Finance Minister Bill English

Finance minister brushes off credit rating agency’s concerns

Fri 13 Mar 15

Moody's latest New Zealand report detailed some darker clouds on the horizon.

Interest rate cuts dominate global economy

Fri 6 Mar 15 1

Central bankers are reacting to deflation and slowing growth.


Capital Economics chief Australia and New Zealand economist Paul Dales

New Zealand’s OCR could be as low at 3% in December

Fri 6 Mar 15 1

Economist Paul Dales says a sharper-than-expected slowdown in growth and low underlying inflation will prompt the Reserve bank to start reversing last year’s rate hikes.

Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan

India shocks markets with another interest rate cut

Thu 5 Mar 15

Yesterday, the Indian Reserve Bank slashed its lending rates by 0.25%, bringing their interest rate to 7.5%.

RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Should Wheeler follow Australia and cut interest rates?

Wed 4 Mar 15 1

Reserve Bank of Australia decided yesterday to keep its official cash rate at 2.25%.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Whose view on the likely end of Auckland’s housing boom do you rate?

Thu 12 Feb 15

Poll participants are at odds over whose views they rate.


Subscribe to RBNZ