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Before the end of 2014.
37% (48 votes)
Not until some time next year.
37% (48 votes)
It won't, this tightening cycle is done and dusted.
27% (35 votes)
Total voters: 131

When do you think the Reserve Bank will resume increasing the Official Cash Rate?

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Fitch revises Kiwibank rating outlook up

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Wholesale rates and competitors drive shifts

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