Losing interest: The declining cash rate has caused industry revenue to decline

The Banking industry has declined slightly over the past five years due to an overall drop in the cash rate. However, the rapid rise in residential housing prices and a strong property market over the same period have boosted the value of industry assets and propped up the industry. Concerns surrounding an overheated residential property market have been slightly tempered with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand introducing loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions on mortgage lending. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.1% over the five years through 2017-18.Fluctuations in the cash rate have been a key determinant of the industry's performance over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$24bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-0.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
26,332
Businesses
924

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising house prices have increased the value of mortgages issued by banks
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Banking industry has high barriers to entry. This has remained unchanged over the past five years. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), under the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989, has the sole power to register or deregister a bank within New Zealand. Typically, a prospective entrant must meet significant prudential standards to meet the RBNZ's requirements, which often acts as a strong barrier to entry.The industry is highly competitive. The four major banks account for a sizeable share of industry revenue. The roots of the four major banks go back to the 19th century, and these players often have a strong brand reputation among consumers, efficient internal and external systems in place and access to cheap cost of capital. As ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Banking Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Banking Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technologies
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Cash rate and Residential housing loan rates in the Banking industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Banking in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry enterprises primarily operate banks. Industry activities include accepting deposits and issuing consumer and commercial loans.

    Industry Products
  • Housing loans
  • Business, personal and credit card loans
  • Core banking services
  • Industry Activities
  • Development bank operations
  • Savings bank operations
  • Trading bank operations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Cash rate
  • Residential housing loan rates
  • Residential housing prices
  • Total capital expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Industry structure
  • Funding costs
  • Housing market
  • Dairy sector
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Residential housing
  • Regulation
  • Technology
  • Table: Banking Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Banking Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction in New Zealand
  • Agribusiness in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting Services in New Zealand
  • Legal Services in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Housing loans
  • Business, personal and credit card loans
  • Core banking services
  • Chart: Banking Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Business activity and economic conditions
  • Residential mortgages

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers
  • Finance and insurance firms
  • Other businesses
  • Professional services and property firms
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Banking Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Interest expenses
  • Wages
  • Bad debts
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Banking

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Banking Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited, Westpac New Zealand Group Limited, ASB Holdings Limited, Bank of New Zealand,
  • Table: ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Westpac New Zealand Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ASB Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Bank of New Zealand - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Banking Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Banking Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cash Rate
  • The interest rate charged on overnight borrowings between banks that is set the Reserve Bank.
  • Net Interest Spread
  • The difference between the borrowing and lending rates of a bank.
  • Tier-One Capital
  • Used to measure the financial strength of a bank, this type of capital is generally limited to common shares and retained earnings.
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