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RBNZ Chief Economist says Omicron hasn't changed the Bank's outlook; Points out that if the RBNZ decides to sell its NZ Government Bonds, the Government will need to be the buyer
29th Nov 21, 8:03pm
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RBNZ Chief Economist says Omicron hasn't changed the Bank's outlook; Points out that if the RBNZ decides to sell its NZ Government Bonds, the Government will need to be the buyer
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
The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations shows that inflation's expected to be around 3% in two years time; survey results may spark increased speculation of a 50 basis point lift to the Official Cash Rate next week
18th Nov 21, 3:24pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations shows that inflation's expected to be around 3% in two years time; survey results may spark increased speculation of a 50 basis point lift to the Official Cash Rate next week
Gareth Vaughan mulls whether our banks' strong profits in a time of Covid-19 induced upheaval warrant a one-off Covid tax
14th Nov 21, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan mulls whether our banks' strong profits in a time of Covid-19 induced upheaval warrant a one-off Covid tax
Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
14th Oct 21, 2:04pm
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Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
12th Aug 21, 3:10pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
10th Aug 21, 11:25am
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Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
Chris Leitch argues that returning to economic orthodoxy is like going back to the horse and cart
3rd Aug 21, 9:56am
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Chris Leitch argues that returning to economic orthodoxy is like going back to the horse and cart
Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
20th Jul 21, 10:40am
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Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
14th Jul 21, 2:13pm
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Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
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 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
New Zealand Debt Management outlines plans for a 30-year government bond as Budget updates government funding plans
20th May 21, 3:01pm
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New Zealand Debt Management outlines plans for a 30-year government bond as Budget updates government funding plans
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
John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
25th Apr 21, 6:31am
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John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
Is inflation about to return? If so, that would explain why benchmark bond yields are rising and why investors don't want to pay as much for 'assets'
25th Mar 21, 1:07pm
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Is inflation about to return? If so, that would explain why benchmark bond yields are rising and why investors don't want to pay as much for 'assets'
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
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Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs