[WELLINGTON] Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday that it was unlikely the central bank would need to use unconventional monetary policy tools, although it was...

[WELLINGTON] The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) on Wednesday held the official cash rate (OCR) at 1.0 per cent, as expected, but said there is scope for more fiscal and monetary stimulus to...

EDITORIAL

UNTIL recently, the spectre of negative interest rates seemed a distant one - afflicting parts of Europe since around 2015, and Japan in 2016.

[WELLINGTON] The head of New Zealand's central bank on Thursday said he was "pleased" with where policy was at present, having cut interest rates by a sharp 50 basis points earlier this month.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's manufacturing activity contracted in July for the first time since 2012, a survey showed on Friday, as new orders and employment conditions worsened.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank stunned markets on Wednesday by cutting the official cash rate (OCR) by a bigger-than-expected 50 basis points, and looked set to keep policy lower for...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank is all but certain to cut rates to record lows next week, and keep the door open for more easing as global policymakers unfurl a fresh burst of monetary...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank left interest rates on hold Wednesday but signalled a cut was coming as it seeks to stimulate an economy flagging in the face of a global slowdown.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's economic growth remained sluggish at 0.6 per cent in the first three months of 2019, official data showed on Thursday, fuelling expectations of another interest rate cut...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's economic growth rate held at a five-year low in the first quarter, leaving the door open for the central bank to cut interest rates again.