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Scoop.co.nz
Rural Market Waits for Spring Sunshineperiod from 1 June 2017 to 31 August 2017.The REINZ Farm Price Indices have bee
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
period from 1 June 2017 to 31 August 2017.The REINZ Farm Price Indices have been developed in conjunction with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. It adjusts sale prices for property specific factors such as location, size and farm type which can... Read more
2d
Sky News Australia
New Zealand services sector expands in Augustfell 2.8 points to 52.2, and while this is still above the long-term average of
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
fell 2.8 points to 52.2, and while this is still above the long-term average of 51.6, it is a noticeable slowing, Bank of New Zealand economist Craig Ebert said. New orders/business rose 2.9 points to 63.1, with stocks/inventories also up... Read more
2d
NZCity
NZ services sector expands in Augustfell 2.8 points to 52.2, and while this is still above the long-term average of
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
fell 2.8 points to 52.2, and while this is still above the long-term average of 51.6, it is a noticeable slowing, Bank of New Zealand economist Craig Ebert said. New orders/business rose 2.9 points to 63.1, with stocks/inventories also up... Read more
5d
NZCity
NZ manufacturing gains in Augustpushing further above the long-term average as activity in the South Island and
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
pushing further above the long-term average as activity in the South Island and larger firms picked up. The BusinessNZ-Bank of New Zealand performance of manufacturing index rose 2.4 points to a seasonally adjusted 57.9 in August, extending its... Read more
5d
Herald Sun
NZD tumbles vs pound on BoE rate hike viewpegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
pegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement," said Jason Wong, a currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. "A BoE hike in November would support the theme that major central banks around the world are intent on... Read more
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5d
Perth Now
NZD tumbles vs pound on BoE rate hike viewpegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
pegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement," said Jason Wong, a currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. "A BoE hike in November would support the theme that major central banks around the world are intent on... Read more
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5d
Adelaide Now
NZD tumbles vs pound on BoE rate hike viewpegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
pegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement," said Jason Wong, a currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. "A BoE hike in November would support the theme that major central banks around the world are intent on... Read more
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5d
The Courier Mail
NZD tumbles vs pound on BoE rate hike viewpegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
pegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement," said Jason Wong, a currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. "A BoE hike in November would support the theme that major central banks around the world are intent on... Read more
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5d
NZCity
NZD tumbles vs pound on BoE rate hike viewpegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
pegging. The pound "surged after a more hawkish than expected BoE announcement," said Jason Wong, a currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. "A BoE hike in November would support the theme that major central banks around the world are intent on... Read more
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6d
Computerworld (NZ)
Online is the most complained sales channelof complaints seems to have done little to dampen New Zealanders’ enthusiasm fo
Computerworld (NZ) / Posted 6 days ago
of complaints seems to have done little to dampen New Zealanders’ enthusiasm for online shopping. The commission cites The Bank of New Zealand Online Retail Sales Report, which shows that New Zealanders’ total online spend grew for May 2017 was 14... Read more
7d
Market Watch
The index of index creation is off the chartsthat end, the Bank of Canada created a monetary conditions index in the early 1
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
that end, the Bank of Canada created a monetary conditions index in the early 1990s, which was adopted by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. The original MCI included a real short-term rate and a real exchange rate. From there, things went off... Read more
7d
Scoop.co.nz
Universal Basic Income Will Improve Tax Systemat the same time. However, if we funded KIwi Bank properly we could build it up
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
at the same time. However, if we funded KIwi Bank properly we could build it up to at least the same level as the old Bank of New Zealand which was Government owned and had 45% of the NZ banking market. We were once 45% of the way to the... Read more
8d
Scoop.co.nz
NZ dollar gains vs yen as demand for safe havens abatesleading to a shift out of safe-havens, while the USD has shown signs of recover
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
leading to a shift out of safe-havens, while the USD has shown signs of recovery," said Jason Wong, currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. The kiwi dollar rose to 60.62 euro cents from 60.29 cents late yesterday after European Central Bank... Read more
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8d
Business Insider Australia
HSBC's outlook for global interest rates, in one tableCanada adding to the two rate hikes already delivered this year, while it expec
Business Insider Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Canada adding to the two rate hikes already delivered this year, while it expects the Reserve Bank of Australia and Reserve Bank of New Zealand to begin policy normalisation in the first and third quarters of next year respectively. In Western... Read more
9d
Scoop.co.nz
Labour needs to front up on housing policiesBe good with money Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has been a big part of New Zealan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Be good with money Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has been a big part of New Zealand life for over 150 years since its foundation in 1861. The bank employs over 5,000 people and has more than 170 retail stores and 32 Partners business centres across the... Read more
12d
NZCity
NZD down vs euro as ECB lifts forecastupbeat economic outlook and the fact that EUR-strength only had a small negativ
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
upbeat economic outlook and the fact that EUR-strength only had a small negative impact on the bank's inflation forecasts," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. He described the sell-off in the kiwi after the political poll as a... Read more
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13d
Reuters
New Zealand 2017 election - main parties and policiesfive years of taking office. Labour proposes adding full employment to the exi
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
five years of taking office. Labour proposes adding full employment to the existing inflation mandate of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, which economists say could lead to easier monetary policy and fuel longer-term inflation. To form a... Read more
13d
NZCity
NZD at 15-month low vs Canadian dollarovernight lending rate by 25 basis points to 1 per cent. The Canadian hike "su
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
overnight lending rate by 25 basis points to 1 per cent. The Canadian hike "surprised the market with respect to timing", Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. The Bank of Canada had "tried to hose down expectations of further... Read more
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15d
The Courier Mail
Political risk up in NZ markets on polllevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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15d
News.com.au
Political risk up in NZ markets on polllevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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15d
Geelong Advertiser
Political risk up in NZ markets on polllevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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15d
Perth Now
NZD falls amid North Korea tensionsdata to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
data to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have seen a modest shift into safe-haven assets," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. In New Zealand on Tuesday, traders will be watching for building... Read more
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15d
Weekly Times
NZD falls amid North Korea tensionsdata to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
data to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have seen a modest shift into safe-haven assets," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. In New Zealand on Tuesday, traders will be watching for building... Read more
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15d
The Courier Mail
NZD falls amid North Korea tensionsdata to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea’s provocations, which have
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
data to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea’s provocations, which have seen a modest shift into safe-haven assets," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. In New Zealand on Tuesday, traders will be watching for building... Read more
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15d
NZCity
NZD falls amid North Korea tensionsdata to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
data to trade on, the focus has been on North Korea's provocations, which have seen a modest shift into safe-haven assets," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. In New Zealand on Tuesday, traders will be watching for building... Read more
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16d
Scoop.co.nz
Reserve Bank leasing office space to Defence Forceleasing office space to Defence ForceThe New Zealand Defence Force has signed a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
leasing office space to Defence ForceThe New Zealand Defence Force has signed a lease to occupy three floors in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand building, beginning later this year.Reserve Bank Head of Currency, Property and Security, Steve Gordon,... Read more
18d
Market Watch
New Zealand election likely to weaken its dollarLabour also promised to reform the central bank, or reserve bank as its called,
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
Labour also promised to reform the central bank, or reserve bank as its called, and that could lead to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand keeping rates lower for longer, Patel wrote. This, he argued, gives the kiwi no real reason to... Read more
19d
The Star
Political risk climbs in NZ markets as Labour leads in poll, Kiwi dollar dentedlevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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19d
Channel NewsAsia
Political risk climbs in NZ markets as Labour leads in poll, Kiwi dollar dentedlevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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19d
EuroNews
Political risk climbs in NZ markets as Labour leads in poll, Kiwi dollar dentedlevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation’s central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment goal.... Read more
19d
The Star
Political risk climbs in NZ markets as Labour leads in poll, Kiwi dollar dentedlevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation's central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
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19d
Reuters
Political risk climbs in NZ markets as Labour leads in poll, Kiwi dollar dentedlevels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also propos
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
levels of 70,000 a year to reduce strains on infrastructure. It has also proposed changing the charter of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), the nation’s central bank, by ending its sole focus on inflation and adding an employment... Read more
21d
Reuters
RBNZ's Wheeler says lower New Zealand dollar needed to boost inflation; kiwi tumblesWELLINGTON (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) Governor Graeme Wheel
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) Governor Graeme Wheeler said on Wednesday that a lower New Zealand dollar was needed to help bolster the export sector and push up inflation, triggering a selloff in the local... Read more
21d
NZCity
NZ dollar recovers vs yen, greenbackrecovered somewhat as the market speculates tension will not escalate further,
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
recovered somewhat as the market speculates tension will not escalate further, bringing some reversal of earlier moves," Bank of New Zealand economist Doug Steel said. In New Zealand, Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler is to deliver his final... Read more
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22d
Scoop.co.nz
The Shipwreck That Built Wellington CityThe upper works of the ’Ark’ were demolished in the 1880s and the lower hull wa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
The upper works of the ’Ark’ were demolished in the 1880s and the lower hull was left under what became the first Bank of New Zealand – now the Old Bank Arcade shopping centre. In 1997 the rest of the remains were dug up with the Old Bank... Read more
23d
Scoop.co.nz
New brand campaign for Bank of New ZealandBe good with money Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has been a big part of New Zealan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
Be good with money Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has been a big part of New Zealand life for over 150 years since its foundation in 1861. The bank employs over 5,000 people and has more than 170 retail stores and 32 Partners business centres across the... Read more
23d
Herald Sun
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
Weekly Times
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
Weekly Times / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
Perth Now
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
The Courier Mail
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
NZCity
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
9 related articles
23d
News.com.au
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
Geelong Advertiser
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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23d
Adelaide Now
NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euroany comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, addin
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
any comment on the stronger euro encouraged the market to take it higher, adding to the gains seen after Yellen's speech," Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Jason Wong said. "The fall in the USD saw it end the week uncomfortably close to the... Read more
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26d
Business Insider Australia
Kiwis think their housing boom is overprice gains over the next 12 months.” Mundy and Tuffley say the result reflect
Business Insider Australia / Posted 26 days ago
price gains over the next 12 months.” Mundy and Tuffley say the result reflects a slowdown in housing turnover following strong price growth in prior years and tighter macroprudential measures introduced by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand last y... Read more
30d
NZCity
NZ dollar unmoved by Dunne election shockThe focus is on the Kansas City Fed Jackson Hole symposium later in the week,"
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
The focus is on the Kansas City Fed Jackson Hole symposium later in the week," said Jason Wong, currency strategist at Bank of New Zealand. The kiwi is likely to stick to a tight range until then. On the domestic front, markets overlooked... Read more

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