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Grant Robertson

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15th May 21, 5:00am
A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
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A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
15th May 21, 5:00am
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13th May 21, 1:59pm
Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
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Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
13th May 21, 1:59pm
12th May 21, 9:59am
Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
12th May 21, 9:59am
10th May 21, 11:03am
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
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
10th May 21, 9:33am
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
10th May 21, 9:33am
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6th May 21, 7:15pm
Grant Robertson denies freezing public sector pay is a contractionary policy; Government can't estimate how much the freeze will save
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Grant Robertson denies freezing public sector pay is a contractionary policy; Government can't estimate how much the freeze will save
6th May 21, 7:15pm
6th May 21, 10:00am
RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
6th May 21, 10:00am
4th May 21, 6:30pm
ANALYSIS: How can Grant Robertson prepare a budget if he doesn't know how much of the $62 billion ring-fenced for COVID-19 has been spent?
ANALYSIS: How can Grant Robertson prepare a budget if he doesn't know how much of the $62 billion ring-fenced for COVID-19 has been spent?
4th May 21, 6:30pm
4th May 21, 8:27am
Robertson to oversee 'Implementation Unit' to be set-up to ensure the Government delivers on its major policy initiatives
Robertson to oversee 'Implementation Unit' to be set-up to ensure the Government delivers on its major policy initiatives
4th May 21, 8:27am
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29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
29th Apr 21, 8:08am
David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
29th Apr 21, 8:08am
28th Apr 21, 8:24am
RBNZ to provide Govt with advice on debt-to-income and interest-only mortgage restrictions weeks after it releases its Financial Stability Report on May 5
RBNZ to provide Govt with advice on debt-to-income and interest-only mortgage restrictions weeks after it releases its Financial Stability Report on May 5
28th Apr 21, 8:24am
27th Apr 21, 2:55pm
BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
27th Apr 21, 2:55pm
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
23rd Apr 21, 2:33pm
Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
23rd Apr 21, 2:33pm
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
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22nd Apr 21, 10:00am
Government takes feedback on board and doubles coverage of proposed deposit insurance scheme to $100k per depositor, per institution
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Government takes feedback on board and doubles coverage of proposed deposit insurance scheme to $100k per depositor, per institution
22nd Apr 21, 10:00am
21st Apr 21, 9:00am
A look at what government officials, deposit-takers and the public want from a deposit insurance scheme, ahead of a government update expected on Thursday
A look at what government officials, deposit-takers and the public want from a deposit insurance scheme, ahead of a government update expected on Thursday
21st Apr 21, 9:00am
9th Apr 21, 10:10am
Air New Zealand defers capital raise plans until later in the year, as the Crown increases a loan facility for the airline by $600 million to $1.5 billion
Air New Zealand defers capital raise plans until later in the year, as the Crown increases a loan facility for the airline by $600 million to $1.5 billion
9th Apr 21, 10:10am
7th Apr 21, 5:36pm
David Parker 'broadly supportive' of Janet Yellen's push for a global minimum corporate tax rate; Grant Robertson to virtually meet with Yellen next week
David Parker 'broadly supportive' of Janet Yellen's push for a global minimum corporate tax rate; Grant Robertson to virtually meet with Yellen next week
7th Apr 21, 5:36pm
2nd Apr 21, 7:01am
Does the removal of interest deductibility for investors reduce the likelihood of the RBNZ further restricting bank lending? Quite possibly, Jenée Tibshraeny argues
Does the removal of interest deductibility for investors reduce the likelihood of the RBNZ further restricting bank lending? Quite possibly, Jenée Tibshraeny argues
2nd Apr 21, 7:01am
26th Mar 21, 1:36pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson wants to consider further diversifying who provides the government with banking services; Major contracts up for renewal in 2023
Finance Minister Grant Robertson wants to consider further diversifying who provides the government with banking services; Major contracts up for renewal in 2023
26th Mar 21, 1:36pm
24th Mar 21, 9:04am
Budget 2021 to be delivered on May 20; Finance Minister recommits to striking a 'balance' between investing in public services and housing, while keeping a lid on debt
Budget 2021 to be delivered on May 20; Finance Minister recommits to striking a 'balance' between investing in public services and housing, while keeping a lid on debt
24th Mar 21, 9:04am
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23rd Mar 21, 3:46pm
Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
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Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
23rd Mar 21, 3:46pm
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23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
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Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
23rd Mar 21, 9:00am

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