25 Sep 18, 7:42am

US firms fear tariff impacts; China firm stress sees debt levels rise; Argentina says deficit-busting plan popular; Westpac culls property investors; UST 10yr at 3.08%; oil leaps, gold holds; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1

Personal Finance
24 Sep 18, 4:13pm
State-owned lender Kiwibank takes benchmark two year fixed home loan rate down to a new low by a major bank, opening up a juicy advantage over its main rivals
24 Sep 18, 3:29pm
Despite last week's surprisingly strong GDP figures, economists believe the Reserve Bank will stick to it's 'dovish' view that the next move in interest rates could be down when it reviews the Official Cash Rate on Thursday
24 Sep 18, 2:22pm
Chairman Michael Cullen says the Tax Working Group will be as detailed as possible to combat political attacks through 'mischief by misrepresentation'
25 Sep 18, 7:45am
John Mauldin says it will take a long time to see how the US-China trade confrontation shakes out, and meantime we’ll see both sides alternately throwing and absorbing punches and the winner could even be a third party that may not exist yet
Rural News
24 Sep 18, 11:19am
Keith Woodford explains why lack of retained earnings combined with flawed investment strategies is at the heart of both the Fonterra and Westland Dairy capital constraints
25 Sep 18, 7:50am
NZD and AUD started the week on a slightly softer note, not helped by lingering US-China trade war concerns; GBP has recovered some of its big loss on Friday; Global rates are higher, with the market perceiving ECB Chair Draghi’s comments as more hawkish
24 Sep 18, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says the outstanding GDP figures will prompt speculators to reverse their positions in the Kiwi dollar; RBNZ may be forced to change its tune on the economy and inflation
24 Sep 18, 3:14pm
Onehunga property with great potential but new owners will also need to deal with asbestos and seismic strengthening

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