Graeme Wheeler

Economist says increased bank capital will hurt the economy

He points out that small businesses will be most affected by the move

Sound economy and financial system, RBNZ

RBNZ states New Zealand’s banking system remains sound and well capitalised

Reserve Bank hints on LVR roll back

RBNZ governor has outlined the criteria for removing loan-to-value ratio restrictions

RBNZ announces new assistant governor, head of operations

The central bank has appointed its new assistant governor and head of operations

Real estate executive reacts to interest rate freeze

The national manager of Century 21 New Zealand has welcomed the Reserve Bank’s outlook that monetary policy is unlikely to change soon

Reserve Bank says financial system sound but remains wary

The Reserve Bank says the country's financial system is sound, but concerns remain around a possible resurgence in house price growth

RBNZ says financial risks have receded as house inflation slows

New Zealand’s central bank said risks to the nation’s financial system have receded after house-price inflation slowed

RBNZ forecasts low rates to stay, sees weaker inflation ahead

New Zealand’s central bank kept interest rates at a record low and forecast they will remain there for an extended period, saying inflation will slow