Jeremy Couchman

20th May 19, 1:10pm
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
20th May 19, 1:10pm
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8th May 19, 2:04pm
RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
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RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
8th May 19, 2:04pm
3rd May 19, 10:05am
As if the first Official Cash Rate decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee wasn't intriguing enough, there's also a fair chance we may see the first rate cut since 2016
As if the first Official Cash Rate decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee wasn't intriguing enough, there's also a fair chance we may see the first rate cut since 2016
3rd May 19, 10:05am
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2nd Apr 19, 10:24am
NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses have started 2019 more downbeat about the economy; economists see survey results pointing to fall in interest rates
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NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses have started 2019 more downbeat about the economy; economists see survey results pointing to fall in interest rates
2nd Apr 19, 10:24am
29th Mar 19, 9:20am
How two academics and a former unionist teaming up with the Reserve Bank to set monetary policy will affect the economy
How two academics and a former unionist teaming up with the Reserve Bank to set monetary policy will affect the economy
29th Mar 19, 9:20am
25th Mar 19, 2:37pm
Global gloom following signs of falling EU and US growth drives NZ swap rate to record low
Global gloom following signs of falling EU and US growth drives NZ swap rate to record low
25th Mar 19, 2:37pm
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21st Mar 19, 10:51am
Economy expands by 0.6% in December quarter surprising the Reserve Bank but not the market; Economists divided over whether slow growth will persist in 2019 
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Economy expands by 0.6% in December quarter surprising the Reserve Bank but not the market; Economists divided over whether slow growth will persist in 2019 
21st Mar 19, 10:51am
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7th Feb 19, 11:01am
Large September quarter drop in unemployment rate unwinds in December quarter a tad more than expected; Wages rise 1.9% over the year 
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Large September quarter drop in unemployment rate unwinds in December quarter a tad more than expected; Wages rise 1.9% over the year 
7th Feb 19, 11:01am
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23rd Jan 19, 11:00am
No major surprises as inflation rises 0.1% in Dec quarter and 1.9% in year to Dec; Economists' OCR outlooks differ but remain unchanged
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No major surprises as inflation rises 0.1% in Dec quarter and 1.9% in year to Dec; Economists' OCR outlooks differ but remain unchanged
23rd Jan 19, 11:00am
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17th Jan 19, 9:26am
REINZ highlights 'extremely quiet' December with lowest nationwide house sales volumes in seven years, national median price rises 1.5%
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REINZ highlights 'extremely quiet' December with lowest nationwide house sales volumes in seven years, national median price rises 1.5%
17th Jan 19, 9:26am
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17th Dec 18, 9:37am
The ANZ Banking Group says ANZ NZ would need up to NZ$8 bln of new capital to meet RBNZ's new bank capital proposals
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The ANZ Banking Group says ANZ NZ would need up to NZ$8 bln of new capital to meet RBNZ's new bank capital proposals
17th Dec 18, 9:37am
12th Dec 18, 7:52am
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
12th Dec 18, 7:52am
7th Dec 18, 11:17am
Hood the hawks: The outlook is strong but uncertain. The RBNZ has released the doves, Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr & Jeremy Couchman say in their latest economic outlook
Hood the hawks: The outlook is strong but uncertain. The RBNZ has released the doves, Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr & Jeremy Couchman say in their latest economic outlook
7th Dec 18, 11:17am
26th Nov 18, 1:48pm
Kiwibank economists think the LVR 'speed limit' will be raised to 20% of new bank lending this week - but would like to see it at 25%; say the 'temporary' LVRs are set to be with us for good
Kiwibank economists think the LVR 'speed limit' will be raised to 20% of new bank lending this week - but would like to see it at 25%; say the 'temporary' LVRs are set to be with us for good
26th Nov 18, 1:48pm
14th Nov 18, 11:45am
Kiwibank economists say latest house sales figures show a 'well behaved' market and so there is 'every possibility' of the RBNZ further relaxing lending limits
Kiwibank economists say latest house sales figures show a 'well behaved' market and so there is 'every possibility' of the RBNZ further relaxing lending limits
14th Nov 18, 11:45am
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7th Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
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Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
7th Nov 18, 11:12am
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16th Oct 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says prices rose 0.9% in the September quarter, giving an annual inflation rate of 1.9%; economists expected just a 0.7% quarterly rise
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Stats NZ says prices rose 0.9% in the September quarter, giving an annual inflation rate of 1.9%; economists expected just a 0.7% quarterly rise
16th Oct 18, 10:59am
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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
11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
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

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