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CPI Inflation

Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
22nd Feb 24, 3:34pm
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Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
19th Feb 24, 10:10am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
18th Feb 24, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
David Tuffley of Australia's Griffith University details eight key corporate pricing tricks
16th Feb 24, 1:36pm
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David Tuffley of Australia's Griffith University details eight key corporate pricing tricks
Governor Adrian Orr says the Reserve Bank is focused on core inflation and is not willing to tolerate even temporary inflation pressure
16th Feb 24, 9:32am
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Governor Adrian Orr says the Reserve Bank is focused on core inflation and is not willing to tolerate even temporary inflation pressure
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Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
14th Feb 24, 11:25am
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Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
Profits have replaced labour costs as a leading indicator of inflation, Bank for International Settlements working paper says
13th Feb 24, 4:30pm
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Profits have replaced labour costs as a leading indicator of inflation, Bank for International Settlements working paper says
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
12th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
10th Feb 24, 9:10am
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New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
9th Feb 24, 1:32pm
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ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
8th Feb 24, 10:02am
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Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
With the Reserve Bank having little choice but to dig its toes in to fight non-tradeable inflation, Gareth Vaughan hopes the Government has an open mind to providing long-term support
8th Feb 24, 5:00am
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With the Reserve Bank having little choice but to dig its toes in to fight non-tradeable inflation, Gareth Vaughan hopes the Government has an open mind to providing long-term support
David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
6th Feb 24, 6:00am
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David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
31st Jan 24, 2:27pm
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Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
BNZ's Stephen Toplis suggests rather than being 'fixated' on non-tradeable inflation, the RBNZ may need to be be 'less dogmatic' about getting inflation down to the 2% midpoint of its target band
30th Jan 24, 12:53pm
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BNZ's Stephen Toplis suggests rather than being 'fixated' on non-tradeable inflation, the RBNZ may need to be be 'less dogmatic' about getting inflation down to the 2% midpoint of its target band
Reserve Bank chief economist Paul Conway suggests softer GDP and CPI data doesn't mean the central bank will cut interest rates
30th Jan 24, 10:55am
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Reserve Bank chief economist Paul Conway suggests softer GDP and CPI data doesn't mean the central bank will cut interest rates
Toilet rolls are getting cheaper as global shipping costs fall but services stay sticky as wages grow
28th Jan 24, 6:00am
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Toilet rolls are getting cheaper as global shipping costs fall but services stay sticky as wages grow
Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr on the war on inflation including how much the RBNZ can influence non-tradeable inflation, and whether its mandate may need changing
26th Jan 24, 10:01am
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Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr on the war on inflation including how much the RBNZ can influence non-tradeable inflation, and whether its mandate may need changing
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Inflation was cooler in the December quarter than any other in the past three years but still too hot for the Reserve Bank’s to consider cutting the Official Cash Rate
24th Jan 24, 2:46pm
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Inflation was cooler in the December quarter than any other in the past three years but still too hot for the Reserve Bank’s to consider cutting the Official Cash Rate
CPI inflation falls to a two year low of 4.7% as food prices decline, albeit domestic inflation tops RBNZ expectations
24th Jan 24, 10:56am
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CPI inflation falls to a two year low of 4.7% as food prices decline, albeit domestic inflation tops RBNZ expectations
Six Kiwi soldiers will help target airstrikes against Houthi forces threatening key shipping route in the Middle East
23rd Jan 24, 6:14pm
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Six Kiwi soldiers will help target airstrikes against Houthi forces threatening key shipping route in the Middle East
With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
22nd Jan 24, 3:05pm
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With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
Economic data in the coming week is likely to show inflation is slowing. But the key thing will be whether the Reserve Bank is satisfied that the inflation beast really has been properly tamed - or whether we still have things to worry about
21st Jan 24, 6:00am
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Economic data in the coming week is likely to show inflation is slowing. But the key thing will be whether the Reserve Bank is satisfied that the inflation beast really has been properly tamed - or whether we still have things to worry about
ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
18th Jan 24, 4:08pm
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ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
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Stats NZ says food prices fell in December for the fourth consecutive month, taking the annual rate of food price inflation down to 4.8% compared with the peak level of 12.5% seen earlier in 2023; airfares skyrocket; rents keep pushing up
18th Jan 24, 11:01am
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Stats NZ says food prices fell in December for the fourth consecutive month, taking the annual rate of food price inflation down to 4.8% compared with the peak level of 12.5% seen earlier in 2023; airfares skyrocket; rents keep pushing up