Opinion

28 Jul 17, 1:33pm
It was lost but now it's found; the Reserve Bank appears to be getting its collective head around where inflation is living in the modern world - and what it is likely to do in future
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28 Jul 17, 10:02am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on hi-tech services and manufacturing, making Auckland affordable, land taxes, paying teachers & how economics can improve your life
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27 Jul 17, 5:02am
NZ's climate change goals face a problem, with many eggs in the basket of waiting for agreement on an international carbon market, which has no guarantee of happening; 2030 may be closer than we think
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26 Jul 17, 5:15pm
Transpower sell-down claims: Credible, or bit of Winston mischief? Transpower says they met with UBS to discuss new technologies and the document was slipped in quietly - that's a common investment bank tactic
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26 Jul 17, 3:20pm
Allan Barber remains sceptical of the technology push in Australia to automate carcass grading, a system that may cost them at least A$225m with benefits hard to pin down
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26 Jul 17, 1:27pm
John Mauldin expects another major crisis as soon as next year and looks at three potential black swans
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25 Jul 17, 10:20am
In the last of a three part series, Siah Hwee Ang looks at the impact for New Zealand and beyond from the Made in China 2025 initiative
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24 Jul 17, 1:38pm
The Government's looming partial backdown on recently announced migration limits points to the folly of lazy policy formulated through opinion polls and public reaction
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24 Jul 17, 11:08am
Roger J Kerr questions how long squeezed margins can continue for our three mobile service providers; markets will be watching RBNZ inflation forecasts closely
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24 Jul 17, 10:49am
Brian Fallow runs the ruler over Labour's fiscal plan and looks at what spending plans from Grant Robertson might look like compared to those from Steven Joyce
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24 Jul 17, 8:27am
Eric Crampton admires the water management work of John Raffensperger and Mark Milke and hopes that it can provide the basis for substantial change in New Zealand
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23 Jul 17, 6:02am
Steven Joyce came very close last week to saying he wanted a big fall in Auckland house values. So would he take action after the election if government moves to boost housing supply come up short?
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22 Jul 17, 10:52am
Allan Barber calls on the Auckland Council to 'grasp the nettle' to ensure the America's Cup is hosted in Auckland with an infrastructure that makes the most of the event and the years after
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22 Jul 17, 8:57am
Nikko analysts like what they see in China's plan to deleverage their financial risks, in part because they expect huge capital inflows. But the option to retain capital controls may have to be given up
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21 Jul 17, 10:02am
First Union's Morgan Godfery on the black and blue Greens, raging against the system, getting deep with GoT, winter chills put heat on hospitals, Winston does a Don, a great Kiwi feed and more
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21 Jul 17, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan suggests APRA's 'unquestionably strong' capital benchmark draws a line in the sand for the RBNZ's review of NZ banks' capital adequacy requirements
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20 Jul 17, 5:02am
Labour's Robertson holds fast on opposition to tax threshold changes to account for inflation bracket creep, even if 2016/17 tax take comes in above expectations; Says coalition talks could involve reprioritising spending plans
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17 Jul 17, 11:15am
Roger J Kerr says a combination of the pay equity adjustment in the public sector and shortages of skilled workers across multiple industries 'must certainly lead to upward wage pressures'
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16 Jul 17, 7:02am
Are we at the end of a housing price-rise cycle? If we are, we look at what previous cycle-ends can teach us, and what is unique about this turning point
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14 Jul 17, 10:05am
Melior Law and Regulation's Rebecca Sellers on how economics became a religion, the future of Fintech, the high price of sales culture, how to be a human leader and more
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