Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Reserve Bank strengthens enforcement framework

The bank publishes its Enforcement Principles and Criteria Guidelines

RBNZ backs proposals to strengthen climate-related disclosure

The central bank wants all entities to manage their own climate-related risks in a transparent manner

Westpac to extend branch opening hours

Hours extended as customers grapple with high inflation, rising interest rates, and falling house prices

NZ's financial system remains robust amid heightened challenges

Banks and insurers are in a strong position to support the economy, RBNZ official says

ANZ lifts the interest rate it uses to stress test mortgage applicants

The bank takes into account that interest rates can move over the term of a loan

Xceda Finance offers higher returns for investors

Advantages for those with long-term deposits

RBNZ on its evolving macroprudential policy

Macroprudential policy is still in its infancy in New Zealand, bank official says

RBNZ to design debt-to-income restrictions

The framework for debt serviceability restrictions on residential mortgage lending will be finalised by late 2022

BNZ lifts home loan rates

The move follows its April 14 floating home rates hike