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Looking at the Stars

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:23 am | Reserve Bank

Understanding key trends in the economy is crucial for the Reserve Bank, even though the trends can only be estimated and never directly observed and measured. More >>

Reserve Bank Reviews Outcomes of IMF’s Assessment Programme

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:17 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has released a Bulletin article reviewing the outcomes of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) for New Zealand. More >>

Reserve Bank outlines stance on cyber issues

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:44 am | Reserve Bank

Firms in the finance sector, regulators, and other authorities all have a part to play in managing cyber security risks while still benefiting from the opportunities of new financial technology. More >>

Reserve Bank says lower external debt is encouraging

Monday, 17 July 2017, 1:38 pm | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank says lower external debt is encouraging, but some risks remain A large improvement in New Zealand’s net foreign liabilities as a share of GDP since 2009 makes the economy less vulnerable to shocks, Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said in ... More >>

Reserve Bank consults on what should qualify as bank capital

Friday, 14 July 2017, 11:08 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has started a public consultation about what type of financial instruments should qualify as bank capital. Capital regulations address not only the minimum amount of capital that banks must hold, but also the type of financial ... More >>

Public consultation on foreign margin requirements

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:36 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have started a public consultation on the implications for New Zealand of foreign margin requirements for over-the-counter derivatives. More >>

Brighter Money banknotes’ security features

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:10 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has developed a short video to help the public identify the ‘real deal’ Brighter Money banknote. More >>

Reserve Bank Decimal Note Designs 1967–2017

Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:42 am | Reserve Bank

Main file A litmus test for society: Reserve Bank decimal note designs 1967-2017 (PDF 4.48 MB) More >>

Survey shows insurers need to up their game

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 3:09 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a report on compliance by insurers with the requirements to disclose their financial strength ratings and solvency information. A recent survey by the Reserve Bank of a sample of 36 of the 89 licensed insurers found that the ... More >>

Statement of Intent Outlines RBNZ’s Priorities

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:11 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank's commitment to price and financial stability in an uncertain global environment is underlined in the Bank's Statement of Intent ( SOI ) for 2017-2020. More >>

Reserve Bank broadens engagement with stakeholders

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:46 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank continues to broaden its engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders to provide accountability, and to promote understanding and dialogue, Head of Communications, Mike Hannah, said in a speech released today. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:08 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. More >>

Recent developments in financial market benchmarks

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:16 am | Reserve Bank

An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin provides an overview of the importance of benchmarks, which are used to price, value and evaluate financial market transactions. More >>

Bulletin article reviews current economic expansion

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:14 pm | Reserve Bank

Bulletin article reviews current economic expansion The sensitivity of the New Zealand economy to global developments has been underlined in the Reserve Bank Bulletin . An article published today examines the current economic expansion since 2009, comparing ... More >>

Reserve Bank offers to purchase Govt Dec 2017 nominal bonds

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3:10 pm | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank offers to purchase NZ Government December 2017 nominal bonds As is usual ahead of a government bond maturity, and as advised by the New Zealand Debt Management Office on 25 May 2017, the Reserve Bank offers to purchase NZ government bonds maturing ... More >>

Monetary Policy Challenge national finalists announced

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:18 am | Reserve Bank

A record number of entries to the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Challenge resulted in tough competition with six schools selected for the national final. More >>

Renewed Policy Targets Agreement signed

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 9:04 am | Reserve Bank

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and incoming Acting Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer today signed a renewed Policy Targets Agreement (PTA), which sets out specific targets for maintaining price stability. More >>

NZ financial system is sound but continues to face risks

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 9:23 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and the risks facing the system have reduced in the past six months, Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said today when releasing the Bank’s May Financial Stability Report. More >>

RBNZ and FMA welcome new Global Code of Conduct

Friday, 26 May 2017, 10:18 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority have welcomed the release of a new code to promote good practice in the international foreign exchange market. More >>

Reserve Bank renews currency swap facility with China

Friday, 19 May 2017, 2:10 pm | Reserve Bank

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand today announced the renewal of a reciprocal currency arrangement (swap line) to support the settlement of cross border transactions between New Zealand and Chinese businesses. More >>

 

 

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