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Insurance sector must evolve in line with changing risks

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:33 am | Reserve Bank

Building public confidence in the insurance sector requires more effort from all industry participants, Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr said in a speech to the Insurance Council of New Zealand today. More >>

Westpac successfully completes remediation process

Monday, 4 November 2019, 9:55 am | Reserve Bank

Westpac New Zealand Limited (Westpac) has retained its accreditation as an internal models bank following completion of an extensive remediation process required by the Reserve Bank. More >>

RB supports Sustainable Finance Forum’s interim report

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9:26 am | Reserve Bank

“We commend the release of the Aotearoa Circle’s Sustainable Finance Forum interim report. We believe that climate change could lead to material economic and financial stability impacts and as a kaitiaki of the financial system, we at the Reserve Bank ... More >>

Preference for cards and electronic payments quantified

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 3:13 pm | Reserve Bank

A Reserve Bank survey of the public’s cash use in 2019 has found that nearly nine in every 10 New Zealanders prefer to pay for things without using cash, while just six percent had used only cash to pay for things in the week before completing the ... More >>

Listening and understanding: central bank communions

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 10:17 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Assistant Governor and General Manager of Economics, Financial Markets and Banking, Christian Hawkesby, spoke at the 11th Annual Commonwealth Bank Global Markets Conference, in Sydney on Monday 28 October, 2019. More >>

Commemorative coin wins top international awards

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 2:46 pm | Reserve Bank

The International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) has recognised the Reserve Bank of New Zealand by awarding its Armistice Day coin winner of the Best Commemorative Coin and Best Public Education categories. More >>

Supporting sustainable economic growth

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 11:33 am | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Deputy Governor, Geoff Bascand, is speaking today at the Citi Conference in Sydney. The speech Supporting sustainable economic growth through financial stability policy covers how the Reserve Bank promotes sustainability ... More >>

Reserve Bank seeks views on expanded stewardship role

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 2:07 pm | Reserve Bank

Cash system participants and the wider public are being asked for their views about the Reserve Bank of New Zealand taking a more active role in the cash system. More >>

Reserve Bank releases analysis of Capital Review

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:05 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today released three independent international experts’ assessments of its Capital Review. More >>

Economy resilient while the Reserve Bank responds to change

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:06 am | Reserve Bank

The New Zealand economy has proved resilient through a period of weakening global growth and heightened global uncertainty according to the Reserve Bank’s Annual Report 2018-19 released today. More >>

Māori long-term business values provide lessons

Friday, 27 September 2019, 3:05 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Governor, Adrian Orr, spoke at the Federation of Māori Authorities Me Uru Kahikatea (FOMA) annual conference in Nelson today, which is in its 32nd consecutive year. More >>

Reserve Bank confirms green bond investment

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:11 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has affirmed its Climate Change Strategy through the investment of US$100 million of green bonds. More >>

Opportunity or Risk? Our choice

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:38 pm | Reserve Bank

New Zealand is in a sound position to both seize the opportunities and manage the challenges associated with the global low interest rate environment, the Reserve Bank Governor said in a speech today. Governor Adrian Orr told the NZX Issuer Forum ... More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1 percent

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:03 pm | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.0 percent. The Monetary Policy Committee agreed that new information since the August Monetary Policy Statement did not warrant a significant change to the monetary policy outlook. More >>

Policy on banks' reporting of breaches to aid transparency

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:07 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank will be reporting material breaches from banks on its website from next year, in an effort to improve transparency and market discipline. More >>

FMA and RBNZ disappointed with insurers response to review

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:23 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today released their findings on life insurers’ responses to the joint Conduct and Culture Review. More >>

NZD remains 10th most traded currency

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 9:28 am | Reserve Bank

The New Zealand dollar (NZD) remains the tenth most traded currency globally, according to a global survey compiled by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) released today. More >>

Update to Eligible Securities

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1:29 pm | Reserve Bank

Issuer: Hong Kong and Shanghai Corporation Limited Floating Rate Note Maturity date: 16 August 2022 ISIN: NZHKBDT009C4 Haircut: 9% More >>

We are not alone with Monetary Policy

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 11:32 am | Reserve Bank

It was clear that even in the remote mountain region of the US state of Wyoming we were among the crowd. More >>

RBNZ and IMF join efforts on future of inflation targeting

Friday, 23 August 2019, 11:17 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank and the International Monetary Fund are hosting a conference in Wellington next week to discuss broad issues around monetary policy, the labour market, and the future of inflation targeting. More >>

 

 

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