Kirk Hope

20 Sep 17, 9:11am
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
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13 Jun 17, 9:24am
BusinessNZ afraid reducing net migration by 20k-30k will see employers struggle to find staff and affect the $4b export education sector, yet it sees Labour's proposal to regionalise skills shortage lists as a positive
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29 Mar 17, 2:10pm
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
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21 Mar 17, 3:28pm
Inflationary risks are rising, but NZIER Shadow Board agrees the Reserve Bank should hold fire before raising interest rates 
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7 Feb 17, 12:46pm
NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold, yet changes tack to a tightening bias
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27 Oct 16, 7:36am
EQC Act review stalled by 'the complexity of the issues and ongoing engagement with insurance industry stakeholders', Treasury says
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20 Sep 16, 12:46pm
NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold but increases support for interest rate cut
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18 May 16, 1:00pm
Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
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29 Jan 16, 1:57pm
Bank lobby group names Karen Scott-Howman as new CEO succeeding Kirk Hope
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7 Jan 16, 9:44am
Managing your money to a plan will bring personal benefits advises the NZ Bankers Association
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21 Dec 15, 9:36am
APRA move restricting Aussie parents' non-equity exposure to Kiwi subsidiaries highlights trans-Tasman differences in bank failure management plans
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3 Sep 15, 5:10pm
Farmers like bankers who like farmers. Survey shows banks have stepped up to the plate during dairy downturn
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20 Aug 15, 3:30pm
Kiwis appear stuck with high credit card interest rates despite Aussie crack-down, with the Commerce Commission leaving them to market forces
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6 Aug 15, 3:06pm
Labour's David Shearer targets high bank profits; says they need to 'back off' dairy farmers in debt trouble; criticises high credit card margins; says banks "making a mint out of New Zealanders"
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13 Jul 15, 3:51pm
Govt promotes success of new anti-money laundering laws on world stage, while those at the coalface fork out to meet standards
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16 Jun 15, 9:32am
Banks tight-lipped over talk of loosening lending requirements for apartment buyers as apartment living 'loses its stigma'
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3 Jun 15, 4:57pm
Impact on big 4 banks' capital requirements and loan pricing from incoming residential property investor rules not clear, RBNZ says
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14 May 15, 12:07pm
RBNZ's Bernard Hodgetts on the regulator's about face on Auckland specific LVR restrictions, and why the 70% landlord LVR limit was chosen
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8 May 15, 6:30am
Deloitte partner concerned proposed tax law changes targeting foreign corporates will sting NZ banks and thus NZers
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7 May 15, 11:31am
IRD targets the offshore-owned banks and others believed to be avoiding paying their fair share of New Zealand tax
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