monetary policy

16 Jun 18, 9:35am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
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28 May 18, 1:49pm
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
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24 May 18, 7:56am
RBNZ says possibility of needing unconventional monetary policy tools 'higher than it ever was in history' meaning it needs to be ready just in case
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11 May 18, 6:26am
The new Governor’s approach to the central bank’s communication was on full display on Thursday, turning the heads of journalists, MPs and economists
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10 May 18, 1:07pm
The Reserve Bank Governor has already won over the bank economists with his new style of upfront and simple communication
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10 May 18, 9:10am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; new Governor stresses that the next move could go either way
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7 May 18, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr says NZ bonds are at risk of being sold off by foreign investors - and next week's Budget may be a trigger point
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7 May 18, 7:19am
Although no one expects a change to the OCR, Thursday’s MPS will be the first for Governor Adrian Orr meaning even more tea-leaf reading than usual will go on during & after his press conference
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30 Apr 18, 8:48am
Roger J Kerr with some questions for the RBNZ to consider in the run up to the new Governor's first Monetary Policy Statement next month
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23 Apr 18, 11:24am
Roger J Kerr now sees it as less likely that business confidence is going to recover
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16 Apr 18, 9:35am
Roger J Kerr sees a deteriorating New Zealand economic outlook, partly because of policies being implemented by the new Government
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12 Apr 18, 11:38am
RBNZ Assistant Governor John McDermott says change to a dual mandate in Policy Targets Agreement will ensure the current flexibilty in the bank's approach endures
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9 Apr 18, 8:47am
As Donald Trump wreaks havoc with investor sentiment, Roger J Kerr ponders the value of investing in corporate bonds - and how you go about doing it
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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
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3 Apr 18, 9:53am
Roger J Kerr says the risk is that Chinese interests become aggressive sellers of US Treasury Bonds
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27 Mar 18, 2:33pm
National’s Amy Adams is concerned the RBNZ’s Monetary Policy Committee will allow the Finance Minister to ‘exert political influence’ over the RBNZ
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27 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Threat of China exporting deflation re-emerges as US investment banks move to recoup a half a trillion dollars of Asian debt
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26 Mar 18, 4:40pm
The changes announced regarding the Reserve Bank's handling of monetary policy look sensible, but with legislative changes still to come there may yet be room for surprises
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26 Mar 18, 9:09am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and incoming RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr have signed a new Policy Targets Agreement; new committee to be formed for setting interest rates
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26 Mar 18, 5:12am
Roger J Kerr looks at how the new RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr might implement and manage the new employment objective in the Policy Targets Agreement
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