Economist video updates

Watch our economists Jarrod Kerr and Mary Jo Vergara talk about the latest insights on the New Zealand economy.

Latest update: 26 May 2023

Our Senior Economist Mary Jo Vergara and our Treasurer Belinda Newman run through the RBNZ’s latest policy decision and the reaction in financial markets. For the 12th straight meeting, the RBNZ hiked the cash rate to 5.5%. With an ‘on hold’ outlook, the RBNZ was much more dovish than expected. Big moves in rates and currency followed.

Economic Video 26 May 23 V9

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