Days to the General Election: 28
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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16th Jul 20, 11:00am
Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
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Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
16th Jul 20, 11:00am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
17th Jun 20, 11:01am
NZ's current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 bln in the March quarter, while the annual deficit of $8.5 bln, at 2.7% of GDP, was in line with economists' forecasts
NZ's current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 bln in the March quarter, while the annual deficit of $8.5 bln, at 2.7% of GDP, was in line with economists' forecasts
17th Jun 20, 11:01am
27th May 20, 5:02am
ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
27th May 20, 5:02am
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
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3rd Mar 20, 4:43pm
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to just 0.50% to 'support the economy as it responds to the global coronavirus outbreak'
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to just 0.50% to 'support the economy as it responds to the global coronavirus outbreak'
3rd Mar 20, 4:43pm
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2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
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ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
ASB's chief economist says lower mortgage rates have pushed up housing confidence but warns it doesn't herald a return to boom times
9th Dec 19, 5:00am
13th Nov 19, 6:04pm
Markets price in lending rate hikes following the RBNZ's decision to keep the OCR at 1%; Governor Adrian Orr says it's up to retail banks to make business decisions around what they charge their customers
Markets price in lending rate hikes following the RBNZ's decision to keep the OCR at 1%; Governor Adrian Orr says it's up to retail banks to make business decisions around what they charge their customers
13th Nov 19, 6:04pm
4th Nov 19, 1:42pm
ASB economists don't believe the recent mood shift in financial markets and say the economic evidence points to a need for the Reserve Bank to make further interest rate cuts
ASB economists don't believe the recent mood shift in financial markets and say the economic evidence points to a need for the Reserve Bank to make further interest rate cuts
4th Nov 19, 1:42pm
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1st Oct 19, 10:13am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
1st Oct 19, 10:13am
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25th Sep 19, 2:07pm
Reserve Bank makes no change to Official Cash Rate but says it still has scope to provide further stimulus in future if that's needed
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Reserve Bank makes no change to Official Cash Rate but says it still has scope to provide further stimulus in future if that's needed
25th Sep 19, 2:07pm
23rd Sep 19, 11:30am
The Official Cash Rate will most probably be kept at 1% this week after last month's shock double cut - but under the current RBNZ regime, nothing should be ruled out
The Official Cash Rate will most probably be kept at 1% this week after last month's shock double cut - but under the current RBNZ regime, nothing should be ruled out
23rd Sep 19, 11:30am
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
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7th Aug 19, 2:08pm
'A stunning decision' - RBNZ delivers huge surprise with a 50-basis-point cut to the Official Cash Rate; banks quickly react with mortgage cuts; dollar drops
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'A stunning decision' - RBNZ delivers huge surprise with a 50-basis-point cut to the Official Cash Rate; banks quickly react with mortgage cuts; dollar drops
7th Aug 19, 2:08pm
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
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20th Jun 19, 10:52am
GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
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GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
20th Jun 19, 10:52am
27th May 19, 11:28am
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
27th May 19, 11:28am
9th May 19, 7:58am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
9th May 19, 7:58am
Days to the General Election: 28
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