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Reserve Bank welcomes steps by global climate initiative

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:30 am | Reserve Bank

The focus on climate and environmental risk by central banks globally is accelerating, with the release of a comprehensive report at the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) conference in Paris overnight. More >>

Reserve Bank extends submission time for capital proposal

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:51 pm | Reserve Bank

Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand announced, “We have extended the public submission date to May 17 for views on our proposal to increase minimum capital requirements for banks. The consultation process on this matter will now extend to approximately ... More >>

RBNZ seeking views on proposal to increase bank capital

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:33 pm | Reserve Bank

Just three weeks remain for people to share their thoughts about proposals to increase minimum bank capital levels and make the banking system safer. The Reserve Bank is consulting on proposals to increase the amount of capital banks must have, to ensure ... More >>

RBNZ appoints Head of Financial Markets and Chief Economist

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 11:04 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced two appointments to senior management roles. More >>

Fake banknote spate in Canterbury

Friday, 5 April 2019, 4:18 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank is urging Canterbury retailers to check banknotes' security features after up to 50 counterfeits of different values were accepted at businesses over the past fortnight. More >>

Proposal to increase bank capital

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 2:16 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand today published additional background information on its proposal to increase the amount of capital that banks must hold. More >>

Pacific bankers prioritise capital flows and climate change

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 10:16 am | Reserve Bank

At a meeting in Auckland yesterday, the Governors of the nine central banks agreed a vision for the group to “collaborate to promote the prosperity and economic wellbeing of our member nations.” The governors started a project to explore how to improve ... More >>

Handbook supports transition to new policy framework

Monday, 1 April 2019, 12:09 pm | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s new monetary policy framework, which comes into effect today, is supported by a handbook developed by the Reserve Bank. More >>

Asymmetric housing wealth effects on NZ consumption

Monday, 1 April 2019, 11:18 am | Reserve Bank

[RBNZ_Discussion_papers_notification] RBNZ DP2019-01: Fang Yao and coauthors on asymmetric housing wealth effects on NZ consumption More >>

Reserve Bank on revised monetary policy framework

Friday, 29 March 2019, 1:17 pm | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s revised monetary policy framework and the imperative for institutional change At a Reserve Bank event in Wellington this morning, the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Adrian Orr, spoke about how the business of central banking is evolving. The ... More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 2:12 pm | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. Given the weaker global economic outlook and reduced momentum in domestic spending, the more likely direction of our next OCR move is down. More >>

Reserve Bank presented with ‘Initiative of the Year’ award

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 2:05 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has received the ‘Initiative of the Year’ award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard at the Central Banking Publications annual awards. More >>

Safer banks for greater wellbeing

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 12:59 pm | Reserve Bank

Increasing the amount of capital banks hold will improve the safety of New Zealand’s financial system and economic wellbeing, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said today. The Reserve Bank is currently consulting on a proposal to raise the minimum ... More >>

Monetary Policy Committee code of conduct approved

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 4:11 pm | Reserve Bank

The code of conduct for the Monetary Policy Committee was approved by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Board on 19 February 2019. More >>

Consultation on new mortgage bond standard extended

Friday, 15 February 2019, 2:16 pm | Reserve Bank

15 February 2019 Consultation on new mortgage bond standard extended and loan template published The Reserve Bank is extending the consultation period for the proposed mortgage bond standard. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:27 pm | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. We expect to keep the OCR at this level through 2019 and 2020. The direction of our next OCR move could be up or down. More >>

Bank capital review background papers released

Friday, 25 January 2019, 1:13 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has released background papers relating to its ongoing review of the minimum amount of capital that banks must hold. More >>

Bank Financial Strength Dashboard wins international award

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:27 am | Reserve Bank

Central Banking Publications has named the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard as ‘Initiative of the Year’ in its annual awards. In announcing the award, Central Banking commented that very few central banks have opened up their financial system ... More >>

Two appointments complete RBNZ Senior Leadership team

Monday, 14 January 2019, 3:24 pm | Reserve Bank

Ms Simone Robbers and Mr Christian Hawkesby will join the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as Assistant Governors, Governor Adrian Orr announced today. More >>

Reserve Bank appoints Chief Information Officer

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 2:29 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Scott Fisher as Head of Digital Services/Chief Information Officer. More >>

 

 

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