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Changes in household behaviour help explain low inflation

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:41 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank is taking account of changing household saving and spending behaviours in its inflation forecasts, Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said in a speech to the Australia National University in Canberra this evening. More >>

RBNZ confirms nationwide restrictions on loans to investors

Monday, 5 September 2016, 11:49 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank today confirmed that new rules tighten restrictions on bank lending to residential property buyers throughout New Zealand. From 1 October, residential property investors will generally need a 40 percent deposit for a mortgage loan, ... More >>

Monetary policy faces challenges in turbulent times

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:19 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Monetary policy faces challenges in turbulent times Monetary policy challenges extend well beyond the normal parameters and stresses envisaged when policy frameworks were designed and inflation goals were first specified, Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler ... More >>

Waikato Diocesan School wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 4:49 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls wins Monetary Policy Challenge Waikato Diocesan School for Girls has been named the national winner of the 2016 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC). Scots College (Wellington) placed second ... More >>

Making monetary policy decisions

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 12:55 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Making monetary policy decisions The Reserve Bank regularly reviews and refines its monetary policy decision making process to help it better handle economic uncertainty and improve the quality of policy decisions, Assistant Governor John McDermott said ... More >>

Housing risks require a broad policy response

Friday, 8 July 2016, 9:59 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Growing imbalances in the housing market require policy action on a number of fronts, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said today. More >>

Discussion Paper: Inflation expectations and low inflation

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 5:22 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

A new discussion paper by Ozer Karagedikli and John McDermott has been published on the Reserve Bank’s website. More >>

Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 notes in circulation

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:27 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

New Zealand’s new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes have entered public circulation, the Reserve Bank announced today. More >>

Reserve Bank consults on publication of submissions

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:26 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank today started consulting about whether it should routinely publish submissions that it receives from regulated entities and other stakeholders. More >>

New Zealand's new $5 note wins international banknote award

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 12:16 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

New Zealand’s new Brighter Money $5 note has been named Banknote of the Year in a prestigious international competition. More >>

Review of Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 2:40 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank is planning a review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act (IPSA). IPSA provided the first comprehensive framework for the prudential regulation and supervision of insurers in New Zealand. Head of Prudential Supervision Toby Fiennes ... More >>

Banking system robust to severe dairy stress test

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 3:52 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The banking system is robust to a severe dairy stress test, according to a Bulletin article ‘ Summary of the dairy portfolio stress testing exercise ’ published today by the Reserve Bank. More >>

RBNZ appoints new Head of Currency, Property and Security

Monday, 7 March 2016, 2:50 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

RBNZ appoints new Head of Currency, Property and Security The Reserve Bank has appointed Steve Gordon as its new Head of Currency, Property and Security (CPS). Mr Gordon is currently head of Risk, Assessment and Assurance, having joined the Bank in 2012. ... More >>

Canterbury economy resilient five years after earthquakes

Friday, 19 February 2016, 11:23 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Canterbury economy resilient five years after earthquakes The Canterbury economy has proved resilient to the substantial destruction caused by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, a report says in the Reserve Bank Bulletin published today. The report, The Canterbury ... More >>

Updated weights for Trade-Weighted Index

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 3:25 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Updated weights for Trade-Weighted Index The annual re-weighting of the Trade-Weighted Index (TWI) will take effect on Wednesday 16 December 2015. The TWI is a measure of the value of the New Zealand dollar relative to the currencies of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Celebrating the tukutuku panel on the $10 note

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 2:53 pm | 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 >>

International forces remain major influence on economy

Monday, 28 September 2015, 11:02 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

International forces remain major influence on economy The Reserve Bank’s Annual Report 2014-15 shows that New Zealand’s economy and financial system remain subject to major challenges in the global environment. Governor Graeme Wheeler said New Zealand’s ... More >>

Brighter Money ($5s and $10s) coming from 12 October

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 10:25 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank today announced the first release of new $5 and $10 notes will take place on Monday 12 October. From that day, new notes will start to be released from banks and retailers. More >>

Official Cash Rate reduced to 2.75 percent

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 9:24 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank today reduced the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 2.75 percent. More >>

Export Performance, Invoice Currency, Heterogeneous Exchange

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 3:34 pm | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

DP2013/01 Export Performance, Invoice Currency, And Heterogeneous Exchange Rate Pass-Through By Richard Fabling and Lynda Sanderson http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/research/discusspapers/dp13_01.pdf Using comprehensive, shipment-level merchandise trade data, we examine the extent ... More >>

   

 

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