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ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
4th Jul 21, 6:59am
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ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
15th May 21, 5:00am
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A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
5th Mar 21, 9:28am
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RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
2nd Mar 21, 4:47pm
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RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
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NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
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Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
Will the GameStop saga change the way markets operate? NZ's financial markets watchdog thinks it could; Traders and market watchers consider where to from here
5th Feb 21, 8:00am
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Will the GameStop saga change the way markets operate? NZ's financial markets watchdog thinks it could; Traders and market watchers consider where to from here
Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
2nd Feb 21, 1:17pm
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Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
Thousands of kiwis get in on GameStop action, as Sharesies users alone make $20 million of trades in two weeks
29th Jan 21, 4:52pm
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Thousands of kiwis get in on GameStop action, as Sharesies users alone make $20 million of trades in two weeks
Financial Markets Authority says NZX did not accept responsibility for known systemic issues and was slow to act
28th Jan 21, 8:30am
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Financial Markets Authority says NZX did not accept responsibility for known systemic issues and was slow to act
Brian Fallow takes a look at how the US presidential election may play out and warns it's likely to be messy, including for financial markets
15th Sep 20, 10:08am
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Brian Fallow takes a look at how the US presidential election may play out and warns it's likely to be messy, including for financial markets
NZ Super Fund has posted a return of 1.73% for the year to June, with the fund growing to $44.8 billion at year end
10th Sep 20, 12:03pm
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NZ Super Fund has posted a return of 1.73% for the year to June, with the fund growing to $44.8 billion at year end
NZX's network connectivity restored, after trading was halted for 3.5 hours today due to a second cyber attack; Commerce Minister says it doesn't look like the attack came from a state actor
26th Aug 20, 12:28pm
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NZX's network connectivity restored, after trading was halted for 3.5 hours today due to a second cyber attack; Commerce Minister says it doesn't look like the attack came from a state actor
NZX confirms offshore cyber attack led to trading halt  on Tuesday afternoon, as the S&P/NZX All Index neared a record high
25th Aug 20, 8:46pm
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NZX confirms offshore cyber attack led to trading halt  on Tuesday afternoon, as the S&P/NZX All Index neared a record high
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
9th May 20, 12:22pm
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RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
Investors struggle to buy/sell shares on the NZX as the exchange can't cope with high trading volumes; EY brought in to do a review
22nd Apr 20, 3:43pm
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Investors struggle to buy/sell shares on the NZX as the exchange can't cope with high trading volumes; EY brought in to do a review
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
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RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
7th Apr 20, 4:20pm
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RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
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RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
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Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
20th Mar 20, 11:08am
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NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
20th Mar 20, 8:20am
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The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
Harbour Asset Management's Simon Pannett casts an eye over the leveraged loan market looking for warning signs of trouble ahead
15th Feb 20, 9:31am
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Harbour Asset Management's Simon Pannett casts an eye over the leveraged loan market looking for warning signs of trouble ahead
Mauldin Economics' Robert Ross argues the corporate debt bubble is strikingly similar to the subprime mortgage bubble
11th Feb 19, 12:16pm
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Mauldin Economics' Robert Ross argues the corporate debt bubble is strikingly similar to the subprime mortgage bubble
Reserve Bank announces major change to timing of monetary policy announcements ahead of move to committee decision-making structure
28th Jun 18, 4:55pm
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Reserve Bank announces major change to timing of monetary policy announcements ahead of move to committee decision-making structure