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25 Feb 17, 10:16am
Keith Woodford chronicles the Christchurch fires, and raises questions about the official response, and how the Port Hills should be replanted
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25 Feb 17, 9:44am
Higher home loan rates are announced by SBS Bank and these include a rise in their floating rate. Four 'specials' are increased too
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25 Feb 17, 8:19am
Prices at Bayleys' latest auctions ranged from $485,000 for a trendy Ponsonby apartment to $2.95 million for a beachfront house at Narrow Neck
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24 Feb 17, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac adds TD 'special'; rents on the move, RBA sees rate cut danger, foreign buyer data, swaps fall, NZD inches higher
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24 Feb 17, 2:12pm
Queenstown rents up 26.7% compared to a year ago with increases in parts of Wellington also in double digits, Auckland not far behind, Christchurch rents declining
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24 Feb 17, 11:48am
Beer-for-sale growth in NZ driven by high-strength, while low-strength falls and the session ale range is flat, after 7 years in the cellar
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24 Feb 17, 10:13am
IMF shines spotlight on RBNZ's heavy emphasis on banks' self discipline and directors' attestation regime
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24 Feb 17, 10:07am
Youi's boss to take up new role as CEO of OUTsurance - a South African insurer with the same parent as Youi
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24 Feb 17, 10:05am
Nirmal Nair on global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
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24 Feb 17, 8:57am
Land Information NZ releases the full 2016 data on the questions it asked people when they bought, sold or transferred real estate. The data also reveals Auckland results
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24 Feb 17, 8:43am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, February 24, 2017
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24 Feb 17, 8:28am
NZDUSD back up to 0.7230 mark, local rates lower along with the US, EU and Australian rates; USD lower on FOMC minutes and US Treasury Secretary comments; EU bonds rally as political risk subsides slightly
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24 Feb 17, 7:38am
US jobless claims at 44yr low; resi property investing surges in US; Merkel 'no' to eurobonds; Germany posts budget surplus; China M&A grows astonishingly; UST 10yr yield at 2.39%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 72.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 77.7
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23 Feb 17, 4:34pm
A wide range of apartments found new owners at the latest apartment auctions
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23 Feb 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; milk payout unchanged, swimmable now official, NZGB yield falls, Aussie pay rises at record low; swaps fall; NZD rises slightly
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23 Feb 17, 2:29pm
Govt aims to have 90% of rivers and waterways swimmable by 2040, Environment Minister Smith says; Farmers are ready for the challenge - Primary Industries Minister Guy
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23 Feb 17, 2:20pm
Tender 596 of NZ$150 mln 2037's received bids for NZ$626 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong with coverag ratio of 4.2; average weighted yield 3.95%, 6bps below previous tender
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23 Feb 17, 1:30pm
NZ house prices look set to fall 12% by 2020 as rates rise and population growth eases, Infometrics says
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23 Feb 17, 11:05am
Shifting NZ's anti-money laundering focus to an outcomes oriented one and away from a box ticking approach would boost ability to detect, prosecute & prevent serious crime, expert says
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23 Feb 17, 8:55am
Keyu Jin says that although China exports more to the US than the US exports to China, Chinese leaders are unlikely to yield to Trump pressure on trade
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22 Feb 17, 3:59pm
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Chart of the week

Business confidence - Activity outlook

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The ANZ monthly business confidence series includes this important component - Activity Outlook. While the Business Confidence series records the results of a question about what responders think about how the economy will perform in the immediate future, this "own activity" question records the responders view on how their own firm will do in the immediate future.

Actually, over time, this series shows that most responders are more positive about their own future, than that of 'everyone else'.

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