Results: RBNZ

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21 May 2020

A new record-low for interest rates

Retail banks were called out by the deputy governor of the RBNZ for not passing their lower prices down to home loan borrowers. AN...

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01 May 2020

Breaking: Loan-to-value (LVR) rules are removed by the RBNZ

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced yesterday that the loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions that they put in place ...

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13 February 2020

OCR announcement: Official Cash Rate to remain at 1%

Yesterday the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced that the Official Cash Rate (OCR) would remain unchanged at 1%.

22 January 2020

A change in the wind: OCR 2020 forecast

While most banks are still predicting a cut in the OCR this May, ANZ are taking a different stance.

11 December 2019

OCR: predictions for 2020

As we draw closer to the end of 2019, we’re hearing a change in tune from experts about what’s in store for the OCR in 2020.

05 December 2019

Capital Requirements to increase in 2020

Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced their final decision to increase the capital requirement for banks.

29 November 2019

Change in the wind - an economic update

It wasn’t that long ago that most economists and experts were expecting the OCR to be as low as 0.25% by the end of 2020.