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25 Jul 16, 8:34am
UK PMI hit by post-Brexit sentiment; Eurozone PMI remains in expansionary cycle; G-20 acknowledges global economic headwinds; NZD/USD worst performer last week
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22 Jul 16, 8:27am
RBNZ didn't mince words within economic update; NZD/USD falls sharply then consolidated at higher level; JPY surges on confirmation no need for helicopter money in Japan
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21 Jul 16, 2:56pm
OECD-FAO report suggests only gradual improvements in global dairy prices over next 10 years; Labour's finance spokesperson says dairy farmers won't see breakeven till 2019 at earliest
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21 Jul 16, 12:41pm
Economist Rodney Dickens accuses the RBNZ policy makers being out of touch with "the coal face" and the consequence will be a painful retrenchment after an unnecessary boom
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21 Jul 16, 9:09am
RBNZ says inflation outlook has weakened due to 6% rise in NZ$ since June 9; says 'decline in exchange rate needed' as it's making it hard for RBNZ to meet inflation target; says likely further easing required
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21 Jul 16, 8:17am
GBP gets helping hand from labour data; mood of the markets is upbeat; market pricing in 50bp OCR cut over next 12-months
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20 Jul 16, 4:24pm
ANZ, ASB and Westpac have now pulled the shutters down now on lending to investors over 60% LVR ahead of introduction of new RBNZ rules
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20 Jul 16, 3:09pm
The Reserve Bank's decision to bring forward implementation of the new round of LVR restrictions gives it the edge over the Government in the game of chess that the two parties are playing
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20 Jul 16, 8:47am
Dairy prices were flat at the global auction overnight, though the key Wholemilk Powder price rose by 1.9%
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20 Jul 16, 8:41am
RBNZ consultation paper sees NZD/USD sharply lower; dovish RBA minutes knocks AUD; little NZD movement following flat dairy auction
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20 Jul 16, 5:00am
We asked eight of the big banks whether they provide interest-only loans for residential mortgages - and they all do
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19 Jul 16, 9:14am
RBNZ acts to urgently tighten lending to investors; proposes 60% LVR limit for rental property investors nation-wide from Sept 1; also plans to tighten LVR lending above 80% for other borrowers
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19 Jul 16, 7:46am
NZD/USD fell sharply on weaker NZ CPI, increasing chance of OCR cut; BoE's Weale says they need firmer evidence before changing policies
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18 Jul 16, 4:51pm
BNZ economists see the central bank cutting interest rates next month and needing to signal another cut after that
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18 Jul 16, 11:51am
Roger J Kerr hopes this week's RBNZ economic assessment doesn't end up going all around the houses
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18 Jul 16, 7:51am
Stronger US data gives USD momentum; GBP weaker as further easing signalled by BoE chief economist; NZ CPI tipped to be 0.6%
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15 Jul 16, 12:41pm
HSBC estimates Auckland's housing shortage at 30,000 homes, says shortage growing by 7000 homes a year while rising prices pose increased risk to the economy
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15 Jul 16, 7:48am
Surprise RBNZ press release sends NZD lower; BoE keeps powder dry with no rate change vote; Yen under pressure on speculation of further stimulus
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14 Jul 16, 3:27pm
Reserve Bank to issue an updated 'economic assessment' next week; market will speculate that a cut to interest rates is coming in August
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14 Jul 16, 12:06pm
Labour Party leader releases new interactive 'housing map' showing people 'how the crisis is affecting their neighbourhood'; Govt says it's riddled with errors
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