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Reserve Bank makes it three in a row for 50 point OCR hikes; says it is 'resolute' in commitment to getting inflation down
13th Jul 22, 2:05pm
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Reserve Bank makes it three in a row for 50 point OCR hikes; says it is 'resolute' in commitment to getting inflation down
A third consecutive 50 point rise taking the Official Cash Rate to 2.5% is universally expected. The focus will be on any clues the Reserve Bank gives on what it might do next
8th Jul 22, 12:59pm
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A third consecutive 50 point rise taking the Official Cash Rate to 2.5% is universally expected. The focus will be on any clues the Reserve Bank gives on what it might do next
Governor Adrian Orr tells Bloomberg it's a 'very plausible outcome' that the OCR isn't increased as high as the RBNZ forecasts
27th May 22, 8:15am
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Governor Adrian Orr tells Bloomberg it's a 'very plausible outcome' that the OCR isn't increased as high as the RBNZ forecasts
RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
26th May 22, 12:29pm
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RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
RBNZ needs 'to inflict some damage on the labour market' in order to cool inflation, bank economists say
26th May 22, 10:03am
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RBNZ needs 'to inflict some damage on the labour market' in order to cool inflation, bank economists say
Adrian Orr concedes the RBNZ is risking doing too much too soon with its OCR hikes - rather than risking too little too late
25th May 22, 5:06pm
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Adrian Orr concedes the RBNZ is risking doing too much too soon with its OCR hikes - rather than risking too little too late
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
25th May 22, 2:49pm
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
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Reserve Bank sees OCR being as high as 3.9% by June next year
25th May 22, 2:09pm
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Reserve Bank sees OCR being as high as 3.9% by June next year
Bank economists agree the RBNZ will lift the OCR by 50 basis points to 2% on Wednesday, so what else are they focusing on?
21st May 22, 9:05am
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Bank economists agree the RBNZ will lift the OCR by 50 basis points to 2% on Wednesday, so what else are they focusing on?
Economists at Westpac NZ say RBNZ inflation targeting facing the biggest challenge in its 30+ year history
17th May 22, 7:50am
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Economists at Westpac NZ say RBNZ inflation targeting facing the biggest challenge in its 30+ year history
Softening house prices will 'cool urgency' for larger interest rate rises, Westpac economists believe
28th Feb 22, 2:37pm
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Softening house prices will 'cool urgency' for larger interest rate rises, Westpac economists believe
Reserve Bank highlights higher mortgage rates faced by borrowers refixing mortgages for more than one year
24th Feb 22, 7:31pm
Reserve Bank highlights higher mortgage rates faced by borrowers refixing mortgages for more than one year
Live-streamed video from the February 2022 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
23rd Feb 22, 2:50pm
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Live-streamed video from the February 2022 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
Reserve Bank sees OCR of 3.4% in 2025; plans to reduce its $54 bln holding of Govt bonds
23rd Feb 22, 2:08pm
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Reserve Bank sees OCR of 3.4% in 2025; plans to reduce its $54 bln holding of Govt bonds
In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
2nd Dec 21, 7:00am
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In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
The RBNZ’s message to financial markets was that, 'yes – interest rates do need to go up, but how high remains uncertain so don’t get too far ahead of yourselves', ASB economists say
29th Nov 21, 1:37pm
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The RBNZ’s message to financial markets was that, 'yes – interest rates do need to go up, but how high remains uncertain so don’t get too far ahead of yourselves', ASB economists say
Live-streamed video from the November 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
24th Nov 21, 2:55pm
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Live-streamed video from the November 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
The Reserve Bank meets market expectations with a 25 basis point move in the OCR and by forecasting significant future rises
24th Nov 21, 2:10pm
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The Reserve Bank meets market expectations with a 25 basis point move in the OCR and by forecasting significant future rises
David Hargreaves crunches some facts and numbers and worries about what might be ahead in 2022
23rd Nov 21, 2:29pm
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David Hargreaves crunches some facts and numbers and worries about what might be ahead in 2022
Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months
21st Nov 21, 6:00am
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Reserve Bank set to increase the Official Cash Rate on Wednesday in the last scheduled review of its key monetary policy tool for three months
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