Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Reserve Bank, Treasury talk up global economic risks in briefings to finance minister

Fri 17 Feb 2

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf told the minister the debate on protectionism in the US and parts of Europe had created uncertainty in international markets

Infometrics economist and chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan

Politics represent biggest risks to NZ economy

Fri 17 Feb

Risks abound for the New Zealand economy but they are mostly offshore and geopolitical in nature.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

RBNZ: Why calls to change the monetary policy settings are wrong

Tue 14 Feb 12

Monetary policy settings and how the Reserve Bank goes about its job in this area are under contention again.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Reserve Bank paints picture of global stagflation under Trump's policies

Fri 10 Feb 1

President Trump’s policies mean global stagflation, assuming he follows through on his promises.

RBNZ: Wheeler stresses 'uncertainty' and holds OCR

Thu 9 Feb 14

Mr Wheeler is playing it cautiously.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce

Is Joyce serious about tax relief?

Wed 8 Feb 6

New Finance Minister Steven Joyce is signalling Budget 2017 will feature quite a chunk of fiscal largesse.


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