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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 >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 9:27 am | Reserve Bank

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

Simple, Conservative Approach for Prudential Supervision

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 9:36 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank aims to improve the effectiveness of its prudential regulation through a combination of simpler regulations and bolstering its supervisory activities. More >>

External Expert Reviews Reserve Bank’s Forecasting Processes

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:04 am | Reserve Bank

An external central banking expert has commended the Reserve Bank’s forecasting and monetary policy decision-making processes. More >>

Looking at the Stars

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:23 am | Reserve Bank

Understanding key trends in the economy is crucial for the Reserve Bank, even though the trends can only be estimated and never directly observed and measured. More >>

Reserve Bank Reviews Outcomes of IMF’s Assessment Programme

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:17 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has released a Bulletin article reviewing the outcomes of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) for New Zealand. More >>

Reserve Bank outlines stance on cyber issues

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:44 am | Reserve Bank

Firms in the finance sector, regulators, and other authorities all have a part to play in managing cyber security risks while still benefiting from the opportunities of new financial technology. More >>

Reserve Bank says lower external debt is encouraging

Monday, 17 July 2017, 1:38 pm | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank says lower external debt is encouraging, but some risks remain A large improvement in New Zealand’s net foreign liabilities as a share of GDP since 2009 makes the economy less vulnerable to shocks, Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said in ... More >>

Reserve Bank consults on what should qualify as bank capital

Friday, 14 July 2017, 11:08 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has started a public consultation about what type of financial instruments should qualify as bank capital. Capital regulations address not only the minimum amount of capital that banks must hold, but also the type of financial ... More >>

Public consultation on foreign margin requirements

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:36 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have started a public consultation on the implications for New Zealand of foreign margin requirements for over-the-counter derivatives. More >>

Brighter Money banknotes’ security features

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:10 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has developed a short video to help the public identify the ‘real deal’ Brighter Money banknote. More >>

Reserve Bank Decimal Note Designs 1967–2017

Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:42 am | Reserve Bank

Main file A litmus test for society: Reserve Bank decimal note designs 1967-2017 (PDF 4.48 MB) More >>

Survey shows insurers need to up their game

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 3:09 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a report on compliance by insurers with the requirements to disclose their financial strength ratings and solvency information. A recent survey by the Reserve Bank of a sample of 36 of the 89 licensed insurers found that the ... More >>

Statement of Intent Outlines RBNZ’s Priorities

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:11 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank's commitment to price and financial stability in an uncertain global environment is underlined in the Bank's Statement of Intent ( SOI ) for 2017-2020. More >>



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