Chief economist Yuong Ha to leave RBNZ in February

Staff reporters
Mon, 15 Nov 2021

Reserve Bank chief economist and head of economics Yuong Ha, who also sits on the monetary policy committee (MPC), will leave the central bank after the February 2022 monetary policy statement.Ha has worked at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) for 25 years and said that was "a privilege" and "I'm confident in the future direction of RBNZ – it remains in good hands".Governor Adrian Orr said Ha had "contributed a huge amount to the RBNZ's monetary policy efforts".Ha's position on the MPC will b...

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