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Economists back away from negative rate idea, RBNZ banking on FLP

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 12 Nov 2020

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 12 Nov 2020
The Reserve Bank expects its no-strings-attached $27 billion funding for lending programme to be more effective than Australia’s recent 15-basis point rate cut and economists no longer expect rates to go negative.“We think it’s larger than shifting the official cash rate from 0.25 percent to 0.1 percent, a la the Reserve Bank of Australia,” governor Adrian Orr told journalists.“We think it’s a significant impact. We hope it’s as big as possible and that banks actually follow through and deliver on lower...

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