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Interim liquidators appointed to CBL Insurance

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:15 pm | Reserve Bank

The High Court has placed CBL Insurance Limited into interim liquidation, following an application by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. More >>

Reserve Bank of New Zealand 'Bulletin' Released

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:32 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today released a Bulletin article by Dr Chris Hunt, ‘Independence with accountability: financial system regulation and the Reserve Bank’. More >>

Updated weights for Trade-Weighted Index

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 3:47 pm | Reserve Bank

The annual re-weighting of the Trade-Weighted Index (TWI) takes effect on Friday 8 December 2017. More >>

Lessons of international house-price collapses

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:15 am | Reserve Bank

An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin reviewed the policy responses by overseas central banks to house-price collapses. It was originally written by a contracted researcher, Maitland MacFarlan, as part of the Bank’s general consideration ... More >>

Monetary policy grapples with drivers of weak inflation

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:05 pm | Reserve Bank

Inflation in New Zealand and world-wide has been persistently low since the 2008 global financial crisis, partly because of factors such as globalisation, the growth of China, the rise of the digital economy, and low inflation expectations. More >>

Reserve Bank to Ease LVR Restrictions

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:57 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and risks to the system have reduced over the past six months, Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer said today when releasing the Bank’s November Financial Stability Report . More >>

Reserve Bank consults on mortgage bond collateral standard

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:41 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing an enhanced mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the financial system. More >>

Fraud Awareness week a timely reminder of finance scams

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:09 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank says that International Fraud Awareness Week is a good reminder of what to do if you’re the target of a finance scam. “The Bank receives regular inquiries from the public about financial scams. Generally, these calls are from ... More >>

Westpac capital requirements increased

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:17 pm | Reserve Bank

Westpac New Zealand Limited (Westpac) has had its minimum regulatory capital requirements increased after it failed to comply with regulatory obligations relating to its status as an internal models bank. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:19 am | Reserve Bank

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

Renewed Policy Targets Agreement signed

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:14 am | Reserve Bank

Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer today signed an unchanged Policy Targets Agreement (PTA) , which sets out specific targets for maintaining price stability. More >>

NZ economy and financial system sound

Friday, 29 September 2017, 10:34 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s economy and financial system remain on a sound footing despite continuing challenges in the global environment, according to the Reserve Bank’s Annual Report 2016-17 released today. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9:12 am | Reserve Bank

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

Reserve Bank introduces revised outsourcing policy

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 2:16 pm | Reserve Bank

“The revised policy aims to ensure that a bank can continue to operate in a situation where a key service provider fails,” Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said. More >>

Macroprudential policies in a low interest-rate environment

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:34 pm | Reserve Bank

A new discussion paper (DP2017/04) - Macroprudential policies in a low interest-rate environment - by Fang Yao and Margarita Rubio has been published on the Reserve Bank’s website. More >>

Reserve Bank leasing office space to Defence Force

Monday, 4 September 2017, 2:40 pm | Reserve Bank

The New Zealand Defence Force has signed a lease to occupy three floors in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand building, beginning later this year. More >>

Reserve Bank policy a key driver in economic performance

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 1:47 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s monetary policy has been an important driver in the last five years behind above-trend growth in the economy and employment, Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said today in a speech. More >>

RBNZ appoints Assistant Governor, Head of Operations

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:55 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has appointed Sean Mills as Assistant Governor and Head of Operations. Mr Mills will take up his appointment on 29 November 2017. He is currently Chief Information Officer at the Department of Corrections. As Assistant Governor and Head ... More >>

Inflation targeting practices similar across central banks

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:18 am | Reserve Bank

Inflation targeting practises are similar across many central banks despite significant differences in their formal frameworks, says the Reserve Bank in its latest Bulletin article published today. More >>

Video Series for Money Week 2017

Monday, 14 August 2017, 11:25 am | Reserve Bank

14 August 2017 - To support Money Week 2017, the Reserve Bank and the Commission for Financial Capability have collaborated in a series of videos to encourage people to better manage their debt and talk more freely about their finances. More >>



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