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23rd Jan 20, 1:53pm
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Jacinda Ardern signs up for Facebook's advertising transparency rules and will have the party's major election policy costings independently verified
Jacinda Ardern signs up for Facebook's advertising transparency rules and will have the party's major election policy costings independently verified
23rd Jan 20, 1:53pm
20th Jan 20, 7:48am
Roger J Kerr says the environmental/climate change lobby is enforcing impositions on our major industry that if continued will lower economic growth and living standards in New Zealand
Roger J Kerr says the environmental/climate change lobby is enforcing impositions on our major industry that if continued will lower economic growth and living standards in New Zealand
20th Jan 20, 7:48am
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
13th Jan 20, 7:29am
Roger J Kerr examines the 'classic short-term speculative play' that has been seen in the Kiwi dollar over the past six months by offshore currency traders
Roger J Kerr examines the 'classic short-term speculative play' that has been seen in the Kiwi dollar over the past six months by offshore currency traders
13th Jan 20, 7:29am
23rd Dec 19, 8:42am
 Roger J Kerr says 2019 featured a misreading of the fundamentals by most economic forecasters and 2020 should be more positive for the NZD as the greenback weakens, moving the Kiwi dollar towards 70 USc
 Roger J Kerr says 2019 featured a misreading of the fundamentals by most economic forecasters and 2020 should be more positive for the NZD as the greenback weakens, moving the Kiwi dollar towards 70 USc
23rd Dec 19, 8:42am
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
16th Dec 19, 7:31am
Roger J Kerr says as 'growth and commodity' currencies, the Kiwi and Aussie dollars stand to gain as businesses around the world have the confidence to invest again as economic risk reduces
Roger J Kerr says as 'growth and commodity' currencies, the Kiwi and Aussie dollars stand to gain as businesses around the world have the confidence to invest again as economic risk reduces
16th Dec 19, 7:31am
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
9th Dec 19, 7:51am
Roger J Kerr says the 'inevitable' unwinding of record-high short-sold positions in the Kiwi dollar is well under way and he sees further gains in the value of our currency before year-end
Roger J Kerr says the 'inevitable' unwinding of record-high short-sold positions in the Kiwi dollar is well under way and he sees further gains in the value of our currency before year-end
9th Dec 19, 7:51am
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
4th Dec 19, 10:14am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says new rules will include what policyholders must disclose to insurers, making changes to allow people to more easily understand their policy, and addressing unfair contract terms
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says new rules will include what policyholders must disclose to insurers, making changes to allow people to more easily understand their policy, and addressing unfair contract terms
4th Dec 19, 10:14am
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
2nd Dec 19, 7:46am
Roger J Kerr says the widely forecast (though not by him) slowdown in the economy never eventuated and more positive economic news is to be expected along with an upward move in the value of the NZ dollar
Roger J Kerr says the widely forecast (though not by him) slowdown in the economy never eventuated and more positive economic news is to be expected along with an upward move in the value of the NZ dollar
2nd Dec 19, 7:46am
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
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27th Nov 19, 9:14am
Reserve Bank keeps restrictions on mortgage lending in place, noting the low interest rate environment could prompt banks to lend more to borrowers with small deposits; Governor says the Bank didn't come 'particularly close' to loosening restrictions
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Reserve Bank keeps restrictions on mortgage lending in place, noting the low interest rate environment could prompt banks to lend more to borrowers with small deposits; Governor says the Bank didn't come 'particularly close' to loosening restrictions
27th Nov 19, 9:14am
26th Nov 19, 5:59pm
Mortgage data released on the eve of the Reserve Bank's LVR restriction review suggests first home buyers wouldn't suffer if restrictions remained in place to keep investor activity at bay
Mortgage data released on the eve of the Reserve Bank's LVR restriction review suggests first home buyers wouldn't suffer if restrictions remained in place to keep investor activity at bay
26th Nov 19, 5:59pm
25th Nov 19, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr expects that the 'political protest vote' from business people against the Labour Coalition government in business confidence surveys will now dissipate
Roger J Kerr expects that the 'political protest vote' from business people against the Labour Coalition government in business confidence surveys will now dissipate
25th Nov 19, 8:22am

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