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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
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
Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
24th Jan 21, 6:31am
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Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
22nd Jan 21, 5:00am
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UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
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Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
7th Dec 20, 12:17pm
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Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
Gareth Vaughan on QE vs monetary financing, COVID-19 housing opportunities, crowdsourcing low interest rate advice, how a computer language controls the financial life of the world, strangled by conservative credentialism & Project Helvetia
7th Dec 20, 10:19am
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Gareth Vaughan on QE vs monetary financing, COVID-19 housing opportunities, crowdsourcing low interest rate advice, how a computer language controls the financial life of the world, strangled by conservative credentialism & Project Helvetia
Average housing values in Auckland's eastern suburbs and Wellington up by around $2000 a week over the last year
1st Dec 20, 5:00am
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Average housing values in Auckland's eastern suburbs and Wellington up by around $2000 a week over the last year
Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
25th Nov 20, 9:13am
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Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
RBNZ says a Funding for Lending Programme will be launched in December; no changes made to either the Official Cash Rate or to the Large Scale Asset Purchases (QE) programme
11th Nov 20, 2:19pm
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RBNZ says a Funding for Lending Programme will be launched in December; no changes made to either the Official Cash Rate or to the Large Scale Asset Purchases (QE) programme
Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
9th Nov 20, 3:19pm
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Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
9th Nov 20, 1:29pm
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Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
3rd Nov 20, 7:37am
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The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells bank bosses to look past their noses, as ANZ NZ chairman plus ASB, BNZ and Westpac CEOs speak out against the possibility of the RBNZ taking the OCR negative
24th Oct 20, 9:59am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells bank bosses to look past their noses, as ANZ NZ chairman plus ASB, BNZ and Westpac CEOs speak out against the possibility of the RBNZ taking the OCR negative
ANZ economists expect the Reserve Bank to unveil the new funding for lending programme (FLP) next month and say it will need to involve a considerable amount to ensure maximum impact
22nd Oct 20, 12:50pm
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ANZ economists expect the Reserve Bank to unveil the new funding for lending programme (FLP) next month and say it will need to involve a considerable amount to ensure maximum impact
Roger J Kerr says the stunning New Zealand election result which sees the Labour Party assume ultimate power has removed one risk that could have pushed the NZ dollar lower in the short-term
19th Oct 20, 8:39am
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Roger J Kerr says the stunning New Zealand election result which sees the Labour Party assume ultimate power has removed one risk that could have pushed the NZ dollar lower in the short-term
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets are not showing any great nervousness ahead of the election
12th Oct 20, 8:51am
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Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets are not showing any great nervousness ahead of the election
Roger J Kerr says we are in for a wild and volatile ride over coming weeks as the markets attempt to fathom out what all this means for the Presidential election
5th Oct 20, 8:41am
Roger J Kerr says we are in for a wild and volatile ride over coming weeks as the markets attempt to fathom out what all this means for the Presidential election
Roger J Kerr says it was not just one factor that sparked the Kiwi dollar turnaround in direction of travel, but an amalgamation of events occurring at the same time
28th Sep 20, 8:42am
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Roger J Kerr says it was not just one factor that sparked the Kiwi dollar turnaround in direction of travel, but an amalgamation of events occurring at the same time
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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How the RBNZ is planning to get banks to cut interest rates without them worrying about pushing away savers and the funding they provide