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NZ dollar little changed as US data meets expectations

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:40:12 +1300 | Businesswire

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed overnight in the absence of major drivers and as US economic data broadly met expectations ahead of the country's Thanksgiving public holiday.More >>

NZ dollar rises vs. sterling on downbeat BoE officials

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:36:19 +1300 | Businesswire

NZ dollar rises to two-week high vs. British pound after BoE officials damp rate hike speculation More >>

NZ dollar edges higher as Fed minutes reiterate Dec hike

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:52:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar edged higher after this morning's release of the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's last meeting reiterated that US interest rates may rise next month, but failed to make the case any stronger.More >>

NZ inflation expectations drift further below 2% mid-point

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:53:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Longer term inflation expectations weakened marginally in the latest Reserve Bank of New Zealand survey of expectations, with annual consumers price inflation expected to be 1.85 percent in two years' time, compared with an ...More >>

NZ dollar hits month-low vs. Aussie after upbeat jobs data

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:40:16 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar touched a month low against the Australian dollar after upbeat employment data across the Tasman pushed out expectations for an interest rate cut in Australia.More >>

NZ dollar edges lower in holiday trading

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:52:16 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar edges lower in holiday trading; greenback may advance as Fed speakers stoke rate hike bets More >>

RBNZ's Wheeler says rate hike risk 'negligible'

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:21:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

RBNZ's Wheeler says interest rate hike to calm Auckland housing market 'pretty negligible' in short term More >>

Increasing risks as housing contagion spreads

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:00:47 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English’s failure to diversify the economy or control the housing bubble is increasing the risks to financial stability identified by the Reserve Bank Governor today, Labour Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. “Graeme Wheeler must be ...More >>

Risks facing financial system have increased

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:51:26 +1300 | Reserve Bank

New Zealand’s financial system continues to perform well despite a deterioration in the outlook for global financial stability and increased risks related to the dairy and housing sectors, Reserve Bank Governor, Graeme Wheeler, said today when ...More >>

RBNZ asks banks to stress test dairy loans

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:23:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's major lenders are able to cope with a protracted downturn in the dairy sector, which the Reserve Bank estimates could cause credit losses of as much as 18 percent over a four-year period.More >>

NZ financial system sound as risks grow: RBNZ

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:05:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's banking system remains in good health, even as a heavily indebted dairy sector and continued heat in the Auckland property market pose greater risks to the nation's lenders, according to the Reserve Bank's six-monthly ...More >>

Celebrating the tukutuku panel on the $10 note

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:53:32 +1300 | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank, Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust and Te Hau ki Turanga Trust are working together to cast light on the history of the tukutuku panel represented on New Zealand’s $10 banknote. More >>

TPP central banks to refrain from currency manipulation

Fri, 6 Nov 2015 12:48:48 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand and its 11 counterparts in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment pact have agreed to avoid unfair currency manipulation as part of a regionwide push for greater cooperation, adopting ...More >>

NZ dollar jumps vs. Sterling as BoE rate hike chance dims

Fri, 6 Nov 2015 08:29:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar jumps higher vs. British pound as investors push out bets for BoE rate hike More >>

NZ dollar falls ahead of US nonfarm payrolls

Thu, 5 Nov 2015 17:20:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell ahead of US labour market figures that may add to the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates from near zero next month.More >>

NZ dollar falls after Fed's Yellen says Dec hikes 'live'

Thu, 5 Nov 2015 08:43:38 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls as US dollar strengthens after Fed's Yellen says Dec 'live' for rate hikes More >>

NZ dollar falls vs. sterling on stronger UK manufacturing

Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:38:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls vs. British pound as stronger UK manufacturing sector stokes rate hike speculation More >>

Inflation outcome alone too narrow to gauge RBNZ policy

Mon, 2 Nov 2015 15:02:53 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank says its policy decisions can't be judged solely on the level of inflation in the country, as it has to maintain the credibility of its operating framework and can be trumped by new information, according to a ...More >>

RBNZ's 'watch and wait' language boosts kiwi dollar

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:04:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rebounded after the Reserve Bank left interest rates on hold and warned the currency's recent appreciation may keep rates low, as traders took Governor Graeme Wheeler's "watch and wait" language ...More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.75 percent

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:30:18 +1300 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.75 percent. More >>


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