Added to the RBNZ website:

  • Speech by RBNZ Governor, Graeme Wheeler. Explaining the role of macro-prudential policy.
  • At 2pm local time, August 20

(Note that the RBNZ have said “Not all speeches will be notified publicly ahead of delivery”, so nice to get a heads-up on this one).

NZD/USD has performed well today, shrugging off the earlier reports of export licenses being revoked in response to a nitrates scare.