Reserve Bank

RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler announcing last month's interest rate cut (photo: Rob Hosking)

Falling dollar could reduce scope for interest rate cuts

Fri 3 Jul 3

The currency is now 6% below where the Reserve Bank expected: that is going to mean higher imported inflation than anticipated.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Debt spikes as property investors rush to beat new rules

Wed 1 Jul 2

Although it's not a return to the 10-16% annual increases of 2003-06, the biggest monthly increase in borrowing for eight years is still a concern.


Rob Hosking talks about the latest private dept figures on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

RBNZ's Wheeler: latest crisis could force him into a third rate cut (Rob Hosking)

Greek tragedy, Chinese burn could hit NZ economy

Tue 30 Jun 2

This is not only a Greek story: for New Zealand it is more a China story.


Jason Walls talks about Greece on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

Dollar recovers after knee-jerk decline on Greece concerns

Tue 30 Jun

Kiwi gained to 68.60USc at 8am in Wellington.

Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline this week amid Greek uncertainty

Mon 29 Jun

Kiwi may trade between 66 US cents and 70.50 cents this week.

Dollar falls to fresh 5-year low as investors seek safe haven assets on Greece uncertainty

Mon 29 Jun

Kiwi touched 67.90USc, its lowest level since June 2010.


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