monetary policy

14 Mar 19, 5:00am
As the chance of RBA rate cuts rise, it is wrong to think the RBNZ will follow as momentum here is very different and the RBNZ is meeting its targets, BNZ's Stephen Toplis says
7 Mar 19, 2:12pm
Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
2 Mar 19, 9:44am
Geof Mortlock argues the Reserve Bank is about as much use as a financial regulator as is a cricket umpire who is nearly blind and who understands little about the game
1 Mar 19, 7:30am
Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
20 Feb 19, 5:00am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says delivering good customer outcomes and removing sales incentives shouldn't be rocket science for banks
14 Feb 19, 1:49pm
Robertson defends the independence of the RBNZ as more details on the new committee he'll appoint to set the OCR are revealed
13 Feb 19, 5:29pm
Even though the RBNZ didn't announce any significant changes in monetary policy, currency and interest rate markets jumped. That says more about traders getting assumptions wrong than the RBNZ
13 Feb 19, 4:47pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
13 Feb 19, 2:57pm
RBNZ: Monetary policy could be used to stimulate economy as proposed bank capital rules are bedded in, but economic effects of these rules should be minimal
13 Feb 19, 2:08pm
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
13 Feb 19, 8:50am
Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows significant change in view of house prices this year - with the average pick now for gains of less than 2%
12 Feb 19, 5:22pm
Proposed requirements for banks to hold more capital won't cause KiwiBuild catastrophe or economic slowdown, according to Twyford and Robertson
11 Feb 19, 9:20am
Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
7 Feb 19, 5:00am
The Reserve Bank's first major set piece of the year will be all-change as the central bank prepares for the imminent introduction of a formal committee-based interest rate setting structure
26 Jan 19, 10:09am
Harbour Asset Management sees rising business confidence and pricing power returning to many firms as core reasons why the RBNZ will be thinking an uplift in inflation is on the way
16 Jan 19, 8:52am
David Lublin argues that rising interest rates are reducing China's self-confidence and constraining its global ambitions. A fragile capital account is hardly a strong foundation for aggressive Chinese foreign policy
14 Jan 19, 3:00pm
FMA's Simone Robbers and Harbour Asset Management's Christian Hawkesby shifting to RBNZ assistant governor roles
27 Dec 18, 9:02am
Stephen Roach congratulates the US Fed for the courage to commit to normalising interest rate. He says there is simply no other way to break the US economy's 20yr dependence on asset bubbles
12 Dec 18, 10:53am
RBNZ has made Patrick Hoerler GM of Business Operations; search still on for two further Assistant Governors
7 Dec 18, 11:17am
Hood the hawks: The outlook is strong but uncertain. The RBNZ has released the doves, Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr & Jeremy Couchman say in their latest economic outlook


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