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27 Jun 16, 4:00pm
New official Reserve Bank figures reveal that about 40% of new mortgage lending in this country is done on interest-only terms
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27 Jun 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many mortgage rate changes, job confidence falls, bigger trade surplus, high interest-only lending, swaps and NZD both hold their ground
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27 Jun 16, 3:05pm
Shewan Inquiry into foreign trusts recommends stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details; Revenue Minister plans to stop 'excessive payments' by local units to foreign parents
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27 Jun 16, 2:48pm
David Hargreaves says about the only thing we can be sure of is that American interest rates will not rise in the near future, so we need to focus on that
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27 Jun 16, 12:55pm
Roger J Kerr says the Brexit reactions have caused further over-valuation of the NZ dollar
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27 Jun 16, 12:43pm
Roger J Kerr looks at the implications of Britain's 'leave' vote for the interest rate outlook
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27 Jun 16, 10:29am
PM doesn't see OCR cut on August 11 more likely after Brexit vote; says RBNZ still forecasting 3%-plus growth; Wheeler still has buffer, but Brexit no reason to cut by itself, he says; New FTA needed with UK post Brexit
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27 Jun 16, 9:16am
Optimism returning to rural sector, led by horticulture. Sheep, beef and even dairy farmers report improved sentiment
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27 Jun 16, 8:19am
GBP hit 30-year lows, suffers largest daily fall under current free-float regime; major European currencies caught in the crossfire; financial stocks hit hardest
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27 Jun 16, 8:17am
US$7 billion fraudster Allen Stanford, the 'outside wife', 'favourable tax laws,' and 'the legal Fort Knox of asset protection' - New Zealand foreign trusts
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27 Jun 16, 7:27am
Benchmark interest rates fall on Brexit, but rise on 'perphery'. UK to lose AAA status. Markets downgrade chance of US rate rises, upgrade chance of RBNZ rate cuts
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27 Jun 16, 7:18am
Brexit changes London's financial status; NZ Govt reaches out directly to the EU; NZ to increase focus on Pacific; UST 10yr yield up to 1.59%; oil lower, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 71.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.7
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26 Jun 16, 10:31pm
'Urgent need' to rebalance policy with the aim of preventing costly financial boom-bust cycles, the Bank for International Settlements argues. Wants bias towards debt accumulation removed
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26 Jun 16, 1:34pm
Wholesale rates may be falling fast toward record lows but risk premiums are rising. Mortgage rates may fall, but it is unlikely to be in the next week or two, although Kiwibank cuts today
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26 Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues the case for the Government to rapidly ramp up its program of building and selling affordable apartments on Crown land
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25 Jun 16, 5:43pm
Allan Barber likes the Irish inclusive approach to industry strategy, which includes "impressive commercial and intellectual grunt", over MPI's silo approach
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25 Jun 16, 1:19pm
Auckland prices started at $651,000 for an upstairs home unit at Bayleys' latest auctions, from $452,000 in Hamilton
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25 Jun 16, 1:08pm
Ewen McCann looks at rising house prices as a symptom of deeper policy issues, which we must deal with first if we are to tame the rising distortions
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25 Jun 16, 11:18am
Chris Patten says the Brexit vote outcome recalls one of Churchill’s more famous aphorisms: 'The trouble with committing political suicide is that you live to regret it'
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25 Jun 16, 8:45am
An update of where major markets ended the week following the UK vote to leave the European Union, as they affect New Zealand
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