Government

26th Mar 20, 9:37am
Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
26th Mar 20, 9:37am
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
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24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
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RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
25th Feb 20, 11:13am
David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
25th Feb 20, 11:13am
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
Roger J Kerr says despite the current turbulence in global markets, New Zealand's relative economic position is not diminished
24th Feb 20, 8:54am
17th Feb 20, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr believes as the coronavirus economic impact plays out foreign exchange markets will recognise that the Kiwi and Aussie dollars have been oversold in the initial negative reaction to the outbreak of the virus
Roger J Kerr believes as the coronavirus economic impact plays out foreign exchange markets will recognise that the Kiwi and Aussie dollars have been oversold in the initial negative reaction to the outbreak of the virus
17th Feb 20, 8:43am
10th Feb 20, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr assesses the impact of another pivotal change in Australian monetary policy management
Roger J Kerr assesses the impact of another pivotal change in Australian monetary policy management
10th Feb 20, 8:22am
3rd Feb 20, 12:25pm
Westpac economists say the damage to our economy will not result directly from coronavirus but the measures taken to try to contain it
Westpac economists say the damage to our economy will not result directly from coronavirus but the measures taken to try to contain it
3rd Feb 20, 12:25pm
3rd Feb 20, 8:36am
David Hargreaves has a dig through the Government's new draft legislation to create special purpose vehicles that would levy homeowners for new infrastructure and concludes it's a bad and maybe dangerous idea. What do you think?
David Hargreaves has a dig through the Government's new draft legislation to create special purpose vehicles that would levy homeowners for new infrastructure and concludes it's a bad and maybe dangerous idea. What do you think?
3rd Feb 20, 8:36am
3rd Feb 20, 8:05am
Roger J Kerr says some positive economic data this week could see an end to the almost panic selling of the NZ dollar witnessed in the face of the coronavirus scare
Roger J Kerr says some positive economic data this week could see an end to the almost panic selling of the NZ dollar witnessed in the face of the coronavirus scare
3rd Feb 20, 8:05am
29th Jan 20, 3:35pm
New Reserve Bank figures confirm that the housing market had a raging finish to 2019 - and first home buyers were in there at record levels
New Reserve Bank figures confirm that the housing market had a raging finish to 2019 - and first home buyers were in there at record levels
29th Jan 20, 3:35pm
27th Jan 20, 8:05am
Global geo-political risk events hold centre stage, but locally inflation shows it has not disappeared. Export-wise, meat shortages in China remains a massive issue
Global geo-political risk events hold centre stage, but locally inflation shows it has not disappeared. Export-wise, meat shortages in China remains a massive issue
27th Jan 20, 8:05am
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

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