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Inflation

BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
10th May 21, 3:06pm
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BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
10th May 21, 8:27am
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Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says the March slide in the Kiwi dollar is shaping up to be repeated if the US dollar returns to its appreciating trend on the back of stronger US economic data and rising long-term US interest rates
3rd May 21, 8:20am
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Roger J Kerr says the March slide in the Kiwi dollar is shaping up to be repeated if the US dollar returns to its appreciating trend on the back of stronger US economic data and rising long-term US interest rates
Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
2nd May 21, 12:56pm
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Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
Roger J Kerr points out where the US dollar is heading, seeing a stronger period ahead. He also sees cracks appearing in overstretched speculative markets
26th Apr 21, 8:36am
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Roger J Kerr points out where the US dollar is heading, seeing a stronger period ahead. He also sees cracks appearing in overstretched speculative markets
John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
25th Apr 21, 6:31am
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John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
Nouriel Roubini joins the great inflation debate by highlighting the neglected threat of persistent negative supply shocks
20th Apr 21, 8:50am
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Nouriel Roubini joins the great inflation debate by highlighting the neglected threat of persistent negative supply shocks
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
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Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
Roger J Kerr says the contrast between the current US and New Zealand economic trends is stark, worrying and negative for the NZ dollar
19th Apr 21, 8:45am
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Roger J Kerr says the contrast between the current US and New Zealand economic trends is stark, worrying and negative for the NZ dollar
Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
17th Apr 21, 1:36pm
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Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
Roger J Kerr says the Government will struggle to understand the current deteriorating economic situation, let alone devise new policies to improve the economy’s performance
12th Apr 21, 8:28am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government will struggle to understand the current deteriorating economic situation, let alone devise new policies to improve the economy’s performance
RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
11th Apr 21, 6:00am
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RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
6th Apr 21, 7:59am
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Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
Roger J Kerr says the Govt's 'draconian' tax change around housing has 'dramatically eliminated' the prospect of New Zealand's monetary stimulus being unwound ahead of Australia
29th Mar 21, 8:34am
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Roger J Kerr says the Govt's 'draconian' tax change around housing has 'dramatically eliminated' the prospect of New Zealand's monetary stimulus being unwound ahead of Australia
In periods of economic contraction and low rates, gold has generated relatively attractive returns compared to stocks and bonds, and improved risk-adjusted returns for Australian investors says Ray Jia
27th Mar 21, 2:12pm
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In periods of economic contraction and low rates, gold has generated relatively attractive returns compared to stocks and bonds, and improved risk-adjusted returns for Australian investors says Ray Jia
Is inflation about to return? If so, that would explain why benchmark bond yields are rising and why investors don't want to pay as much for 'assets'
25th Mar 21, 1:07pm
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Is inflation about to return? If so, that would explain why benchmark bond yields are rising and why investors don't want to pay as much for 'assets'
Roger J Kerr says the Government's purported 'shovel ready' projects to replace the loss of activity in the tourism sector have not happened and don't look like happening any time soon
22nd Mar 21, 8:44am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government's purported 'shovel ready' projects to replace the loss of activity in the tourism sector have not happened and don't look like happening any time soon
Roger J Kerr says the Aussie Government is decisive while our Government makes announcements about future announcements; an NZ win in the America's Cup won't necessarily spark a Kiwi dollar rally
15th Mar 21, 8:46am
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Roger J Kerr says the Aussie Government is decisive while our Government makes announcements about future announcements; an NZ win in the America's Cup won't necessarily spark a Kiwi dollar rally
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
13th Mar 21, 9:16am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
Roger J Kerr says forex investors and traders are focused on the US dollar and not keen to buy the NZ currency at such high levels
8th Mar 21, 8:27am
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Roger J Kerr says forex investors and traders are focused on the US dollar and not keen to buy the NZ currency at such high levels
Roger J Kerr says the probability of a weaker NZ dollar has surged as US equity markets start to fall and long-term interest rates continue to climb
1st Mar 21, 8:14am
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Roger J Kerr says the probability of a weaker NZ dollar has surged as US equity markets start to fall and long-term interest rates continue to climb