Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens worries businesses and professionals expect more inflation-tolerant policy.

Rise in longer-term inflation expectations is a worry

Wed 9 May 1

Shorter-term expectation measures tend to register actual outcomes.

ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says construction prices pressures have muted.

Annual inflation falls to its lowest level in 1½ years

Thu 19 Apr 3

New Zealand continues to import deflation.

The head of wealth research at Craigs Investment Partners, Mark Lister says inflation will probably remain benign.

NZ’s headline annual inflation rate set to fall

Mon 16 Apr

Higher oil prices are one area of strength.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson got what he wanted but it won't make a difference. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

House price inflation is still inflation

Fri 6 Apr 8

Analysis: The fuss about the Reserve Bank’s new policy targets agreement overlooks a bigger problem. 

Market panics send strong warning signals


Opinion: Sharemarkets react to fears for future inflation and interest rates.

AMP fixed interest head Grant Hassell says "They’ve worked so hard to stoke inflation fires that they’re not going to want to put them out too soon."

Just which bogeyman spooked the markets?

Thu 8 Feb 7

Opinion: US bond yields are rising, but New Zealand bonds aren't playing along.


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