Reserve Bank

Editorial: Growth drivers are harder to find

Fri 27 Nov

A degree of gamesmanship can be expected between economic commentary from the trading banks and the Reserve Bank.

ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley

Bank picks lower home loan rates in 2016

Fri 27 Nov

ASB expects home loan rates to drop, as the Reserve Bank prepares to slash the OCR to 2% - with special audio feature.

Dent made in banknote budget

Fri 27 Nov

The Reserve Bank (RBNZ) has spent $586,000 of its $1.1m total marketing budget promoting the release of the first pair of new banknotes. 

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.

Christian Hawkesby

What US Fed rate rise will mean for NZ investors


Janet Yellen is expected to deliver a welcome Christmas present for Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler.

HSBC chief Australasian economists Paul Bloxham

Inflation: RBNZ’s kryptonite

Thu 19 Nov

Inflation continues to remain stubbornly low, despite a raft of optimistic data - with special audio feature.


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