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Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
14th Jul 21, 2:13pm
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Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
Figures out this week are expected to show our inflation at near 10-year highs - but the key unanswered question is whether inflation will dwindle of its own accord, or need a push from higher interest rates
13th Jul 21, 3:05pm
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Figures out this week are expected to show our inflation at near 10-year highs - but the key unanswered question is whether inflation will dwindle of its own accord, or need a push from higher interest rates
An NZ Everyday Investor podcast episode ft. Jenée Tibshraeny on the Treasury's evolving approach towards debt, the drivers of inflation, whether people will be spooked by an interest rate hike, and more
12th Jul 21, 1:29pm
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An NZ Everyday Investor podcast episode ft. Jenée Tibshraeny on the Treasury's evolving approach towards debt, the drivers of inflation, whether people will be spooked by an interest rate hike, and more
Experts on NZIER's 'Shadow Board' are looking for signals from the Reserve Bank about ending its bond buying programme - as well as when interest rates may be raised
12th Jul 21, 12:21pm
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Experts on NZIER's 'Shadow Board' are looking for signals from the Reserve Bank about ending its bond buying programme - as well as when interest rates may be raised
Kiwis now seem to be unloading some of the partly enforced savings they made last year - and that might not be helping an economy that's starting to overheat
11th Jul 21, 6:01am
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Kiwis now seem to be unloading some of the partly enforced savings they made last year - and that might not be helping an economy that's starting to overheat
New Zealand man, and former Worldclear employee Richard Whitham, pleads guilty to removing more than S$1 million from Singapore that wasn't his
10th Jul 21, 8:46am
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New Zealand man, and former Worldclear employee Richard Whitham, pleads guilty to removing more than S$1 million from Singapore that wasn't his
Unprecedented rise in the total 'value' of our housing stock over the past year sees it streaking up 40 times faster than the rise in total economic activity, even though it too has jumped in the pandemic recovery
8th Jul 21, 4:54pm
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Unprecedented rise in the total 'value' of our housing stock over the past year sees it streaking up 40 times faster than the rise in total economic activity, even though it too has jumped in the pandemic recovery
Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
8th Jul 21, 10:49am
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Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
Economists at the four biggest banks now all see the Reserve Bank starting to hike interest rates in November
7th Jul 21, 1:14pm
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Economists at the four biggest banks now all see the Reserve Bank starting to hike interest rates in November
ANZ New Zealand taps Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for $500 million to help 'provide competitive lending to the productive parts of the economy'
7th Jul 21, 12:05pm
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ANZ New Zealand taps Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for $500 million to help 'provide competitive lending to the productive parts of the economy'
David Hargreaves is not envying the tough decisions the Reserve Bank has to make ahead of its Monetary Policy Review next week
7th Jul 21, 8:30am
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David Hargreaves is not envying the tough decisions the Reserve Bank has to make ahead of its Monetary Policy Review next week
Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
6th Jul 21, 6:14pm
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Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
The Treasury warns the Government needs to start looking at the tax, health and superannuation systems, as an ageing population is set to send the country's debt too far north
5th Jul 21, 7:08pm
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The Treasury warns the Government needs to start looking at the tax, health and superannuation systems, as an ageing population is set to send the country's debt too far north
Kiwibank economists say there's mounting pressure on mortgage rates to be 'adjusted higher', while they believe the likes of retailers will be more easily able to pass on price rises in the current environment
5th Jul 21, 4:00pm
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Kiwibank economists say there's mounting pressure on mortgage rates to be 'adjusted higher', while they believe the likes of retailers will be more easily able to pass on price rises in the current environment
ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
4th Jul 21, 6:59am
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ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
Revenue Minister David Parker gets himself into a sticky situation, arguing the removal of interest deductibility will dampen house price growth but not economic growth
1st Jul 21, 1:50pm
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Revenue Minister David Parker gets himself into a sticky situation, arguing the removal of interest deductibility will dampen house price growth but not economic growth
The recent surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country have the highest annual growth in outstanding mortgage money since February 2008; the recent strong growth in savings is starting to reverse
30th Jun 21, 3:41pm
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The recent surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country have the highest annual growth in outstanding mortgage money since February 2008; the recent strong growth in savings is starting to reverse
Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
30th Jun 21, 10:48am
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Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
Finance Minister wants more research done on the winners & losers of low interest rates, but can't say whether having this info last year would've seen him implement different policies
29th Jun 21, 5:53pm
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Finance Minister wants more research done on the winners & losers of low interest rates, but can't say whether having this info last year would've seen him implement different policies
ASB economists say even though debt burdens have increased, households should be able to tolerate reasonable increases in mortgage rates without budgets becoming unduly stressed
29th Jun 21, 1:53pm
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ASB economists say even though debt burdens have increased, households should be able to tolerate reasonable increases in mortgage rates without budgets becoming unduly stressed
Martien Lubberink commends the RBNZ for completing its bank capital review but he has concerns and says the new requirements are already out of date
29th Jun 21, 10:07am
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Martien Lubberink commends the RBNZ for completing its bank capital review but he has concerns and says the new requirements are already out of date
ANZ economists say the economy is running so hot the Reserve Bank's 'path of least regret' is morphing into tightening monetary policy sooner 'to head off excesses'
28th Jun 21, 3:28pm
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ANZ economists say the economy is running so hot the Reserve Bank's 'path of least regret' is morphing into tightening monetary policy sooner 'to head off excesses'
Kiwis have poured over $40 billion worth of mortgage money into the stratospheric housing market so far this year
28th Jun 21, 12:22pm
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Kiwis have poured over $40 billion worth of mortgage money into the stratospheric housing market so far this year
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the rather odd ownership review of Westpac NZ run by its Australian parent the Westpac Banking Corporation
26th Jun 21, 9:01am
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the rather odd ownership review of Westpac NZ run by its Australian parent the Westpac Banking Corporation
David Hargreaves says some of the measures put in place to stymie the current hot housing market may prove to be a long-term drag on the market
24th Jun 21, 1:31pm
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David Hargreaves says some of the measures put in place to stymie the current hot housing market may prove to be a long-term drag on the market