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From: Sarah Allison

Dear Reserve Bank of New Zealand,

I request the following information under the official information act:

Has the Bank produced any insights (or reports, modelling, analysis) into the impact of higher interest rates on those who hold financial assets (including bank deposits)? Have higher interest rates seen those with assets benefit? To what extent?

Yours faithfully,

Sarah

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15/05/2024

 

 

Sarah Allison

[1][FOI #26793 email]

 

 

Dear Sarah

 

Official information request for information on interest rates

Thank you for your official information request of 14/05/2024 for:

 

Has the Bank produced any insights (or reports, modelling, analysis) into
the impact of higher interest rates on those who hold financial assets
(including bank deposits)? Have higher interest rates seen those with
assets benefit? To what extent?

 

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in
any event no later than 12/06/2024, being 20 working days after the day of
your request. If we are unable to respond to your request by then, we will
notify you of an extension of that timeframe.

 

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Reserve Bank is resourced to meet disclosure obligations for a reasonable
level of requests and generally will not impose charges for small, simple
or infrequent requests. Where the request is for information that requires
substantial collation, research and preparation work, and is chargeable,
we will work with you first to refine the request to a smaller scale or
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intend to publish our response to your request.

 

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our website at
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Yours sincerely

Government and Industry Relations Team

  Reserve Bank of New Zealand –
Te Pūtea Matua

2 The Terrace, Wellington 6011.  
PO Box 2498, Wellington 6140
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Dear Sarah,

 

Thank you again for your below request to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand
– Te Pūtea Matua under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA).

 

We wish to work with you to refine your request, as in its current form it
may be considered for refusal under section 18(f) of the OIA, due to
concerns that the information requested cannot be made available without
substantial collation or research.

 

We would like to suggest that you add a timeframe to your request, as per
the bolded text below:

 

Has the Bank produced any insights (or reports, modelling, analysis) since
November 2021 into the impact of higher interest rates on those who hold
financial assets (including bank deposits)? Have higher interest rates
seen those with assets benefit? To what extent?

 

November 2021 was the first Official Cash Rate (OCR) increase in New
Zealand after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can widen this
date should you wish to, and we can engage further if we foresee any
concerns in responding to you as soon as practicable.

 

Thank you and kind regards,

 

 

Government and Industry Relations

Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea [2]Text Description automatically
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From: Ministerial correspondence Mailbox <[email address]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 4:34 PM
To: [FOI #26793 email]
Cc: Ministerial correspondence Mailbox <[email address]>
Subject: Acknowledgement of OIA request

 

15/05/2024

 

 

Sarah Allison

[3][FOI #26793 email]

 

 

Dear Sarah

 

Official information request for information on interest rates

Thank you for your official information request of 14/05/2024 for:

 

Has the Bank produced any insights (or reports, modelling, analysis) into
the impact of higher interest rates on those who hold financial assets
(including bank deposits)? Have higher interest rates seen those with
assets benefit? To what extent?

 

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in
any event no later than 12/06/2024, being 20 working days after the day of
your request. If we are unable to respond to your request by then, we will
notify you of an extension of that timeframe.

 

Charges for providing official information and publishing responses

The Official Information Act allows charges to be imposed for the
preparation of information that we send in response to requests. The
Reserve Bank is resourced to meet disclosure obligations for a reasonable
level of requests and generally will not impose charges for small, simple
or infrequent requests. Where the request is for information that requires
substantial collation, research and preparation work, and is chargeable,
we will work with you first to refine the request to a smaller scale or
scope that is less likely to involve charges.

 

Responses to official information requests are published on the Reserve
Bank’s website. We will confirm in our decision letter to you whether we
intend to publish our response to your request.

 

Further information about charges and publishing responses is available on
our website at
[4]www.rbnz.govt.nz/research-and-publications/official-information-requests.

 

 

Yours sincerely

Government and Industry Relations Team

  Reserve Bank of New Zealand –
Te Pūtea Matua

2 The Terrace, Wellington 6011.  
PO Box 2498, Wellington 6140
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From: Sarah Allison

Dear Ministerial correspondence Mailbox,

Thank you kindly for your email and for the suggestion of limiting the request to November 2021 through till present. I accept this suggestion, please consider my request updated accordingly.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Allison

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Dear Sarah,

 

Thank you for your response and for refining your request. Please note
that the timeframe for our response to you has reset to 22 June 2024, as
provided for under section 15(1AA) of the Official Information Act 1982.

 

Thank you and kind regards,

 

Government and Industry Relations

Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua [3]Text Description
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2 The Terrace, Wellington 6011. PO Box 2498,
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From: Sarah Allison <[4][FOI #26793 email]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:57 PM
To: Ministerial correspondence Mailbox <[5][email address]>
Subject: Re: OIA request - refinement required

 

Dear Ministerial correspondence Mailbox,

Thank you kindly for your email and for the suggestion of limiting the
request to November 2021 through till present. I accept this suggestion,
please consider my request updated accordingly.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Allison

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Apologies Sarah, the reset due date is 20 June 2024, not 22 June 2024.

 

From: Ministerial correspondence Mailbox
Sent: Monday, May 27, 2024 10:42 AM
To: [FOI #26793 email]
Subject: RE: OIA request - refinement required

 

Dear Sarah,

 

Thank you for your response and for refining your request. Please note
that the timeframe for our response to you has reset to 22 June 2024, as
provided for under section 15(1AA) of the Official Information Act 1982.

 

Thank you and kind regards,

 

Government and Industry Relations

Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua [3]Text Description
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2 The Terrace, Wellington 6011. PO Box 2498,
Wellington 6140    

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[2]rbnz.govt.nz

 

 

 

From: Sarah Allison <[4][FOI #26793 email]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:57 PM
To: Ministerial correspondence Mailbox <[5][email address]>
Subject: Re: OIA request - refinement required

 

Dear Ministerial correspondence Mailbox,

Thank you kindly for your email and for the suggestion of limiting the
request to November 2021 through till present. I accept this suggestion,
please consider my request updated accordingly.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Allison

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