Roger J Kerr

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Roger J Kerr is Executive Chairman of Barrington Treasury Services NZ Limited. He has written commentaries on the NZ dollar since 1981.

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Articles by Roger J Kerr

25th May 20, 8:36am
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Roger J Kerr says there is no plan for the future in NZ and there appears to be little recognition by the Ardern Government that you must get the best entrepreneurial and risk-taking business folk in the room to transform good ideas into bold action
Roger J Kerr says there is no plan for the future in NZ and there appears to be little recognition by the Ardern Government that you must get the best entrepreneurial and risk-taking business folk in the room to transform good ideas into bold action
25th May 20, 8:36am
18th May 20, 8:39am
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Roger J Kerr believes RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is using the threat of negative interest rates as part of his 'jawboning' tactic to depreciate the value of the Kiwi dollar
Roger J Kerr believes RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is using the threat of negative interest rates as part of his 'jawboning' tactic to depreciate the value of the Kiwi dollar
18th May 20, 8:39am
4th May 20, 8:19am
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Roger J Kerr sees Government guaranteed loan schemes as useful kickstarters and wants this followed up with an active effort to recruit international business operations
Roger J Kerr sees Government guaranteed loan schemes as useful kickstarters and wants this followed up with an active effort to recruit international business operations
4th May 20, 8:19am
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
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Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
20th Apr 20, 10:58am
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Roger J Kerr says New Zealand has an opportunity to get an advantage from the current adversity. We have done it before. It just requires brave/bold leadership and execution  
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand has an opportunity to get an advantage from the current adversity. We have done it before. It just requires brave/bold leadership and execution  
20th Apr 20, 10:58am
13th Apr 20, 10:17am
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Roger J Kerr says earlier tough medicine will lead to an earlier economic recovery and that the Aussie dollar will benefit from Chinese recovery stimulus - as will we
Roger J Kerr says earlier tough medicine will lead to an earlier economic recovery and that the Aussie dollar will benefit from Chinese recovery stimulus - as will we
13th Apr 20, 10:17am
6th Apr 20, 8:16am
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Roger J Kerr wonders if New Zealand's perceived agility will enable an earlier economic recovery for us
Roger J Kerr wonders if New Zealand's perceived agility will enable an earlier economic recovery for us
6th Apr 20, 8:16am
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
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Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
23rd Mar 20, 7:44am
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Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar is caught in the crossfire of US investors retreating to home base
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar is caught in the crossfire of US investors retreating to home base
23rd Mar 20, 7:44am
16th Mar 20, 7:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
16th Mar 20, 7:15am
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
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Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
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Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
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Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
17th Feb 20, 8:43am
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Roger J Kerr believes as the coronavirus economic impact plays out foreign exchange markets will recognise that the Kiwi and Aussie dollars have been oversold in the initial negative reaction to the outbreak of the virus
Roger J Kerr believes as the coronavirus economic impact plays out foreign exchange markets will recognise that the Kiwi and Aussie dollars have been oversold in the initial negative reaction to the outbreak of the virus
17th Feb 20, 8:43am
10th Feb 20, 8:22am
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Roger J Kerr assesses the impact of another pivotal change in Australian monetary policy management
Roger J Kerr assesses the impact of another pivotal change in Australian monetary policy management
10th Feb 20, 8:22am
3rd Feb 20, 8:05am
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Roger J Kerr says some positive economic data this week could see an end to the almost panic selling of the NZ dollar witnessed in the face of the coronavirus scare
Roger J Kerr says some positive economic data this week could see an end to the almost panic selling of the NZ dollar witnessed in the face of the coronavirus scare
3rd Feb 20, 8:05am
27th Jan 20, 8:05am
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Global geo-political risk events hold centre stage, but locally inflation shows it has not disappeared. Export-wise, meat shortages in China remains a massive issue
Global geo-political risk events hold centre stage, but locally inflation shows it has not disappeared. Export-wise, meat shortages in China remains a massive issue
27th Jan 20, 8:05am
20th Jan 20, 7:48am
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Roger J Kerr says the environmental/climate change lobby is enforcing impositions on our major industry that if continued will lower economic growth and living standards in New Zealand
Roger J Kerr says the environmental/climate change lobby is enforcing impositions on our major industry that if continued will lower economic growth and living standards in New Zealand
20th Jan 20, 7:48am
13th Jan 20, 7:29am
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Roger J Kerr examines the 'classic short-term speculative play' that has been seen in the Kiwi dollar over the past six months by offshore currency traders
Roger J Kerr examines the 'classic short-term speculative play' that has been seen in the Kiwi dollar over the past six months by offshore currency traders
13th Jan 20, 7:29am
6th Jan 20, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
6th Jan 20, 8:31am

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