Grant Robertson

9 Jul 18, 1:28pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges is calling the Government out for its plans to increase debt by $17 billion but Jason Walls says the National leader is comparing apples with oranges
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5 Jul 18, 4:16pm
The Finance Minister is pleased with how the Government's books look, but warns some of the headline figures might look different in a few months' time
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4 Jul 18, 3:42pm
The Opposition’s Finance Spokeswoman has slammed the combined income limit of would-be KiwiBuild homeowners, but Grant Robertson says it’s the fault of the previous Government
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3 Jul 18, 3:25pm
Economists say another batch of low business confidence figures are a concern for future economic growth and it’s time for the RBNZ to pay attention
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27 Jun 18, 2:29pm
The Government’s fiscally conservative Budget has done nothing to stop declining business confidence levels, now back down to Coalition agreement negotiation period levels
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26 Jun 18, 3:51pm
Grant Robertson & Phil Twyford say getting house prices to five times income can be done, although it might take ‘some considerable time’
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25 Jun 18, 1:45pm
Grant Robertson says Fonterra needs to be focusing more on the value-add side of its business
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24 Jun 18, 7:02am
For months National’s finance spokeswoman failed to put a dent in Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s fiscal armour, but Jason Walls says this week she found a chink
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21 Jun 18, 4:44pm
Finance Minister and Opposition Finance Spokeswoman spar in Parliament after economic growth in the first quarter of the year comes in at a lacklustre 0.5%, with no movement on per capita GDP
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20 Jun 18, 5:14pm
The NZ First leader, who has railed against capitalism and neo-liberalism, has cited the strength of the NZX multiple times over the past week to deflect criticism of low business confidence
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20 Jun 18, 3:04pm
Opposition MPs upset the Treasury did not consult them before releasing a new living standards framework report to the public
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18 Jun 18, 12:31pm
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
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13 Jun 18, 9:18am
In government the National Party was opposed to a deposit insurance scheme, but now in opposition finance spokeswoman Amy Adams has opened the door to the concept
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9 Jun 18, 10:02am
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
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7 Jun 18, 3:27pm
Phase two of the RBNZ review has a broad focus, including exploring new banking levies, deposit insurance and debt-to-income (DTI) restrictions
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7 Jun 18, 12:08pm
Next year’s ‘Wellbeing Budget’ will be a world first and has already caught the attention of leading economists from all over the world
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7 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
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6 Jun 18, 4:54pm
Speaking to MPs at a rare appearance at a select committee, the Finance Minister defends his Government’s debt track as Amy Adams goes on a familiar offensive
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1 Jun 18, 7:38am
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’
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30 May 18, 7:47am
Ministers Robertson & Faafoi say they will meet with the RBNZ & FMA regularly as their work programme on financial services sector conduct and operations develops
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