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17th May 21, 4:03pm
Economists at the country's largest bank now see an Official Cash Rate of 1.25% by the end of 2023 - compared with just 0.25% now
Economists at the country's largest bank now see an Official Cash Rate of 1.25% by the end of 2023 - compared with just 0.25% now
17th May 21, 4:03pm
12th May 21, 5:00pm
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
12th May 21, 5:00pm
11th May 21, 10:00am
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
11th May 21, 10:00am
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5th May 21, 11:06am
Statistics New Zealand says the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in the March quarter from 4.9% in December - beating market expectations
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Statistics New Zealand says the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in the March quarter from 4.9% in December - beating market expectations
5th May 21, 11:06am
4th May 21, 6:00am
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
4th May 21, 6:00am
3rd May 21, 11:34am
Economists are seeing little change in the unemployment rate when official statistics are released this week
Economists are seeing little change in the unemployment rate when official statistics are released this week
3rd May 21, 11:34am
17th Apr 21, 9:50am
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Yu Yongding explains why the authorities in China should not rush to tighten their fiscal and monetary stance
Yu Yongding explains why the authorities in China should not rush to tighten their fiscal and monetary stance
17th Apr 21, 9:50am
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14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
11th Apr 21, 6:00am
RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
11th Apr 21, 6:00am
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
21st Mar 21, 6:31am
Treasury says the Government's targeted fiscal response to COVID-19 complemented the RBNZ's monetary response; Says the impact of low interest rates on inequality is unknown
Treasury says the Government's targeted fiscal response to COVID-19 complemented the RBNZ's monetary response; Says the impact of low interest rates on inequality is unknown
21st Mar 21, 6:31am
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17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
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15th Mar 21, 4:21pm
Fourth drawdown made from RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme; RBNZ plans to buy larger volume of bonds via its LSAP again this week as markets continue betting on rising inflation
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Fourth drawdown made from RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme; RBNZ plans to buy larger volume of bonds via its LSAP again this week as markets continue betting on rising inflation
15th Mar 21, 4:21pm
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
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8th Mar 21, 4:11pm
RBNZ plans to hike its bond-buying by about 10% this week, as it comes up against tightening financial conditions and higher bond yields
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RBNZ plans to hike its bond-buying by about 10% this week, as it comes up against tightening financial conditions and higher bond yields
8th Mar 21, 4:11pm
5th Mar 21, 9:28am
RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
RBNZ Governor says it's too early to decide whether to get worried about rising bond yields, as ANZ Chief Economist warns a 1% mortgage rate rise would chew up 5% of Aucklanders’ disposable incomes
5th Mar 21, 9:28am
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2nd Mar 21, 4:47pm
RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
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RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby observes 'pockets of dysfunction' in bond markets, saying the RBNZ could do more to put downward pressure on interest rates if necessary
2nd Mar 21, 4:47pm
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
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25th Feb 21, 9:43am
Robertson to require the RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy and through the way it regulates banks; Seeks more info on DTIs and interest only mortgages
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Robertson to require the RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy and through the way it regulates banks; Seeks more info on DTIs and interest only mortgages
25th Feb 21, 9:43am
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
24th Feb 21, 2:14pm
Reserve Bank leaves key monetary settings unchanged and says it will keep conditions stimulatory till confident of achieving 2% inflation and meeting its employment targets
Reserve Bank leaves key monetary settings unchanged and says it will keep conditions stimulatory till confident of achieving 2% inflation and meeting its employment targets
24th Feb 21, 2:14pm
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm

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