Economy

Interest rate cuts dominate global economy

Fri 6 Mar 15

Central bankers are reacting to deflation and slowing growth.

 

Capital Economics chief Australia and New Zealand economist Paul Dales

New Zealand’s OCR could be as low at 3% in December

Fri 6 Mar 15

Economist Paul Dales says a sharper-than-expected slowdown in growth and low underlying inflation will prompt the Reserve bank to start reversing last year’s rate hikes.

Economy to grow close to 3% in 2015 as building offsets dairy decline: Moody's

Fri 6 Mar 15

"New Zealand's economy is growing strongly, despite a steep fall in dairy prices during 2014"

Capital Economics chief Australia and New Zealand economist Paul Dales

Australian economy – the worst is yet to come

Wed 4 Mar 15 1

A Capital Economics report released this week outlines some major economic issues facing Australia.

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens

Aussie decision ensures no 'parity party' as NZ dollar marks 30 years afloat

Wed 4 Mar 15

NZ dollar falls as Aussie central bank surprises financial markets.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Aussies could force Reserve Bank to follow

Tue 3 Mar 15 3

Interest rate cuts in Australia could force a U-turn by the Reserve Bank.

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