The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin

Quarterly that explores issues related to both central banking and the New Zealand economy. On the record speeches of the Governor and Deputy Governors also featured regularly.

Articles from Vol. 63, No. 4, December

APEC Finance Ministers' Forum -- Role and Work Programme
Over much of 1999/00, New Zealand co-chaired the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers' forum, as part of its overall chairing of APEC during 1999. This article describes the objectives and role of the APEC Finance Ministers' process...
Editor's Note
This issue of the Bulletin features two articles and two speeches by governors. An important function of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, and of most central banks, is to promote sound and efficient payment systems. This subject is discussed in...
For the Record: Recent Press Releases
Review of policy on local incorporation of banks 27 September 2000 The Reserve Rank today announced its intention to seek regulatory changes that would require some overseas banks that do business in New Zealand to establish locally incorporated...
Institutional Frameworks for Inflation Targeting
An address by Murray Sherwin, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to the Bank of Thailand Symposium "Practical Experiences on Inflation Targeting" Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok on 20 October 2000 Introduction Governor, distinguished...
Recent Developments in the Payment System
The payment system plays a central role in a country's infrastructure, both in terms of financial stability and facilitating transactions among people. This article outlines a number of developments that are occurring in the payment system, internationally...
The Fall of the New Zealand Dollar: Why Has It Happened, and What Does It Mean?
An address by Dr Donald T Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to the American Chamber of Commerce, Auckland on 5 October 2000 Introduction Over the last few weeks, the most common questions I have been asked at public meetings...