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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 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

16th Mar 21, 10:19am
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Financial Markets Authority CEO Rob Everett to depart in September, executive recruitment company hired to help find successor
Financial Markets Authority CEO Rob Everett to depart in September, executive recruitment company hired to help find successor
16th Mar 21, 10:19am
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
12th Mar 21, 11:26am
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Inland Revenue says it'll 'take the necessary action' against high income earners trying to avoid the new 39% tax rate
Inland Revenue says it'll 'take the necessary action' against high income earners trying to avoid the new 39% tax rate
12th Mar 21, 11:26am
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
11th Mar 21, 8:00am
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Non-bank mortgage lender Basecorp Finance borrowing $250 million through an issue of residential mortgage backed securities as it eyes ongoing growth
Non-bank mortgage lender Basecorp Finance borrowing $250 million through an issue of residential mortgage backed securities as it eyes ongoing growth
11th Mar 21, 8:00am
9th Mar 21, 3:20pm
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Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
9th Mar 21, 3:20pm
8th Mar 21, 9:59am
Burcu Senel, who has worked for HSBC for 15 years, is named as the bank's new New Zealand CEO
Burcu Senel, who has worked for HSBC for 15 years, is named as the bank's new New Zealand CEO
8th Mar 21, 9:59am
6th Mar 21, 9:34am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
6th Mar 21, 9:34am
3rd Mar 21, 4:46pm
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Pegasus Markets director Michael Reps sentenced to community detention and community work in FMA prosecution, and can't serve as the director of a NZ financial services provider for five years
Pegasus Markets director Michael Reps sentenced to community detention and community work in FMA prosecution, and can't serve as the director of a NZ financial services provider for five years
3rd Mar 21, 4:46pm
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3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
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Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
[Updated]
Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
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The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
1st Mar 21, 12:42pm
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Department of Internal Affairs issues formal anti-money laundering warning to Property Brokers Ltd in first warning to real estate agent under Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Department of Internal Affairs issues formal anti-money laundering warning to Property Brokers Ltd in first warning to real estate agent under Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
1st Mar 21, 12:42pm
1st Mar 21, 8:00am
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ASB lifts range of term deposit rates with five-year rate increasing 75 basis points to 1.75%
ASB lifts range of term deposit rates with five-year rate increasing 75 basis points to 1.75%
1st Mar 21, 8:00am
26th Feb 21, 7:49am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says banks could use cheap RBNZ Funding for Lending Programme money to lower floating mortgage rates
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says banks could use cheap RBNZ Funding for Lending Programme money to lower floating mortgage rates
26th Feb 21, 7:49am
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
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New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
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KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
18th Feb 21, 4:38pm
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Ending exceptional fiscal support measures designed to combat COVID-19 will be painful in a world awash with debt, the Institute of International Finance says
Ending exceptional fiscal support measures designed to combat COVID-19 will be painful in a world awash with debt, the Institute of International Finance says
18th Feb 21, 4:38pm
18th Feb 21, 2:01pm
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Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton calls for the introduction of four policies to tackle the impact of tourism on the New Zealand environment
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton calls for the introduction of four policies to tackle the impact of tourism on the New Zealand environment
18th Feb 21, 2:01pm
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
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Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
Westpac NZ five-year bond issue raises $650 million priced at 55 basis points over the swap rate
18th Feb 21, 1:16pm
18th Feb 21, 11:48am
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ANZ Banking Group CEO Shayne Elliott says bank's NZ staff have 'been really run off their feet' meeting record demand for home loans
ANZ Banking Group CEO Shayne Elliott says bank's NZ staff have 'been really run off their feet' meeting record demand for home loans
18th Feb 21, 11:48am
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am

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