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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

21st Sep 20, 8:43am
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Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
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Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
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Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
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Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
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Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
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Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
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Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
3rd Aug 20, 9:06am
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Roger J Kerr with the questions over the NZ economy that require some analysis and balanced answers
Roger J Kerr with the questions over the NZ economy that require some analysis and balanced answers
3rd Aug 20, 9:06am
27th Jul 20, 8:37am
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Roger J Kerr says the falling value of the American currency has outweighed the many factors that were expected to see the Kiwi dollar drop
Roger J Kerr says the falling value of the American currency has outweighed the many factors that were expected to see the Kiwi dollar drop
27th Jul 20, 8:37am
20th Jul 20, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says we should as a nation be taking advantage of the opportunities the pandemic crisis presents
Roger J Kerr says we should as a nation be taking advantage of the opportunities the pandemic crisis presents
20th Jul 20, 8:31am
13th Jul 20, 9:24am
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Roger J Kerr weighs up the factors likely to influence the direction of the New Zealand dollar in the near term
Roger J Kerr weighs up the factors likely to influence the direction of the New Zealand dollar in the near term
13th Jul 20, 9:24am
6th Jul 20, 8:58am
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Roger J Kerr says so far the justification for more money printing is 'just not out there'
Roger J Kerr says so far the justification for more money printing is 'just not out there'
6th Jul 20, 8:58am
29th Jun 20, 8:48am
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Roger J Kerr says drawing an artificial line in the sand at a particular price level in the world of currencies is ultimately an ineffective strategy for anyone, including the Reserve Bank
Roger J Kerr says drawing an artificial line in the sand at a particular price level in the world of currencies is ultimately an ineffective strategy for anyone, including the Reserve Bank
29th Jun 20, 8:48am
22nd Jun 20, 8:49am
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Roger J Kerr worried that weak border controls undermine foreign investment attractiveness advantages COVID-free might have given us. He also sees opportunity in upcoming RBNZ predictable messaging
Roger J Kerr worried that weak border controls undermine foreign investment attractiveness advantages COVID-free might have given us. He also sees opportunity in upcoming RBNZ predictable messaging
22nd Jun 20, 8:49am
15th Jun 20, 8:35am
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Roger J Kerr says the current government, from the evidence so far, is not prepared to listen, engage with and work with business to create the legislative/regulatory environment required
Roger J Kerr says the current government, from the evidence so far, is not prepared to listen, engage with and work with business to create the legislative/regulatory environment required
15th Jun 20, 8:35am
8th Jun 20, 9:21am
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Roger J Kerr says once crisis reactions settle, the underlying economic fundamentals always come through and ultimately determine exchange rate value and direction
Roger J Kerr says once crisis reactions settle, the underlying economic fundamentals always come through and ultimately determine exchange rate value and direction
8th Jun 20, 9:21am
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
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Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
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
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