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Inflation

The Reserve Bank says it has growing confidence inflation will return to target without it lifting the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%
29th Feb 24, 5:00am
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The Reserve Bank says it has growing confidence inflation will return to target without it lifting the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 5.5% and says risks to the inflation outlook are now 'more balanced' but there is a limit to its ability to 'tolerate upside inflation surprises'
28th Feb 24, 2:13pm
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Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 5.5% and says risks to the inflation outlook are now 'more balanced' but there is a limit to its ability to 'tolerate upside inflation surprises'
Vero owner Suncorp New Zealand reports 20% gross written premium increase to $1.4 billion, CEO Jimmy Higgins is 'hopeful' customers won't see same level of premium increases in 2024
26th Feb 24, 1:13pm
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Vero owner Suncorp New Zealand reports 20% gross written premium increase to $1.4 billion, CEO Jimmy Higgins is 'hopeful' customers won't see same level of premium increases in 2024
Roger J Kerr says the Australia-US exchange rate is likely to surge higher faster and further than the NZ dollar-US dollar rate over coming months
26th Feb 24, 8:08am
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Roger J Kerr says the Australia-US exchange rate is likely to surge higher faster and further than the NZ dollar-US dollar rate over coming months
The Reserve Bank could easily hike the Official Cash Rate again in the coming week. But should it?
25th Feb 24, 6:00am
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The Reserve Bank could easily hike the Official Cash Rate again in the coming week. But should it?
As US Modern Monetary Theory advocates make their case in Australia, Gareth Vaughan explains the world through their lens and how it might go down in New Zealand
24th Feb 24, 9:50am
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As US Modern Monetary Theory advocates make their case in Australia, Gareth Vaughan explains the world through their lens and how it might go down in New Zealand
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
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar does appear to have more opportunity for upside over coming weeks and break above the temporary shackle at 0.6150
19th Feb 24, 8:05am
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Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar does appear to have more opportunity for upside over coming weeks and break above the temporary shackle at 0.6150
IAG New Zealand's Amanda Whiting says 19% gross written premium growth to more than $2b is ‘pretty significant’ but doesn’t expect growth to continue at same rate
17th Feb 24, 8:45am
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IAG New Zealand's Amanda Whiting says 19% gross written premium growth to more than $2b is ‘pretty significant’ but doesn’t expect growth to continue at same rate
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
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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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
13th Feb 24, 3:35pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
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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
Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ, it appears, are now belatedly recognising the difficulty in reducing the sticky/wage-push domestic inflation that has been running close to 4.00% for many years
12th Feb 24, 8:35am
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Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ, it appears, are now belatedly recognising the difficulty in reducing the sticky/wage-push domestic inflation that has been running close to 4.00% for many years
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
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
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
Roger J Kerr says the view and outlook that the US dollar will weaken against all currencies this year is now under some scrutiny and pressure
5th Feb 24, 8:02am
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Roger J Kerr says the view and outlook that the US dollar will weaken against all currencies this year is now under some scrutiny and pressure
Squirrel's David Cunningham says it's 'pretty realistic' to expect 1-year fixed home loan rates below 6% by the end of 2024, and below 5% by the end of 2025
3rd Feb 24, 9:00am
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Squirrel's David Cunningham says it's 'pretty realistic' to expect 1-year fixed home loan rates below 6% by the end of 2024, and below 5% by the end of 2025
Stats NZ says its household living-cost price indexes show that all household groups in the country faced higher cost increases in the 2023 year than the 4.7% indicated by the CPI, the official measure of inflation
1st Feb 24, 11:16am
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Stats NZ says its household living-cost price indexes show that all household groups in the country faced higher cost increases in the 2023 year than the 4.7% indicated by the CPI, the official measure of inflation
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
Roger J Kerr says the still-high level of inflation that has declined a bit isn't yet cause for celebration and the RBNZ needs to explore more options to get it lower. But he sees US inflation march lower even if their economic data remains mixed
29th Jan 24, 8:30am
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Roger J Kerr says the still-high level of inflation that has declined a bit isn't yet cause for celebration and the RBNZ needs to explore more options to get it lower. But he sees US inflation march lower even if their economic data remains mixed
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
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