Craig Ebert

24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
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15th Oct 18, 11:44am
We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
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We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
15th Oct 18, 11:44am
24th Sep 18, 3:29pm
Despite last week's surprisingly strong GDP figures, economists believe the Reserve Bank will stick to its 'dovish' view that the next move in interest rates could be down when it reviews the Official Cash Rate on Thursday
Despite last week's surprisingly strong GDP figures, economists believe the Reserve Bank will stick to its 'dovish' view that the next move in interest rates could be down when it reviews the Official Cash Rate on Thursday
24th Sep 18, 3:29pm
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
21st Jul 18, 10:02am
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BNZ's Craig Ebert can't shake the niggle that there is a fundamental inconsistency in RBNZ policy positions. But he suspects it may be our exchange rate, rather than interest rates that will sort it out
BNZ's Craig Ebert can't shake the niggle that there is a fundamental inconsistency in RBNZ policy positions. But he suspects it may be our exchange rate, rather than interest rates that will sort it out
21st Jul 18, 10:02am
28th May 18, 1:49pm
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
28th May 18, 1:49pm
10th Jul 17, 2:33pm
BNZ economists say recent media coverage of declining Auckland house prices could prove self-fulfilling
BNZ economists say recent media coverage of declining Auckland house prices could prove self-fulfilling
10th Jul 17, 2:33pm
6th Mar 17, 2:31pm
BNZ economists first among the major banks to lower their milk price forecast for farmers ahead of an anticipated fall in global dairy prices at this week's auction
BNZ economists first among the major banks to lower their milk price forecast for farmers ahead of an anticipated fall in global dairy prices at this week's auction
6th Mar 17, 2:31pm
31st Oct 16, 1:21pm
BNZ economists cast doubts on the Reserve Bank being soon able to introduce new income-related mortgage limits
BNZ economists cast doubts on the Reserve Bank being soon able to introduce new income-related mortgage limits
31st Oct 16, 1:21pm
1st Oct 16, 9:19am
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BNZ's Craig Ebert says very low interest rates explain why many people can still 'afford' over priced houses. But he worries about what might happen if rates rise ...
BNZ's Craig Ebert says very low interest rates explain why many people can still 'afford' over priced houses. But he worries about what might happen if rates rise ...
1st Oct 16, 9:19am
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5th Apr 16, 10:37am
The NZIER's business opinion survey comes in gloomy, as more businesses expect the economy will go down hill rather than improve in the next six months
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The NZIER's business opinion survey comes in gloomy, as more businesses expect the economy will go down hill rather than improve in the next six months
5th Apr 16, 10:37am
14th Dec 15, 11:46am
Back to the future: service sector now up to where it was in 2007, just before the GFC, bolstering overall economic growth
Back to the future: service sector now up to where it was in 2007, just before the GFC, bolstering overall economic growth
14th Dec 15, 11:46am
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24th Sep 15, 12:02pm
The RBNZ's view on the neutral interest rate highlights a risk it thinks current monetary policy settings 'are more stimulatory than they actually are'
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The RBNZ's view on the neutral interest rate highlights a risk it thinks current monetary policy settings 'are more stimulatory than they actually are'
24th Sep 15, 12:02pm
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18th Jun 15, 12:16pm
ANZ, Westpac, ASB economists take red pens to their OCR forecasts after 'shocker' March quarter GDP figures
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ANZ, Westpac, ASB economists take red pens to their OCR forecasts after 'shocker' March quarter GDP figures
18th Jun 15, 12:16pm
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19th May 15, 4:59pm
The dollar rises sharply as inflation expectations increase, lessening the likelihood of an OCR cut next month
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The dollar rises sharply as inflation expectations increase, lessening the likelihood of an OCR cut next month
19th May 15, 4:59pm
25th Apr 15, 8:33am
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
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
27th Mar 15, 11:48am
BNZ economists suggest the targeted 1-3% inflation band could be lowered
BNZ economists suggest the targeted 1-3% inflation band could be lowered
27th Mar 15, 11:48am
16th Feb 15, 11:24am
NZD pushes up to 96.48 AUc, a new record post-float high, on strong NZ retail sales data for December quarter. PSI also higher
NZD pushes up to 96.48 AUc, a new record post-float high, on strong NZ retail sales data for December quarter. PSI also higher
16th Feb 15, 11:24am
7th Mar 14, 2:06pm
BNZ economists see inflation moving above the RBNZ's target range; expect interest rates will need to be hiked to 5%
BNZ economists see inflation moving above the RBNZ's target range; expect interest rates will need to be hiked to 5%
7th Mar 14, 2:06pm

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