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Reserve Bank hikes OCR

Reserve Bank hikes OCR

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has lifted the official cash rate for the second time in as many months, saying non-tradable inflationary pressures were "becoming apparent" in an economy that's picking up pace and he's watching the impact of a strong kiwi dollar on import prices.

Transtasman migration flow reverses

Transtasman migration flow reverses

Kiwis continue to flock home from Australia as the New Zealand economy and labour market continue to outperform those in Australia.

Timing of Easter affects tourism

A later Easter this year caused a fall in tourist numbers in March, Statistics New Zealand figures released yesterday show.

Gender quotas for boards seen as last resort

Gender quotas should be a last resort to increase the number of women directors on New Zealand company boards, the Institute of Directors says.

Signals on next OCR move sought

Signals on next OCR move sought

Another rise in the official cash rate by the Reserve Bank tomorrow is almost a given but, more importantly, markets will be seeking signals from the central bank about its next move.

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