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John McDermott

The RBNZ names John McDermott to a new role as Assistant Governor/General Manager for Digital Solutions and Security
30th Nov 21, 4:01pm
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The RBNZ names John McDermott to a new role as Assistant Governor/General Manager for Digital Solutions and Security
Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
20th Jul 21, 10:40am
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Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
FMA's Simone Robbers and Harbour Asset Management's Christian Hawkesby shifting to RBNZ assistant governor roles
14th Jan 19, 3:00pm
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FMA's Simone Robbers and Harbour Asset Management's Christian Hawkesby shifting to RBNZ assistant governor roles
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says NZ won't require unconventional monetary policy in the foreseeable future
25th May 18, 8:00am
by Jason Walls
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says NZ won't require unconventional monetary policy in the foreseeable future
RBNZ says possibility of needing unconventional monetary policy tools 'higher than it ever was in history' meaning it needs to be ready just in case
24th May 18, 7:56am
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RBNZ says possibility of needing unconventional monetary policy tools 'higher than it ever was in history' meaning it needs to be ready just in case
RBNZ Assistant Governor John McDermott says change to a dual mandate in Policy Targets Agreement will ensure the current flexibilty in the bank's approach endures
12th Apr 18, 11:38am
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RBNZ Assistant Governor John McDermott says change to a dual mandate in Policy Targets Agreement will ensure the current flexibilty in the bank's approach endures
Westpac’s chief economist not convinced the economy is in as good shape as the RBNZ suggests, as Acting Governor Spencer says the RBNZ’s projections are 'perfectly balanced'
11th Feb 18, 7:10am
by Jason Walls
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Westpac’s chief economist not convinced the economy is in as good shape as the RBNZ suggests, as Acting Governor Spencer says the RBNZ’s projections are 'perfectly balanced'
It was lost but now it's found; the Reserve Bank appears to be getting its collective head around where inflation is living in the modern world - and what it is likely to do in future
28th Jul 17, 1:33pm
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It was lost but now it's found; the Reserve Bank appears to be getting its collective head around where inflation is living in the modern world - and what it is likely to do in future
Reserve Bank Assistant Governor John McDermott says the measure of inflation the RBNZ pays attention to is running at about 1.4%; the 'neutral interest rate' is now down to 3.5%
26th Jul 17, 10:10am
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Reserve Bank Assistant Governor John McDermott says the measure of inflation the RBNZ pays attention to is running at about 1.4%; the 'neutral interest rate' is now down to 3.5%
Reserve Bank says its forecasting ability could be improved if Statistics New Zealand moved to monthly production of inflation data
15th May 17, 5:00pm
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Reserve Bank says its forecasting ability could be improved if Statistics New Zealand moved to monthly production of inflation data
A blueprint is born for how the Greens and New Zealand First might work with each other around Andrew Little’s Cabinet table
12th May 17, 8:02am
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A blueprint is born for how the Greens and New Zealand First might work with each other around Andrew Little’s Cabinet table
Unprecedented net migration has little effect on monetary policy as younger people arrive, but macro-prudential tools may help if it feeds through to higher house prices, RBNZ says
9th Feb 17, 12:41pm
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Unprecedented net migration has little effect on monetary policy as younger people arrive, but macro-prudential tools may help if it feeds through to higher house prices, RBNZ says
RBNZ Governor says economy already growing strongly enough to create necessary inflation; no need for extra help from Government with fiscal stimulus; Wheeler says open to NZ$ intervention
10th Nov 16, 7:43pm
RBNZ Governor says economy already growing strongly enough to create necessary inflation; no need for extra help from Government with fiscal stimulus; Wheeler says open to NZ$ intervention
Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's inflation targeting regime is broken and it's time for a change
15th Oct 16, 5:02am
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Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's inflation targeting regime is broken and it's time for a change
RBNZ's McDermott warns of low inflation figure likely in September quarter; says inflation likely to be at bottom end of 1-3% target range in December quarter; repeats September OCR comment that "further policy easing will be required"
11th Oct 16, 4:29pm
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RBNZ's McDermott warns of low inflation figure likely in September quarter; says inflation likely to be at bottom end of 1-3% target range in December quarter; repeats September OCR comment that "further policy easing will be required"
RBNZ's McDermott talks about monetary policy decisions, but is quiet on current conditions; says RBNZ using committees more in OCR decisions; says regularly researching drivers of surprisingly low inflation
13th Jul 16, 12:47pm
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RBNZ's McDermott talks about monetary policy decisions, but is quiet on current conditions; says RBNZ using committees more in OCR decisions; says regularly researching drivers of surprisingly low inflation
NZIER's latest consensus forecast show economists are upgrading expectations of economic growth - but see weaker inflation too; RBNZ warns again on low inflation expectations
14th Mar 16, 1:08pm
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NZIER's latest consensus forecast show economists are upgrading expectations of economic growth - but see weaker inflation too; RBNZ warns again on low inflation expectations
Chris Green responds to the RBNZ's criticism of 'some commentators advocating mechanistic rate cuts'; says RBNZ seeing inflationary ghosts and has systematic upward bias; ignoring rise in real interest rates and tightening relative to other central banks
6th Feb 16, 12:02pm
by Guest
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Chris Green responds to the RBNZ's criticism of 'some commentators advocating mechanistic rate cuts'; says RBNZ seeing inflationary ghosts and has systematic upward bias; ignoring rise in real interest rates and tightening relative to other central banks
RBNZ Assistant Governor says the bank's wholesale interest rate forecasts should not be taken as a commitment to a specific set of actions
4th Feb 16, 11:58am
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RBNZ Assistant Governor says the bank's wholesale interest rate forecasts should not be taken as a commitment to a specific set of actions
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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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'
The RBNZ may lower its view of the neutral interest rate this week for the second time in two years
9th Sep 15, 5:01am
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The RBNZ may lower its view of the neutral interest rate this week for the second time in two years
Monetary policy washes its hands of Auckland's raging housing market, with housing now firmly coupled to macro-prudential tools and political efforts to boost supply
12th Jun 15, 10:47am
Monetary policy washes its hands of Auckland's raging housing market, with housing now firmly coupled to macro-prudential tools and political efforts to boost supply