Inflation

12 Dec 17, 12:08pm
Market prices in 98% chance for Fed rate hike this week; ECB, BoE, Swiss National Bank and Bank of Norway to also announce policies this week
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21 Nov 17, 5:29pm
NZD trading at 0.6809 USD and remains susceptible to further USD strength; NZD continues to trade lower against the AUD; US data continues to be supportive; political uncertainty in Germany weighs in on sentiment
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14 Nov 17, 6:05pm
NZD is now at 0.6877 USD and should trade around current levels ahead of the US CPI and growth data; NZD trading at 0.9004 AUD and a pullback below the 0.9000 level is favoured
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13 Nov 17, 2:00pm
ANZ economists reduce their near term GDP growth forecasts; see housing market remaining soft with a possible impact on consumer spending
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7 Nov 17, 1:44pm
US data shows enough positives for a December rate hike; NZD higher on commodity prices, trading at 0.6945 USD, 0.6980 level expected to hold advances; NZD trading at 0.9025 against the AUD
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7 Nov 17, 10:27am
Government considering adding employment target to the RBNZ's price stability objective, and introducing a committee decision-making model for monetary policy decisions; Opposition says employment objective 'redundant at best'  
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6 Nov 17, 2:46pm
BNZ economists say the Reserve Bank should back up tighter monetary policy emphasis by bringing the date of the first interest rate rises forward
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6 Nov 17, 7:41am
Economists expect OCR to stay on hold on Thursday, start to get excited about RBNZ views on new govt policy and implications for growth and inflation ahead of new employment target and new Governor
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31 Oct 17, 5:38pm
NZD expected to consolidate around current levels of 0.6850 and some retracement of losses expected; against the AUD the NZD has recovered to 0.8915 and the 0.8850 support level is expected to hold
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24 Oct 17, 4:12pm
After falling significantly against the USD from 0.7170 before the coalition news, the NZD is trading around the 0.6976 level; NZDAUD trading at around the 0.8928 mark after testing 0.8883 yesterday; AUD driftls lower on stronger USD
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17 Oct 17, 10:59am
Housing, insurance and food price pressures have CPI inflation near RBNZ’s 2% target band – annual rate of 1.9% slightly above market expectation, above RBNZ’s 1.6% pick
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10 Oct 17, 3:47pm
NZD trading at 0.7082 USD after being weighed down by election uncertainty, 0.7050 is the main support level and downside risks remain; downside risk also seen against the AUD as 0.9050 may be tested
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3 Oct 17, 10:50am
Rodney Dickens looks at what drives global inflation, what drives New Zealand inflation, and is sceptical about how these forces will in turn influence our OCR
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12 Sep 17, 3:44pm
NZDUSD likely to trade in the 0.7240-0.7290 range with a downside break favoured; NZDAUD continues to trade in a broad 0.9050-0.8970 range; AUD has held up well above the 0.8000 USD level, a break below which would threaten 0.7970
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5 Sep 17, 4:08pm
Poor US data was quickly forgotten after a hydrogen bomb test by North Korea over the weekend; NZDUSD has performed well so far this week but downward pressure remains; NZDAUD is lower this week
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29 Aug 17, 4:01pm
NZD trading at 0.7245 USD with critical level of support at 0.7180; NZDAUD down to 0.9125 and looks to form a base around the 0.9100 level; Yellen and Draghi stress importance of leaving in place regulations implemented post GFC
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22 Aug 17, 3:47pm
NZD has climbed back over the 0.7300 USD mark on USD weakness and is expected to stay in the 0.7315 - 0.7360 range for a few days; NZDAUD at 0.9220 with little clear direction; Markets look to Jackson Hole Symposium beginning Thursday
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22 Aug 17, 5:02am
Where's all the inflation gone, and where's it going to come from? Alex Tarrant chats to RBNZ Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand about importing low global prices, the need for domestic inflation to pick up, and whether he's going for the top job
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15 Aug 17, 3:50pm
NZDUSD helped by weaker than expected US CPI data but remains susceptible to any further uptick in risk-aversion; NZDAUD continues to range trade; US-Korea tensions ease; Chinese data disappoints
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9 Aug 17, 7:45am
NZDUSD broke the 0.7400 support level as the USD strengthened and is trading at 0.7351, close to the 0.7340 support level; NZD also lower against the AUD; NZD direction dependent on the RBNZ statement this week
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