Results: New Zealand Economy

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22 January 2020

A change in the wind: OCR 2020 forecast

While most banks are still predicting a cut in the OCR this May, ANZ are taking a different stance.

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15 January 2020

Economic overview

As we move further into January, the banks are starting to announce expectations and predictions for the upcoming year.

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08 January 2020

Entering 2020: a market update

With 2020 now underway, we haven’t seen many changes with most still on holiday mode. Here’s what we’ve noticed in the past week.

11 December 2019

OCR: predictions for 2020

As we draw closer to the end of 2019, we’re hearing a change in tune from experts about what’s in store for the OCR in 2020.

05 December 2019

Capital Requirements to increase in 2020

Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced their final decision to increase the capital requirement for banks.

28 November 2019

Loan-to-value restrictions to remain the same - RBNZ

Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has stated that financial system vulnerabilities remain elevated and more effort is required to ensure that the system remains resilient over the longer-term.

27 November 2019

Will mortgage rates drop in 2020?

Mortgage rates remain at historic lows following the Reserve Bank’s decision to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1.00% in November 2019. The question is, will they drop even further?