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

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
17th Mar 20, 9:50am
Chapman Tripp outlines how 'neobanks' could enter the New Zealand market, potentially shaking up the local financial services sector
Chapman Tripp outlines how 'neobanks' could enter the New Zealand market, potentially shaking up the local financial services sector
17th Mar 20, 9:50am
13th Mar 20, 12:50pm
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Survey suggests 18% of New Zealanders may have changed travel plans due to coronavirus and 69% are worried it will hit the economy over the next 6 to 12 months
Survey suggests 18% of New Zealanders may have changed travel plans due to coronavirus and 69% are worried it will hit the economy over the next 6 to 12 months
13th Mar 20, 12:50pm
12th Mar 20, 8:00am
After the Overseas Investment Office killed ANZ's UDC Finance sale in 2018, could financial markets turmoil do the same this year?
After the Overseas Investment Office killed ANZ's UDC Finance sale in 2018, could financial markets turmoil do the same this year?
12th Mar 20, 8:00am
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10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr reiterates next OCR review is scheduled for March 25 in speech on central bank's potential use of unconventional monetary policy tools
10th Mar 20, 2:56pm
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
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ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
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10th Mar 20, 10:53am
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HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000
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HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000
10th Mar 20, 10:53am
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
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Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
Reserve Bank and bank lobby group issue joint statement saying New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, tell financially affected customers to contact their banks
9th Mar 20, 4:52pm
9th Mar 20, 9:27am
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Big market opportunity seen for Heartland Group Holdings' push into the residential mortgage market
Big market opportunity seen for Heartland Group Holdings' push into the residential mortgage market
9th Mar 20, 9:27am
6th Mar 20, 9:39am
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Four key profit measures all weakened for New Zealand's big five banks in the December quarter
Four key profit measures all weakened for New Zealand's big five banks in the December quarter
6th Mar 20, 9:39am
5th Mar 20, 9:35am
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John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
5th Mar 20, 9:35am
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
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Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
Heartland launches online home loan offers with aggressive one to three year fixed rates and a floating rate as it tests appetite for digital mortgages
5th Mar 20, 7:35am
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4th Mar 20, 11:55am
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RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
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RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
4th Mar 20, 11:55am
4th Mar 20, 9:29am
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Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks facing hits to everything from net interest margins to loan impairments as a result of economic downturn stemming from coronavirus
Aussie parents of NZ's big four banks facing hits to everything from net interest margins to loan impairments as a result of economic downturn stemming from coronavirus
4th Mar 20, 9:29am

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