Fergus Hodgson

Why New Zealand does not need more inflation

Thu 11 Aug 9

The Consumer Price Index doesn't fully account for increases in the cost of living. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

New LVR restrictions be damned, house price inflation is looking like a runaway train

Wed 10 Aug 5

Annual house price inflation soared 16.3% nationally in July and 23% in Wellington.

Editorial: Facing the end of rising incomes

Fri 5 Aug

New labour market statistics out this week showed wages are still rising faster than inflation.

ASB Bank economist Jane Turner

Private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June quarter

Wed 3 Aug

Private sector ordinary time wages rose 0.4 percent in the three months ended June 30.

ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie

UPDATED: Where economists see inflation expectations heading

Tue 2 Aug

Inflation expectations were virtually unchanged but still below 2% looking ahead two years. 

Capital Economics chief New Zealand and Australian economist Paul Dales

What’s the next step for the Reserve Bank of Australia?

Thu 28 Jul

Low inflation figures make a rate cut “a done deal” says one economist – but not all so sure. With special feature audio.


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