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Michael Spence assesses the likely trajectories of economic growth, inflation, innovation, and the shift to green energy
5th Jun 22, 1:39pm
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Michael Spence assesses the likely trajectories of economic growth, inflation, innovation, and the shift to green energy
Gareth Vaughan on container shipping topping FANG profits, Argentina's lithium, the Brazilianization of the world & a special case of helicopter money
28th May 22, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on container shipping topping FANG profits, Argentina's lithium, the Brazilianization of the world & a special case of helicopter money
Stephen Roach contrasts the current US Federal Reserve chair's anti-inflation stance with that of his hawkish 1980s predecessor
27th May 22, 10:52am
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Stephen Roach contrasts the current US Federal Reserve chair's anti-inflation stance with that of his hawkish 1980s predecessor
IMF says New Zealand house prices have increased by almost four times the average increase across OECD countries since 1998
16th May 22, 10:11am
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IMF says New Zealand house prices have increased by almost four times the average increase across OECD countries since 1998
The latest IMF review of the New Zealand economy is positive but it sees rising risks from a pandemic that isn't going away, a slowing China, and a housing market facing rising mortgage rates, high household debt, and banks’ exposure to housing
14th May 22, 3:40pm
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The latest IMF review of the New Zealand economy is positive but it sees rising risks from a pandemic that isn't going away, a slowing China, and a housing market facing rising mortgage rates, high household debt, and banks’ exposure to housing
Stephen Roach says predictions of 'the perfect soft landing' for the global economy could be wishful thinking
26th Apr 22, 3:59pm
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Stephen Roach says predictions of 'the perfect soft landing' for the global economy could be wishful thinking
RBNZ Governor says the central bank needs to 'retain anti-inflation bias in everything we do' to prevent inflation expectations becoming 'baked in' to price setting
19th Apr 22, 9:51am
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RBNZ Governor says the central bank needs to 'retain anti-inflation bias in everything we do' to prevent inflation expectations becoming 'baked in' to price setting
IMF working paper delves into the impact of Covid-era shipping cost rises on domestic inflation
30th Mar 22, 9:28am
IMF working paper delves into the impact of Covid-era shipping cost rises on domestic inflation
IMF working paper suggests Covid-induced increase in global shipping time is the financial equivalent to wiping out 14 years worth of tariff reductions
29th Mar 22, 10:49am
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IMF working paper suggests Covid-induced increase in global shipping time is the financial equivalent to wiping out 14 years worth of tariff reductions
IMF calls for 'significant increases' to the OCR, more targeted govt spending than fuel tax cuts, a lower corporate tax rate and introduction of a capital gains tax
24th Mar 22, 9:11am
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IMF calls for 'significant increases' to the OCR, more targeted govt spending than fuel tax cuts, a lower corporate tax rate and introduction of a capital gains tax
RBNZ and FMA to review governance across 32 financial service providers against a backdrop of growing concern about board governance and risk compliance
8th Dec 21, 9:20am
RBNZ and FMA to review governance across 32 financial service providers against a backdrop of growing concern about board governance and risk compliance
Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
Kent Harrington highlights recent studies warning of social and political unrest following the current COVID crisis
27th Mar 21, 9:40am
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Kent Harrington highlights recent studies warning of social and political unrest following the current COVID crisis
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue fires a warning shot at real estate agents, the IMF wades into the housing debate, and more year-end tax issues
22nd Mar 21, 10:51am
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The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue fires a warning shot at real estate agents, the IMF wades into the housing debate, and more year-end tax issues
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
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IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
Paola Subacchi applauds the US treasury secretary's leadership in supporting IMF action to help low-income countries
11th Mar 21, 9:23am
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Paola Subacchi applauds the US treasury secretary's leadership in supporting IMF action to help low-income countries
José Antonio Ocampo identifies two key reforms that would boost the impact of the International Monetary Fund's reserve asset
6th Mar 21, 10:18am
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José Antonio Ocampo identifies two key reforms that would boost the impact of the International Monetary Fund's reserve asset
Alison Brook concludes New Zealand chose the right strategy when faced with the pandemic threat. The challenges will be different however when we try to navigate the post-pandemic realities. Will we still be a winner then?
27th Feb 21, 10:11am
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Alison Brook concludes New Zealand chose the right strategy when faced with the pandemic threat. The challenges will be different however when we try to navigate the post-pandemic realities. Will we still be a winner then?
Alison Brook explores where New Zealand stands with targeting new infrastructure investment, what is shovel-ready, and how it may affect our national productivity
12th Feb 21, 9:23am
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Alison Brook explores where New Zealand stands with targeting new infrastructure investment, what is shovel-ready, and how it may affect our national productivity
The whole purpose of technological advancements is to enable goods and services to be produced and distributed more efficiently and at a lower cost. Yet these big deflationary forces are not captured in official policy models notes Alison Brook
20th Jan 21, 11:54am
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The whole purpose of technological advancements is to enable goods and services to be produced and distributed more efficiently and at a lower cost. Yet these big deflationary forces are not captured in official policy models notes Alison Brook
Massey's Alison Brook says the unsustainable imbalances of debt, saving and investment will inevitably worsen inequality, and then require increasingly radical solutions if they are left to fester for much longer
26th Nov 20, 11:12am
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Massey's Alison Brook says the unsustainable imbalances of debt, saving and investment will inevitably worsen inequality, and then require increasingly radical solutions if they are left to fester for much longer
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini
16th Oct 20, 9:56am
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Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini