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23 May 17, 7:31am

OECD sees slower growth; China slams sugar imports; Portugal out of sick bay; new Aussie bank tax lighter than 'feared'; UST 10yr yield 2.25%; oil up, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.1; bitcoin price frenzy

Property
23 May 17, 5:02am
National vs Labour: No reason to change migration settings for construction, English says; Defends inability to announce larger Auckland housing programme due to skills shortages; Twyford defends KiwiBuild & migration policies
Opinion
22 May 17, 7:34am
With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
Bonds
22 May 17, 9:11am
Roger J Kerr doesn't see any new collapse in oil prices and therefore wonders where the lower inflation the RBNZ is predicting over the next 12 months will come from
Rural News
22 May 17, 9:14am
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Keith Woodford says there are lessons to learn from Oregon dairy farming
Opinion
22 May 17, 5:02am
Alex Tarrant discusses the 18-month lag for the government's new Housing Affordability Measure; Stats NZ has data till end-2015, yet we have to wait until July/August for it; MBIE should put it out ASAP
Currencies
23 May 17, 8:01am
NZD trended 1% higher overnight, meeting some resistance just under the 0.70 USD mark; USD remains out of favour; 2 yr swap at 2.25%, 10 yr at 3.26%, steepening bias expected
Opinion
21 May 17, 7:02am
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We now have two government Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
Opinion
20 May 17, 9:48am
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Mind the output gap: The Reserve Bank wants us to take note of its capacity pressure risk scenarios. Don't look away - inflation, wages and mortgage rates might rise earlier than expected

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