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'A push for a tax subsidy for KiwiSaver'

Chapman Tripp takes a look at the Fair Tax for Savers campaign and asks if savers are over-taxed, and if so, why?

Harmoney to start trading 'very soon'

Peer-to-peer lender Harmoney unveils its full board of directors, says 'go live' near

Wellington commercial units achieve good yields

Bayleys clears four out of six at its Wellington commercial property auction

Bernard's Top 10 at 10

Why the Fed wants more wage inflation; Paparazzi drones?; Thundermaps for dairy farmers; The Freakonometrics of coffee and productivity; Russia's Geckos lost in space; Dilbert

Perfect storm for markets

Commodities sink and there is carnage in equity markets; US stocks in biggest one-day fall in 2014

ACT's John Banks avoids jail

Former ACT leader sentenced to 2 months of home curfew for 4 nights a week and 100 hours community work; Labour rejects National's claim NZ$16.25/hr wage would cost over 6,000 jobs

NZD doesn't join selloff

Declines not a usual risk-off response; equity markets tumble along with commodities; US dollar stregthens

NZ yields push higher

The near-term bias is for further steepening, but longer term expect to see a flatter curve: BNZ

90 seconds at 9 am: July wimper

Markets sink on credit worries; US wages rise; EU inflation falls; oil and gold prices fall sharply; US dollar rises; NZ$1 = US$0.850, TWI = 79.7

ASB NZ's 'most liked' Facebook bank

ASB, Westpac NZ, BNZ, Kiwibank & TSB make list of world's 100 most liked banks on Facebook, ANZ NZ doesn't

Augusta launches a whopper

Augusta launches a king sized syndicate with princely fees to match

GE Capital's recruitment drive

Seeing growth opportunities in a strong economy, GE Capital has a major recruitment drive underway

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; crowd funding licensed, the rise and rise of fixed mortgages, National support slips, swap rates rise

National lead slumps in Roy Morgan poll

Roy Morgan poll shows National support down to 46%; National says Labour's 14% increase in minimum wage would cost at least 6,000 jobs; Labour targets National on wider wage gap since 2008

Youi enters NZ insurance market

South African 'challenger brand' Youi officially launches in NZ targeting the IAG dominated car, home & contents insurance markets; CEO says he won't do irrational things to get marketshare

Risk of big house price fall 'moderating'

The risk of a significant NZ house price correction is slowly moderating, Moody's says, with RBNZ actions a key factor

Strong bidding for retail units

Strong bidding for retail units at Bayleys Auckland auction sees yields mostly in the 5-6% range

US GDP blasts past expectations

Strengthening US economy has GDP at 4% p.a (3% p.a expected) and NZDUSD touching 2-month lows; no surprises from Fed 

Offshore data to allow NZD to settle

Markets looks to be running out of breath after selling the NZD heavily over the past two weeks

NZ swaps takes cues from offshore

US rates market moved sharply higher in reaction to their strong GDP; eyes on NFPs

Feature of the Week

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