Labour

16 Oct 17, 8:26am
Roger J Kerr says local US dollar exporting companies have been actively positioning their hedge books ahead of the decision on a new government
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9 Oct 17, 9:38am
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar could go up or down depending on the composition of the future government
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9 Oct 17, 9:22am
Roger J Kerr says higher interest rates could be expected if we get a Labour-Greens-led government
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29 Sep 17, 5:02am
Lessons from Jim Anderton’s time as Industry and Regional Development Minister might well provide a valuable road map to how Winston Peters will be courted by Labour and National
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25 Sep 17, 3:47pm
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
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21 Sep 17, 11:06am
GDP grows bang in line with market expectations; per capita GDP grows 0.3% in the quarter; construction activity shrinks again
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19 Sep 17, 12:01pm
The housing market is bearing up surprisingly well; the real question now is whether it will be 'left alone' or not after the election
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11 Sep 17, 4:20pm
After years of hands-off tactics from central government, whatever hue of administration takes over after September 23 is likely to be more interventionist in the housing market
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9 Aug 17, 4:10pm
David Hargreaves suggests the way the election is shaping up offers voters the ideal chance to 'cherry pick' various policies - particularly in areas of interest such as housing and immigration
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14 Jul 17, 8:19am
A property market slowdown mixed with rising interest rates is a cocktail that'll become lethal if the next government clamps down on migration, says Infometrics
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7 Jun 17, 9:10am
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
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21 Apr 17, 7:50am
An Immigration NZ sample of 600 live Skilled Migrant Category applications in March shows 57% were for jobs offering less than the new median wage threshold
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11 Apr 17, 2:11pm
Labour's immigration policy to focus foremost on whether people entering NZ on work visas can be cut, and those roles filled by locals, Andrew Little says
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11 Apr 17, 7:38am
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
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10 Apr 17, 4:36pm
No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview
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10 Apr 17, 5:27am
Labour formally announces monetary policy 'full employment' mandate alongside price stability for Reserve Bank; New OCR-setting committee would allow Treasury input but no vote alongside RBNZ Governors and three externals
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2 Apr 17, 5:59am
The latest polls show Winston Peters could be Kingmaker in September. So what way will he go? Alex Tarrant reckons it'll be easier for him to turn left due to Labour/Green Cabinet inexperience
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29 Mar 17, 2:10pm
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
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16 Mar 17, 9:38am
Labour's targeted-bond housing infrastructure plan gets support from the New Zealand Initiative, critique from Infrastructure Minister Steven Joyce
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8 Mar 17, 4:32pm
PM's Wellington rent rise 'success' comment, another olive branch to Peters on Super and tax cuts vs Cullen Fund contributions - Wednesday in Parliament
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