Articles tagged Adrian Orr

A gut feeling that banks may not have learned their lesson around prudent lending is holding Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr back from easing loan to value restrictions, Lynn Grieveson reports.

The Reserve Bank gave the financial system a clean bill of health in its half-yearly Financial Stability Report today, but said it wanted to see subdued mortgage lending growth sustained before it further eased restrictions on Loan to Value Ratios.

Plans to restrict the pay of Crown entity chief executives could put New Zealand’s superannuation fund at risk of political interference, the board’s chairwoman has warned MPs.

Newsroom's Business Editor Nikki Mandow has taken a closer look at the conflicts of interest problem the biggest banks have around Kiwisaver. The FMA and the Reserve Bank are taking an even closer look behind the scenes.