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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
12th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
6th Feb 24, 6:00am
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David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
31st Jan 24, 2:27pm
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Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
David Hargreaves wonders whether the belated introduction of debt-to-income ratio controls will be a case of better-late-than-never, or whether they've already missed the proverbial bus
24th Jan 24, 9:59am
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David Hargreaves wonders whether the belated introduction of debt-to-income ratio controls will be a case of better-late-than-never, or whether they've already missed the proverbial bus
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RBNZ wants to loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions and introduce debt-to-income restrictions on banks' home lending
23rd Jan 24, 10:19am
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RBNZ wants to loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions and introduce debt-to-income restrictions on banks' home lending
ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
18th Jan 24, 4:08pm
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ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
16th Jan 24, 9:54am
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The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
15th Jan 24, 2:10pm
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ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
18th Dec 23, 2:28pm
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
Reserve Bank now says 'there may be value in waiting' before removing LVRs, or just easing the restrictions rather than removing them altogether
12th Dec 23, 11:28am
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Reserve Bank now says 'there may be value in waiting' before removing LVRs, or just easing the restrictions rather than removing them altogether
Westpac economists say we should expect the Reserve Bank to be unforgiving of any shocks that boost the growth and inflation outlook over the next year. Also, the RBNZ will likely be less willing to pre-emptively ease, as markets seem to currently expect
4th Dec 23, 12:15pm
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Westpac economists say we should expect the Reserve Bank to be unforgiving of any shocks that boost the growth and inflation outlook over the next year. Also, the RBNZ will likely be less willing to pre-emptively ease, as markets seem to currently expect
ANZ economists are still forecasting another Official Cash Rate hike next year and say domestic inflation is still sky high, and yet to capitulate, while 'a lot still needs to go right' for the OCR to not need to eventually go higher
7th Nov 23, 1:40pm
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ANZ economists are still forecasting another Official Cash Rate hike next year and say domestic inflation is still sky high, and yet to capitulate, while 'a lot still needs to go right' for the OCR to not need to eventually go higher
Just as the Reserve Bank appears to be turning the inflation battle in its favour, here comes the double trouble of rampant immigration and a refreshed housing market
5th Nov 23, 6:00am
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Just as the Reserve Bank appears to be turning the inflation battle in its favour, here comes the double trouble of rampant immigration and a refreshed housing market
The Reserve Bank hints debt to income ratio restrictions could be put in place in the middle of 2024
2nd Nov 23, 6:49am
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The Reserve Bank hints debt to income ratio restrictions could be put in place in the middle of 2024
Latest RBNZ figures show just a small rise in overall non-performing housing loans in September - though separately there was a noteworthy rise in consumer borrowing
31st Oct 23, 4:26pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show just a small rise in overall non-performing housing loans in September - though separately there was a noteworthy rise in consumer borrowing
More mortgage borrowers are switching banks but borrowers seem to have reached their home loan obligation limit as rates and payments rise. High LVR borrowers have the fewest choices
11th Oct 23, 10:48am
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More mortgage borrowers are switching banks but borrowers seem to have reached their home loan obligation limit as rates and payments rise. High LVR borrowers have the fewest choices
Latest RBNZ figures show while overall non-performing loans climbed in August, household mortgage stress didn't get any worse
3rd Oct 23, 8:14am
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Latest RBNZ figures show while overall non-performing loans climbed in August, household mortgage stress didn't get any worse
Latest RBNZ figures show that specific mortgage loan impairments rose 12.1% in the past month, while total non-performing mortgage loans were up 5.6%
31st Aug 23, 4:12pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show that specific mortgage loan impairments rose 12.1% in the past month, while total non-performing mortgage loans were up 5.6%
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing has hit $350 billion for the first time, while the nearly $1.2 billion growth in the 'mortgage pile' last month was the most since November last year
31st Jul 23, 3:59pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing has hit $350 billion for the first time, while the nearly $1.2 billion growth in the 'mortgage pile' last month was the most since November last year
As the Commerce Commission's banking market study gets underway, Gareth Vaughan looks at the impact of regulation on competition
14th Jul 23, 8:32am
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As the Commerce Commission's banking market study gets underway, Gareth Vaughan looks at the impact of regulation on competition
First home buyers paying about $669,000 on average for a home and taking on a $556,000 mortgage
28th Jun 23, 11:02am
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First home buyers paying about $669,000 on average for a home and taking on a $556,000 mortgage
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 3.2% over the past 12 months, which is the slowest rate of annual growth since late 2012
31st May 23, 3:55pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 3.2% over the past 12 months, which is the slowest rate of annual growth since late 2012
Banks to be allowed to do a bit more high LVR lending from June 1, RBNZ says
26th May 23, 9:22am
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Banks to be allowed to do a bit more high LVR lending from June 1, RBNZ says
Gareth Vaughan argues borrowers who bought their first home in 2020-21 face being let down by the system
13th May 23, 10:01am
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Gareth Vaughan argues borrowers who bought their first home in 2020-21 face being let down by the system
The Reserve Bank is easing its lending restrictions as it believes house prices are close to sustainable levels
4th May 23, 7:36am
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The Reserve Bank is easing its lending restrictions as it believes house prices are close to sustainable levels