RBNZ MPS/OCR and FSR dates for 2009

Release date
18 August 2008

The following is the Reserve Bank's schedule for the release of its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements and Official Cash Rate announcements for 2009.

Each Monetary Policy Statement includes within it an OCR announcement, so, as usual, in total there will be eight OCR announcements during 2009. Each announcement will be made at 9.00 am on the day concerned.

The two Financial Stability Report release dates are also confirmed for 2009.

29 January

OCR announcement

12 March

Monetary Policy Statement

30 April

OCR announcement

13 May

Financial Stability Report

11 June

Monetary Policy Statement

30 July

OCR announcement

10 September

Monetary Policy Statement

29 October

OCR announcement

11 November

Financial Stability Report

10 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.

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