Inflation

14 Apr 15, 3:54pm
Commodity currencies come under pressure from shocking Chinese data; US dollar continues to dominate; European focus squarely on Greece
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13 Apr 15, 1:07pm
Roger J Kerr says low interest rates won't last forever and when they reverse the impact could be 'swift and severe'
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13 Apr 15, 12:29pm
Next OCR move likely to be down if it's this year, up if it's next year or in 2017, Harbour's Hawkesby suggests
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13 Apr 15, 9:28am
Roger J Kerr says it is not acceptable to be caught with the consequences of a high NZD when there are hedging strategies and tools easily available
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7 Apr 15, 8:28am
Cheaper money will be here for a long time says Roger J Kerr. That means investment hurdle rates can be lower. Now is the time to take advantage he says
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7 Apr 15, 7:49am
Roger J Kerr says markets don't expect NZD-AUD parity is sustainable because income differentials can't support it and the AUD is due for a 'long overdue' correction higher
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31 Mar 15, 2:22pm
Investors flock to USD as geopolitical risks heat up; Chinese growth prospects are again in spotlight
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31 Mar 15, 6:32am
Inflation is not dead, it is heading for 5% says Roger J Kerr who has 'a thousand words' to support that in two short images
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30 Mar 15, 12:26pm
Roger J Kerr assesses how the strong greenback and its upcoming positives will impact the NZD and finds much of the USD strength already priced in, and the RBNZ looking ahead
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29 Mar 15, 5:00am
Bernard Hickey argues the Reserve Bank and Bill English should stop turning a blind eye to the breach of the bank's 1-3% inflation target, and actually have a debate about widening or lowering the target
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27 Mar 15, 11:48am
BNZ economists suggest the targeted 1-3% inflation band could be lowered
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24 Mar 15, 12:53pm
US Fed's downgraded economic assessment drives USD down; AUD and NZD benefactors from USD slide; NZD continues to climb against AUD
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23 Mar 15, 9:04am
Roger J Kerr says local importers should be topping-up hedging levels with current NZD/USD rates near the top end of the range
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23 Mar 15, 8:07am
Roger J Kerr sees US rate rises just 3 or 4 months away. He is also very sceptical on 'inflation expectation' surveys, even the RBNZ's one
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17 Mar 15, 1:27pm
Inventories of stored oil at highest point since 1982; if Iran commence exporting again further downward pressure on oil prices; profit taking on USD ahead of FOMC meeting
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16 Mar 15, 4:36pm
Roger J Kerr says the risk of medium to long term rates increasing is dependent upon US bond market movements, not the RBNZ or the NZ economy or our inflation
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16 Mar 15, 2:37pm
Roger J Kerr sees the NZD-USD rate holding between 72 and 76 USc and sees the reasons in the US and Australia as much as local influences
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12 Mar 15, 11:26am
Wheeler says Auckland housing surge not a factor in OCR decision as RBNZ not seeing same 'wealth effect' on spending, CPI; but still concern for financial stability
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10 Mar 15, 3:37pm
Improving US economic picture boosts Chinese exports; Chinese trade balance improves significantly; Chinese rate cut designed to stabilise economic growth
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10 Mar 15, 8:55am
Don't allow deflation doomsayers to dissuade you from prudent risk management of interest costs, says Roger J Kerr
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