Grant Robertson

22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
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17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
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Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
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18th Dec 19, 10:27am
Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
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Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
18th Dec 19, 10:27am
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
12th Dec 19, 6:00pm
NZTA only consulted 3 months ago on the Govt's new infrastructure spend; Planned roading projects among those it wants funded; National says Govt is 'scrambling'
NZTA only consulted 3 months ago on the Govt's new infrastructure spend; Planned roading projects among those it wants funded; National says Govt is 'scrambling'
12th Dec 19, 6:00pm
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
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11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
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S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
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11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
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Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
10th Dec 19, 1:51pm
Green Party officially withdraws support for set point debt targets, saying they've 'limited the Government's scope for change'; Party's new policy says 'current approach to fiscal management embeds neoliberalism'
Green Party officially withdraws support for set point debt targets, saying they've 'limited the Government's scope for change'; Party's new policy says 'current approach to fiscal management embeds neoliberalism'
10th Dec 19, 1:51pm
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
6th Dec 19, 6:51am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says banks have enough time and money to implement new capital rules without making dairy farmers pay the price
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says banks have enough time and money to implement new capital rules without making dairy farmers pay the price
6th Dec 19, 6:51am
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
3rd Dec 19, 7:01pm
Government gives itself more spending wriggle room sooner than expected, having met goal of reducing net debt to 20% of GDP
Government gives itself more spending wriggle room sooner than expected, having met goal of reducing net debt to 20% of GDP
3rd Dec 19, 7:01pm
3rd Dec 19, 6:30am
Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
3rd Dec 19, 6:30am

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