Analysis: NZ’s Robertson Needs to Talk to RBNZ’s Fin Stability Ar...

By Sophia Rodrigues

New Zealand Finance Minister Grant Robertson is right to be worried about the effect of rising house prices on his government’s aim to reduce inequality and poverty, but the solution to his worry is not in the h...

24 Nov 2020, 06:56 PM
Analysis: Subtle Shifts Suggest RBNZ Backing Off Negative OCR Pos...

By Sophia Rodrigues

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12 Nov 2020, 04:36 PM
RBNZ Keeps OCR Unch; To Start Funding for Lending Programme in De...

--Slightly upgrades view on economy but alert to downside risks

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% and announced it will provide additional easing to the economy v...

11 Nov 2020, 12:46 PM
RBNZ Planning to Bring Back High LVR Mortgage Rules As High Risk...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is planning to bring back loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions for mortgages earlier than expected to curb swift growth in higher-risk investor lending.

In a statement Wedne...

11 Nov 2020, 09:07 AM
Analysis: RBNZ Likely to Launch Funding Program But Some Rate Cut...

By Sophia Rodrigues

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10 Nov 2020, 01:10 PM
RBNZ Reviewing Reserves Portfolio As Part Of Emissions Reduction...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is reviewing its reserves portfolio as part of a plan to reduce its carbon emissions, Governor Adrian Orr said Wednesday.

Orr made the comments in a speech at the Pacific Ocea...

28 Oct 2020, 03:55 PM