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Stress tests important for banking supervision

Friday, 6 July 2018, 11:37 am | Reserve Bank

What would happen to the banking system if a downturn in the Chinese economy caused a fall in New Zealand exports, rising unemployment, falling house prices, and three years of low payment to dairy farmers? That’s one of the scenarios that the Reserve ... More >>

OCR, MPS and FSR dates for 2019-2020

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 3:24 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the 2019-2020 dates for releasing its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements (MPS), Official Cash Rate (OCR) decisions, and the six-monthly Financial Stability Reports (FSR). More >>

Bank conduct and culture review - on site visits

Friday, 22 June 2018, 1:55 pm | Reserve Bank

The joint Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank review of conduct and culture in the New Zealand banking sector is progressing rapidly. More >>

Pros and cons of issuing central bank digital currency

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 11:38 am | Reserve Bank

The pros and cons of a public digital currency issued by a central bank are evaluated in an article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin. More >>

CBL Insurance Hearing Date

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:28 pm | Reserve Bank

The Auckland High Court has set aside three days, starting 30 July, to hear the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s application to liquidate CBL Insurance Limited (in interim liquidation). The hearing was originally set down for 5 and 6 June. Parties ... More >>

Reserve Bank article discusses digital currencies

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:47 am | Reserve Bank

An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin outlines different forms of digital currencies. More >>

Evolution in inflation targeting

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:59 pm | Reserve Bank

Evolution in inflation targeting New Zealand’s inflation targeting framework has evolved significantly over the past 30 years, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor and Head of Economics John McDermott said in a speech today. In his speech Inflation ... More >>

Optimal Grid Selection in Numerical Approaches

Friday, 23 March 2018, 1:59 pm | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank discussion paper Optimal Grid Selection in Numerical Approaches to Dynamic Heterogeneous Agent Macroeconomic Models More >>

CBL Insurance Limited interim liquidation

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Reserve Bank

The High Court appointed interim liquidators to CBL Insurance Limited on Friday last week and issued an order prohibiting publication of information about the matter. The High Court lifted the prohibition today, enabling the Reserve Bank to state the ... More >>

Residential construction and population growth

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:41 am | Reserve Bank

A new discussion paper (DP2018/02) has been published on the Reserve Bank’s website More >>

Disclosure a cornerstone, says Reserve Bank

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:56 am | Reserve Bank

Public disclosure is a cornerstone of the Reserve Bank’s approach to prudential regulation and supervision. More >>

Interim liquidators appointed to CBL Insurance

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:15 pm | Reserve Bank

The High Court has placed CBL Insurance Limited into interim liquidation, following an application by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. More >>

Reserve Bank of New Zealand 'Bulletin' Released

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:32 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today released a Bulletin article by Dr Chris Hunt, ‘Independence with accountability: financial system regulation and the Reserve Bank’. More >>

Updated weights for Trade-Weighted Index

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 3:47 pm | Reserve Bank

The annual re-weighting of the Trade-Weighted Index (TWI) takes effect on Friday 8 December 2017. More >>

Lessons of international house-price collapses

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:15 am | Reserve Bank

An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin reviewed the policy responses by overseas central banks to house-price collapses. It was originally written by a contracted researcher, Maitland MacFarlan, as part of the Bank’s general consideration ... More >>

Monetary policy grapples with drivers of weak inflation

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:05 pm | Reserve Bank

Inflation in New Zealand and world-wide has been persistently low since the 2008 global financial crisis, partly because of factors such as globalisation, the growth of China, the rise of the digital economy, and low inflation expectations. More >>

Reserve Bank to Ease LVR Restrictions

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:57 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and risks to the system have reduced over the past six months, Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer said today when releasing the Bank’s November Financial Stability Report . More >>

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 >>

 

 

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