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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 >>

Update to Eligible Seucrities

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 1:16 pm | Reserve Bank

Issuer: ASB Bank Limited Fixed Rate Note Maturity date: 19 August 2024 ISIN: NZABBDG004C8 Haircut: 12% More >>

Inflation Dynamics: Upside Down Down Under?

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 10:14 am | Reserve Bank

Thirty years after the Reserve Bank adopted an inflation targeting regime to deal with inflation that was too high, central banks now have a different problem: inflation being too low. More >>

New vision for Council of Financial Regulators

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 10:11 am | Reserve Bank

The Council of Financial Regulators (CoFR) has announced a new vision for New Zealand’s economic wellbeing and has welcomed the addition of the Commerce Commission to the forum. More >>

New debt-to-income data informs New Zealand’s mortgage risk

Monday, 12 August 2019, 3:10 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today released new debt-to-income (DTI) data for new mortgage applications in New Zealand, showing how total borrower debt compares with borrower income. More >>

Submissions received on new mortgage bond standard

Monday, 12 August 2019, 10:20 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today published a summary of submissions on its consultation proposing a new mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in New Zealand’s financial markets. More >>

Official Cash Rate reduced to 1 percent

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:07 pm | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) is reduced to 1.0 percent. The Monetary Policy Committee agreed that a lower OCR is necessary to continue to meet its employment and inflation objectives. More >>

Consultation begins on draft Financial Market Bill

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 11:25 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today published an exposure draft of the Financial Market Infrastructure Bill (FMI Bill), and is asking for feedback from stakeholders over the next eight weeks. More >>

Reserve Bank Dashboard celebrates first year of operations

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 11:32 am | Reserve Bank

Almost 38,000 visits have been made to the Reserve Bank’s Financial Strength Dashboard since it was launched a year ago. More >>

The Reserve Bank Embraces the Future

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:14 am | Reserve Bank

At a speech delivered in Auckland this morning to the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr outlined the bank’s vision to be ‘a great team and the best central bank’. He also encouraged others to ... More >>

Review of supervision of CBL Insurance liquidation

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 2:31 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today released the review that it commissioned of its supervision of CBL Insurance Limited (CBL). The review relates to the Bank as regulator and supervisor of licensed insurers, and the Bank accepts all findings and recommendations for itself ... More >>

Reserve Bank releases submissions on Capital Review

Monday, 1 July 2019, 1:09 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today released submissions along with a Summary of Submissions (PDF 399 KB) on the latest consultation paper in its Capital Review, which proposes several measures to ensure a safer banking system for New Zealanders. More >>

Macroprudential policy: Past, Present and Future

Monday, 1 July 2019, 9:13 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has refreshed its strategy for using macroprudential policy six years after its implementation. More >>

The RBNZ is renewing its approach to financial stability

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 4:33 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s approach to prudential regulation and supervision is being updated to ensure financial stability for future generations. Talking at the Financial Markets Law Conference in Auckland, Deputy Governor / General Manager of Financial ... More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.5 percent

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 2:09 pm | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.5 percent. Given the weaker global economic outlook and the risk of ongoing subdued domestic growth, a lower OCR may be needed over time to continue to meet our objectives. Domestic growth has slowed over the ... More >>



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