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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
14th Jun 22, 11:25am
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
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Amendments to the troubled credit rule changes last year will come into force on July 7, but the NZ Bankers' Association says the 'rushed' attempt to fix the problems won't make things easier for would-be borrowers
9th Jun 22, 10:31am
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Amendments to the troubled credit rule changes last year will come into force on July 7, but the NZ Bankers' Association says the 'rushed' attempt to fix the problems won't make things easier for would-be borrowers
The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
30th May 22, 3:00pm
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The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
13th May 22, 9:59am
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Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
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The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
21st Apr 22, 3:13pm
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
Statistics New Zealand says the 7.6% annual hike in food prices is the biggest since 2011 - and that was affected by a GST rise; general inflation set to top 7% annual rate as at end of March
13th Apr 22, 11:15am
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Statistics New Zealand says the 7.6% annual hike in food prices is the biggest since 2011 - and that was affected by a GST rise; general inflation set to top 7% annual rate as at end of March
The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
6th Apr 22, 2:02pm
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The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
24th Mar 22, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
22nd Mar 22, 8:00am
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After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
11th Mar 22, 4:36pm
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Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
11th Mar 22, 6:55am
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David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
8th Mar 22, 8:45am
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The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
25th Feb 22, 10:44am
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Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
23rd Feb 22, 11:50am
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Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
Heartland Group's car loan decline rate trebles, mortgage acquisition cost rises following December's CCCFA changes
23rd Feb 22, 9:35am
Heartland Group's car loan decline rate trebles, mortgage acquisition cost rises following December's CCCFA changes
ASB's Vittoria Shortt sees 'clear' impact from credit contracts & consumer finance law changes, says there's no moral attachment to lending decisions
10th Feb 22, 8:12am
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ASB's Vittoria Shortt sees 'clear' impact from credit contracts & consumer finance law changes, says there's no moral attachment to lending decisions
MBIE review of new lending rules to report back by April; David Clark suggests impact of CCCFA changes may be exaggerated because some banks weren't complying with the old rules
31st Jan 22, 11:27pm
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MBIE review of new lending rules to report back by April; David Clark suggests impact of CCCFA changes may be exaggerated because some banks weren't complying with the old rules
Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for independent reviews of the CCCFA and LVR changes that are tightening credit conditions
30th Jan 22, 6:00am
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Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for independent reviews of the CCCFA and LVR changes that are tightening credit conditions
Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
16th Dec 21, 5:00am
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Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
21st Nov 21, 6:16pm
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
Government consultation paper floats three options for addressing financial hardship caused by the buy now, pay later sector
9th Nov 21, 6:35pm
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Government consultation paper floats three options for addressing financial hardship caused by the buy now, pay later sector
It's time New Zealand's bureaucrats and politicians took responsibility for enabling car crashes caused by their issuing of financial services drivers licences for use anywhere in the world except NZ
19th Oct 21, 6:01pm
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It's time New Zealand's bureaucrats and politicians took responsibility for enabling car crashes caused by their issuing of financial services drivers licences for use anywhere in the world except NZ
Transparency International calls for an end to the ability for the ultimate owners of NZ foreign trusts to avoid tax and financial transparency obligations in their home countries
14th Oct 21, 7:43am
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Transparency International calls for an end to the ability for the ultimate owners of NZ foreign trusts to avoid tax and financial transparency obligations in their home countries
A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
3rd Oct 21, 6:00am
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A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC