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Harbour Asset Management fixed interest portfolio manager Mark Brown

Kiwi dollar poised for parity with the Aussie

Wed 25 Feb 15 2

“Even if you ignore the aspects of monetary policy, broader measures that can determine the value of a currency have been supportive of the Kiwi going up against the aussie”

ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner says it’s not a new phenomenon to see disinflation coming out of China, but deflation is “one step further.”

Even more Chinese investment tipped

Fri 13 Feb 15 6

New Zealand is primed to get a good slice of the pie, as Chinese investors look for countries to park their capital.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

House prices and the Reserve Bank's mixed messages

Tue 10 Feb 15 11

House prices are on everyone’s lips again.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

RBNZ: Wheeler says OCR will be on hold for some time

Wed 4 Feb 15 6

Conditions for either a hike or a cut in interest rates are some time off, says Wheeler.

NZ Institute of Economic Research principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub

Drought set to cannibalise GDP growth by more than the expected $1 billion

Tue 3 Feb 15

Shamubeel Eaqub says this year, the impact might be a bit bigger.

RBNZ governor Graeme Wheeler

Reserve Bank – pondering LVR II?

Thu 29 Jan 15

Today’s statements that the next OCR move could be down, and that NZ will probably tip into deflation this year, were not expected.


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