Graeme Wheeler

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.

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.

Treasury's relations with Reserve Bank appear fraught

Fri 26 Jun 7

Papers released under the OIA reveal Treasury frustration with a lack of consultation by RBNZ.


Jenny Ruth talks about the Reserve Bank on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham

Editor's Insight: The land of lost opportunities

Fri 26 Jun

The debate over interest rate levels and optimum economic growth has evolved into a frontal attack on the Reserve Bank’s performance over the past two or three years.


Nevil Gibson discusses his latest Editor's Insight on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Michael Reddell

Reserve Bank governor likened to Muldoon on housing measures

Fri 26 Jun 10

Graeme Wheeler is also stretching his legislated powers in a manner reminiscent of former Prime Minister Rob Muldoon, the bank’s former special economics adviser said.


Jenny Ruth talks about the Reserve Bank on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Finance Minister Bill English (Tinaz Karbhari)

NBR readers say Finance Minister Bill English shouldn't throw stones

Thu 25 Jun 3

What do NBR ONLINE readers think following Bill English’s open criticism of the central banker’s failure to meet his inflation targets.


Jenny Ruth talks about Bill English's comments on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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