Graeme Wheeler

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Interest rates: How Yellen's hesitation could force Wheeler's hand

Tue 24 Mar 15 2

Graeme Wheeler is squeezed between a rampant Auckland housing market, a US Federal Reserve which won't hike rates quickly enough and an Aussie central bank which is going to cut too quickly for him.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank: the gap in Wheeler’s messages

Fri 13 Mar 15

A bid to 'censor' the forecast period produced a very flat interest rate outlook.

Dollar extends gains after upbeat Reserve Bank, weaker US retail sales

Fri 13 Mar 15

Kiwi touched 74.42 US cents overnight, and was trading at 73.62 cents at 8am in Wellington.

Dollar gains after Wheeler keeps rates unchanged, upbeat on local outlook

Thu 12 Mar 15

Kiwi rose to 72.95 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 71.84 cents immediately before the statement, and 72.39 cents yesterday.

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics John McDermott

Reserve Bank reviewing 4.5% 'neutral' monetary policy setting

Thu 12 Mar 15 1

John McDermott told the committee the country's strong exchange rate was one of the channels through which low global inflation was feeding into New Zealand.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Tepid inflation surprise raises spectre of lower interest rates

Thu 12 Mar 15

"It is possible that price and wage-setting behaviour responds differently to what is currently assumed," the bank said.


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