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22 Feb 17, 3:42pm
Amid increasing debate over whether Auckland can build enough houses, new Statistics New Zealand projections suggest the city's population is growing even faster than was thought
22 Feb 17, 8:28am
Whole Milk Powder price drops 3.7% as Fonterra makes more available for sale; economists still see likely increase in forecast milk price from Fonterra very soon
20 Feb 17, 1:52pm
ANZ economists see risk of slower rate in consents for new dwellings in Auckland as escalating costs and capital constraints squeeze the market; 'hard to see price weakness extending too far'
20 Feb 17, 10:30am
Kiwibank says funding pressures, bank infrastructure spending and Kaikoura earthquake contribute to reduced $63 mln after-tax profit; net interest margin drops below 2%
16 Feb 17, 1:15pm
Finance Minister says Government remains 'committed to reducing the tax burden'; talks of tolling Auckland roads; rules out regional fuel tax; says the age of eligibility for Super doesn't need to be raised
16 Feb 17, 10:38am
Crown accounts show OBEGAL surplus of $9 mln for six months to December versus forecast of $666 mln deficit; tax revenue and GST running higher than expected
16 Feb 17, 8:29am
David Hargreaves mulls some of the possibilities as 2017 gets into full swing
15 Feb 17, 10:05am
ASB breaks the half billion dollar mark for six month profit; chief executive lauds 'strong momentum'
9 Feb 17, 4:29pm
This Government portrayed the solution to the hot Auckland house market as being all about increased supply - but its efforts in that regard have faltered badly in the past year
9 Feb 17, 9:01am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; small upward move in interest rates projected in 2019
8 Feb 17, 3:35pm
David Hargreaves says the more than a year that our central bank will effectively be without a permanent head provides an opportunity for a thorough re-examination of its role and operations
8 Feb 17, 8:21am
Dairy prices eke out a small gain; economists see an extended period of consolidation as 'possible'
7 Feb 17, 3:24pm
RBNZ Survey of expectations shows anticipated inflation of 1.92% in two years time, well up on the previous survey's result and close to the RBNZ's explicit target of 2%
7 Feb 17, 1:56pm
Finance Minister Steven Joyce appoints Grant Spencer as Acting Governor for the six months immediately after the election
7 Feb 17, 1:05pm
ASB economists think the Reserve Bank's likely to be unhappy with the market's current view that expects interest rate rises this year
2 Feb 17, 3:05pm
Bill English's year-opening salvo suggests the Government's looking to keep its powder dry on the long run to the election
1 Feb 17, 3:51pm
Government says its Housing Infrastructure Fund has received indicative proposals for $1.79 billion of infrastructure; Ministers say few of the proposals so far would increase the development speed of proposed projects
1 Feb 17, 10:05am
Finance Minister Steven Joyce expects Graeme Wheeler to make an announcement on his future before next week's RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
31 Jan 17, 3:34pm
New figures show that household borrowing increased again at the end of last year following a couple of months of slower growth
31 Jan 17, 1:58pm
With inflation on the up, ASB economists think the RBNZ may now foreshadow future interest rate rises
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