OCR unchanged at 3.0 percent

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 3.0 percent. Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard said: “While the global and domestic economies continue to recover, the outlook has weakened since our June Statement. We consider it appropriate at this point to keep the OCR on hold.

2011 OCR Dates

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) releases the 2011 Official Case Rate (OCR), Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) and Financial Stability Reporting (FSR) dates. Provisional 2012 dates for the first six monts are also included for the first time to help with financial market planning.