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'Digital cash' could shore up monetary sovereignty, plus boost competition and innovation, the RBNZ says
17th Apr 24, 6:01am
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'Digital cash' could shore up monetary sovereignty, plus boost competition and innovation, the RBNZ says
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says stablecoins and cryptocurrencies are not a credible alternative to central bank money
13th Feb 24, 9:57am
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says stablecoins and cryptocurrencies are not a credible alternative to central bank money
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RBNZ mulls giving non-bank deposit takers access to settlement accounts so they don't have to go through the big banks who get the financial benefit
19th Oct 23, 2:42pm
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RBNZ mulls giving non-bank deposit takers access to settlement accounts so they don't have to go through the big banks who get the financial benefit
Reserve Bank staffing levels and personal costs surge over past five years as it takes on broader role
14th Oct 23, 9:27am
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Reserve Bank staffing levels and personal costs surge over past five years as it takes on broader role
New Kiwibank spending data shows the volume of card spend declined 0.7% over the September quarter, while compared with a year earlier, the number of transactions grew by just 0.5%
10th Oct 23, 10:33am
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New Kiwibank spending data shows the volume of card spend declined 0.7% over the September quarter, while compared with a year earlier, the number of transactions grew by just 0.5%
A 14% month-on-month fall in dairy exports helped drive a bigger-than-expected $1.1 billion merchandise trade deficit for NZ in July
21st Aug 23, 11:32am
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A 14% month-on-month fall in dairy exports helped drive a bigger-than-expected $1.1 billion merchandise trade deficit for NZ in July
New Kiwibank spending data shows that despite the cost of living squeeze we are still spending as we need to - but discretion is being applied
11th Jul 23, 11:22am
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New Kiwibank spending data shows that despite the cost of living squeeze we are still spending as we need to - but discretion is being applied
Despite our export values in May exceeding the value of imports, the running annual deficit hit a new all-time high of over $17.1 billion
22nd Jun 23, 12:50pm
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Despite our export values in May exceeding the value of imports, the running annual deficit hit a new all-time high of over $17.1 billion
Gary Hughes puts a spotlight on the 'novel Kiwi experiment' of outlawing large cash transactions
8th May 23, 8:00am
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Gary Hughes puts a spotlight on the 'novel Kiwi experiment' of outlawing large cash transactions
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr calls on banks to lift deposit rates as much as mortgage rates; says Gabrielle shows banks haven't done enough on inclusion and resilience in regional areas
22nd Feb 23, 6:12pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr calls on banks to lift deposit rates as much as mortgage rates; says Gabrielle shows banks haven't done enough on inclusion and resilience in regional areas
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Statistics New Zealand reports that the country's deficit between what we received for exports and what we spent on imports was a record $29.7 billion in the year to September
14th Dec 22, 11:07am
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Statistics New Zealand reports that the country's deficit between what we received for exports and what we spent on imports was a record $29.7 billion in the year to September
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the volume of cash withdrawals is 70% higher than a year ago
10th Oct 22, 11:50am
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Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the volume of cash withdrawals is 70% higher than a year ago
Statistics New Zealand reports that the country's annual current account deficit was 7.7% of GDP for the June quarter, just short of the record high 7.8% during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
14th Sep 22, 12:09pm
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Statistics New Zealand reports that the country's annual current account deficit was 7.7% of GDP for the June quarter, just short of the record high 7.8% during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the June quarter did see a rebound in consumer spending, but thanks to inflation, the growth in dollars spent is outpacing the volume of transactions
11th Jul 22, 10:57am
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the June quarter did see a rebound in consumer spending, but thanks to inflation, the growth in dollars spent is outpacing the volume of transactions
As it eyes a central bank digital currency, the Reserve Bank acknowledges launching one would at least in part be a defensive play
5th Jun 22, 6:00am
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As it eyes a central bank digital currency, the Reserve Bank acknowledges launching one would at least in part be a defensive play
Reserve Bank says it plans to announce 'future directions' on matters such as a central bank digital currency within the next six months
29th Apr 22, 10:00am
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Reserve Bank says it plans to announce 'future directions' on matters such as a central bank digital currency within the next six months
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
11th Apr 22, 1:11pm
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Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
21st Mar 22, 12:19pm
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A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
BankingDay's George Lekakis argues the Aussie floods and previous natural disasters highlight profound flaws in the major banks’ strategic attacks on cash
9th Mar 22, 1:38pm
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BankingDay's George Lekakis argues the Aussie floods and previous natural disasters highlight profound flaws in the major banks’ strategic attacks on cash
Latest RBNZ survey on cash usage has shown a marked fall in the proportion of Kiwis using cash as a payment - but more of us are hoarding it
3rd Mar 22, 11:22am
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Latest RBNZ survey on cash usage has shown a marked fall in the proportion of Kiwis using cash as a payment - but more of us are hoarding it
In a new consultation paper the Reserve Bank says that without a 'policy response' the cash system may be unable to meet its objectives
30th Nov 21, 2:00pm
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In a new consultation paper the Reserve Bank says that without a 'policy response' the cash system may be unable to meet its objectives
Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
18th Nov 21, 11:30am
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Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
Statistics NZ says September was the third record month in a row for imports, with the figure reaching $6.6 billion - up 30% on the same month a year ago
27th Oct 21, 11:20am
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Statistics NZ says September was the third record month in a row for imports, with the figure reaching $6.6 billion - up 30% on the same month a year ago
'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
12th Oct 21, 10:31am
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'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks
7th Oct 21, 8:57am
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Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks