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Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond standard

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 1:10 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing a new mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the New Zealand markets. This follows an initial consultation in November 2017 and ongoing discussion with ... More >>

Financial stability – risky, safe or just right?

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 11:57 am | Reserve Bank

The challenge with financial stability is how to maintain a strong, resilient and efficient financial system in the face of changing and emerging risks said Deputy Governor and Head of Financial Stability Geoff Bascand in Sydney today. More >>

Reserve Bank welcomes uncontested liquidation of CBL

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:01 pm | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank welcomes uncontested liquidation of CBL Insurance The Reserve Bank of New Zealand welcomes placement of CBL Insurance Ltd into liquidation, without the need for a contested hearing. At a hearing in Auckland today, the High Court ... More >>

Armistice Day coin decides kick-off for All Blacks game

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:38 pm | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s Armistice Day 50 cent coin featured at Twickenham over the weekend – used for the ‘coin toss’ that decided the kick-off for the All Blacks vs England game on Armistice Day. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 9:27 am | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. We expect to keep the OCR at this level through 2019 and into 2020. There are both upside and downside risks to our growth and inflation projections. As always, the timing and direction of any ... More >>

FMA and RBNZ report on bank conduct and culture

Monday, 5 November 2018, 2:29 pm | Reserve Bank

The Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank of New Zealand have completed their joint review into the conduct and culture of 11 New Zealand banks. The review is the first of its kind in New Zealand. More >>

2 The Terrace building update

Friday, 2 November 2018, 3:12 pm | Reserve Bank

Asbestos remediation work at 2 The Terrace is ahead of schedule with tenants starting to move back into the building from Monday 5 November along with the re-opening of the Museum and Education Centre.Asbestos remediation work will continue in parts ... More >>

RBNZ to establish new Senior Leadership Team

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:18 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank is creating a new Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to better help it achieve its vision of ‘Great Team, Best Central Bank’. Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said the new Senior Leadership Team better balances the workload, allows ... More >>

Improvements to data released with the MPS

Friday, 2 November 2018, 11:07 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank will implement a change to improve the data released with the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) from November. More >>

Reserve Bank consults on changes to reporting of breaches

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:05 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing changes to the reporting and publishing of breaches by banks. Currently banks are expected to notify the Reserve Bank promptly of breaches of their conditions of registration and are required to ... More >>

RBNZ consults on changes to banks’ reporting of breaches

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 3:10 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing changes to the reporting and publishing of breaches by banks. More >>

Reserve Bank Manager Communications appointed

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:59 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Naomi Mitchell to the new position of Manager Communications at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. More >>

Secretary to the Treasury invited to observe policy meetings

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 2:31 pm | Reserve Bank

The Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, has accepted Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr’s invitation to attend monetary policy deliberation and decision meetings as an observer from the end of this month. More >>

Berka and Steenkamp on OECD real exchange rates

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:37 am | Reserve Bank

Deviations in real exchange rate levels in the OECD countries and their structural determinants More >>

Reserve Bank Financial Strength Dashboard proving popular

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:16 am | Reserve Bank

Visitors and feedback on the Reserve Bank’s Financial Strength Dashboard have exceeded expectations, and the Bank is committed to enhancing the tool to further enrich disclosures. The Reserve Bank launched the Dashboard in May. It is an innovative, ... More >>

NZ Financial system remains sound

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 11:14 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and resilient, and the Reserve Bank is undergoing significant innovation to prepare for the future, according to the Bank’s Annual Report 2017-18 released today. “The ongoing review of the Reserve ... More >>

RBNZ comment on CBLI court judgment released today

Monday, 1 October 2018, 3:48 pm | Reserve Bank

The High Court appointed interim liquidators to CBLI in February after an application by the Reserve Bank. The interim liquidators had since applied for court sanction for a transaction they had negotiated with CBLI’s major creditor. More >>

Armistice Day coin rolls into circulation

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:20 am | Reserve Bank

From today, instead of receiving the usual 50 cent coin in your change, you may be lucky enough to receive a brand new Armistice Day coin of the same value. More >>

OCR unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 9:17 am | Reserve Bank

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. More >>

Geopolitics, New Zealand and the winds of change

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:50 am | Reserve Bank

A long-term focus is key to promoting economic growth and developing a healthy financial ecosystem, Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said today. More >>

 

 

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