Future directions for Reserve Bank financial statistics

Release date
01/03/2008
Reference
Vol. 71. No. 1. March 2008
Author
Rochelle Barrow
Central banks around the world rely heavily on timely and accurate data in their decision-making processes. As such, they are both heavy users and producers of various types of statistics. This article looks at the role of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as a producer of financial statistics, provides some detail on the production of these statistics and outlines the challenges the Bank faces in this area.