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NZ dollar gains after RBNZ's inflation gauge accelerates

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:57:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose across the board after an inflation gauge published by the Reserve Bank accelerated at its fastest pace in seven years, easing concerns about a possible rate cut. More >>

RBNZ anticipates banks will need deeper capital stocks

Fri, 6 Jul 2018 16:12:28 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank expects big lenders who have been allowed to use their own models to measure their risk exposure will need to dig a little deeper if it goes ahead with plans to introduce a standardised reporting regime.More >>

Governor Orr draws on Tāne-mahuta to tell RBNZ's new story

Fri, 6 Jul 2018 15:49:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 6 (BusinessDesk) - There is a new broom at the head of New Zealand's central bank, and he's planning to shift the mindset of the institution towards better embracing the rich cultural diversity of the country.More >>

Auckland Grammar wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Thu, 5 Jul 2018 16:52:58 +1200 | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Auckland Grammar has been named the national winner of the 2018 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge. Mount Albert Grammar placed second and Macleans College came third.More >>

2018 Article IV Consultation with New Zealand

Wed, 4 Jul 2018 13:29:45 +1200 | International Monetary Fund

Since 2011, New Zealand has enjoyed an economic expansion with notable momentum. Reconstruction spending after the 2011 and 2016 earthquakes was an important catalyst, but the expansion has also been supported by accommodative monetary policy, a net ...More >>

Traders put on US$1.2 bln of bets shorting kiwi dollar

Mon, 2 Jul 2018 20:57:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Traders put on US$1.2 bln of bets shorting kiwi dollar, may have the opposite effect More >>

OCR, MPS and FSR dates for 2019-2020

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:24:16 +1200 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the 2019-2020 dates for releasing its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements (MPS), Official Cash Rate (OCR) decisions, and the six-monthly Financial Stability Reports (FSR).More >>

UPDATE: RBNZ's Orr keeps OCR at 1.75%, keeps door open

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:38:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

UPDATE: RBNZ's Orr keeps OCR at 1.75%, keeps door open for possible rate cut More >>

RBNZ's Orr keeps OCR at 1.75%

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:20:23 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr kept the benchmark rate on hold as widely expected and reiterated the next move could be up or down depending on how things unfold. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:33:52 +1200 | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) will remain at 1.75 percent for now. However, we are well positioned to manage change in either direction – up or down – as necessary. More >>

NZ dollar weighed down by weak business confidence

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:13:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar weighed down by weak business confidence, awaiting central bank rate review By Rebecca Howard More >>

Serious Fraud Office now investigating CBL

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:10:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - The Serious Fraud Office is now investigating CBL Insurance and associated entities, adding to investigations by the Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority. More >>

Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank investigating CBL

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:06:05 +1200 | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank of New Zealand are each investigating matters relating to CBL Insurance and associated entities. More >>

Predatory lenders need to be put out of action

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:30:16 +1200 | Financial Services Federation

“Predatory lenders need to be put out of action” FSF Welcomes CCCFA Review Discussion Paper More >>

OCR should be cut to spur growth in productive economy

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:54:24 +1200 | The Manufacturers' Network

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) should be seriously considering a cut in the Official Cash Rate (OCR) for tomorrow’s decision. With inflation remaining low and a currency which has been overvalued for a long time, a cut to the OCR could ...More >>

Reserve Bank says underspending will enable spending lift

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 16:21:45 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Reserve Bank says earlier underspending will enable it to lift spending next year By Tina Morrison More >>

Reserve Bank digital currency – too early to say

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 11:12:42 +1200 | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

A speech delivered today by Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand gives the Bank’s position on issuing an official digital currency, and the verdict, “not now”.More >>

Reserve Bank outlines priorities in Statement of Intent

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:13:14 +1200 | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank's vision of being A Great Team – Best Central Bank underpins the Bank's Statement of Intent for 2018-2021. More >>

RBNZ's Orr tipped to stand pat

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:27:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

RBNZ's Orr tipped to stand pat and could signal hikes might take even longer More >>

Bank conduct and culture review - on site visits

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:55:23 +1200 | Reserve Bank

The joint Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank review of conduct and culture in the New Zealand banking sector is progressing rapidly. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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