RBNZ Museum

The RBNZ Governor Wheeler gave a speech last week in Auckland where he defended the RBNZ’s policy decision to keep interest rates steady. He said that there were significant downside risks to the outlook for the global economy, especially the protectionist policies from the new U.S. administration. On the domestic front, the RBNZ Governor highl...

2017-03-08 John Benjamin Read more
RBNZ_Kiwi

Will higher oil prices change near-term inflation outlook for the RBNZ or with the Fed most likely to stand pat on policy; has the risk of an RBNZ rate cut increased? The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will be meeting later this evening for its monthly monetary policy meeting. Economists expect that the RBNZ could hold rates steady at today's meet...

2016-06-08 John Benjamin Read more