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New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
14th Oct 21, 9:02am
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New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
The inflation 'beast' of the 1970s and 80s WAS slain and any inflation we see ahead of us is 'only a distant cousin', Kiwibank economists say
26th Jul 21, 11:40am
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The inflation 'beast' of the 1970s and 80s WAS slain and any inflation we see ahead of us is 'only a distant cousin', Kiwibank economists say
Economists at the country's largest bank believe inflation will stay elevated - above the RBNZ's targeted level - for about the next 12 months before declining again
21st Jul 21, 1:13pm
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Economists at the country's largest bank believe inflation will stay elevated - above the RBNZ's targeted level - for about the next 12 months before declining again
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 1.3% in June quarter, a rise which is far more than economists expected; August 18 RBNZ rate hike now seems a done deal
16th Jul 21, 11:11am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 1.3% in June quarter, a rise which is far more than economists expected; August 18 RBNZ rate hike now seems a done deal
Figures out this week are expected to show our inflation at near 10-year highs - but the key unanswered question is whether inflation will dwindle of its own accord, or need a push from higher interest rates
13th Jul 21, 3:05pm
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Figures out this week are expected to show our inflation at near 10-year highs - but the key unanswered question is whether inflation will dwindle of its own accord, or need a push from higher interest rates
BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
10th May 21, 3:06pm
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BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
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Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
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The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
26th Jan 21, 4:29pm
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Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
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
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
19th Jan 21, 3:48pm
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Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
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Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
23rd Oct 20, 11:11am
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Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
Economists see short term volatility in inflation before the impact of Covid holds prices down
19th Oct 20, 11:12am
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Economists see short term volatility in inflation before the impact of Covid holds prices down
Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
16th Jul 20, 11:00am
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Economists see the Reserve Bank having to do much more in future with its quantitative easing programme after inflation dropped 0.5% in the June quarter
Plunging fuel prices have contributed to inflation falling off a cliff and reverting from an eight year annual high to possibly a near-22-year quarterly low
14th Jul 20, 11:09am
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Plunging fuel prices have contributed to inflation falling off a cliff and reverting from an eight year annual high to possibly a near-22-year quarterly low
ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
28th Apr 20, 3:36pm
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ANZ economists say the global recovery will be slower than is currently anticipated and solvency issues are 'expected to come into focus'
'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
20th Apr 20, 11:04am
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'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
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Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
Consumer price index up 1.9% as rents make their largest annual increase in 11 years; Inflation stronger than expected by the RBNZ and most economists
24th Jan 20, 11:15am
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Consumer price index up 1.9% as rents make their largest annual increase in 11 years; Inflation stronger than expected by the RBNZ and most economists
Inflation expected to come close to hitting the Reserve Bank's sweet spot, enabling it to take a breather before possibly cutting interest rates again
20th Jan 20, 4:55pm
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Inflation expected to come close to hitting the Reserve Bank's sweet spot, enabling it to take a breather before possibly cutting interest rates again
New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
16th Oct 19, 10:57am
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New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
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New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
Inflation up 0.6% in June quarter in line with RBNZ expectations; Rise comes off the back of higher petrol prices and rents; Market reaction muted
16th Jul 19, 10:56am
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Inflation up 0.6% in June quarter in line with RBNZ expectations; Rise comes off the back of higher petrol prices and rents; Market reaction muted