Alan Bollard

8 Mar 17, 6:41am
In his first article in an election year issues-based analytical series on economic policies, Brian Fallow looks at Labour's plans for monetary policy
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31 Mar 16, 3:27pm
Gareth Vaughan argues if we look at banks' housing loan exposure from a financial stability perspective, they simply must hold more capital against it
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23 Mar 15, 7:35am
How Alan Bollard’s jacket may help teach NZ how to be a service economy in the Asia-Pacific
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11 Mar 15, 7:00am
Rodney Dickens looks at the RBNZ's housing experiments, its exchange rate game, and assesses what sort of a Governor Graeme Wheeler is
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6 Dec 14, 8:00am
Could the RBNZ look to a Bank of England style debt-to-income ratio to cool the runaway train of the Auckland housing market?
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2 Oct 14, 5:00am
Opinion: A year on from their introduction, the RBNZ's controversial high LVR home loan speed limits are working
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17 Aug 14, 7:30am
​Bernard Hickey fingers the electricity and local government sectors as the inflation culprits underneath our painfully high interest rates and currency. He suggest the Reserve Bank reads them the riot act
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6 Jun 14, 5:00am
ANZ and BNZ's CEOs think NZ is 'over banked' with too many banks for a small population. Gareth Vaughan disagrees
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4 Mar 14, 4:42pm
NZ banks, feeling the RBNZ now only consults to communicate policy changes, perhaps didn't know how good they had it, KPMG suggests
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21 Feb 14, 7:34am
Bank bill rates reach their highest in 28 months as markets assume the OCR is about to be hiked
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18 Jul 13, 4:11pm
Financial Markets Authority tells trustees to pull their socks up and tells financial advisers to keep proper client records
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5 Apr 13, 4:00pm
Opinion: Qué? Why the RBNZ's boffins should read Alan Bollard's book and take over the supervision of non-bank deposit takers themselves from trustees
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8 Feb 13, 4:22pm
We look at where the OCR may be going by using a model that closely mimics the policy-setting activity of some key central banks
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5 Feb 13, 5:03pm
Opinion: What are the 4 macro-prudential tools the RBNZ is looking at and will any of them actually be used to cool an over heating housing market?
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3 Feb 13, 10:00am
Bernard Hickey says he can remember the same rhetoric from the RBNZ a decade ago about the same housing and borrowing pressures, and he fears the same 'do nothing' response. Your view?
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9 Dec 12, 10:02am
Bernard Hickey says all low inflation did was encourage deregulation, spark an explosion of debt and unleash floods of hot money. He says it is time to abandon the "magical powers". Do you agree?
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4 Dec 12, 4:42pm
PM Key on LVR controls: 'For financial stability, not monetary policy means; Too easy to get around restrictions'
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4 Dec 12, 9:20am
Matt Nolan says history has shown it is not possible to have a perfectly competitive financial sector and a perfectly stable banking sector. We should debate the trade-offs, he says. Your view?
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25 Oct 12, 9:09am
OCR on hold at 2.50%; New Reserve Bank Governor Wheeler notes high NZ$ undermining export earnings; Expects inflation to head back to middle of target band; Says housing market activity rising as expected
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28 Sep 12, 8:11am
Bollard: Major central bank QE could be 'monetary protectionism', but too early to tell; Says NZ property tax distortions still exist; 'They both pushed up the NZ$'
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