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King's College win Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Competition

Congratulations to Martin Luk (Governor), Amanda Ngo, Jake McConnell, Shaan Keesha and Amay Aggarwal who won the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Competition. The team made a 10 minute presentation on their OCR decision to three RBNZ economists Jed Armstrong and Hayden Skilling, and Assistant Governor John McDermott. 29 more words

Interest Rates

What is the economy?

A short animated video by the Reserve Bank which shows how the economy works. It also outlines the role of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Good for an introductory lesson.

Economic Cycle

New Zealand - Resource Curse in reverse with falling dairy prices

I have mentioned the resource curse in previous posts especially those countries with natural resources. Below is an extract from a previous post.

Africa may have enormous natural reserves of oil, but so far most Africans haven’t felt the benefit. 238 more words


Coffee House Babble

Pre-dawn on Thursday: The Coffee Shop With No Name,
beside the Reserve Bank Building,
The Terrace, Wellington.

One late summer morning in Ohope, after a fairly heavy night back in the mid-1980s, the hosts of the party emerged, suggesting a coffee. 591 more words

The Bad Old Days

New Zealand Dollar bear trap...or is it?

When I dropped the last post relating to the Kiwi (bullish bias), the pair was trading in the .7300 handle. It was pretty much a straight flush from there to .7050. 140 more words

Currency Trading

The New Zealand Dollar bear trap

Until today, I wasn’t actually bullish the New Zealand Dollar. As fas as I know, not a single soul is bullish the NZD either.

However, since last week, I somehow entered a crusade in favor of the kiwi. 1,003 more words


NZD/USD to close gap - EXTRA BULLISH

After some serious number crunching yesterday, I added a NZD/USD long to my collection of Asian Pacific currencies.

Today, I have temporarily gone “EXTRA” bullish (yes, with all the caps) on NZD/USD. 186 more words