Jeremy Couchman

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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
14th Sep 18, 10:02am
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Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
14th Sep 18, 10:02am
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6th Aug 18, 2:56pm
Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
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Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
6th Aug 18, 2:56pm
19th Mar 18, 12:00pm
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
19th Mar 18, 12:00pm
6th Feb 18, 9:09am
No one is expecting the RBNZ to make any changes to interest rates in its review this week – but inflation, GDP and 'expansionary' fiscal policy will take centre stage
No one is expecting the RBNZ to make any changes to interest rates in its review this week – but inflation, GDP and 'expansionary' fiscal policy will take centre stage
6th Feb 18, 9:09am
2nd Feb 18, 5:02am
A raft of economic issues, such as low business confidence and less govt roading investment, will see GDP growth begin to taper off early next year, according to Infometrics
A raft of economic issues, such as low business confidence and less govt roading investment, will see GDP growth begin to taper off early next year, according to Infometrics
2nd Feb 18, 5:02am
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18th Jan 18, 9:53am
REINZ says national median house price rose 1.9% to $550,000 in past month; 5.8% increase for year; Auckland up 1.8% for year; national sales down 10.1% year-on-year for December month
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REINZ says national median house price rose 1.9% to $550,000 in past month; 5.8% increase for year; Auckland up 1.8% for year; national sales down 10.1% year-on-year for December month
18th Jan 18, 9:53am

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