Future directions for Reserve Bank financial statistics

Release date
Vol. 71. No. 1. March 2008
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.