Days to the General Election: 22
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QE

24th Sep 20, 7:32am
How the RBNZ is planning to get banks to cut interest rates without them worrying about pushing away savers and the funding they provide
How the RBNZ is planning to get banks to cut interest rates without them worrying about pushing away savers and the funding they provide
24th Sep 20, 7:32am
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23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
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RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
In a sign of these COVID times, the government's bond issuance has ramped up dramatically but the interest to be paid on the borrowing hasn't
15th Sep 20, 5:03pm
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
Those both pro and anti the way the RBNZ has done its QE programme acknowledge it had no choice but to intervene to calm the bond market back in March
13th Sep 20, 6:02am
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
John Mauldin challenges US Federal Reserve policy, saying it has been at the very epicenter of some major problems
7th Sep 20, 11:17am
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
27th Aug 20, 8:09pm
Goldsmith pleased about getting Robertson to rule out writing off Government debt; RBNZ confirms it doesn't expect debt to be written off
Goldsmith pleased about getting Robertson to rule out writing off Government debt; RBNZ confirms it doesn't expect debt to be written off
27th Aug 20, 8:09pm
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr walks through the concept of a negative OCR, what it will mean for borrowers, savers, lenders, the government and the NZ$, and where we might go from there
25th Aug 20, 2:48pm
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
Some bank economists are raising various concerns and perceived problems ahead of New Zealand's likely move into 'below zero' territory with interest rates next year
24th Aug 20, 2:18pm
24th Aug 20, 10:03am
Wigram Capital Advisors' Rodney Jones on cutting the OCR below 25 basis points, the economic gains from eliminating COVID-19, and winning ugly against the virus like the 2011 All Blacks
Wigram Capital Advisors' Rodney Jones on cutting the OCR below 25 basis points, the economic gains from eliminating COVID-19, and winning ugly against the virus like the 2011 All Blacks
24th Aug 20, 10:03am
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
20th Aug 20, 9:04am
Gareth Vaughan on the lack of a positive impact from QE on bank lending, everything is going to be repriced, stealing from our kids, the degrowth movement, reported COVID-19 deaths & excess deaths
Gareth Vaughan on the lack of a positive impact from QE on bank lending, everything is going to be repriced, stealing from our kids, the degrowth movement, reported COVID-19 deaths & excess deaths
20th Aug 20, 9:04am
Days to the General Election: 22
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