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Inflation

12th Aug 20, 2:11pm
RBNZ says a package of additional monetary instruments, including possibly a negative Official Cash Rate 'must remain in active preparation'
RBNZ says a package of additional monetary instruments, including possibly a negative Official Cash Rate 'must remain in active preparation'
12th Aug 20, 2:11pm
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
22nd Jul 20, 3:39pm
Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
22nd Jul 20, 3:39pm
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16th Jul 20, 11:00am
Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
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Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
16th Jul 20, 11:00am
14th Jul 20, 11:09am
Plunging fuel prices have contributed to inflation falling off a cliff and reverting from an eight year annual high to possibly a near-22-year quarterly low
Plunging fuel prices have contributed to inflation falling off a cliff and reverting from an eight year annual high to possibly a near-22-year quarterly low
14th Jul 20, 11:09am
9th Jul 20, 2:51pm
ANZ economists say it is 'possible but unlikely' a negative Official Cash Rate might be employed next year if the economic outlook became bad enough
ANZ economists say it is 'possible but unlikely' a negative Official Cash Rate might be employed next year if the economic outlook became bad enough
9th Jul 20, 2:51pm
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
20th May 20, 3:39pm
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
20th May 20, 3:39pm
18th May 20, 10:39am
ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
18th May 20, 10:39am
14th May 20, 11:04am
Morgan Stanley argues the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in 'a regime shift' to an inflationary world with the key structural 'disinflationary' forces of the past 30 years being disrupted
Morgan Stanley argues the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in 'a regime shift' to an inflationary world with the key structural 'disinflationary' forces of the past 30 years being disrupted
14th May 20, 11:04am
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13th May 20, 2:13pm
RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
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RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
13th May 20, 2:13pm
9th May 20, 12:22pm
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?
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
7th May 20, 3:22pm
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
7th May 20, 3:22pm
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
29th Apr 20, 5:03pm
Economist Brian Easton offers answers to key questions about where our economy is headed, and addresses the difficult adaption issues we will face after the immediate crisis passes
Economist Brian Easton offers answers to key questions about where our economy is headed, and addresses the difficult adaption issues we will face after the immediate crisis passes
29th Apr 20, 5:03pm
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
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20th Apr 20, 11:04am
'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
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'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
20th Apr 20, 11:04am
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
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23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
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The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
23rd Mar 20, 8:23am

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