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RBNZ and FMA welcome new Global Code of Conduct

Friday, 26 May 2017, 10:18 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority have welcomed the release of a new code to promote good practice in the international foreign exchange market. More >>

Reserve Bank renews currency swap facility with China

Friday, 19 May 2017, 2:10 pm | Reserve Bank

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand today announced the renewal of a reciprocal currency arrangement (swap line) to support the settlement of cross border transactions between New Zealand and Chinese businesses. More >>

The value of forecasting in an uncertain world

Monday, 15 May 2017, 5:18 pm | Reserve Bank

Forecasting is a valuable part of the monetary policy process, helping the Bank plan for the future, communicate its current understanding and intentions, and react to unexpected events, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor and Head of Economics Dr John ... More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:09 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. More >>

IMF releases New Zealand FSAP findings and recommendations

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 9:07 am | Reserve Bank

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared New Zealand’s banking system to be resilient, but nevertheless recommended ways to improve the strength of the country’s financial sector and the regulatory framework. More >>

Publication of 2 discussion papers by Daan Steeenkamp

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:08 am | Reserve Bank

Two discussion papers by Daan Steenkamp have been published on the Reserve Bank’s website. More >>

Enhanced oversight framework for FMIs

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 4:09 pm | Reserve Bank

Cabinet has agreed to a new legislative framework that will improve regulation of payment systems and other Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs). More >>

Reserve Bank seeks views about capital adequacy for banks

Monday, 1 May 2017, 12:47 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published an issues paper that seeks views about the regulation of capital adequacy for banks. More >>

Reserve Bank Head of Financial Stability appointed

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 10:32 am | Reserve Bank

Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand has been appointed Head of Financial Stability and Deputy Chief Executive of the Reserve Bank, Governor Graeme Wheeler and Acting Governor-designate Grant Spencer announced today. Mr Bascand will take up the role on 27 September, ... More >>

New statistics give more insight into banking sector

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 3:20 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today began publishing new monthly statistics that will provide greater insight into the structure and activities of the banking sector. More >>

Input sought on insurer law review

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 11:29 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published an issues paper for its review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA). Head of Prudential Supervision Toby Fiennes said: “Public consultation is an important element of the review.” Mr Fiennes ... More >>

Bulletin article reviews business cycle

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 3:07 pm | Reserve Bank

More subdued growth, due to persistent spare capacity in the global economy following the global financial crisis, has been a key feature of the current New Zealand business cycle. More >>

Bulletin article reviews business cycle

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 2:55 pm | Reserve Bank

More subdued growth, due to persistent spare capacity in the global economy following the global financial crisis, has been a key feature of the current New Zealand business cycle. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:05 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. More >>

Reserve Bank outlines plans for bank capital review

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:40 am | Reserve Bank

An upcoming review of banks’ capital requirements will continue to ensure confidence in the solvency of the New Zealand banking system, while encouraging efficiency, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said today. More >>

Reserve Bank sees risks equally balanced

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:14 am | Reserve Bank

Risks around future Official Cash Rate movements are equally weighted, reflecting balanced risks around inflation, Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said today in a speech. More >>

RBNZ to continue engagement on Dashboard proposal

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 3:40 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank will continue to engage with stakeholders about its proposed ‘Dashboard’ approach to quarterly disclosure for locally incorporated banks. More >>

Reserve Bank senior adviser receives Central Banking Award

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10:30 am | Reserve Bank

London-based Central Banking Publications (the Central Banking Journal and CentralBanking.com) announced overnight that Dr Krippner won this year’s Economics in Central Banking Award. More >>

Reserve Bank publishes final outsourcing policy decisions

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3:36 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published its final policy decisions on a revised outsourcing policy for locally incorporated registered banks. More >>

Reserve Bank Bulletin looks at forecasting model

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 12:13 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has released a Bulletin article examining the core macro-economic model it uses to support the monetary policy decision making process. More >>

 

 

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