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NZ dollar falls after RBNZ looks for ways to curb residential property investment
The New Zealand dollar fell after the Reserve Bank said it is looking at ways to curb lending to residential property investors, which could pave the
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NZ dollar drops after RBNZ looks at new home loan restrictions
The New Zealand dollar dropped after the Reserve Bank said it's looking at ways to restrict lending on residential property investments, stoking specu
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NZ dollar declines against Aussie ahead of RBA interest rate decision
The New Zealand dollar weakened against the Australian dollar as traders have already priced in an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia
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NZ building consents fall for a second month in January, housing permits drop
New Zealand residential building consents declined for a second month in January, with new housing permits falling at their sharpest pace since August
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Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply, RBNZ's Wheeler says
New Zealand's government has taken a number of good steps to improve housing supply in Auckland, where prices have soared on a lack of new stock, but
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NZ firms again lower their inflation expectations, see no RBNZ action this year
New Zealand businesses have again trimmed their expectations for inflation over the next two years and don't expect the central bank will need to rais
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English flags further macroprudential tools may be needed to cool housing market
Minister of Finance Bill English says the government is heeding the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's call for more housing in Auckland's bubbling real
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Wheeler says keeping interest rates on hold ‘most prudent option’, eyes Auckland housing market
Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler acknowledged calls to cut interest rates, given the tumbling price of crude oil, before arguing that keeping r
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as RBA rate cut stokes demand for yield
New Zealand shares gained after the Reserve Bank of Australia cut its cash rate to a record low, making the returns on offer in New Zealand more at
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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts key rate to 2.25% citing weak domestic demand
The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its cash rate to a record low, saying weak domestic demand and tame inflation in the face of falling crude oil pr
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NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November as annual increases slow
The national median rent was $400 a week across all property types in November.