Graeme Wheeler

19th May 16, 9:06am
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
Our central bank's starting to resemble an eccentric scientist, with macro-prudential tools its chemistry set. The worry is that too many ingredients will get mixed together with unpredictable results, says David Hargreaves
19th May 16, 9:06am
16th May 16, 4:08pm
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
16th May 16, 4:08pm
15th May 16, 5:02am
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
15th May 16, 5:02am
12th May 16, 8:50am
Reserve Bank looks to play catch-up with the runaway house market
Reserve Bank looks to play catch-up with the runaway house market
12th May 16, 8:50am
11th May 16, 4:13pm
PM and Finance Minister say they're open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits
PM and Finance Minister say they're open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits
11th May 16, 4:13pm
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11th May 16, 12:00pm
RBNZ says increasingly concerned about Auckland housing resurgence; says seriously considering new Macro-Prudential measures to improve financial stability; looking at debt-to-income ratio limits
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RBNZ says increasingly concerned about Auckland housing resurgence; says seriously considering new Macro-Prudential measures to improve financial stability; looking at debt-to-income ratio limits
11th May 16, 12:00pm
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11th May 16, 10:50am
Reserve Bank cautious on further LVR controls; only says 'closely monitoring developments to assess whether further financial policy measures would be appropriate'; tells Govt to worker harder on housing supply
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Reserve Bank cautious on further LVR controls; only says 'closely monitoring developments to assess whether further financial policy measures would be appropriate'; tells Govt to worker harder on housing supply
11th May 16, 10:50am
11th May 16, 10:17am
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Live-streamed video from the May 2016 RBNZ press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
Live-streamed video from the May 2016 RBNZ press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
11th May 16, 10:17am
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11th May 16, 9:07am
Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
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Reserve Bank points to housing and dairy as increased risk factors but stops short of introducing any new macro-prudential measures
11th May 16, 9:07am
10th May 16, 11:42am
Finance Minister says RBNZ takes financial stability seriously and will use lending control tools if needed; says he assumes RBNZ will use controls if needed; has been advised generally on RBNZ plans, but watch for more direction tomorrow
Finance Minister says RBNZ takes financial stability seriously and will use lending control tools if needed; says he assumes RBNZ will use controls if needed; has been advised generally on RBNZ plans, but watch for more direction tomorrow
10th May 16, 11:42am
9th May 16, 3:39pm
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be hoping the Government's forthcoming Budget will provide some support to rein in the housing market
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be hoping the Government's forthcoming Budget will provide some support to rein in the housing market
9th May 16, 3:39pm
9th May 16, 11:58am
Big banks' income & expenses picture not as bad as it seems; Key issues to look for in RBNZ's Financial Stability Report
Big banks' income & expenses picture not as bad as it seems; Key issues to look for in RBNZ's Financial Stability Report
9th May 16, 11:58am
5th May 16, 4:36pm
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
5th May 16, 4:36pm
2nd May 16, 11:57am
ASB economists see the Reserve Bank trying to keep the market 'tantalised' with the prospect of an eventual OCR cut
ASB economists see the Reserve Bank trying to keep the market 'tantalised' with the prospect of an eventual OCR cut
2nd May 16, 11:57am
1st May 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey points out a 1% land tax on all property owners would now allow a 5.5% cut in personal tax rates or a 10% GST rate. So why won't John Key do another big tax switch?
Bernard Hickey points out a 1% land tax on all property owners would now allow a 5.5% cut in personal tax rates or a 10% GST rate. So why won't John Key do another big tax switch?
1st May 16, 5:02am
29th Apr 16, 8:23am
The Reserve Bank's decision not to cut interest rates looked like a central bank trying to buy more time while decisions are made on the housing market, David Hargreaves believes
The Reserve Bank's decision not to cut interest rates looked like a central bank trying to buy more time while decisions are made on the housing market, David Hargreaves believes
29th Apr 16, 8:23am
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28th Apr 16, 9:20am
RBNZ holds OCR at 2.25%; says further easing may be required; notes revival of house price inflation in Auckland; wants lower currency; but NZ$ jumps almost 1 USc to 69.2 USc after decision
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RBNZ holds OCR at 2.25%; says further easing may be required; notes revival of house price inflation in Auckland; wants lower currency; but NZ$ jumps almost 1 USc to 69.2 USc after decision
28th Apr 16, 9:20am
28th Apr 16, 9:03am
Here is today's statement from the Reserve Bank
Here is today's statement from the Reserve Bank
28th Apr 16, 9:03am
24th Apr 16, 5:02am
The Reserve Bank needs to signal a progression of new lending controls that would kick in as interest rates fall to reset the expectations of landlords and lever itself out from between a rock and another rock
The Reserve Bank needs to signal a progression of new lending controls that would kick in as interest rates fall to reset the expectations of landlords and lever itself out from between a rock and another rock
24th Apr 16, 5:02am
22nd Apr 16, 1:44pm
Finance Minister publicly issues letter of expectations to RBNZ board; plays down suggestions of concern at the central bank's performance
Finance Minister publicly issues letter of expectations to RBNZ board; plays down suggestions of concern at the central bank's performance
22nd Apr 16, 1:44pm

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