk becoming faceless utilities competing purely on price
5th Jun 19, 10:29am
4th Jun 19, 9:51am
Solid March quarter lending growth for both Kiwibank and TSB as several banks go backwards on the deposit front
Solid March quarter lending growth for both Kiwibank and TSB as several banks go backwards on the deposit front
4th Jun 19, 9:51am
4th Jun 19, 9:48am
New Zealand's big four banks deliver strong March quarter return on equity as profit surges, ANZ cuts dividend
New Zealand's big four banks deliver strong March quarter return on equity as profit surges, ANZ cuts dividend
4th Jun 19, 9:48am
1st Jun 19, 9:31am
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BNZ says bug in a third-party foreign exchange trading platform in 2014 resulted in a forex trade replicating in error causing an unintended position of over $1 billion against US dollar for half an hour
BNZ says bug in a third-party foreign exchange trading platform in 2014 resulted in a forex trade replicating in error causing an unintended position of over $1 billion against US dollar for half an hour
1st Jun 19, 9:31am
30th May 19, 11:20am
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Retail and business banking managing director Antonia Watson takes helm as acting CEO at ANZ NZ as CEO David Hisco takes extended sick leave
Retail and business banking managing director Antonia Watson takes helm as acting CEO at ANZ NZ as CEO David Hisco takes extended sick leave
30th May 19, 11:20am
30th May 19, 10:23am
RBNZ says upgrades to its key financial market infrastructures ESAS and NZClear are behind schedule, won't commit to a new go-live date
RBNZ says upgrades to its key financial market infrastructures ESAS and NZClear are behind schedule, won't commit to a new go-live date
30th May 19, 10:23am
30th May 19, 10:19am
Xero has the opportunity to target the demand for SME lending that's not met by the major banks and leverage customer data for payments growth, Morgan Stanley analysts argue
Xero has the opportunity to target the demand for SME lending that's not met by the major banks and leverage customer data for payments growth, Morgan Stanley analysts argue
30th May 19, 10:19am
29th May 19, 3:30pm
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Governor Adrian Orr says RBNZ is 'open minded' about its proposals to increase bank capital, but wants more capital and good quality capital
Governor Adrian Orr says RBNZ is 'open minded' about its proposals to increase bank capital, but wants more capital and good quality capital
29th May 19, 3:30pm
28th May 19, 10:41am
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Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
28th May 19, 10:41am
28th May 19, 9:28am
BNZ compliance with Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act disclosure requirements under the spotlight after the bank self-reported to the consumer watchdog
BNZ compliance with Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act disclosure requirements under the spotlight after the bank self-reported to the consumer watchdog
28th May 19, 9:28am
27th May 19, 4:03pm
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Dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals, Westpac NZ releases its own alternative version focused on total capital rather than common equity tier 1 capital
Dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals, Westpac NZ releases its own alternative version focused on total capital rather than common equity tier 1 capital
27th May 19, 4:03pm
25th May 19, 9:46am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says he's 'genuinely focused on giving industry-led open banking a real chance to succeed'
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says he's 'genuinely focused on giving industry-led open banking a real chance to succeed'
25th May 19, 9:46am
24th May 19, 4:00pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Local 10-year swap rate below 2% for first time, trade surplus as annual goods exports to China hitting $15b, English calls banks' bluff
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Local 10-year swap rate below 2% for first time, trade surplus as annual goods exports to China hitting $15b, English calls banks' bluff
24th May 19, 4:00pm
24th May 19, 10:15am
Macquarie analysts highlight boost to borrowing capacity for both owner-occupiers and property investors from APRA proposal to revise guidance for bank borrowing capacity serviceability assessments
Macquarie analysts highlight boost to borrowing capacity for both owner-occupiers and property investors from APRA proposal to revise guidance for bank borrowing capacity serviceability assessments
24th May 19, 10:15am
24th May 19, 5:00am
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Despite being knocked back by both major political parties during the 2017 election year, the RBNZ continues to push for the inclusion of a debt-to-income limiting tool in its macro-prudential toolkit
Despite being knocked back by both major political parties during the 2017 election year, the RBNZ continues to push for the inclusion of a debt-to-income limiting tool in its macro-prudential toolkit
24th May 19, 5:00am
23rd May 19, 5:00am
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Kiwibank, Co-op Bank, SBS & TSB welcome proposed RBNZ changes to level the capital playing field, but want access to a wide range of capital sources warning as currently proposed the RBNZ plans are unworkable for small banks
Kiwibank, Co-op Bank, SBS & TSB welcome proposed RBNZ changes to level the capital playing field, but want access to a wide range of capital sources warning as currently proposed the RBNZ plans are unworkable for small banks
23rd May 19, 5:00am
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21st May 19, 2:26pm
ASB unveils strategic review of its ownership of investment and custody businesses Aegis and Investment Custodial Services
[Updated]
ASB unveils strategic review of its ownership of investment and custody businesses Aegis and Investment Custodial Services
21st May 19, 2:26pm

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