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Reserve Bank keen for fully fledged monthly CPI inflation data from Statistics NZ with regular reweightings
2nd Mar 24, 9:01am
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Reserve Bank keen for fully fledged monthly CPI inflation data from Statistics NZ with regular reweightings
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says competition between retail banks should be heating up as Commerce Commission prepare to report back on its market study
29th Feb 24, 12:42pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says competition between retail banks should be heating up as Commerce Commission prepare to report back on its market study
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%
Westpac says its customers are spending just 3.4% more than a year ago, while the population has grown 2.8% and retail prices have increased about 4%; customers with mortgages particularly spending less
27th Feb 24, 11:45am
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Westpac says its customers are spending just 3.4% more than a year ago, while the population has grown 2.8% and retail prices have increased about 4%; customers with mortgages particularly spending less
Girol Karacaoglu suggests we need to move away from a price (interest-rate) centred monetary policy implementation regime and we need to control the growth of the aggregate balance sheet of the banking system
27th Feb 24, 8:35am
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Girol Karacaoglu suggests we need to move away from a price (interest-rate) centred monetary policy implementation regime and we need to control the growth of the aggregate balance sheet of the banking system
ASB cuts 18 month fixed home loan rate by 26 basis points, ahead of the Reserve Bank's OCR decision, and in the face of a stuttering real estate market
27th Feb 24, 7:56am
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ASB cuts 18 month fixed home loan rate by 26 basis points, ahead of the Reserve Bank's OCR decision, and in the face of a stuttering real estate market
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?
The term deposit rate benefit from a challenger bank just got a sharp boost from a new offer from SBS Bank, part of a recent set of fundraising offers
24th Feb 24, 9:35am
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The term deposit rate benefit from a challenger bank just got a sharp boost from a new offer from SBS Bank, part of a recent set of fundraising offers
Another major bank tweaks its mortgage rate card lower as doubts spread about an OCR hike next week. Competition is rising as the real estate market hasn't really fired yet in its crucial selling season
22nd Feb 24, 8:06am
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Another major bank tweaks its mortgage rate card lower as doubts spread about an OCR hike next week. Competition is rising as the real estate market hasn't really fired yet in its crucial selling season
Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
18th Feb 24, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank policymakers will be weighing up various measures of inflation as they begin committee deliberations
Governor Adrian Orr says the Reserve Bank is focused on core inflation and is not willing to tolerate even temporary inflation pressure
16th Feb 24, 9:32am
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Governor Adrian Orr says the Reserve Bank is focused on core inflation and is not willing to tolerate even temporary inflation pressure
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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
With some economists expecting a higher OCR soon, and financial markets responding with higher wholesale rates, savers might be expecting higher term deposit offers as one consequence
12th Feb 24, 11:08am
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With some economists expecting a higher OCR soon, and financial markets responding with higher wholesale rates, savers might be expecting higher term deposit offers as one consequence
ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
9th Feb 24, 1:32pm
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ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
Traders and economists are losing hope that interest rate cuts could occur in the first half of 2024 after discouraging data updates
9th Feb 24, 12:33pm
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Traders and economists are losing hope that interest rate cuts could occur in the first half of 2024 after discouraging data updates
The Red Bank becomes the first major to break out of the tight range of mortgage rates being offered by the majors, cutting both fixed home loan rates modestly (and term deposit rates by more) even as wholesale rates rise
9th Feb 24, 6:04am
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The Red Bank becomes the first major to break out of the tight range of mortgage rates being offered by the majors, cutting both fixed home loan rates modestly (and term deposit rates by more) even as wholesale rates rise
Heartland Bank slices its fixed home loan rates with big cuts to all terms, opening up a big differences to main bank rates
8th Feb 24, 8:46am
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Heartland Bank slices its fixed home loan rates with big cuts to all terms, opening up a big differences to main bank rates
Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
7th Feb 24, 2:04pm
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Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
Australian mortgage and inflation pain to ease, but only slowly: How 31 top economists see 2024
5th Feb 24, 3:48pm
by Guest
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Australian mortgage and inflation pain to ease, but only slowly: How 31 top economists see 2024
Kenneth Rogoff explains why the celebratory mood of CEOs and political leaders is premature - and probably misplaced
4th Feb 24, 3:06pm
by Guest
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Kenneth Rogoff explains why the celebratory mood of CEOs and political leaders is premature - and probably misplaced
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
by Guest
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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
Reserve Bank chief economist Paul Conway suggests softer GDP and CPI data doesn't mean the central bank will cut interest rates
30th Jan 24, 10:55am
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Reserve Bank chief economist Paul Conway suggests softer GDP and CPI data doesn't mean the central bank will cut interest rates
First home buyers neither better nor worse off in 2023 as the housing market remained as flat as a pancake
29th Jan 24, 6:00am
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First home buyers neither better nor worse off in 2023 as the housing market remained as flat as a pancake
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
ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers
25th Jan 24, 9:48am
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ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers