Sharon Zollner

12th Dec 19, 7:29am
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
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16th Oct 19, 10:57am
New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
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New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
16th Oct 19, 10:57am
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
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30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
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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
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6th Sep 19, 9:53am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
6th Sep 19, 9:53am
29th Aug 19, 1:14pm
ANZ Business Outlook Survey says there's 'nothing good to say' about business confidence as it hits the lowest level in over 11 years while increasing numbers of firms intend to reduce staff numbers
ANZ Business Outlook Survey says there's 'nothing good to say' about business confidence as it hits the lowest level in over 11 years while increasing numbers of firms intend to reduce staff numbers
29th Aug 19, 1:14pm
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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
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
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
27th Jun 19, 1:45pm
ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows considerable improvement in mood in residential construction sector, though the overall construction outlook remains grim
ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows considerable improvement in mood in residential construction sector, though the overall construction outlook remains grim
27th Jun 19, 1:45pm

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