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9th Dec 19, 7:51am
Roger J Kerr says the 'inevitable' unwinding of record-high short-sold positions in the Kiwi dollar is well under way and he sees further gains in the value of our currency before year-end
Roger J Kerr says the 'inevitable' unwinding of record-high short-sold positions in the Kiwi dollar is well under way and he sees further gains in the value of our currency before year-end
9th Dec 19, 7:51am
2nd Dec 19, 7:46am
Roger J Kerr says the widely forecast (though not by him) slowdown in the economy never eventuated and more positive economic news is to be expected along with an upward move in the value of the NZ dollar
Roger J Kerr says the widely forecast (though not by him) slowdown in the economy never eventuated and more positive economic news is to be expected along with an upward move in the value of the NZ dollar
2nd Dec 19, 7:46am
25th Nov 19, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr expects that the 'political protest vote' from business people against the Labour Coalition government in business confidence surveys will now dissipate
Roger J Kerr expects that the 'political protest vote' from business people against the Labour Coalition government in business confidence surveys will now dissipate
25th Nov 19, 8:22am
18th Nov 19, 7:54am
Roger J Kerr says the move by the Reserve Bank from an overly dovish approach signals a central bank getting a better handle on what's really going on in the economy
Roger J Kerr says the move by the Reserve Bank from an overly dovish approach signals a central bank getting a better handle on what's really going on in the economy
18th Nov 19, 7:54am
11th Nov 19, 8:30am
Roger J Kerr examines the three factors in the run-up to Christmas that will decide whether the NZ currency can break out of its recent trading range
Roger J Kerr examines the three factors in the run-up to Christmas that will decide whether the NZ currency can break out of its recent trading range
11th Nov 19, 8:30am
4th Nov 19, 8:06am
Roger J Kerr says the largest 'cause and effect' variable on the New Zealand economy next year will be the increase in pork, beef, lamb and chicken prices
Roger J Kerr says the largest 'cause and effect' variable on the New Zealand economy next year will be the increase in pork, beef, lamb and chicken prices
4th Nov 19, 8:06am
29th Oct 19, 8:17am
Roger J Kerr says a bold NZ government would take the lead and invite in large Korean or Chinese construction conglomerates to deliver turn-key infrastructure projects
Roger J Kerr says a bold NZ government would take the lead and invite in large Korean or Chinese construction conglomerates to deliver turn-key infrastructure projects
29th Oct 19, 8:17am
21st Oct 19, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the smart FX money will now anticipate improving business confidence in NZ and the Government's 'negative influence' should just be dismissed as not that relevant
Roger J Kerr says the smart FX money will now anticipate improving business confidence in NZ and the Government's 'negative influence' should just be dismissed as not that relevant
21st Oct 19, 8:25am
14th Oct 19, 8:40am
Roger J Kerr wonders whether the 'phase 1' trade deal and swine flu factors are game-changers for the Kiwi dollar
Roger J Kerr wonders whether the 'phase 1' trade deal and swine flu factors are game-changers for the Kiwi dollar
14th Oct 19, 8:40am
7th Oct 19, 8:38am
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
7th Oct 19, 8:38am
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
26th Aug 19, 8:21am
Roger J Kerr questions whether the American dollar will continue to be a safe haven currency, with the financial and investment markets now seeing the trade wars directly damaging the US economy
Roger J Kerr questions whether the American dollar will continue to be a safe haven currency, with the financial and investment markets now seeing the trade wars directly damaging the US economy
26th Aug 19, 8:21am
19th Aug 19, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says the chances are now improving that the US President will finally start to heed the advice of those who view the escalating trade wars as counter-productive and hurting the US economy - and the President's re-election chances
Roger J Kerr says the chances are now improving that the US President will finally start to heed the advice of those who view the escalating trade wars as counter-productive and hurting the US economy - and the President's re-election chances
19th Aug 19, 8:34am
12th Aug 19, 9:36am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank is consistently surprising the markets with statements at odds to prior expectations - but the Kiwi dollar keeps bouncing back after the shocks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank is consistently surprising the markets with statements at odds to prior expectations - but the Kiwi dollar keeps bouncing back after the shocks
12th Aug 19, 9:36am
5th Aug 19, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr says the NZ dollar now looks undervalued again, with the major downside risk being if the Reserve Bank is gloomier at its OCR review this week than the market expects
Roger J Kerr says the NZ dollar now looks undervalued again, with the major downside risk being if the Reserve Bank is gloomier at its OCR review this week than the market expects
5th Aug 19, 8:22am

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