monetary policy

5 Sep 18, 10:31am
Steven Joyce: 'Our government is currently rearranging, often negatively, not one or two but nearly every aspect of microeconomic policy'
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31 Aug 18, 1:17pm
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ Act review, the NZ Initiative's Roger Partridge argues greater oversight of the RBNZ's role as prudential regulator is required
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29 Aug 18, 2:01pm
Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
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28 Aug 18, 9:57am
Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
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20 Aug 18, 11:47am
ANZ's economists change their call and now no longer expect official interest rates to rise in the foreseeable future
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18 Aug 18, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the top 10 freely available indicators to use to try and figure out what's going on with the New Zealand economic cycle
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16 Aug 18, 9:53am
Christian Hawkesby suggests the new Adrian Orr-led regime at the Reserve Bank may result in increased volatility in interest rates and foreign exchange markets
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9 Aug 18, 9:08am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; Governor now says next move won't occur till 2020; still sees next move as either up or down
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8 Aug 18, 3:39pm
Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows anticipated inflation of 2.04% in two years time, up from 2.01% in May; however, GDP tipped to grow just 2.32% in next year, down from 2.64% as expected in May
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31 Jul 18, 9:01am
Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
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26 Jul 18, 3:30pm
National Party finance spokeswoman Amy Adams says her party is opposed to the idea of the RBNZ having a dual mandate and won't support RBNZ Act changes
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26 Jul 18, 5:00am
NZ’s economic cycle is very much into the mature phase, according to BNZ’s Stephen Toplis, who says rising international interest rates could spell trouble for the Kiwi economy
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18 Jul 18, 2:16pm
Goldman Sachs' predicting a February OCR increase makes the investment bank the market hawk, with most other forecasters picking a hike in the second half of 2019
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28 Jun 18, 4:55pm
Reserve Bank announces major change to timing of monetary policy announcements ahead of move to committee decision-making structure
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28 Jun 18, 9:25am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr surprised no one with his decision to keep the OCR at 1.75%, but is again leaving the door open for a cut, as well as a hike
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25 Jun 18, 11:09am
No one expects the Official Cash Rate to change on Thursday, but ongoing business confidence issues may get a mention in Governor Orr’s OCR statement
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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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