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Guidance Issued On Managing Climate-related Risks

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 10:26 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua has published Guidance for our regulated entities on managing climate-related risks. This follows our consultation on draft Guidance in March 2023 and is one of the actions set for us in the National ... More >>

RBNZ Publishes Assessment Of Capital Review Implementation

Monday, 18 March 2024, 10:13 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s 2019 Capital Review focused on improving the quality and quantity of bank capital to make the banking system safer for New Zealanders and to ensure that bank owners have a meaningful stake in their businesses. We are ... More >>

Image Of King Charles III To Appear On New Zealand's Coins Confirmed

Friday, 15 March 2024, 10:49 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua has confirmed that New Zealand’s circulating and commemorative coins will bear the Commonwealth effigy (image) of King Charles III, King of New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/5e59c24c76e9a7e7ac68.jpeg" ... More >>

A Proportionality Framework Allows For Diversity While Promoting Financial Stability

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 10:29 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua has published the first legislative document setting out how it will take a proportionate approach when developing prudential standards for licensed deposit takers under the Deposit Takers Act 2023. Following ... More >>

New Zealand One Step Closer To Depositor Compensation Scheme

Monday, 11 March 2024, 10:34 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua is one step closer to launching the Depositor Compensation Scheme (DCS) which will operate under the new Deposit Takers Act (DTA). Following consultation and engagement with the deposit taking sector ... More >>

Consultation On DTI And LVR Settings

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 10:09 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua has launched a consultation on activating debt to income (DTI) restrictions and loosening loan to value ratios (LVR) for residential lending. Deputy Governor Christian Hawkesby says the financial stability ... More >>

Monetary Policy To Remain Restrictive

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 1:51 pm | Reserve Bank

The Monetary Policy Committee today agreed to maintain the Official Cash Rate at 5.50 percent. Interest rates are restricting spending in the economy and consumer price inflation is declining, as is necessary to meet the Committee’s Remit . However, ... More >>

RBNZ Announces Key Decisions On Review Of Policy For Branches Of Overseas Banks

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 10:31 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua is nearing completion of its Branch Policy review and is now seeking views on implementation considerations. Branches of overseas banks can be an important link between our economy and global financial ... More >>

No Longer Tomorrow’s Problem: How The Reserve Bank Is Working With Its Stakeholders To Respond To Climate Change

Friday, 3 November 2023, 8:45 am | Reserve Bank

This morning Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor, Adrian Orr, delivered a keynote speech at the Chapter Zero Breakfast in Auckland. Titled: No longer tomorrow’s problem: How the Reserve Bank is working with its stakeholders to respond to Climate ... More >>

Financial System Still Adjusting To Higher Interest Rates

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 9:02 am | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system remains strong as it adjusts to a higher interest rate environment, Deputy Governor Christian Hawkesby says in releasing the November 2023 Financial Stability Report . The full impact of previous interest rate increases ... More >>

New Zealand’s Financial System Resilience Compares Well With Advanced Economies’

Monday, 30 October 2023, 10:27 am | Reserve Bank

Advanced economies’ financial systems have been largely resilient to risks arising from higher interest rates so far. However, the full impact is still to be seen and some areas of concern are emerging, according to an extract from the upcoming Reserve ... More >>

RBNZ Releases Annual Report 2023

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 10:12 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua has today published its Annual Report covering the year from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. Board Chair Professor Neil Quigley says the past year marked a significant turning point in the history ... More >>

Final Policy Consultation Commences On Review Of The Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 11:56 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua has launched the final policy consultation on the review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA). This omnibus consultation sets out a full set of proposals for amending the legislation. ... More >>

Towards Good Governance In The Financial System -A Speech By Deputy Governor Christian Hawkesby

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 10:49 am | Reserve Bank

In a speech published today, to the Institute of Directors, Mr Hawkesby says effective board governance for banks, insurers and other financial services providers is critical to the financial soundness of New Zealand’s financial institutions and financial ... More >>

RBNZ And FMA Governance Thematic Review Outlines Good Practices And Areas For Improvement

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 9:32 am | Reserve Bank

A cross-sector thematic review of regulated entities’ governance practices by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) – Te Pūtea Matua and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko has highlighted the need for boards to ... More >>

Connected Exposures Policy Finalised

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 1:33 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua has completed a review of its Connected Exposures policy, which included two rounds of public consultation. The finalised policy has now been published and is expected to come into effect on 1 ... More >>

RBNZ Releases Results Of Industry Climate Survey

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 1:44 pm | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua has published a Bulletin article highlighting high level results from a survey of prudentially regulated entities on climate change. The survey asked regulated entities, including banks and insurers, ... More >>

2023 Monetary Policy Challenge Winners Announced

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 2:13 pm | Reserve Bank

Wellington’s Scots College has been named the national winner of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s 2023 Monetary Policy Challenge. Second place was awarded to Christchurch’s St Andrew’s College and honourable mentions were given to both of Auckland’s ... More >>

Official Cash Rate Remains At 5.50%

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 2:08 pm | Reserve Bank

The Monetary Policy Committee today agreed to maintain the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 5.50%. The current level of interest rates is constraining spending and hence inflation pressure, as anticipated and required. The Committee agreed that the OCR ... More >>

RBNZ's Relationship Charter Shows Continued Growth In Regulatory Relationships

Friday, 11 August 2023, 10:38 am | Reserve Bank

Findings from the latest Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua Relationship Charter survey show significant improvements among insurer stakeholders in their ratings of the relationship with RBNZ. We launched the Relationship Charter in 2018 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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