Government

30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
30th Nov 20, 8:54am
Roger J Kerr reflects on the positives and negatives for New Zealand during a most tumultuous year
Roger J Kerr reflects on the positives and negatives for New Zealand during a most tumultuous year
30th Nov 20, 8:54am
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
23rd Nov 20, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr says the probability of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr making a special statement to jawbone the NZD down overtly and deliberately over the next few weeks has gone up several notches
Roger J Kerr says the probability of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr making a special statement to jawbone the NZD down overtly and deliberately over the next few weeks has gone up several notches
23rd Nov 20, 8:22am
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
16th Nov 20, 8:20am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank are already past that point of no return with too much stimulus for the current and future economic conditions
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank are already past that point of no return with too much stimulus for the current and future economic conditions
16th Nov 20, 8:20am
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
9th Nov 20, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says any NZ dollar sell-off as a result of Reserve Bank currency jawboning this week will again be very short-lived and not sustainable against the more positive wider forces
Roger J Kerr says any NZ dollar sell-off as a result of Reserve Bank currency jawboning this week will again be very short-lived and not sustainable against the more positive wider forces
9th Nov 20, 8:29am
4th Nov 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the 37,000 rise in the number of unemployed to 151,000 is the largest quarterly rise on record; highest number out of work in eight years
Statistics New Zealand says the 37,000 rise in the number of unemployed to 151,000 is the largest quarterly rise on record; highest number out of work in eight years
4th Nov 20, 10:57am
2nd Nov 20, 10:16am
Economists think the unemployment rate will show a discernible lift for the September quarter, but the figures are not likely to be as bad as was being forecast earlier in the year
Economists think the unemployment rate will show a discernible lift for the September quarter, but the figures are not likely to be as bad as was being forecast earlier in the year
2nd Nov 20, 10:16am
2nd Nov 20, 8:42am
Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ appear to be assuming that exporters are not hedged and thus a higher currency vale will hinder our economic recovery
Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ appear to be assuming that exporters are not hedged and thus a higher currency vale will hinder our economic recovery
2nd Nov 20, 8:42am
29th Oct 20, 9:13am
Peter Dunne says over the last two elections the genuine traditional liberal voice, so long a feature of New Zealand politics, has all but disappeared
Peter Dunne says over the last two elections the genuine traditional liberal voice, so long a feature of New Zealand politics, has all but disappeared
29th Oct 20, 9:13am
28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
26th Oct 20, 8:59am
The New Zealand currency has made good gains since the election, especially against the AUD. Now Roger J Kerr is expecting the RBNZ to face up to their excessively negative forecasting
The New Zealand currency has made good gains since the election, especially against the AUD. Now Roger J Kerr is expecting the RBNZ to face up to their excessively negative forecasting
26th Oct 20, 8:59am
19th Oct 20, 8:39am
Roger J Kerr says the stunning New Zealand election result which sees the Labour Party assume ultimate power has removed one risk that could have pushed the NZ dollar lower in the short-term
Roger J Kerr says the stunning New Zealand election result which sees the Labour Party assume ultimate power has removed one risk that could have pushed the NZ dollar lower in the short-term
19th Oct 20, 8:39am
12th Oct 20, 8:51am
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets are not showing any great nervousness ahead of the election
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets are not showing any great nervousness ahead of the election
12th Oct 20, 8:51am
8th Oct 20, 12:14pm
National leader Judith Collins claims Labour would get around its promise of no Capital Gains Tax by doing a Wealth Tax instead
National leader Judith Collins claims Labour would get around its promise of no Capital Gains Tax by doing a Wealth Tax instead
8th Oct 20, 12:14pm
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
5th Oct 20, 8:41am
Roger J Kerr says we are in for a wild and volatile ride over coming weeks as the markets attempt to fathom out what all this means for the Presidential election
Roger J Kerr says we are in for a wild and volatile ride over coming weeks as the markets attempt to fathom out what all this means for the Presidential election
5th Oct 20, 8:41am
3rd Oct 20, 10:16am
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Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
3rd Oct 20, 10:16am

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