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

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6th Sep 19, 9:53am
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
6th Sep 19, 9:53am
4th Sep 19, 10:17am
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ANZ follows rivals with reductions to some credit card purchase interest rates, however most banks still have cash advance rates above 20%
ANZ follows rivals with reductions to some credit card purchase interest rates, however most banks still have cash advance rates above 20%
4th Sep 19, 10:17am
2nd Sep 19, 7:30am
Juniper Research predicts big increase in cost of cyber-crime as crooks use the likes of AI, social media and crypto-jacking
Juniper Research predicts big increase in cost of cyber-crime as crooks use the likes of AI, social media and crypto-jacking
2nd Sep 19, 7:30am
30th Aug 19, 11:44am
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With its roots and charitable trust ownership in Taranaki, TSB is growing in other parts of New Zealand. So does it look to distribute profits outside its home province?
With its roots and charitable trust ownership in Taranaki, TSB is growing in other parts of New Zealand. So does it look to distribute profits outside its home province?
30th Aug 19, 11:44am
29th Aug 19, 7:48am
TSB CEO Donna Cooper 'feeling positive' about talks with the RBNZ seeking changes to the regulator's proposals for tougher bank regulatory capital requirements
TSB CEO Donna Cooper 'feeling positive' about talks with the RBNZ seeking changes to the regulator's proposals for tougher bank regulatory capital requirements
29th Aug 19, 7:48am
28th Aug 19, 9:36am
The country's key smaller banks deliver a weaker collective financial performance in the June quarter this year compared to the 2018 June quarter
The country's key smaller banks deliver a weaker collective financial performance in the June quarter this year compared to the 2018 June quarter
28th Aug 19, 9:36am
27th Aug 19, 9:30am
Combined June quarter profit up 13% for ANZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac as average RoE rises, cost-to-income ratio drops and net interest margin holds steady
Combined June quarter profit up 13% for ANZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac as average RoE rises, cost-to-income ratio drops and net interest margin holds steady
27th Aug 19, 9:30am
26th Aug 19, 8:01am
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank transformation project to cost 'hundreds of millions' over four to five years
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank transformation project to cost 'hundreds of millions' over four to five years
26th Aug 19, 8:01am
25th Aug 19, 6:31am
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Gareth Vaughan suggests ANZ and its fellow big banks are starting to look snookered. Could it be time for them to accept they're now utilities?
Gareth Vaughan suggests ANZ and its fellow big banks are starting to look snookered. Could it be time for them to accept they're now utilities?
25th Aug 19, 6:31am
23rd Aug 19, 10:09am
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Kiwibank cites banking fee reductions, bill paying services returning to NZ Post, and lower insurance income as its annual profit drops by $7 million
Kiwibank cites banking fee reductions, bill paying services returning to NZ Post, and lower insurance income as its annual profit drops by $7 million
23rd Aug 19, 10:09am
23rd Aug 19, 5:00am
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Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
23rd Aug 19, 5:00am
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22nd Aug 19, 3:10pm
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FMA says ANZ NZ should have disclosed the sale of an Auckland house to the wife of its former CEO David Hisco as a related party transaction, questions role of auditor KPMG
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FMA says ANZ NZ should have disclosed the sale of an Auckland house to the wife of its former CEO David Hisco as a related party transaction, questions role of auditor KPMG
22nd Aug 19, 3:10pm
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21st Aug 19, 7:57am
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Tougher APRA 'contagion risk' rules may reduce flow of bank dividends from Kiwi subsidiaries to Aussie parent banks with ANZ seeing 'limited capacity to inject capital into ANZ NZ'
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Tougher APRA 'contagion risk' rules may reduce flow of bank dividends from Kiwi subsidiaries to Aussie parent banks with ANZ seeing 'limited capacity to inject capital into ANZ NZ'
21st Aug 19, 7:57am
20th Aug 19, 9:31am
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UBS analysts highlight the wide range of returns on equity across Heartland Group Holdings' stable from reverse mortgages at the top to loans via Harmoney at the bottom
UBS analysts highlight the wide range of returns on equity across Heartland Group Holdings' stable from reverse mortgages at the top to loans via Harmoney at the bottom
20th Aug 19, 9:31am
17th Aug 19, 9:16am
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ANZ Head of Foreign Exchange Research Daniel Been on how the way currency markets are analysed is changing and why the US dollar continues to have appeal
ANZ Head of Foreign Exchange Research Daniel Been on how the way currency markets are analysed is changing and why the US dollar continues to have appeal
17th Aug 19, 9:16am
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16th Aug 19, 10:40am
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BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope criticises the RBNZ for being 'pretty active' and surprising business, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr hits back saying the RBNZ is 'forward-looking and transparent'
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BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope criticises the RBNZ for being 'pretty active' and surprising business, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr hits back saying the RBNZ is 'forward-looking and transparent'
16th Aug 19, 10:40am
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
CEO Chris Flood says Heartland Bank's small size relative to competitors and high net interest margin gives him comfort the bank can continue to grow deposits
16th Aug 19, 9:25am
15th Aug 19, 9:48am
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Harmoney hires former FlexiGroup NZ boss David Stevens as its new CEO with capital raise and extension of bank warehouse facility immediate priorities
Harmoney hires former FlexiGroup NZ boss David Stevens as its new CEO with capital raise and extension of bank warehouse facility immediate priorities
15th Aug 19, 9:48am
14th Aug 19, 5:09pm
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Government review of KiwiSaver default provider arrangements probes potential support for New Zealand capital markets development, fee reductions and more
Government review of KiwiSaver default provider arrangements probes potential support for New Zealand capital markets development, fee reductions and more
14th Aug 19, 5:09pm
14th Aug 19, 9:32am
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ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
ASB borrows NZ$600 million through five-year bond issue that will pay investors interest of just 1.83% a year
14th Aug 19, 9:32am

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