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Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler and deputy governor Grant Spencer

POLITICAL WEEK: Reserve Bank finally moves, and the ground shifts

Fri 22 Jul

The Reserve Bank is not responsible for house prices. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank deputy governor Grant Spencer (Photo: Rob Hosking)

IN FOCUS: Latest inflation undershoot to put more pressure on Reserve Bank

Mon 18 Jul

Inflation might be minimal but an interest rate cut now would be pouring nitroglycerin onto an already out-of-control conflagration – unless the Reserve Bank  plans a surprise macro-prudential move. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics John McDermott

Reserve Bank's surprise statement aimed at clarifying message

Fri 15 Jul 4

Reserve bank release a surprise in "complicated world". With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank deputy governor Grant Spencer and governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank to signal further house lending restrictions

Thu 7 Jul 19

House lending is now rising at close to double the rate of nominal GDP. With special feature audio.

LGFA manager of credit and client relations Andrew Michl

Brexit a boon for NZ councils' cost of borrowing

Wed 29 Jun 4

Not everybody is a loser during times of crisis such as Brexit and local councils are benefiting through lower borrowing costs. With special feature audio.

Westpac Banking Corp market strategist Imre Speizer (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

NZ interest rates plunge as Brexit gets closer to reality

Fri 24 Jun 6

The two-year swap rate dropped 14 basis points to 2.17%. With special feature audio.

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