monetary policy

2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
Infometrics' Brad Olsen on all signs pointing down for the OCR, why cuts won't stimulate the economy enough, boosting the housing market, a below zero OCR may be closer than we think and why fiscal policy needs to take the driver's seat - fast
Infometrics' Brad Olsen on all signs pointing down for the OCR, why cuts won't stimulate the economy enough, boosting the housing market, a below zero OCR may be closer than we think and why fiscal policy needs to take the driver's seat - fast
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
1st Aug 19, 3:06pm
Reserve Bank Board and Finance Minister's decision to rule out specialist researchers from joining committee tasked with setting the Official Cash Rate dubbed 'utterly extraordinary' and at odds with the international norm
Reserve Bank Board and Finance Minister's decision to rule out specialist researchers from joining committee tasked with setting the Official Cash Rate dubbed 'utterly extraordinary' and at odds with the international norm
1st Aug 19, 3:06pm
25th Jul 19, 12:30pm
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ANZ's Sandeep Parekh probes whether we should be worried that the New Zealand yield curve has been inverted recently
ANZ's Sandeep Parekh probes whether we should be worried that the New Zealand yield curve has been inverted recently
25th Jul 19, 12:30pm
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
24th Jul 19, 9:43am
Aussie banks' return on equity targets labelled difficult to justify in a low interest rate world, potentially impacting their ability to meet community expectations and undermining Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy
Aussie banks' return on equity targets labelled difficult to justify in a low interest rate world, potentially impacting their ability to meet community expectations and undermining Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy
24th Jul 19, 9:43am
21st Jul 19, 9:12am
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Fathom Consulting's Brian Davidson worries about the wisdom of a pre-emptive Fed rate cut. But then he decides to chill out, with apologies to Bob Marley
Fathom Consulting's Brian Davidson worries about the wisdom of a pre-emptive Fed rate cut. But then he decides to chill out, with apologies to Bob Marley
21st Jul 19, 9:12am
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
11th Jul 19, 10:11am
Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
11th Jul 19, 10:11am
5th Jul 19, 10:00am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on why fiscal austerity is our greatest mistake, widening inequality - a problem for everyone, the rise of the angry voter and more
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on why fiscal austerity is our greatest mistake, widening inequality - a problem for everyone, the rise of the angry voter and more
5th Jul 19, 10:00am
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26th Jun 19, 2:04pm
Reserve Bank keeps interest rates at 1.5% and says 'a lower OCR may be needed over time'; Markets unsurprised; Economists pick August cut
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Reserve Bank keeps interest rates at 1.5% and says 'a lower OCR may be needed over time'; Markets unsurprised; Economists pick August cut
26th Jun 19, 2:04pm
24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
BNZ economists say there is now a 'solid risk' the Reserve Bank might cut the Official Cash Rate as early as Wednesday; Kiwibank economists also say that's a possibility
24th Jun 19, 1:59pm
24th Jun 19, 11:43am
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
24th Jun 19, 11:43am
24th Jun 19, 7:30am
Economists see the RBNZ holding fire when it reviews the OCR on Wednesday, before making one cut before the end of the year
Economists see the RBNZ holding fire when it reviews the OCR on Wednesday, before making one cut before the end of the year
24th Jun 19, 7:30am
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20th Jun 19, 10:52am
GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
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GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
20th Jun 19, 10:52am
17th Jun 19, 2:53pm
Economic growth expected to have slowed in March quarter; RBNZ's forecasts slightly weaker than most bank economists'; Growth expected to be largely driven by construction
Economic growth expected to have slowed in March quarter; RBNZ's forecasts slightly weaker than most bank economists'; Growth expected to be largely driven by construction
17th Jun 19, 2:53pm
14th Jun 19, 10:00am
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ANZ economist Michael Callaghan on what the OCR has done, including depreciation of the NZ dollar, falling mortgage rates, less pressure on business lending rates, growth prospects and what the central banks will do
ANZ economist Michael Callaghan on what the OCR has done, including depreciation of the NZ dollar, falling mortgage rates, less pressure on business lending rates, growth prospects and what the central banks will do
14th Jun 19, 10:00am
5th Jun 19, 3:44pm
RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
5th Jun 19, 3:44pm
19th May 19, 6:02am
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The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
19th May 19, 6:02am
16th May 19, 2:10pm
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
16th May 19, 2:10pm
10th May 19, 9:22am
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
10th May 19, 9:22am

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