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monetary policy

22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
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23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
22nd Aug 20, 9:56am
As banks take their cues from the RBNZ, the main banks push harder to lower the cost of interest paid to customers in a taste of what is to come
As banks take their cues from the RBNZ, the main banks push harder to lower the cost of interest paid to customers in a taste of what is to come
22nd Aug 20, 9:56am
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18th Aug 20, 2:00pm
Economists at ANZ and ASB now see the Reserve Bank taking the Official Cash Rate negative next year
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Economists at ANZ and ASB now see the Reserve Bank taking the Official Cash Rate negative next year
18th Aug 20, 2:00pm
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
13th Aug 20, 12:03pm
As term deposit rates fall into the basement, the cupboards are increasing bare of tax-paid returns that can keep up with inflation, as low as that is
As term deposit rates fall into the basement, the cupboards are increasing bare of tax-paid returns that can keep up with inflation, as low as that is
13th Aug 20, 12:03pm
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
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
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
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