Graeme Wheeler

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

It’s never just the economy, stupid

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 31 Jul

Most economic confidence surveys don’t really tell you what’s going on in the economy.

 

Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

Dollar falls on Wheeler's argument for weaker currency, Fed's labour market view

Thu 30 Jul 1

Kiwi declined to 66.39USc at 5pm in Wellington from 66.62USc at 8am and 66.98USc yesterday.

TD Securities chief Asia-Pacific macro strategist Annette Beacher

Dollar jumps after Wheeler's speech

Wed 29 Jul

Annette Beacher says Graeme Wheeler is attempting to jawbone the currency to a lower level, which evidently has not worked.

 

Rob Hosking talks about Graeme Wheeler's speech on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR radio.

ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley

UPDATE: Wheeler reins in exuberant rate-cut forecasters, Kiwi above 67 USc

Wed 29 Jul

"The RBNZ speech reinforced that further easing is likely, but also explicitly dampened the more exuberant OCR cut expectations," said Nick Tuffley.

 

Rob Hosking talks about Graeme Wheeler's speech on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR radio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Wheeler: fast OCR cuts would only add to economic volatility

Wed 29 Jul

The governor also gave an oblique dig at economic pessimists.

 

Rob Hosking talks about Graeme Wheeler's speech on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR radio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Wheeler downplays scope for 'large' rates fall; kiwi gains

Wed 29 Jul

Graeme Wheeler gave a balanced view of the economy in a speech to an ExportNZ/Tauranga Chamber of Commerce meeting.

 

Rob Hosking talks about Graeme Wheeler's speech on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR radio.

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