Analysis: RBNZ plans removal of LVR restrictions to support housi...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is planning to remove loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions for mortgages to support smooth credit flow in the economy and to prevent sharp fall in housing prices caused by the coronav...

21 Apr 2020, 12:29 PM
Analysis: RBNZ’s Path Shows Interest Rate Swaps Preferred Unconve...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand could use a different form of forward guidance before it pushes the official cash rate below zero but once it reaches that point interest rate swaps is likely to be its preferred unconv...

10 Mar 2020, 01:15 PM
Did RBNZ Hint at Targeted Term Lending as Unconventional Monpol O...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand may have dropped a hint on Monday that targeted term lending could be one of its preferred unconventional monetary policy measures to deal with the impact of coronavirus on the economy....

10 Mar 2020, 09:24 AM
Analysis: RBNZ’s Unconventional MonPol Options. Interest Rate Swa...

By Sophia Rodrigues

It’s been nearly two years since the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published a paper discussing a range of unconventional monetary policy options that it could use if the official cash rate fell to zero but so far...

05 Mar 2020, 03:58 PM
Clever 3-in-1 Communication From the RBNZ

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand issued an advisory this morning about an upcoming speech by Governor Adrian Orr on unconventional monetary policy. But in a very clever move, it turned the advisory into a statement aim...

04 Mar 2020, 10:29 AM
Analysis: RBNZ May Hold; Signal Easing Bias But Rate Cut Not Rule...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is likely to leave the official cash rate unchanged on Wednesday and signal an easing bias, though a 25 basis point rate cut cannot be completely ruled out.

While the RBNZ&rsq...

11 Feb 2020, 09:23 PM