Days to the General Election: 26
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Treasury

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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
16th Sep 20, 1:00pm
Treasury's pre-election economic update: Rosier than expected short-term, more economic 'scarring' to set in medium-term; Housing market the bright spot
Treasury's pre-election economic update: Rosier than expected short-term, more economic 'scarring' to set in medium-term; Housing market the bright spot
16th Sep 20, 1:00pm
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
27th Aug 20, 9:21pm
Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
27th Aug 20, 9:21pm
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23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
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20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
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Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
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17th Aug 20, 3:02pm
Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
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Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
17th Aug 20, 3:02pm
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
23rd Jul 20, 1:09pm
Air NZ expects to draw on the $900m Crown loan in 'due course' and is 'actively' looking at a range of long-term funding options
Air NZ expects to draw on the $900m Crown loan in 'due course' and is 'actively' looking at a range of long-term funding options
23rd Jul 20, 1:09pm
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20th Jul 20, 4:05pm
Grant Robertson puts $14b of $20b Covid-19 fund aside should this be needed in the future, but leaves himself $2.4b to allocate in the next three weeks
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Grant Robertson puts $14b of $20b Covid-19 fund aside should this be needed in the future, but leaves himself $2.4b to allocate in the next three weeks
20th Jul 20, 4:05pm
14th Jul 20, 5:42pm
Treasury issues $4.5 billion of 21-year NZ Government Bonds after $8.5 billion of bids 
Treasury issues $4.5 billion of 21-year NZ Government Bonds after $8.5 billion of bids 
14th Jul 20, 5:42pm
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
Days to the General Election: 26
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