sign up log in
Want to go ad-free? Find out how, here.

CPI

RBNZ research shows higher population growth & larger drops in mortgage rates in NZ than most comparable countries, and the biggest rise in house prices
1st Jul 22, 8:03am
74
RBNZ research shows higher population growth & larger drops in mortgage rates in NZ than most comparable countries, and the biggest rise in house prices
RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
30th Jun 22, 12:04pm
84
RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
21st Jun 22, 1:33pm
83
As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
20th Jun 22, 12:13pm
60
ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
14th Jun 22, 2:12pm
70
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
David Hargreaves looks at curious developments in the way the paths of potential interest rate rises are crossing the paths of potential inflation - and causing very real mortgage pain
3rd Jun 22, 8:30am
134
David Hargreaves looks at curious developments in the way the paths of potential interest rate rises are crossing the paths of potential inflation - and causing very real mortgage pain
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is forecasting a 75-point reduction in the OCR in the second half of 2023 as house prices hit the bottom of the RBNZ's 'sustainable' range
31st May 22, 11:20am
172
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is forecasting a 75-point reduction in the OCR in the second half of 2023 as house prices hit the bottom of the RBNZ's 'sustainable' range
The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
30th May 22, 3:00pm
47
The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
56
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Koichi Hamada frames an answer to the question, "When does inflation stop?" by examining the various mechanisms that have pushed up consumer price indices
8th May 22, 10:05am
by Guest
27
Koichi Hamada frames an answer to the question, "When does inflation stop?" by examining the various mechanisms that have pushed up consumer price indices
Economists are tentatively suggesting the 6.9% annual inflation rate might be somewhere near the peak, but they don't see high prices subsiding any time soon
21st Apr 22, 2:22pm
65
Economists are tentatively suggesting the 6.9% annual inflation rate might be somewhere near the peak, but they don't see high prices subsiding any time soon
Inflation had its biggest annual jump since 1990, driven by housing and fuel related costs
21st Apr 22, 10:59am
144
Inflation had its biggest annual jump since 1990, driven by housing and fuel related costs
CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
20th Apr 22, 12:47pm
by Guest
55
CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
The forthcoming inflation figures are set to have a '7' in front of them for the first time in over 30 years; the real question is what this does to 'inflation expectations' and how ingrained price rises may become
18th Apr 22, 9:00am
95
The forthcoming inflation figures are set to have a '7' in front of them for the first time in over 30 years; the real question is what this does to 'inflation expectations' and how ingrained price rises may become
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics says some countries' housing markets look vulnerable to 'even a modest rise' in interest rates - and the New Zealand market is pinpointed as one for particular concern
28th Mar 22, 9:58am
101
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics says some countries' housing markets look vulnerable to 'even a modest rise' in interest rates - and the New Zealand market is pinpointed as one for particular concern
Inflation has so much strength and persistence that the RBNZ will likely need to keep raising interest rates despite softening house prices, ANZ economists say
22nd Mar 22, 10:37am
178
Inflation has so much strength and persistence that the RBNZ will likely need to keep raising interest rates despite softening house prices, ANZ economists say
Government reacted to high petrol prices like it did to Covid, side-stepping usual processes to rush through a temporary tax cut
18th Mar 22, 5:16pm
62
Government reacted to high petrol prices like it did to Covid, side-stepping usual processes to rush through a temporary tax cut
David Hargreaves thinks that regardless of the election result next year, recent changes to the country's housing investment rules may well be reversed
18th Mar 22, 9:25am
213
David Hargreaves thinks that regardless of the election result next year, recent changes to the country's housing investment rules may well be reversed
Economists critical of Government's decision to temporarily cut fuel taxes and halve public transport fares, calling the move a 'short-term band aid'
17th Mar 22, 3:42pm
16
Economists critical of Government's decision to temporarily cut fuel taxes and halve public transport fares, calling the move a 'short-term band aid'
David Hargreaves sees a way for house prices to get more affordable without a crash - but there are plenty of ifs and buts
16th Mar 22, 12:43pm
156
David Hargreaves sees a way for house prices to get more affordable without a crash - but there are plenty of ifs and buts
Government cuts petrol excise duty and road user charges, and halves public transport fares for three months; ANZ economists see this cooling inflation a touch
14th Mar 22, 6:03pm
128
Government cuts petrol excise duty and road user charges, and halves public transport fares for three months; ANZ economists see this cooling inflation a touch
ANZ economists revise their inflation and interest rate forecasts up, as they now see the OCR hitting 2% by May
8th Mar 22, 11:39am
130
ANZ economists revise their inflation and interest rate forecasts up, as they now see the OCR hitting 2% by May
Westpac economists say despite flagging population growth they are not expecting a housing 'oversupply situation'
22nd Feb 22, 10:54am
32
Westpac economists say despite flagging population growth they are not expecting a housing 'oversupply situation'
National struggles to identify meaningful spending cuts to reduce inflation, while Labour refuses to admit the part its policies have played in lifting prices
18th Feb 22, 9:22am
89
National struggles to identify meaningful spending cuts to reduce inflation, while Labour refuses to admit the part its policies have played in lifting prices
Average household living costs up 5.2% in year to December 2021 quarter, with rising interest rates and petrol prices a couple of the culprits
10th Feb 22, 3:59pm
by Toby Allen
37
Average household living costs up 5.2% in year to December 2021 quarter, with rising interest rates and petrol prices a couple of the culprits