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Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Individual accounts at the Reserve Bank for all residents would be a better way to do money printing than buying Government bonds, especially if it was done with a new digital currency, Bernard Hickey argues
26th Jun 22, 6:00am
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Individual accounts at the Reserve Bank for all residents would be a better way to do money printing than buying Government bonds, especially if it was done with a new digital currency, Bernard Hickey argues
Existing home owners still receive the bulk of new mortgage lending but investors are the fastest growing group with first home buyers not far behind
21st Dec 19, 9:56am
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Existing home owners still receive the bulk of new mortgage lending but investors are the fastest growing group with first home buyers not far behind
Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
11th Jun 19, 3:46pm
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Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
Former RBNZ economist Michael Reddell reviews Modern Monetary Theory where fiscal policy is the key lever rather than monetary policy; He argues monetary policy is still best for cyclical stabilisation
31st Jul 17, 4:03pm
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Former RBNZ economist Michael Reddell reviews Modern Monetary Theory where fiscal policy is the key lever rather than monetary policy; He argues monetary policy is still best for cyclical stabilisation
All housing affordability measures have their drawbacks, but all point to one policy response required, PM English says. 'Build more houses'; Welcomes some Auckland land price falls, says materials costs need to be next
20th Jun 17, 5:02am
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All housing affordability measures have their drawbacks, but all point to one policy response required, PM English says. 'Build more houses'; Welcomes some Auckland land price falls, says materials costs need to be next
Mind the output gap: The Reserve Bank wants us to take note of its capacity pressure risk scenarios. Don't look away - inflation, wages and mortgage rates might rise earlier than expected
20th May 17, 9:48am
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Mind the output gap: The Reserve Bank wants us to take note of its capacity pressure risk scenarios. Don't look away - inflation, wages and mortgage rates might rise earlier than expected
Interest.co.nz chats to RBNZ Deputy Spencer about the challenges in weighing up the IMF's call for deposit insurance or a pre-stated 'de minimis' option against the reality of having to wait to see how big a hole you're dealing with if a bank fails
14th May 17, 10:34am
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Interest.co.nz chats to RBNZ Deputy Spencer about the challenges in weighing up the IMF's call for deposit insurance or a pre-stated 'de minimis' option against the reality of having to wait to see how big a hole you're dealing with if a bank fails
RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler visited Tokyo for a meeting of central bankers this week where he discussed risks facing the global economy. The US is still front-and-centre
11th May 17, 1:14pm
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RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler visited Tokyo for a meeting of central bankers this week where he discussed risks facing the global economy. The US is still front-and-centre
NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ
3rd May 17, 10:55am
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NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ
NZ's rising debt-to-income ratios for new property lending presenting additional risks; New DTI restriction tool could help - Reserve Bank of Australia
18th Apr 17, 2:36pm
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NZ's rising debt-to-income ratios for new property lending presenting additional risks; New DTI restriction tool could help - Reserve Bank of Australia
No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview
10th Apr 17, 4:36pm
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No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview
Labour formally announces monetary policy 'full employment' mandate alongside price stability for Reserve Bank; New OCR-setting committee would allow Treasury input but no vote alongside RBNZ Governors and three externals
10th Apr 17, 5:27am
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Labour formally announces monetary policy 'full employment' mandate alongside price stability for Reserve Bank; New OCR-setting committee would allow Treasury input but no vote alongside RBNZ Governors and three externals
Construction firms in position to raise prices as they hit capacity buffers with skilled labour shortages showing no signs of letting up, NZIER survey shows
4th Apr 17, 1:31pm
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Construction firms in position to raise prices as they hit capacity buffers with skilled labour shortages showing no signs of letting up, NZIER survey shows
IMF warns NZ on household debt levels, proposes better CGT, land tax; Says RBNZ should have DTI tool; NZ$ overvalued
7th Mar 17, 1:11pm
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IMF warns NZ on household debt levels, proposes better CGT, land tax; Says RBNZ should have DTI tool; NZ$ overvalued
Auckland's housing market is not going to be getting any help from Australia's flat-lining labour market any time soon as net migration levels to NZ look set to stay high
26th Feb 17, 7:15am
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Auckland's housing market is not going to be getting any help from Australia's flat-lining labour market any time soon as net migration levels to NZ look set to stay high
PM English says RBNZ, Super Fund, ACC Fund and Housing NZ CEOs' pay-rise regimes set to change following outcry over Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr's 36% raise
21st Feb 17, 7:27am
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PM English says RBNZ, Super Fund, ACC Fund and Housing NZ CEOs' pay-rise regimes set to change following outcry over Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr's 36% raise
Labour's 'employment goal' for RBNZ monetary policy to remain open without specific nominal jobs target; Set to follow US example of not telling central bank which of price stability and employment goals to prioritise
20th Feb 17, 9:38am
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Labour's 'employment goal' for RBNZ monetary policy to remain open without specific nominal jobs target; Set to follow US example of not telling central bank which of price stability and employment goals to prioritise
OCR able to be kept at 1.75% into 2018 following unemployment and wage figures, economists say
1st Feb 17, 1:13pm
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OCR able to be kept at 1.75% into 2018 following unemployment and wage figures, economists say
Reserve Bank says a wave of new supply could exert "significant downward pressure" on commercial property prices
12th May 16, 5:03am
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Reserve Bank says a wave of new supply could exert "significant downward pressure" on commercial property prices
An overview of the functions of money, and how money and credit are created in the NZ economy, examining the roles of the Reserve Bank and private sector banks
14th Aug 15, 5:00am
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An overview of the functions of money, and how money and credit are created in the NZ economy, examining the roles of the Reserve Bank and private sector banks
Higher premium prices and lower claim payouts fail to cover Tower for Canterbury quake claims cost blowout
26th May 15, 3:11pm
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Higher premium prices and lower claim payouts fail to cover Tower for Canterbury quake claims cost blowout
The Weekly Dairy Report: Auction and Oceania prices still moving lower as workplace conditions under scrutiny
20th May 15, 11:41am
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Auction and Oceania prices still moving lower as workplace conditions under scrutiny
The Weekly Dairy Report: Reserve Bank expresses concern at dairy debt in downturn as most now dry off
13th May 15, 2:05pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Reserve Bank expresses concern at dairy debt in downturn as most now dry off
Economists expect RBNZ to hold OCR at 3.5% again, and target high NZ dollar, largely leaving the housing crisis in the Govt's hands
25th Apr 15, 8:33am
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Economists expect RBNZ to hold OCR at 3.5% again, and target high NZ dollar, largely leaving the housing crisis in the Govt's hands
ASB suggests fixing mortgages for three years may be worth the risk
7th Oct 14, 5:02pm
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ASB suggests fixing mortgages for three years may be worth the risk