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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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