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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
27th Oct 21, 3:39pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
RBNZ to 'look through' some price shocks in its inflation targeting as NZ moves to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero by 2050
27th Oct 21, 8:15am
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RBNZ to 'look through' some price shocks in its inflation targeting as NZ moves to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero by 2050
Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
26th Oct 21, 3:15pm
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Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
The Reserve Bank aims to develop 'a strong understanding' of the impacts climate change could have on its ability to conduct monetary policy and maintain financial stability
26th Oct 21, 1:01pm
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The Reserve Bank aims to develop 'a strong understanding' of the impacts climate change could have on its ability to conduct monetary policy and maintain financial stability
Roger J Kerr sees the future direction of the NZ dollar value as governed by varying doses of good luck and good management
25th Oct 21, 9:23am
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Roger J Kerr sees the future direction of the NZ dollar value as governed by varying doses of good luck and good management
Reserve Bank review of overseas banks operating as branches in New Zealand mulls not letting them take retail deposits
21st Oct 21, 10:25am
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Reserve Bank review of overseas banks operating as branches in New Zealand mulls not letting them take retail deposits
A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
20th Oct 21, 8:42am
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A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
19th Oct 21, 3:37pm
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With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
19th Oct 21, 10:15am
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The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
18th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
18th Oct 21, 10:55am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
Gary Hughes says perhaps the AML/CFT Statutory Review is a prime opportunity to remind policy-makers that small steps can be taken to ‘right-size’ the rules for local conditions
18th Oct 21, 10:43am
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Gary Hughes says perhaps the AML/CFT Statutory Review is a prime opportunity to remind policy-makers that small steps can be taken to ‘right-size’ the rules for local conditions
Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
18th Oct 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
17th Oct 21, 8:43am
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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
Gary Hughes provides a roadmap for navigating the Ministry of Justice AML/CFT Statutory Review
16th Oct 21, 9:35am
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Gary Hughes provides a roadmap for navigating the Ministry of Justice AML/CFT Statutory Review
Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
14th Oct 21, 2:04pm
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Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
14th Oct 21, 9:02am
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New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
Gareth Vaughan on financial incentives increasing vaccination rates, the mystery of Tether, high DTIs, Singapore travel, plus Eric & the anti-vaxxers
12th Oct 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on financial incentives increasing vaccination rates, the mystery of Tether, high DTIs, Singapore travel, plus Eric & the anti-vaxxers
Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
11th Oct 21, 7:56am
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Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
10th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
9th Oct 21, 9:55am
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Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
8th Oct 21, 10:46am
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BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
7th Oct 21, 2:01pm
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Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks
7th Oct 21, 8:57am
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Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy