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07 June 2024

Stability returns to interest rates; one-year terms still recommended

The delivery of promised tax cuts will be welcome news to many, but will it be enough to make a tangible difference in the current...

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29 May 2024

A week of big news in interest rates and the New Zealand housing market

On the same day as the OCR announcement, the government announced the axing of the first home grant. So what does this mean for fi...

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15 May 2024

The Reserve Bank plays deaf to economic distress signals

House prices are falling, and both household confidence and job security are on the decline. The state of the economy is becoming ...

01 May 2024

Jobs growth in New Zealand has hit a roadblock

Wholesale interest rates in NZ have increased in recent months, and there has essentially been no jobs growth in New Zealand since the middle of last year. So will this weakening in the labour market continue?

17 April 2024

Inflation's backing down, but it's still got a way to go

If borrowers are hoping that the just-announced fall in the country’s rate of inflation to a four year low of 4.0% from the 2022 peak of 7.3% will bring interest rate cuts, they might need to think again.

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03 April 2024

Interest rates expected to slide by the end of the year

The changes that the Reserve Bank will make its first cut to the official cash rate before the end of this year is rising — and here's why.

20 March 2024

Is inflation still a cause for concern?

The RBNZ is signalling that rate cuts lie ahead, but as of yet remains unprepared to initiate them. So is inflation under control yet?

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