monetary policy

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
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Monetary Policy
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Monetary Policy
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
9th Jul 20, 2:51pm
ANZ economists say it is 'possible but unlikely' a negative Official Cash Rate might be employed next year if the economic outlook became bad enough
ANZ economists say it is 'possible but unlikely' a negative Official Cash Rate might be employed next year if the economic outlook became bad enough
9th Jul 20, 2:51pm
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
2nd Jul 20, 5:00am
In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
2nd Jul 20, 5:00am
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26th Jun 20, 4:34pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
26th Jun 20, 4:34pm
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
8th Jun 20, 1:37pm
With central banks' money printers fired up, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says there's an even stronger case for redistributing the cost of the COVID crisis through a capital gains tax
With central banks' money printers fired up, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says there's an even stronger case for redistributing the cost of the COVID crisis through a capital gains tax
8th Jun 20, 1:37pm
4th Jun 20, 3:53pm
QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
QE, the wage subsidy and nervous investors see banks sit with more cash to lend, than borrowers to lend to
4th Jun 20, 3:53pm
4th Jun 20, 9:43am
Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
4th Jun 20, 9:43am
1st Jun 20, 9:58am
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Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
1st Jun 20, 9:58am

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