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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.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise chairman and former Fonterra CEO Andrew Ferrier shared his "unauthorised" view of the ongoing TPP free trade talks with the Commerce Select Committee on Thursday, saying he was "not confident" of seeing negotiators reach an agreement soon.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise chief executive Peter Chrisp explained to the Commerce Select Committee on Thursday how some of the new funding received by NZTE will be used to develop ways of commercialising, or "monetising" the intellectual property concentrated within the public service.

United Future Leader Peter Dunne, who would be the swing vote on any proposed amendment to the Credit Contracts and Financial Services Reform Bill, has said he would oppose any move to introduce interest rate caps.