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No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
20th Feb 21, 12:27pm
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No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
The Reserve Banks says it is working directly with stakeholders to determine how many people have been impacted by the December data breach 'and will ensure they are well supported'
15th Feb 21, 4:19pm
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The Reserve Banks says it is working directly with stakeholders to determine how many people have been impacted by the December data breach 'and will ensure they are well supported'
Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
15th Feb 21, 8:00am
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Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
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Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
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Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
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Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
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Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
Real estate industry's estimated residential commission revenue up 24% in 2020 year-on-year to $1.92 billion
29th Jan 21, 10:00am
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Real estate industry's estimated residential commission revenue up 24% in 2020 year-on-year to $1.92 billion
Morgan Stanley says massive quantities of government and central bank fiscal and monetary policy stimulus is suppressing banks' loan losses
29th Jan 21, 7:50am
Morgan Stanley says massive quantities of government and central bank fiscal and monetary policy stimulus is suppressing banks' loan losses
Willem Buiter explains why the American central bank must expand its balance sheet to accommodate additional fiscal stimulus
27th Jan 21, 9:44am
by Guest
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Willem Buiter explains why the American central bank must expand its balance sheet to accommodate additional fiscal stimulus
Cyber attack prompts RBNZ to delay collecting and publishing bank data, key to policymakers addressing the housing crisis and ensuring the financial system is stable
22nd Jan 21, 7:01pm
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Cyber attack prompts RBNZ to delay collecting and publishing bank data, key to policymakers addressing the housing crisis and ensuring the financial system is stable
CPI inflation higher than expected by RBNZ and market in December quarter at 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year; Rate cuts unlikely
22nd Jan 21, 11:09am
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CPI inflation higher than expected by RBNZ and market in December quarter at 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year; Rate cuts unlikely
UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
22nd Jan 21, 5:00am
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UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
ANZ economists forecast an OCR cut to 0.10% in May, but no longer see the RBNZ making the leap into negative territory
13th Jan 21, 4:57pm
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ANZ economists forecast an OCR cut to 0.10% in May, but no longer see the RBNZ making the leap into negative territory
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
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The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
Jenée Tibshraeny has spent the year scrutinising the seismic government and central bank interventions made to keep the economy (and house prices) afloat. She shares her observations on the NZ Everyday Investor podcast
18th Dec 20, 1:51pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny has spent the year scrutinising the seismic government and central bank interventions made to keep the economy (and house prices) afloat. She shares her observations on the NZ Everyday Investor podcast
Treasury to Robertson: Spend more temporarily to boost the economy, make 'crucial' policy changes to improve living standards, consider tax hikes in the future
15th Dec 20, 11:53am
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Treasury to Robertson: Spend more temporarily to boost the economy, make 'crucial' policy changes to improve living standards, consider tax hikes in the future
Reserve Bank open to having more regard for house prices through the way it regulates banks, not through the way it conducts monetary policy; Asks for debt-to-income tools
11th Dec 20, 11:38am
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Reserve Bank open to having more regard for house prices through the way it regulates banks, not through the way it conducts monetary policy; Asks for debt-to-income tools
Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
10th Dec 20, 6:11am
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Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
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Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
7th Dec 20, 12:17pm
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Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
Yu Yongding argues that, desite the Chinese economy's apparent recovery, fiscal and monetary expansion are still urgently needed
4th Dec 20, 12:15pm
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Yu Yongding argues that, desite the Chinese economy's apparent recovery, fiscal and monetary expansion are still urgently needed