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  • New Zealand holds interest rate at historic low - The Statesman

    New Zealand's central bank held its official cash rate (OCR) at a historic low of 1.75 per cent on Thursday, citing major challenges in the global economy. Macroeconomic indicators in advanced economies have been positive over the past two months, but ...and more »

  • RBNZ's geopolitical concerns now 'extensive' - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

    March 23 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank's concerns about geopolitical uncertainties have been upgraded to "extensive" at a time when US President Donald Trump is facing a tougher battle in winning over legislators to enact his regulatory and tax ...and more »

  • New Zealand dollar softer after RBNZ stands pat on rates - Financial Times

    The New Zealand dollar has lost steam in morning trading on Thursday as investors come to terms with the prospect of the country's central bank refraining from interest rate rises this year. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic ...and more »

  • New Zealand bonds close modestly higher after RBNZ maintains neutral policy stance - EconoTimes

    The New Zealand bonds closed modestly higher Thursday after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) maintained a neutral policy stance at its monetary policy decision, held earlier today. The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond, which moves inversely ...and more »

  • Reserve Bank warns house prices could resume climb on supply shortage - Stuff.co.nz

    Reserve Bank warns house prices could resume climb on supply shortage - Stuff.co.nz;

    At the end of February, New Zealand's average house price was more than 50 per cent above the last peak in 2007. The Reserve Bank has warned New Zealand's house prices could resume the recent rise as supply shortages continue. On Thursday ...and more »

  • Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75% - Radio New Zealand

    Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75% - Radio New Zealand;

    The Reserve Bank (RBNZ) has kept the benchmark Official Cash Rate on hold at its record low of 1.75 percent. Graeme Wheeler Photo: RNZ. Governor Graeme Wheeler said the economy was expected to keep growing strongly, while the housing market was ...and more »

  • NZ dollar rises ahead of RBNZ review that's expected to keep rates on hold - New Zealand Herald

    The kiwi rose to 70.50 US cents as at 8am in Wellington from 70.30 cents late yesterday. The New Zealand dollar gained ahead of the Reserve Bank's six-weekly review of monetary policy, which is expected to see the benchmark interest rate kept unchanged ...and more »

  • Reserve Bank keeps official cash rate on hold at 1.75 per cent - New Zealand Herald

    The Reserve Bank has kept the official cash rate on hold at 1.75 per cent. Photo / Mark Mitchell. Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent, as expected, and reiterated his view that the benchmark rate ...and more »

  • RBNZ Holds Benchmark Rate At Record Low Of 1.75% - Action Forex

    'The RBNZ continues to see an outlook shaped by considerable uncertainty and is in no hurry to alter policy in either direction as a result. There is no change to our view. We continue to see the next move in the OCR being up, but not until mid-2018.and more »

  • Official Cash Rate held at record low - TVNZ

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has kept the Official Cash Rate at its record low of 1.75 per cent. Governor Graeme Wheeler left the rate unchanged this morning - a move that was widely anticipated after the bank earlier flagged an increase wouldn't be ...and more »