Special Note: Residential mortgage lending by debt-to-income (DTI) purpose use (C40)
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1 August 2022
Due to technical difficulties at our 3rd party data provider, Stats NZ, we are unable to publish the Investment (M3) data today. We will publish this data as soon as we can. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Changing reporting decimal places
2 May 2022
The publication of exchange rates will change to 5 decimal places. This will align with the spot FX midrates source data (WM/REFINITIV) published by Refinitiv.
If you have any questions please contact [email protected].
Changes to the real TWI
28 February 2022
The Reserve Bank’s real trade-weighted index (TWI) is a weighted average of the New Zealand dollar with the currencies of New Zealand’s major trading partners, adjusted for relative inflation. It is calculated on a monthly basis and published in the B1 table.
Today’s release of the real TWI incorporates two changes:
- New real TWI weights and scale factor for 2022.
- Updated real TWI weights and scale factor from 1984 to 2021.
The revisions to the real TWI weights from 1984 to 2021 have little impact on the level of the real TWI.
Real TWI (index)
More detail about the TWI methodology can be found in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin article, Steenkamp, D (2014) Measuring New Zealand's effective exchange rate.
If you have any questions about these changes, please contact the Statistics team at [email protected].