IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld

IMF again pares back global growth forecast

Wed 20 Jan

The World Economic Outlook has sliced its forecast by 0.2 percentage point to 3.4% for 2016.

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde

IMF approves Chinese yuan as a reserve currency

Tue 1 Dec

The move is largely symbiolic and will take a year to be effective.

Act leader David Seymour

Government tax breaks for saving unlikely

Wed 18 Nov 1

An IMF report on NZ’s economy suggests more needs to be done about the county’s low level of private savings.

IMF team Alexander Pitt, Dan Nyberg, Chikahisa Sumi, Adil Mohammad (Photo: Rob Hosking)

IMF report gives government hurry up on savings

Tue 10 Nov 2

Reaction to the IMF's NZ report with Rob Hosking on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

RBNZ Deputy Governor Grant Spencer

IMF, Reserve Bank to run stethoscope over New Zealand economy

Mon 9 Nov

New Zealand’s economy gets a check up this week.


Rob Hosking gives his in-depth analysis on the big stories to watch out for this week on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

US Republican Congressman Brad Sherman (top left)

Macroeconomic round up: 'God wants [the Fed] to keep rates on hold'

Fri 6 Nov 1

Jason Walls breaks down the week's biggest news in macroeconomics on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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