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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Head of Communications change

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Economy, English, Finance, Fisheries, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Head of Communications change

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 12 July 2018 The Reserve Bank is recruiting for a new Head of Communications following Mike Hannah’s decision to leave the role after 16 years of service. Mr Hannah will remain with the Reserve Bank as Board Secretary, and is pursuing other opportunities. “Mr Hannah has led […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stress tests important for banking supervision

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Economy, Employment, English, Exports, Finance, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stress tests important for banking supervision

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 06 July 2018 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 Bank […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank states bank capital preferences

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Defence, Economy, English, Finance, Intelligence, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Security, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank states bank capital preferences

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 06 July 2018 The Reserve Bank today published their in-principle decisions on capital requirements for registered banks. This is part of a thorough review of capital adequacy in the New Zealand banking system. “Adequate capital is the first and most powerful defence for banks to survive unwanted […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Auckland Grammar wins Monetary Policy Challenge

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Banking and Finance, Christchurch, Economics, Economy, English, Finance, Inflation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, United Kingdom, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Auckland Grammar wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 05 July 2018 Auckland Grammar has been named the national winner of the 2018 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge. Mount Albert Grammar placed second and Macleans College came third. The Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC) expands secondary school economics students’ understanding of monetary policy. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: OCR, MPS and FSR dates for 2019-2020

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Economy, English, Finance, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: OCR, MPS and FSR dates for 2019-2020

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 28 June 2018 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). The release dates to the end of 2018 do not change. From 2019 monetary policy decisions […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Economy, Employment, English, Finance, Inflation, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 28 June 2018 Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr: Tena koutou katoa, welcome all. The Official Cash Rate (OCR) will remain at 1.75 percent for now. However, we are well positioned to manage change in either direction – up or down – as necessary. Our outlook […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank investigating CBL Insurance matters

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Economy, English, Finance, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank investigating CBL Insurance matters

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 27 June 2018 The Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank of New Zealand are each investigating matters relating to CBL Insurance and associated entities. The Reserve Bank is co-operating with the Serious Fraud Office investigation. The Reserve Bank is also co-operating with the Financial Markets Authority’s investigation […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank digital currency – too early to say

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Cryptocurrencies, Currency Exchange Rates, Economy, English, Finance, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank digital currency – too early to say

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 26 June 2018 A speech delivered today by Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand gives the Bank’s position on issuing an official digital currency, and the verdict, “not now”. In the speech titled In Search of Gold: Exploring central bank issued digital currency, Bascand says the Reserve […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank outlines priorities in Statement of Intent

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Economy, Employment, English, Finance, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reserve Bank outlines priorities in Statement of Intent

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 26 June 2018 The Reserve Bank’s vision of being A Great Team – Best Central Bank underpins the Bank’s Statement of Intent for 2018-2021. The Statement outlines the Reserve Bank’s priorities for the next three years. These are framed around strengthening leadership, improving our regulatory framework, and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bank conduct and culture review – on site visits. Life insurance companies provide their submissions

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking, Banking and Finance, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bank conduct and culture review – on site visits. Life insurance companies provide their submissions

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 22 June 2018 The joint Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank review of conduct and culture in the New Zealand banking sector is progressing rapidly. “We will assess whether the conduct and culture issues being aired during the Australian Royal Commission of Financial Services are present here,” […]

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