A degree of gamesmanship can be expected between economic commentary from the trading banks and the Reserve Bank.
ASB expects home loan rates to drop, as the Reserve Bank prepares to slash the OCR to 2% - with special audio feature.
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.
According to market pricing, there is a 50% chance of a 25 basis point cut in December.
Janet Yellen is expected to deliver a welcome Christmas present for Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler.
Inflation continues to remain stubbornly low, despite a raft of optimistic data - with special audio feature.
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