interest rate

Silveroaks’ lawyer John Turner

Small motel chain sues Westpac over interest rate swaps

Mon 6 Jul 2

The David and Goliath saga, which started in the High Court today, is being watched closely by the banking sector.

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

Wage inflation slows in first quarter, adding to case for interest rate cut

Wed 6 May 3

Labour cost index shows private sector wages rose 0.3 percent in the first quarter.

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens

NZ dollar: Aussies turn parity party poopers

Wed 8 Apr 1

Financial markets will now shift their speculation to an Aussie interest rate cut on 5 May. 

Harbour Asset Finance head of fixed income Christian Hawkesby says if the Federal Reserve does hike rates later this year, New Zealand is likely to see the US dollar continuing to strengthen

New Zealand poised to weather the effects of imminent US rate hike

Wed 11 Feb

Mr Hawkesby says it could result in New Zealand’s long-term interest rates rising back up.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: What should the Reserve Bank do about instability from the sharp increase in the value of the USD?

Wed 10 Dec 1

NBR member subscribers cautious about instability from the sharp increase in the US dollar value.


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