Articles tagged RBNZ

New Finance Minister Grant Robertson faces a tough time convincing existing Reserve Bank staff that they can run the economy hotter to get unemployment below four percent, at least for now.

The new Government's plans to reform the Reserve Bank's mandate and its decision-making system in the coming months are important, but not as much as how the current board views the proposed changes and who it proposes as the new Governor. Bernard Hickey analyses the planned reforms and the key question of who will be the next Governor.