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  • Shadow Board calls for substantial tightening over the coming year 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2022-02-21)
    The Shadow Board is calling for a sharp increase in the official cash rate (OCR) over the coming year in the face of intensifying inflation pressures. There was an overwhelming call for the OCR to be increased by 25 basis points to 1 percent at the ...
  • NZIER Consensus Forecasts show weaker near-term outlook 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-12-13)
    The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts (CF) show a downward revision to the near-term outlook for the New Zealand economy. This largely reflects the expected impact of restrictions to contain the latest COVID-19 community outbreak, which turned out to ...
  • Intense inflation pressures drive calls for higher interest rates 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-11-22)
    The Shadow Board is overwhelmingly calling for a tightening in monetary policy, primarily through higher interest rates. However, this view was not unanimous, with Shadow Board members in the business community who were more cautious about further ...
  • NZIER’s Shadow Board calls for tightening within the coming year 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-07-12)
    There are growing calls amongst Shadow Board members for the Reserve Bank to tighten monetary policy given the pick-up in inflation pressures in the New Zealand economy. Many on the Shadow Board now see a tightening in monetary policy at the upcoming ...

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