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Gareth Vaughan

About

Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Over recent years he has received awards in the EY Business Journalism Awards, Canon Media Awards, and Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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12 years 2 months

Latest articles

IMF working paper suggests Covid-induced increase in global shipping time is the financial equivalent to wiping out 14 years worth of tariff reductions
29th Mar 22, 10:49am
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IMF working paper suggests Covid-induced increase in global shipping time is the financial equivalent to wiping out 14 years worth of tariff reductions
Gareth Vaughan on bitcoin strengthening the state, rhino bonds, an oligarch's tour of London, circular economy investments & leave Clarke Gayford alone
26th Mar 22, 9:15am
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Gareth Vaughan on bitcoin strengthening the state, rhino bonds, an oligarch's tour of London, circular economy investments & leave Clarke Gayford alone
Bank analysts assess ANZ Plus, the prospects of more share buybacks & the outlook for credit availability
25th Mar 22, 9:44am
Bank analysts assess ANZ Plus, the prospects of more share buybacks & the outlook for credit availability
Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
24th Mar 22, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
Finance company Thorn Financial Services merging with Limelight Software to seek growth by 'providing a native digital financing option' as Limelight Group
24th Mar 22, 10:45am
Finance company Thorn Financial Services merging with Limelight Software to seek growth by 'providing a native digital financing option' as Limelight Group
Consumer NZ joins consumer advocate groups from 8 other countries to seek regulation of the buy now pay later sector
24th Mar 22, 7:46am
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Consumer NZ joins consumer advocate groups from 8 other countries to seek regulation of the buy now pay later sector
After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
22nd Mar 22, 8:00am
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After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
No timeframe for select committee report to parliament following 2021 cryptocurrency inquiry with eyes on first US whole-of-government strategy
21st Mar 22, 4:11pm
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No timeframe for select committee report to parliament following 2021 cryptocurrency inquiry with eyes on first US whole-of-government strategy
ANZ NZ Chief Financial Officer Stewart Taylor leaving to become CFO of Partners Life
21st Mar 22, 10:18am
ANZ NZ Chief Financial Officer Stewart Taylor leaving to become CFO of Partners Life
ASB ending its low interest lending campaign to borrowers who are building new houses
18th Mar 22, 11:00am
ASB ending its low interest lending campaign to borrowers who are building new houses
New Zealand banks appear well prepared to meet their increasing regulatory capital requirements
18th Mar 22, 9:38am
New Zealand banks appear well prepared to meet their increasing regulatory capital requirements
FMA CEO Samantha Barrass on what keeps her up at night and what makes her want to 'put my head in my hands and weep'
17th Mar 22, 12:15pm
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FMA CEO Samantha Barrass on what keeps her up at night and what makes her want to 'put my head in my hands and weep'
Banks have talked the talk on reducing fees over the past two years. Have their actions matched this?
17th Mar 22, 5:00am
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Banks have talked the talk on reducing fees over the past two years. Have their actions matched this?
As the Official Cash Rate rises, what sort of upward movements are we seeing from bank mortgage and deposit rates?
14th Mar 22, 4:41pm
As the Official Cash Rate rises, what sort of upward movements are we seeing from bank mortgage and deposit rates?
NZ Bankers' Association argues there'd be 'real risk of adverse customer impact' if the RBNZ introduces a debt-to-income ratio cap for home loan borrowers
11th Mar 22, 12:23pm
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NZ Bankers' Association argues there'd be 'real risk of adverse customer impact' if the RBNZ introduces a debt-to-income ratio cap for home loan borrowers
RBNZ eyes broader range of enforcement options & penalties for insurance supervision, and updating resolution options
11th Mar 22, 10:42am
RBNZ eyes broader range of enforcement options & penalties for insurance supervision, and updating resolution options
Instant payments, digital identity, open banking, digital wallets & BNPL plus machine learning, tokenisation & biometrics highlighted as areas to watch by Juniper
10th Mar 22, 9:21pm
Instant payments, digital identity, open banking, digital wallets & BNPL plus machine learning, tokenisation & biometrics highlighted as areas to watch by Juniper
New Zealand banks' annual funding costs sink as big banks tighten grip on lending market
9th Mar 22, 10:53am
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New Zealand banks' annual funding costs sink as big banks tighten grip on lending market
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey probes why banks got their Covid-19 loan provisioning so wrong
9th Mar 22, 10:34am
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KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey probes why banks got their Covid-19 loan provisioning so wrong
Craig Sims, ASB executive and overseer of the ending of the National Bank brand when at ANZ, swaps banking for a vineyard
9th Mar 22, 9:39am
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Craig Sims, ASB executive and overseer of the ending of the National Bank brand when at ANZ, swaps banking for a vineyard
Two banks tap RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme for a combined $1.15 billion in one day
8th Mar 22, 11:00am
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Two banks tap RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme for a combined $1.15 billion in one day
Government looking at enacting Building Societies Act changes later this year to stop New Zealand registered building societies from operating overseas
7th Mar 22, 2:24pm
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Government looking at enacting Building Societies Act changes later this year to stop New Zealand registered building societies from operating overseas
Major banks record $207 million increase in combined quarterly profit, however other key profitability measures little changed
7th Mar 22, 9:34am
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Major banks record $207 million increase in combined quarterly profit, however other key profitability measures little changed
Non-bank lenders growing their slice of new housing lending as headwinds strengthen against banks
4th Mar 22, 9:28am
Non-bank lenders growing their slice of new housing lending as headwinds strengthen against banks
Gareth Vaughan on World War III; why a SWIFT ban matters; Goldman Sachs, Feng shui & lies; a Tongan bitcoin dream; and how to make a proper tinfoil hat
3rd Mar 22, 9:57am
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Gareth Vaughan on World War III; why a SWIFT ban matters; Goldman Sachs, Feng shui & lies; a Tongan bitcoin dream; and how to make a proper tinfoil hat