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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
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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
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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
Climate Change Commission Chairman Rod Carr on tackling climate change in an inflationary world, and what's needed from government fiscal policy & RBNZ monetary policy to do so
28th Jun 22, 1:22pm
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Climate Change Commission Chairman Rod Carr on tackling climate change in an inflationary world, and what's needed from government fiscal policy & RBNZ monetary policy to do so
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says if we want lower price inflation, energy prices must fall significantly
28th Jun 22, 9:52am
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Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says if we want lower price inflation, energy prices must fall significantly
Agustín Carstens of the Bank for international Settlements warns a new era of persistently high inflation may be upon us, saying the lessons of the 1970s must be heeded
27th Jun 22, 10:04am
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Agustín Carstens of the Bank for international Settlements warns a new era of persistently high inflation may be upon us, saying the lessons of the 1970s must be heeded
Roger J Kerr says some cracks are starting to appear in the 'mighty US dollar' story
27th Jun 22, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says some cracks are starting to appear in the 'mighty US dollar' story
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
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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
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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
John Mauldin says taming inflation will be difficult, and the US Federal Reserve will have to clamp down even harder
20th Jun 22, 10:13am
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John Mauldin says taming inflation will be difficult, and the US Federal Reserve will have to clamp down even harder
Roger J Kerr says the Fed appear to be unbelievably slow in reading the lead indicators for the US economy
20th Jun 22, 8:26am
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Roger J Kerr says the Fed appear to be unbelievably slow in reading the lead indicators for the US economy
Harbour Asset Management's Mark Brown says at some point investors will stop looking back at one of the worst periods on record for fixed interest returns, and instead look forward
19th Jun 22, 6:00am
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Harbour Asset Management's Mark Brown says at some point investors will stop looking back at one of the worst periods on record for fixed interest returns, and instead look forward
Ex-RBNZ Deputy Governor and Acting Governor Grant Spencer says the RBNZ should've started increasing the OCR sooner to combat inflation, gives his outlook for inflation
17th Jun 22, 12:57pm
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Ex-RBNZ Deputy Governor and Acting Governor Grant Spencer says the RBNZ should've started increasing the OCR sooner to combat inflation, gives his outlook for inflation
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
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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
Roger J Kerr says the expected 'V' shaped recovery in the NZD/USD rate to 0.6800 has had a set-back with this latest US inflation result
13th Jun 22, 8:27am
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Roger J Kerr says the expected 'V' shaped recovery in the NZD/USD rate to 0.6800 has had a set-back with this latest US inflation result
Uncertainty is rising in the near term. And there is even greater uncertainty ahead in the long term. Fixed income investors are likely to require higher yields from bond investments, says Hamish Pepper
11th Jun 22, 10:11am
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Uncertainty is rising in the near term. And there is even greater uncertainty ahead in the long term. Fixed income investors are likely to require higher yields from bond investments, says Hamish Pepper
Although home loan rates for a one year term are settling around a tight level, competitive pressures are opening up variances for longer fixed terms, and for cash incentives
10th Jun 22, 9:50am
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Although home loan rates for a one year term are settling around a tight level, competitive pressures are opening up variances for longer fixed terms, and for cash incentives
Finance Minister is 'confident about the resilience' of the New Zealand economy, but warns supply chain issues could persist into next year
8th Jun 22, 1:40pm
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Finance Minister is 'confident about the resilience' of the New Zealand economy, but warns supply chain issues could persist into next year
With skyrocketing inflation, rising interest rates, and falling real wages, the potential for a dangerous wage-price spiral is now an urgent challenge for the incoming Australian government
8th Jun 22, 11:13am
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With skyrocketing inflation, rising interest rates, and falling real wages, the potential for a dangerous wage-price spiral is now an urgent challenge for the incoming Australian government
ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
7th Jun 22, 5:22pm
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ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
The RBA has thrown markets a curve ball with a rate rise bigger than anybody predicted
7th Jun 22, 4:39pm
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The RBA has thrown markets a curve ball with a rate rise bigger than anybody predicted
Roger J Kerr sees the NZ dollar sustaining its upward momentum. He also wants to see the RBNZ's remit extended to encourage proactivity in tackling the non-tradable inflation drivers
6th Jun 22, 9:15am
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Roger J Kerr sees the NZ dollar sustaining its upward momentum. He also wants to see the RBNZ's remit extended to encourage proactivity in tackling the non-tradable inflation drivers
Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
3rd Jun 22, 10:05am
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Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
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
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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
ANZ's Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga on government fiscal policy, inflation and 'the climate new normal'
1st Jun 22, 1:52pm
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ANZ's Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga on government fiscal policy, inflation and 'the climate new normal'
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
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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