Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the OCR unchanged at 1.75%

Kiwi rises after RBNZ maintains stance in latest rates review

Fri 23 Jun

The Federal Reserve's tightening cycle and US fiscal expansion "should eventually reassert upside pressure on US interest rates and the US dollar."

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says monetary policy will remain accommodative “for a considerable period”

NZ dollar spikes as Reserve Bank holds interest rates steady

Thu 22 Jun

Inflation spike is temporary and growth will rebound.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler will be seen sticking to his existing policy script when announcing his latest review this morning (photo: Rob Hosking)

Kiwi little changed ahead of RBNZ review expected to keep rates on hold

Thu 22 Jun

There is a risk today's OCR review will include concern about the strong kiwi dollar.

BNZ currency strategist Jason Wong says the "latest OCR review will be one of the few releases of interest"

Kiwi edges back toward 4-month high at start of OCR week

Mon 19 Jun

Ahead of the OCR review, traders will be watching today for the Westpac consumer confidence survey.

Craigs Investment Partners head of wealth research Mark Lister says "the focus will be on the commentary and the tone of the [Reserve Bank] statement"

Dollar signs likely to feature in Reserve Bank's OCR review

Mon 19 Jun

Will weaker than expected economic growth matter?

 Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler is expected to keep rates on hold at next week's review

Reserve Bank tipped to stay on hold and stick to neutral bias

Fri 16 Jun 1

Economists at Citi said given the RBNZ was tipping much higher growth.


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