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ANZ NZ 'leverages scale'

ANZ NZ tells Australian analysts of market share gains, plans to use its size advantage

How is ASB faring in institutional banking?

The ups and downs of ASB/CBA in NZ institutional banking

What happened today

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; cash incentive pull-back, NZ competitive on tax, $1.2 bln of bond tenders, swap rates sink

The Sheep Deer and Cattle report

Bull beef contracts and saleyard prime steers break price records

Plunging dairy prices take toll on rural confidence

Dairy farmers are worried about their own prospects and are pulling back on investment; sheep and beef farmers are increasing their investment appetite

Krukziener link to plans for NZ's tallest office building

Andrew Krukziener, Bruce Sheppard and the plans for the country's tallest office building

The road to cheap energy

Rodney Dickens says because of new technologies being used to extract oil and gas, we should in time benefit from much cheaper energy and petrol/diesel prices

Gen Ys becoming property orphans

Gen Ys giving up on buying a house and loading up on credit card debt says Veda

Labour in chaos as Cunliffe lashes out

Key eyes new reforms to reduce child poverty; rejects 'Koru lounge talk' of using outright majority to 'veer to the right'; Labour in chaos as Cunliffe staggers on and lashes out

Maximising value in Chinese markets

Christina Stringer sees an urgent need for NZ companies to upgrade their Global Value Chains to avoid becoming little more than Chinese cost centres

Post election gains dissolve

China and eurozone lose momentum and the slippage worries markets. Oil and gold sink. Eyes on Fonterra's guidance

China weights on commodities

NZD not being marked down like the AUD or CAD but much hinges on Fonterra's signals tomorrow. Eyes also on September PMIs for majors

Draghi prepares for full-blown QE

The pressure is rising in the eurozone for a major money-printing initiative. Bond yields reposition in expectation

90 seconds at 9 am: Reality check coming?

US housing in surprise fall; US stocks fall; UST 10yr yields down; oil falls further; silver at 4yr low, gold down; AU dollar slides; NZ$1 = US$0.811, TWI = 78.6

Goodbye to Auckland's competitive, depressing housing market

Elizabeth Davies on why she's trading in renting in Auckland for home ownership in Mount Maunganui/Tauranga

'The end of banking secrecy'

NZ banks baulking at global FATCA style initiative OECD describes as a 'step-change' in tackling & deterring cross-border tax evasion

Interest rate outlook not benign; markets complacent

Roger J Kerr sees business-as-usual post election, with the NZD weakening, exports and investment rising, and inflation risk higher. Interest rates are going up

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; milk payout threat, bill paying with bitcoin, bank hybrid downgrade, silver slump, interest swaps fall, NZ$ bounce

Voters endorse a strong economy

Roger J Kerr says expect a short-term surge of appreciation for the NZ dollar over coming days, potentially up one cent

Time for Key to define his place in history

Oliver Hartwich says John Key's outright majority gives him an unprecedented opportunity to pursue much needed reforms if he can ignore thoughts of a fourth term

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