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18th May 20, 10:39am
ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
18th May 20, 10:39am
18th May 20, 8:39am
Roger J Kerr believes RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is using the threat of negative interest rates as part of his 'jawboning' tactic to depreciate the value of the Kiwi dollar
Roger J Kerr believes RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is using the threat of negative interest rates as part of his 'jawboning' tactic to depreciate the value of the Kiwi dollar
18th May 20, 8:39am
14th May 20, 11:04am
Morgan Stanley argues the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in 'a regime shift' to an inflationary world with the key structural 'disinflationary' forces of the past 30 years being disrupted
Morgan Stanley argues the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in 'a regime shift' to an inflationary world with the key structural 'disinflationary' forces of the past 30 years being disrupted
14th May 20, 11:04am
14th May 20, 8:32am
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
14th May 20, 8:32am
13th May 20, 5:21pm
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
13th May 20, 5:21pm
13th May 20, 3:11pm
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
13th May 20, 3:11pm
13th May 20, 2:49pm
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Live-streamed video from the May 2020 RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
Live-streamed video from the May 2020 RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
13th May 20, 2:49pm
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13th May 20, 2:13pm
RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
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RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
13th May 20, 2:13pm
9th May 20, 12:22pm
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
9th May 20, 12:22pm
7th May 20, 3:22pm
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
7th May 20, 3:22pm
6th May 20, 2:00pm
Despite the apparent shunning, by the masses, of cash, the amount of cash in circulation has never been higher - and there was plenty of it moving around before the start of the lockdown
Despite the apparent shunning, by the masses, of cash, the amount of cash in circulation has never been higher - and there was plenty of it moving around before the start of the lockdown
6th May 20, 2:00pm
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6th May 20, 10:29am
RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
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RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
6th May 20, 10:29am
3rd May 20, 9:21am
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
3rd May 20, 9:21am
30th Apr 20, 4:55pm
The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
30th Apr 20, 4:55pm
30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
29th Apr 20, 3:37pm
New figures show the banks wrote out the biggest amount for mortgages in a March last month since 2016; first home buyers had a pre-lockdown surge
New figures show the banks wrote out the biggest amount for mortgages in a March last month since 2016; first home buyers had a pre-lockdown surge
29th Apr 20, 3:37pm
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am

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Days to the General Election: 37
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