interest rates

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

RBNZ: Wheeler's next move after yesterday's OCR cut

Fri 24 Jul

What is not clear yet is whether Graeme Wheeler is just bringing forward cuts signalled in the June or whether he now intends to cut further.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

RBNZ cuts OCR, signals 'softer' economic outlook

Thu 23 Jul 10

The run of less-than-stellar economic data brought those cuts forward.


Rob Hosking talks about the OCR cut on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research senior economist Christina Leung (Rob Hosking)

Firms still expanding - but further interest rate cuts could be needed

Tue 7 Jul 2

RBNZ 'walking a fine line' between minimal inflaton and property 'inferno'.


Rob Hosking talks about the latest business confidence survey on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler announcing last month's interest rate cut (photo: Rob Hosking)

Falling dollar could reduce scope for interest rate cuts

Fri 3 Jul 3

The currency is now 6% below where the Reserve Bank expected: that is going to mean higher imported inflation than anticipated.

RBNZ's Wheeler: latest crisis could force him into a third rate cut (Rob Hosking)

Greek tragedy, Chinese burn could hit NZ economy

Tue 30 Jun 2

This is not only a Greek story: for New Zealand it is more a China story.


Jason Walls talks about Greece on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

NBR reporter Jason Walls

NBR Radio: Macroeconomic weekly round up

Fri 26 Jun

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


Subscribe to interest rates