The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent.
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.
The sensitivity of the New Zealand economy to global developments has been underlined in the Reserve Bank Bulletin.
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 15 December 2017 for liquidity management purposes.
The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper seeking feedback on serviceability restrictions such as debt to income (DTI) limits being added to its macro prudential toolkit.
The Reserve Bank is consulting on the possibility of debt to income (DTI) or other similar serviceability restrictions being added to the toolkit set out in the Memorandum of Understanding on Macroprudential Policy.
The review of the capital adequacy framework aims to identify the most appropriate capital adequacy framework for locally incorporated registered banks, taking into account experience with the current framework and international developments.
|27 June 2017||Speech by Head of Communications Mike Hannah - 'Engaging with our stakeholders to promote understanding, accountability and dialogue'. 8.30am NZST|
|30 Jun 2017||Consultation closes on the Issues Paper for the review of the Insurance Prudential Supervision Act 2010|
|1 Aug 2017||Deadline for paper submission for Housing, household debt and policy|
|10 Aug 2017||OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference|
|28 Sep 2017||OCR announcement|
|9 Nov 2017||OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference|
|29 Nov 2017||Financial Stability Report media conference|
|11-12 Dec 2017||Housing, household debt and policy|
|8 Feb 2018||OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference|
|22 Mar 2018||OCR announcement|
|10 May 2018||OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference|
|30 May 2018||Financial Stability Report media conference|
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