Graeme Wheeler

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.

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.

RBNZ Deputy Governor Grant Spencer and governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank asks banks to stress-test dairy loans

Wed 11 Nov

Reserve Bank has previously cited concerns about the level of indebtedness among a core group of dairy farmers.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

TPP: central banks to refrain from currency manipulation

Fri 6 Nov

In a joint statement, Graeme Wheeler and Gabriel Makhlouf welcomed a declaration by the 12 monetary authorities.

A SENSE OF RELIEF: Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (at left) will be pleased the kiwi dollar is slowly shedding some value, while across the Ditch RBA governor Glenn Stevens (at right) kept Australia’s OCR on hold this week

Fed and RBA relieve some pressure for Reserve Bank

Fri 6 Nov

Reserve Bank policy makers will be breathing a sigh of relief after international developments alleviated some pressure on the kiwi dollar.


NZIER economist Christina Leung

Kiwi dollar plummets against Aussie – expect further drops

Thu 5 Nov 1

The cherry on top of this cross rate cake was yesterday’s Australian retail sale figures.


NZIER economist Christina Leung says the RBNZ won't cut the OCR below 2.5%


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