RBNZ MPS and OCR dates for 2008

Release date
03 August 2007

The following is the Reserve Bank's schedule for the release of its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements and Official Cash Rate announcements for 2008. Each Monetary Policy Statement includes within it an OCR announcement, so, as usual, in total there will be eight OCR announcements during 2008. Each announcement will be made at 9.00 am on the day concerned.

24 January

OCR announcement

6 March

Monetary Policy Statement

24 April

OCR announcement

5 June

Monetary Policy Statement

24 July

OCR announcement

11 September

Monetary Policy Statement

23 October

OCR announcement

4 December

Monetary Policy Statement

The Reserve Bank reserves the right to make changes to this schedule, if required due to unexpected developments. In that unlikely event, the markets and the media will be given as much warning as possible.

For further information contact:
Anthea Black
External Communications Adviser
Ph 04 471 3767, 021 222 5225, anthea.black@rbnz.govt.nz