monetary policy

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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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8th May 19, 2:04pm
RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
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RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
8th May 19, 2:04pm
8th May 19, 11:26am
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
8th May 19, 11:26am
3rd May 19, 10:00am
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley on the RBNZ bank capital proposals, productivity, the OCR arguments and the opportunity cost of traffic delays
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley on the RBNZ bank capital proposals, productivity, the OCR arguments and the opportunity cost of traffic delays
3rd May 19, 10:00am
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
28th Apr 19, 11:00am
The focus is about to turn to central bank rate decisions, with the choices and direction more uncertain than usual as the end of a long positive economic cycle looms
The focus is about to turn to central bank rate decisions, with the choices and direction more uncertain than usual as the end of a long positive economic cycle looms
28th Apr 19, 11:00am
23rd Apr 19, 12:36pm
Geof Mortlock argues that independent professionals should be brought in to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the Reserve Bank proposals, plus alternative options
Geof Mortlock argues that independent professionals should be brought in to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the Reserve Bank proposals, plus alternative options
23rd Apr 19, 12:36pm
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16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
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Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
8th Apr 19, 12:14pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says as central banks continue grappling with the impacts of the Global Financial Crisis, governments could be doing more to help
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says as central banks continue grappling with the impacts of the Global Financial Crisis, governments could be doing more to help
8th Apr 19, 12:14pm
6th Apr 19, 2:04pm
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has indicated the next OCR move will likely be down. But what will cutting the OCR from its record low actually achieve?
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has indicated the next OCR move will likely be down. But what will cutting the OCR from its record low actually achieve?
6th Apr 19, 2:04pm

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