Tony Alexander

Economic Commentaries

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Weekly Overview – April 16

Wednesday April 16th 2014

Inflation remains low in New Zealand at just 1.5%. But with the pace of economic growth lifting in an environment of resource shortages the rate will soon start heading toward 3%. That is why the Reserve Bank is likely to raise its official cash rate again next Thursday and the current pinch of weakness in the NZ dollar may not be sustained.