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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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Former ASB CEO Barbara Chapman joining BNZ's board as an independent non-executive director from October 1
13th Aug 21, 9:46am
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Former ASB CEO Barbara Chapman joining BNZ's board as an independent non-executive director from October 1
Financial Markets Authority accuses CEO of NZX-listed New Talisman Gold Mines, Matthew Hill, of market manipulation for anonymous posts on online investor forum
12th Aug 21, 10:24am
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Financial Markets Authority accuses CEO of NZX-listed New Talisman Gold Mines, Matthew Hill, of market manipulation for anonymous posts on online investor forum
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt talks up financial resilience after blockbuster annual results for the bank
12th Aug 21, 9:15am
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ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt talks up financial resilience after blockbuster annual results for the bank
Financial Markets Authority warns material published by New Zealand company Vivier and Company Ltd has the potential to mislead investors
11th Aug 21, 2:40pm
Financial Markets Authority warns material published by New Zealand company Vivier and Company Ltd has the potential to mislead investors
ASB annual profit surges to a fresh record high of $1.321 billion as loan impairments fall and housing lending rises
11th Aug 21, 10:30am
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ASB annual profit surges to a fresh record high of $1.321 billion as loan impairments fall and housing lending rises
Helped by strong housing lending, New Zealand's banks appear set to top $6 billion in annual profit this year for the first time
10th Aug 21, 3:05pm
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Helped by strong housing lending, New Zealand's banks appear set to top $6 billion in annual profit this year for the first time
Square's swoop on Afterpay is a 'game-changing deal', addressing nearly all the issues Square faces as it strives to become 'a dominant payments ecosystem'
9th Aug 21, 12:14pm
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Square's swoop on Afterpay is a 'game-changing deal', addressing nearly all the issues Square faces as it strives to become 'a dominant payments ecosystem'
New Zealand life insurers set to continue delivering good return on equity to their shareholders, S&P Global Ratings says
9th Aug 21, 10:15am
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New Zealand life insurers set to continue delivering good return on equity to their shareholders, S&P Global Ratings says
Reserve Bank's Adrian Allott says insurance solvency standards review not starting from same place as bank capital review which saw a 'terribly undercapitalised' industry
6th Aug 21, 9:31am
Reserve Bank's Adrian Allott says insurance solvency standards review not starting from same place as bank capital review which saw a 'terribly undercapitalised' industry
Head of Police Financial Intelligence Unit calls for businesses regulated for anti-money laundering compliance to become disruptors, preventers, and deterrents rather than merely detectors
4th Aug 21, 2:30pm
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Head of Police Financial Intelligence Unit calls for businesses regulated for anti-money laundering compliance to become disruptors, preventers, and deterrents rather than merely detectors
Bank for International Settlements suggests entity-based rules alongside activities-based requirements as the best way to regulate big tech activity in financial services
3rd Aug 21, 9:12am
Bank for International Settlements suggests entity-based rules alongside activities-based requirements as the best way to regulate big tech activity in financial services
Growth of combined global issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds ramps up with plenty more expected
2nd Aug 21, 1:48pm
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Growth of combined global issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds ramps up with plenty more expected
Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay set to be acquired by Jack Dorsey's Square in major payments sector acquisition
2nd Aug 21, 11:39am
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Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay set to be acquired by Jack Dorsey's Square in major payments sector acquisition
Financial Markets Authority says life insurer AIA has admitted making false and/or misleading representations to customers and faces a paying a penalty of $700,000
29th Jul 21, 12:11pm
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Financial Markets Authority says life insurer AIA has admitted making false and/or misleading representations to customers and faces a paying a penalty of $700,000
Gareth Vaughan on open sourcing Covid vaccine technology; Will the kids be alright?; What drives bond yields?; DoJ spotlight on Tether & diversifying the Dismal Science
29th Jul 21, 9:56am
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Gareth Vaughan on open sourcing Covid vaccine technology; Will the kids be alright?; What drives bond yields?; DoJ spotlight on Tether & diversifying the Dismal Science
The ACT Party wants to get the ball rolling on finding a less burdensome and less complicated way for New Zealand businesses to comply with international anti-money laundering expectations
28th Jul 21, 11:02am
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The ACT Party wants to get the ball rolling on finding a less burdensome and less complicated way for New Zealand businesses to comply with international anti-money laundering expectations
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
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Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
Credit rating agency S&P says 'exceptionally strong' and 'unprecedented' NZ house price growth increases risks for banks
23rd Jul 21, 12:12pm
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Credit rating agency S&P says 'exceptionally strong' and 'unprecedented' NZ house price growth increases risks for banks
RBNZ and TSB in the High Court seeking confirmation TSB has breached the AML/CFT Act, and thus how much it should cough up in penalties
22nd Jul 21, 10:29am
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RBNZ and TSB in the High Court seeking confirmation TSB has breached the AML/CFT Act, and thus how much it should cough up in penalties
Gareth Vaughan on the limits to growth 49 years on; @boner4bitcoin & friends; will China's economy overtake the US; BoJ's 0% climate change loans & how OCR hikes will benefit the Aussie banks
21st Jul 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on the limits to growth 49 years on; @boner4bitcoin & friends; will China's economy overtake the US; BoJ's 0% climate change loans & how OCR hikes will benefit the Aussie banks
Time and again we've heard banks may be heading the way of the dinosaurs but they continue to thrive. Gareth Vaughan doesn't expect this to change anytime soon
20th Jul 21, 7:00am
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Time and again we've heard banks may be heading the way of the dinosaurs but they continue to thrive. Gareth Vaughan doesn't expect this to change anytime soon
Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
15th Jul 21, 10:04am
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Westpac NZ set to launch regulation ready BNPL 'anywhere' service Bundll with Humm, and potentially buy up to 49% of the business
FINSIA launches professional banking fundamentals qualification tailored to New Zealand which is being embraced by BNZ
14th Jul 21, 7:41am
FINSIA launches professional banking fundamentals qualification tailored to New Zealand which is being embraced by BNZ
Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Select Committee launches inquiry into 'the current and future nature, impact, and risks of cryptocurrencies'
13th Jul 21, 11:14am
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Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Select Committee launches inquiry into 'the current and future nature, impact, and risks of cryptocurrencies'
Macquarie analyses the impact of rising interest rates on banks and concludes perceived benefits are overstated
13th Jul 21, 7:43am
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Macquarie analyses the impact of rising interest rates on banks and concludes perceived benefits are overstated