AUT senior economics lecturer Dr Saten Kumar

New Zealand’s low inflation rate a result of a ‘mismatch’ of beliefs

Thu 7 May

New Zealand firms and consumers not understanding monetary policy is one of the reasons inflation is ‘shockingly low’, an expert tells NBR Online. 


Jason Walls discusses what may be behind New Zealand's low inflation on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

Harbour Asset Management head of fixed income Christian Hawkesby

UPDATED: All eyes on Aussie CPI

Wed 22 Apr

'CPI figures aren't as weak as we expected but they are unlikely to prompt the RBA to abandon its plans to cut interest rates in early May.'

HSBC chief Australasian economist Paul Bloxham

HSBC economist says no housing bubble in Auckland

Tue 21 Apr 9

“The current pace of housing price growth is unsustainably rapid in Auckland and will need to slow down over time.”

Finance Minister Bill English

Finance minister brushes off credit rating agency’s concerns

Fri 13 Mar

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

Interest rate cuts dominate global economy

Fri 6 Mar 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 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.


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