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31 Jul 16, 11:41am
Caps lifted for first home buyers who want to use their KiwiSaver to access the HomeStart grant to boost their deposit
31 Jul 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues a much hairier target for this and future Governments would be to enable the building of the 131,000 extra houses in Auckland that the Unitary Plan creators say is needed over the next 7 years
30 Jul 16, 9:28am
Mortgage broker John Bolton argues rising boomer disposable incomes, and a failure of policy to adjust to changes in society and technology, is causing the housing affordability issue
30 Jul 16, 8:49am
Our comprehensive review of KiwiSaver Growth funds to June 30, 2016 identifies the top performers
30 Jul 16, 8:43am
Gareth Morgan likes the latest version of the Auckland Unitary Plan, despite some flaws. Now he offers some solutions for the over-stimulated demand
30 Jul 16, 5:02am
Rarely used land tax rule could catch gains from sales of land rezoned in the Unitary Plan
29 Jul 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; strong building consents, big leaky building case, business confidence eases, record debt levels, record credit levels, swap rates fall, NZD up
29 Jul 16, 3:21pm
The household debt party is continuing to gather pace, with rates of growth last seen before the Global Financial Crisis
29 Jul 16, 2:08pm
'Going up' is not giving Auckland more affordable housing any more. In fact, most 2016 projects are for large and expensive apartments as capacity constraints shift resources
29 Jul 16, 2:00pm
Statistics NZ has taken the most unusual step of delaying release of the Household Labour Force Survey for two weeks
29 Jul 16, 11:05am
The number of new homes being consented nationally rose 35% in June compared with a year ago; Auckland had consents for 921 units compared with 704 in June 2015
29 Jul 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
29 Jul 16, 9:21am
Vic Crone echoes Phil Goff's call for housing densification to be prioritised around transport hubs, emphasises importance of improving transport and using more PPPs
29 Jul 16, 8:36am
Markets conclude Fed in no hurry to hike; JPY pushes higher ahead of BoJ meeting; AUD & NZD both push higher after early dips
29 Jul 16, 7:50am
Strong demand for latest NZGB auction drove yields lower. US benchmark yields fall too. Global risk aversion dampens local rates
29 Jul 16, 7:33am
IMF rebuked on bailout processes; fewer China zombies; China floods disrupt food and steel; Britain faces gloom; NZ sovereign CDS spreads hit new low; UST 10yr yield at 1.51%; oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.6
29 Jul 16, 6:17am
Our comprehensive review of Balanced KiwiSaver fund returns to June 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
29 Jul 16, 5:49am
David Chaston explains what really motivates banks when you apply for a mortgage, and why they react as they do when you get into financial strife
28 Jul 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Auckland's home loan affordability problem, NZGB yield dives, tourism thrives, new infant formula powder plant, swap rates fall, NZD rises
28 Jul 16, 3:02pm
Self proclaimed urban planning tragic Matthew Paetz looks at the key rules for intensification in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan
28 Jul 16, 8:32am
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