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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
16th Sep 21, 3:11pm
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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
6th Sep 21, 2:02pm
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The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
The level 4 lockdown last year was followed by a 30% rocketing of house prices. This year's won't be
31st Aug 21, 2:27pm
The level 4 lockdown last year was followed by a 30% rocketing of house prices. This year's won't be
NZ-based economists still think as long as the Covid outbreak here can be contained reasonably quickly, interest rates will still go up this year - but one international economics firm reckons hikes are off till May next year now
23rd Aug 21, 2:43pm
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NZ-based economists still think as long as the Covid outbreak here can be contained reasonably quickly, interest rates will still go up this year - but one international economics firm reckons hikes are off till May next year now
No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
20th Aug 21, 1:26pm
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No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
19th Aug 21, 7:32am
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The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
Live-streamed video from the August 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference [lockdown version] with Governor Adrian Orr
18th Aug 21, 2:50pm
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Live-streamed video from the August 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference [lockdown version] with Governor Adrian Orr
Reserve Bank decides to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged due to the uncertainty the new outbreak of Covid brings
18th Aug 21, 2:07pm
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Reserve Bank decides to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged due to the uncertainty the new outbreak of Covid brings
Peter Redward argues the case for aggressive Official Cash Rate hikes isn’t as compelling as it might seem, especially with the threat of an outbreak of the Delta variant of COVID-19 lurking menacingly
10th Aug 21, 9:36am
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Peter Redward argues the case for aggressive Official Cash Rate hikes isn’t as compelling as it might seem, especially with the threat of an outbreak of the Delta variant of COVID-19 lurking menacingly
Economists at the four biggest banks now all see the Reserve Bank starting to hike interest rates in November
7th Jul 21, 1:14pm
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Economists at the four biggest banks now all see the Reserve Bank starting to hike interest rates in November
ANZ economists say the economy is running so hot the Reserve Bank's 'path of least regret' is morphing into tightening monetary policy sooner 'to head off excesses'
28th Jun 21, 3:28pm
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ANZ economists say the economy is running so hot the Reserve Bank's 'path of least regret' is morphing into tightening monetary policy sooner 'to head off excesses'
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
10th Jun 21, 11:27am
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BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
Economists at the country's biggest mortgage lender suggest borrowers consider fixing 'at least a portion' of their mortgages for longer terms
9th Jun 21, 3:18pm
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Economists at the country's biggest mortgage lender suggest borrowers consider fixing 'at least a portion' of their mortgages for longer terms
Deutsche Bank economists say policy makers could be facing their most challenging time in about 40 years
8th Jun 21, 12:41pm
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Deutsche Bank economists say policy makers could be facing their most challenging time in about 40 years
Kiwibank economists, who are forecasting a first Official Cash Rate rise in May next year, now see a 'risk' of three rate hikes in 2022
1st Jun 21, 1:26pm
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Kiwibank economists, who are forecasting a first Official Cash Rate rise in May next year, now see a 'risk' of three rate hikes in 2022
The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
27th May 21, 2:47pm
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The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
26th May 21, 8:10pm
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RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
Live-streamed video from the May 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
26th May 21, 2:55pm
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Live-streamed video from the May 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
26th May 21, 2:07pm
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
BNZ economists say any relief for the current input price pressures 'will not be coming soon'
18th May 21, 10:22am
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BNZ economists say any relief for the current input price pressures 'will not be coming soon'
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
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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
Live-streamed video from the February 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
24th Feb 21, 2:50pm
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Live-streamed video from the February 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
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
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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
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