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Te Wiki o te Tāke, The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, the Cullen Fund pays $2.3 billion in tax, and a higher tax rate to fund superannuation?
19th Sep 21, 10:56am
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Te Wiki o te Tāke, The Week in Tax; latest lockdown developments, the Cullen Fund pays $2.3 billion in tax, and a higher tax rate to fund superannuation?
Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
10th May 21, 11:03am
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Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
3rd Nov 20, 7:37am
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The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
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Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
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The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
State Services Commission names Caralee McLiesh, currently Managing Director at Technical and Further Education New South Wales, as New Zealand's new Treasury Secretary
25th Jun 19, 11:47am
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State Services Commission names Caralee McLiesh, currently Managing Director at Technical and Further Education New South Wales, as New Zealand's new Treasury Secretary
National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
18th Oct 18, 4:14pm
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National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
Treasury's Gabriel Makhlouf accepts invitation from RBNZ's Adrian Orr to 'deepen his understanding of the process leading into a monetary policy decision'
16th Oct 18, 3:32pm
Treasury's Gabriel Makhlouf accepts invitation from RBNZ's Adrian Orr to 'deepen his understanding of the process leading into a monetary policy decision'
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
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Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
The Finance Minister says the Government’s bean counters may well have to revise down their GDP growth projections ‘a little bit’ – National says this will cost millions of dollars
7th Aug 18, 12:08pm
by Jason Walls
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The Finance Minister says the Government’s bean counters may well have to revise down their GDP growth projections ‘a little bit’ – National says this will cost millions of dollars
After years of slamming the previous Government for low GDP per capita growth, the Finance Minister is looking down the barrel of yet another very bad quarter of per person growth
18th Jun 18, 12:31pm
by Jason Walls
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After years of slamming the previous Government for low GDP per capita growth, the Finance Minister is looking down the barrel of yet another very bad quarter of per person growth
IMF report, that declared the RBNZ 'materially non-compliant' in 13 of 29 international bank regulatory standards, to be a key sounding board for phase 2 of RBNZ Act review
9th Jun 18, 10:02am
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IMF report, that declared the RBNZ 'materially non-compliant' in 13 of 29 international bank regulatory standards, to be a key sounding board for phase 2 of RBNZ Act review
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says Ministry of Housing and Urban Development will help drive KiwiBuild and will be operational by the end of the year
8th Jun 18, 9:51am
by Jason Walls
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Housing Minister Phil Twyford says Ministry of Housing and Urban Development will help drive KiwiBuild and will be operational by the end of the year
Phase two of the RBNZ review has a broad focus, including exploring new banking levies, deposit insurance and debt-to-income (DTI) restrictions
7th Jun 18, 3:27pm
by Jason Walls
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Phase two of the RBNZ review has a broad focus, including exploring new banking levies, deposit insurance and debt-to-income (DTI) restrictions
Next year’s ‘Wellbeing Budget’ will be a world first and has already caught the attention of leading economists from all over the world
7th Jun 18, 12:08pm
by Jason Walls
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Next year’s ‘Wellbeing Budget’ will be a world first and has already caught the attention of leading economists from all over the world
Phase 2 of RBNZ Act review to probe macro-prudential tools, IMF findings & potentially separation of monetary policy & prudential supervision responsibilities
7th Jun 18, 10:31am
Phase 2 of RBNZ Act review to probe macro-prudential tools, IMF findings & potentially separation of monetary policy & prudential supervision responsibilities
Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
1st Jun 18, 7:38am
by Jason Walls
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Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
IMF calls for a more intensive approach to bank supervision from the RBNZ, deposit insurance and a debt-to-income cap tool in its Financial Sector Assessment Program report on NZ
9th May 17, 7:53am
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IMF calls for a more intensive approach to bank supervision from the RBNZ, deposit insurance and a debt-to-income cap tool in its Financial Sector Assessment Program report on NZ
Treasury is surprised by the recent comparatively strong growth of tax revenues, and seems dubious that it will continue
7th Mar 17, 1:20pm
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Treasury is surprised by the recent comparatively strong growth of tax revenues, and seems dubious that it will continue
Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf argues if 'mood of uncertainty' about the value of globalisation & free trade spreads this would be a big risk to NZ’s living standards
29th Nov 16, 1:56pm
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Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf argues if 'mood of uncertainty' about the value of globalisation & free trade spreads this would be a big risk to NZ’s living standards
Treasury points out the RBNZ's Core Funding Ratio & market re-pricing of risk, have both mean't the spread between the OCR and mortgage rates is now permanently higher
6th Oct 15, 7:02am
by Guest
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Treasury points out the RBNZ's Core Funding Ratio & market re-pricing of risk, have both mean't the spread between the OCR and mortgage rates is now permanently higher
Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf warns about making false choices between environmental sustainability, development, prosperity and responsible management
11th Jun 15, 8:29pm
by Guest
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Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf warns about making false choices between environmental sustainability, development, prosperity and responsible management
Treasury reviews the August economic indicators; expects dairy prices to recover, labour markets to tighten, and stabilisation in the housing markets
1st Sep 14, 4:55pm
by Guest
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Treasury reviews the August economic indicators; expects dairy prices to recover, labour markets to tighten, and stabilisation in the housing markets
Treasury's NZDMO raises interest rates on its KiwiBond and Earthquake bonds as domestic wholesale rates rise
8th Nov 13, 12:32pm
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Treasury's NZDMO raises interest rates on its KiwiBond and Earthquake bonds as domestic wholesale rates rise