Articles tagged NZ$

Finance Minister Grant Robertson is encouraged by the state of the economy and the Government's books despite lower business confidence, but is eyeing an elevated currency. Bernard Hickey reports.

The Reserve Bank published its March Quarter Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) , held a news conference and appeared before Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee on Thursday. Here's the nine key things of note from the set-piece statement and the ensuing commentary.

For the convenience of email subscribers, here is my weekend column in which I look at why Auckland's property market is getting its second wind just as the high NZ dollar kicks dairy farmers and fishermen in the guts.

Speaking less than two hours before the Reserve Bank confirmed it intervened to push the New Zealand dollar down in August, Prime Minister John Key was remarkably relaxed about the prospect of intervention, which he said he had not been briefed on.

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand published its September quarter Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) and held its regular post-statement news conference on Thursday. Here's the ten things of note from the statement, the conference and the reaction. The bottom line is the OCR could now be on hold until mid 2015.