SBS bank chief executive Wayne Evans

Low home loan rate not part of interest rate war

Tue 24 Nov 4

SBS Bank has announced a “special” one-year fixed home loan rate of 3.99% - with special audio feature.

First NZ Capital director of economics and strategy Chris Green

Market divided over December OCR cut

Mon 23 Nov

According to market pricing, there is a 50% chance of a 25 basis point cut in December.

Editorial: Strong finances deserve credit rating upgrade

Fri 6 Nov

Labour market statistics are noted for their half-full, half-empty nature.

RBA governor Glenn Stevens

RBA leaves OCR on hold, suggests more cutting could be necessary

Tue 3 Nov

Mr Stevens says the outlook for inflation “may afford scope for further easing of policy, should that be appropriate to lend support to demand.”

Westpac chief economist Dominic Stephens

Inflation rebound unlikely, OCR heading for 2%, says Westpac

Tue 3 Nov

The trade-weighted index was recently at 72.92.

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

Economist forecasts return to 3% GDP growth

Tue 3 Nov 1

But it looks as though the economy will be tested before the forecast figure is achieved.


Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon discusses his reasoning for picking GDP to rebound to 3% on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.


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