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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

12th Nov 20, 9:40am
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The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
The RBNZ delaying moves to level capital playing field with Aussie owned banks disappoints NZ owned banks, and exclusion from the Funding for Lending Programme disappoints building societies and credit unions
12th Nov 20, 9:40am
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11th Nov 20, 2:11pm
Westpac NZ and Forsyth Barr trumpet the sale of the bank's financial advisory business to Forsyth Barr
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Westpac NZ and Forsyth Barr trumpet the sale of the bank's financial advisory business to Forsyth Barr
11th Nov 20, 2:11pm
11th Nov 20, 9:04am
Juniper Research forecasts 1213% jump in unsecured lending through artificial intelligence platforms within five years to more than US$300 billion
Juniper Research forecasts 1213% jump in unsecured lending through artificial intelligence platforms within five years to more than US$300 billion
11th Nov 20, 9:04am
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10th Nov 20, 10:03am
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
10th Nov 20, 10:03am
10th Nov 20, 9:32am
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
Citi banking analysts see growing optimism in Australia's housing and mortgage markets
10th Nov 20, 9:32am
7th Nov 20, 5:54am
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Gareth Vaughan on why 'Mini Mike' should take Trump's debt off Deutsche Bank's hands, what happens if Trump tries to sue his way to victory, US states portrayed by photos, the chaotic unravelling of Jack Ma’s US$35 billion IPO and more
Gareth Vaughan on why 'Mini Mike' should take Trump's debt off Deutsche Bank's hands, what happens if Trump tries to sue his way to victory, US states portrayed by photos, the chaotic unravelling of Jack Ma’s US$35 billion IPO and more
7th Nov 20, 5:54am
6th Nov 20, 9:37am
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BNZ CEO Angela Mentis suggests the Reserve Bank probably won't need to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero if its proposed funding for lending programme works
BNZ CEO Angela Mentis suggests the Reserve Bank probably won't need to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero if its proposed funding for lending programme works
6th Nov 20, 9:37am
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5th Nov 20, 10:29am
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Annual profit falls $260 million at BNZ as COVID-19 makes its impact felt, income falls and expenses rise
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Annual profit falls $260 million at BNZ as COVID-19 makes its impact felt, income falls and expenses rise
5th Nov 20, 10:29am
4th Nov 20, 9:34am
Discussion paper from Payments NZ details the 'building blocks' for a real-time payments system for the future
Discussion paper from Payments NZ details the 'building blocks' for a real-time payments system for the future
4th Nov 20, 9:34am
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
3rd Nov 20, 12:06pm
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CEO David McLean says Westpac NZ is open for business but has not loosened its LVR lending limits since the Reserve Bank said it could
CEO David McLean says Westpac NZ is open for business but has not loosened its LVR lending limits since the Reserve Bank said it could
3rd Nov 20, 12:06pm
2nd Nov 20, 12:26pm
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ's 'in reasonably good shape' in terms of COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals, suggests RBNZ's ban on banks paying dividends could end
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ's 'in reasonably good shape' in terms of COVID-19 related mortgage deferrals, suggests RBNZ's ban on banks paying dividends could end
2nd Nov 20, 12:26pm
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2nd Nov 20, 10:21am
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Westpac NZ September year profit falls 43% as loan impairment charges surge, income falls and expenses rise
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Westpac NZ September year profit falls 43% as loan impairment charges surge, income falls and expenses rise
2nd Nov 20, 10:21am
30th Oct 20, 9:29am
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CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ doesn't currently need the RBNZ's proposed funding for lending programme, but she'd like to see more fiscal stimulus from the Government
CEO Antonia Watson says ANZ NZ doesn't currently need the RBNZ's proposed funding for lending programme, but she'd like to see more fiscal stimulus from the Government
30th Oct 20, 9:29am
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29th Oct 20, 10:17am
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ANZ New Zealand posts lower annual profit as its credit impairment charge surges, income falls, expenses rise and it loses money on the sale of UDC. ANZ Group says 2% of NZ mortgage book on a deferral plan
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ANZ New Zealand posts lower annual profit as its credit impairment charge surges, income falls, expenses rise and it loses money on the sale of UDC. ANZ Group says 2% of NZ mortgage book on a deferral plan
29th Oct 20, 10:17am
29th Oct 20, 9:31am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
29th Oct 20, 9:31am
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28th Oct 20, 3:08pm
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Treasury unit issues $4 billion New Zealand government bond after receiving more than $18 billion worth of interest from investors
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Treasury unit issues $4 billion New Zealand government bond after receiving more than $18 billion worth of interest from investors
28th Oct 20, 3:08pm
28th Oct 20, 1:27pm
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Gareth Vaughan suggests the attitudes of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr and the big four banks' bosses present at last week's INFINZ conference suggests some interesting times ahead as key issues come to a head
Gareth Vaughan suggests the attitudes of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr and the big four banks' bosses present at last week's INFINZ conference suggests some interesting times ahead as key issues come to a head
28th Oct 20, 1:27pm
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
24th Oct 20, 9:59am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells bank bosses to look past their noses, as ANZ NZ chairman plus ASB, BNZ and Westpac CEOs speak out against the possibility of the RBNZ taking the OCR negative
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells bank bosses to look past their noses, as ANZ NZ chairman plus ASB, BNZ and Westpac CEOs speak out against the possibility of the RBNZ taking the OCR negative
24th Oct 20, 9:59am
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
16th Oct 20, 9:56am
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Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini
Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini
16th Oct 20, 9:56am
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
14th Oct 20, 9:48am
Reserve Bank's Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator has seen 'instances and indicators of some vulnerability' in banks' payment systems
Reserve Bank's Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator has seen 'instances and indicators of some vulnerability' in banks' payment systems
14th Oct 20, 9:48am

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