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

25th Feb 20, 9:42am
Westpac New Zealand chief executive officer David McLean details the who, what, how and why behind a reshuffle of his senior executive team
Westpac New Zealand chief executive officer David McLean details the who, what, how and why behind a reshuffle of his senior executive team
25th Feb 20, 9:42am
24th Feb 20, 9:35am
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Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich details where the bank is at with a multi-year transformation programme expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich details where the bank is at with a multi-year transformation programme expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars
24th Feb 20, 9:35am
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21st Feb 20, 11:00am
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Surge in expenses and drop in net interest margin push Kiwibank interim profit down 18% with more investment ahead
[Updated]
Surge in expenses and drop in net interest margin push Kiwibank interim profit down 18% with more investment ahead
21st Feb 20, 11:00am
20th Feb 20, 2:18pm
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Heartland Bank says enquiries about reverse mortgages are the highest it has experienced to date, helped by the ongoing low interest rate environment
Heartland Bank says enquiries about reverse mortgages are the highest it has experienced to date, helped by the ongoing low interest rate environment
20th Feb 20, 2:18pm
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20th Feb 20, 11:06am
Australian Financial Review report suggests two US private equity giants are duking it out for UDC Finance as ANZ looks to sell the Kiwi finance company
[Updated]
Australian Financial Review report suggests two US private equity giants are duking it out for UDC Finance as ANZ looks to sell the Kiwi finance company
20th Feb 20, 11:06am
20th Feb 20, 9:34am
Financial Markets Authority spotlight to go on any investment products for retail investors designed to meet banks' new regulatory capital requirements
Financial Markets Authority spotlight to go on any investment products for retail investors designed to meet banks' new regulatory capital requirements
20th Feb 20, 9:34am
19th Feb 20, 7:39am
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey for the banking sector shows times got a bit tougher in 2019, albeit from a very high base
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey for the banking sector shows times got a bit tougher in 2019, albeit from a very high base
19th Feb 20, 7:39am
19th Feb 20, 7:38am
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood sees opportunities in several areas as his bank's bigger rivals wrestle with new RBNZ-imposed regulatory capital requirements
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood sees opportunities in several areas as his bank's bigger rivals wrestle with new RBNZ-imposed regulatory capital requirements
19th Feb 20, 7:38am
18th Feb 20, 10:18am
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says it has worked with Kiwibank, BNZ & ANZ on Holidays Act 'non-compliance', and it continues to work with ASB & Westpac on their Holidays Act compliance processes
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says it has worked with Kiwibank, BNZ & ANZ on Holidays Act 'non-compliance', and it continues to work with ASB & Westpac on their Holidays Act compliance processes
18th Feb 20, 10:18am
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
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ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
14th Feb 20, 9:42am
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Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
14th Feb 20, 9:42am
13th Feb 20, 9:48am
Fullerton Markets, which said it was quitting New Zealand for St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2018, advertises for a compliance manager with knowledge of NZ securities laws who is able to work in NZ
Fullerton Markets, which said it was quitting New Zealand for St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2018, advertises for a compliance manager with knowledge of NZ securities laws who is able to work in NZ
13th Feb 20, 9:48am
13th Feb 20, 9:22am
ASB bosses see challenges for banks in issuing the redeemable perpetual preference shares allowed by the Reserve Bank's new, incoming regulatory capital requirements
ASB bosses see challenges for banks in issuing the redeemable perpetual preference shares allowed by the Reserve Bank's new, incoming regulatory capital requirements
13th Feb 20, 9:22am
13th Feb 20, 5:00am
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Broader questions raised about the David Hillary controlled NZ company Worldclear as one of its former employees remains holed up in a Singapore prison
Broader questions raised about the David Hillary controlled NZ company Worldclear as one of its former employees remains holed up in a Singapore prison
13th Feb 20, 5:00am
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12th Feb 20, 10:20am
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ASB interim profit drops 5% from last year's record high after bank books loss on sale of funds administration business Aegis
[Updated]
ASB interim profit drops 5% from last year's record high after bank books loss on sale of funds administration business Aegis
12th Feb 20, 10:20am
10th Feb 20, 9:50am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi not in a hurry to engage with any push to establish Code of Practice for buy now pay later industry in New Zealand
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi not in a hurry to engage with any push to establish Code of Practice for buy now pay later industry in New Zealand
10th Feb 20, 9:50am
7th Feb 20, 9:16am
Annual advertising spending by New Zealand banks increased by more than a quarter in 2019 with all four major banks recording increases
Annual advertising spending by New Zealand banks increased by more than a quarter in 2019 with all four major banks recording increases
7th Feb 20, 9:16am
4th Feb 20, 2:48pm
Parent of buy now pay later service provider calls for Aussie-style Code of Conduct to be developed and implemented in New Zealand, seeks to engage with the industry and Minister Kris Faafoi
Parent of buy now pay later service provider calls for Aussie-style Code of Conduct to be developed and implemented in New Zealand, seeks to engage with the industry and Minister Kris Faafoi
4th Feb 20, 2:48pm
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm
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RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm
3rd Feb 20, 9:39am
Klarna, the buy now pay later partner of ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia that has launched across the Tasman, doesn't appear set for a New Zealand launch anytime soon
Klarna, the buy now pay later partner of ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia that has launched across the Tasman, doesn't appear set for a New Zealand launch anytime soon
3rd Feb 20, 9:39am

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