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Geoff Bascand to take over as RBNZ financial stability head

28 April 2017

 Business Desk: Reserve Bank deputy governor Geoff Bascand will take charge of the monetary authority's financial stability function when Grant Spencer fills in as governor in September. More>  

RBNZ review needs ot be part of "root-and-branch" overhaul

17 April 2017

Interest.co.nz: David Hargreaves would like to seen any review of the Reserve Bank undertaken as a part of a root-and-branch overhaul of its governing legislation. More>  

No time to legislate Reserve Bank changes

12 April 2017

Interest.co.nz: No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview. More>  

RBNZ’s geopolitical concerns now ‘extensive’

24 March 2017

BusinessDesk: The Reserve Bank’s concerns about geopolitical uncertainties have been upgraded to “extensive” at a time when US President Donald Trump is facing a tougher battle in winning over legislators to enact his regulatory and tax reforms and introduce major infrastructure spending. More>

Kiwibank in hot water with regulator

17 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Kiwibank 'working urgently' with the RBNZ after a preliminary view from the regulator concludes $250m of its bonds don't comply with bank capital rules. More>

'Macro-prudential tools should be permanent'

6 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Wellington-based commercial adviser Murray Jackson argues More>

Dovish Reserve Bank says next OCR move could be a cut

3 March 2017

Stuff: Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has pushed back against calls for an interest rate hike, saying there was an even chance the next official cash rate (OCR) could be lower. More>

IMF shines spotlight on RBNZ

27 February 2017

Interest.co.nz: IMF shines spotlight on RBNZ's heavy emphasis on banks' self discipline and directors' attestation regime, writes Gareth Vaughan. More>

"It's the Reserve Bank's job to lose sleep"

15 February 2017

NZHerald: The Reserve Bank sounds nervous. In last week's monetary policy statement (MPS), the word "uncertainty" came up eleven times, by my count, writes Mark Lister. More>

MPs sceptical about debt-to-income restrictions

13 February 2017

Interest.co.nz: The RBNZ was late to the debt-to-income limit party which is why this tool won't be added to its macro-prudential toolkit anytime soon, Gareth Vaughan argues.  More>