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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
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
The Reserve Bank says, in the 'extreme' stablecoins could see the majority of transactions taking place in our economy occurring outside the domestic banking system
2nd Oct 21, 9:43am
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The Reserve Bank says, in the 'extreme' stablecoins could see the majority of transactions taking place in our economy occurring outside the domestic banking system
RBNZ says a digital version of the Kiwi dollar would both support the value-anchor role of central bank money, and support its ability to act as a fair and equal way to pay and save
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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RBNZ says a digital version of the Kiwi dollar would both support the value-anchor role of central bank money, and support its ability to act as a fair and equal way to pay and save
Our central bank says emerging trends in the monetary system pose opportunities to stimulate innovation to enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of New Zealanders - but also pose credible threats to the stability and functioning of the monetary system
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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Our central bank says emerging trends in the monetary system pose opportunities to stimulate innovation to enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of New Zealanders - but also pose credible threats to the stability and functioning of the monetary system
Reserve Bank says it wants to ensure that our central bank money remains a stable value anchor for the monetary system and available as a fair and equal way to pay and save
30th Sep 21, 9:00am
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Reserve Bank says it wants to ensure that our central bank money remains a stable value anchor for the monetary system and available as a fair and equal way to pay and save
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
1st Sep 21, 11:53am
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
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It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
8th Jul 21, 10:49am
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Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
6th Jul 21, 6:14pm
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Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
30th Jun 21, 10:48am
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Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
11th May 21, 10:00am
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Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
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Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
11th Mar 21, 10:34am
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An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
16th Dec 20, 11:14am
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NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
3rd Nov 20, 12:07pm
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Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
20th Oct 20, 2:50pm
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International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
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The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
14th Oct 20, 5:00am
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Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
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ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
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Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling