Kiwi Economics

Kiwibank economists Zoe Wallis and Jeremy Couchman contribute regular articles to provide topical and unique insights into the New Zealand economy.  If you’re interested in receiving our economic updates delivered straight to your inbox, simply click here to sign up. Or follow us on Twitter: @kiwieconomics

Our Take: RBNZ June 2017 OCR Review - Standing pat


Our review of the latest Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: RBNZ June 2017 OCR Preview - Shadow boxing


Our preview of the next Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: Q1 2017 GDP Review - Construction capitulation


Our review of the latest data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from Statistics NZ.

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Our Take: RBNZ May 2017 Financial Stability Report - Same song, different chorus


Our review of the RBNZ's semi-annual Financial Stability Report (FSR)

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Our Take: RBNZ May 2017 MPS Review - Once bitten, twice shy


Our review of the latest RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) and Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: RBNZ May 2017 MPS Preview - Rolling forward


Our preview of the upcoming Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision and Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: Q1 2017 Labour Market Review - Devil in the detail


A review of the latest Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS), Labour Cost Index (LCI) and Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) data from Statistics NZ. 

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Our Take: Q1 2017 CPI Review - Stuck in the middle with you


Review and analysis of the latest inflation data from StatisticsNZ. 

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Our Take: Q1 2017 NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion - Ticking along


Our review of the latest Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) from the New Zealand Institute of Eocnomic Research (NZIER)

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Our Take: RBNZ March 2017 OCR Review - Staying the course


Our review of the latest Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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