QE

13th May 20, 5:21pm
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
13th May 20, 5:21pm
13th May 20, 3:11pm
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
13th May 20, 3:11pm
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13th May 20, 2:13pm
RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
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RBNZ nearly doubles quantitative easing programme to $60 billion; Reaffirms forward guidance to keep OCR at 0.25%, but specifically says it's prepared to reduce the OCR further; Sees deflation occurring in 2021
13th May 20, 2:13pm
9th May 20, 12:22pm
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
9th May 20, 12:22pm
7th May 20, 3:22pm
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
7th May 20, 3:22pm
3rd May 20, 9:21am
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
3rd May 20, 9:21am
3rd May 20, 6:31am
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
3rd May 20, 6:31am
28th Apr 20, 10:00am
Westpac chief economist and Triple T Consulting founder expect the RBNZ will have to take the OCR into negative territory earlier than indicated
Westpac chief economist and Triple T Consulting founder expect the RBNZ will have to take the OCR into negative territory earlier than indicated
28th Apr 20, 10:00am
24th Apr 20, 2:01pm
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson bemoans that massive central bank intervention in financial markets allows zombie companies to stand in the way of progress and creates meaningless market pricing
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson bemoans that massive central bank intervention in financial markets allows zombie companies to stand in the way of progress and creates meaningless market pricing
24th Apr 20, 2:01pm
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
18th Apr 20, 12:24pm
Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
18th Apr 20, 12:24pm
8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
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23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
[Updated]
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
16th Mar 20, 12:01pm
Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
16th Mar 20, 12:01pm

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