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24th Apr 20, 1:11pm
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 20% in a month; Only 0.17% of wage subsidy payments found to have ended up in the wrong hands
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 20% in a month; Only 0.17% of wage subsidy payments found to have ended up in the wrong hands
24th Apr 20, 1:11pm
24th Apr 20, 7:21am
Services and manufacturing collapses worldwide in April; more fiscal stimulus announced; equity markets rise; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 60 USc; TWI-5 = 66.4
Services and manufacturing collapses worldwide in April; more fiscal stimulus announced; equity markets rise; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 60 USc; TWI-5 = 66.4
24th Apr 20, 7:21am
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm
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23rd Apr 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; minor rate cuts, strong NZGB demand, sharp fall in credit card activity, hunting delayed, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; minor rate cuts, strong NZGB demand, sharp fall in credit card activity, hunting delayed, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
23rd Apr 20, 3:59pm
23rd Apr 20, 10:00am
Climate Change Commission chairman Rod Carr sees opportunity to have a good think about what sort of tourism sector we want, raises idea of running it like one big national park
Climate Change Commission chairman Rod Carr sees opportunity to have a good think about what sort of tourism sector we want, raises idea of running it like one big national park
23rd Apr 20, 10:00am
23rd Apr 20, 7:24am
Supply chain disruptions grow severe; Toyota to halve output in May; China steel mills out of whack; EU confidence plunges; Aussies mull nationalisations; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
Supply chain disruptions grow severe; Toyota to halve output in May; China steel mills out of whack; EU confidence plunges; Aussies mull nationalisations; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
23rd Apr 20, 7:24am
22nd Apr 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD rate cuts, dairy prices retreat, farm sales lower, exports hold up, A2 Milk shines, swaps stable, NZD down, then firms, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD rate cuts, dairy prices retreat, farm sales lower, exports hold up, A2 Milk shines, swaps stable, NZD down, then firms, & more
22nd Apr 20, 3:59pm
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
22nd Apr 20, 7:27am
Dairy prices down; US housing down; Wall Street down; China tax and profits down; Virgin down, nearly out; Aussie rental market down; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; gold down; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66
Dairy prices down; US housing down; Wall Street down; China tax and profits down; Virgin down, nearly out; Aussie rental market down; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; gold down; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66
22nd Apr 20, 7:27am
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21st Apr 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more retail rate cuts, RBNZ starts a move to unwind the LVR caps, eyes on the next dairy auction, swaps fall & flatten, NZD holds, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more retail rate cuts, RBNZ starts a move to unwind the LVR caps, eyes on the next dairy auction, swaps fall & flatten, NZD holds, & more
21st Apr 20, 3:59pm
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21st Apr 20, 10:15am
Reserve Bank eyes removal of loan-to-value ratio mortgage restrictions in response to COVID-19 economic downturn for at least a year
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Reserve Bank eyes removal of loan-to-value ratio mortgage restrictions in response to COVID-19 economic downturn for at least a year
21st Apr 20, 10:15am
21st Apr 20, 7:18am
US oil prices collapse; US economic activity sinks; Japanese exports dive; China cuts benchmark interest rates, adds huge new stimulus; Virgin airline toast; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; gold up; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.9
US oil prices collapse; US economic activity sinks; Japanese exports dive; China cuts benchmark interest rates, adds huge new stimulus; Virgin airline toast; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; gold up; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.9
21st Apr 20, 7:18am
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20th Apr 20, 4:09pm
Cabinet follows Director General of Health's recommendation and decides NZ will move to Alert Level 3 on April 28; Situation to be reviewed again on May 11; Epidemiologist warns contact tracing sub-par
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Cabinet follows Director General of Health's recommendation and decides NZ will move to Alert Level 3 on April 28; Situation to be reviewed again on May 11; Epidemiologist warns contact tracing sub-par
20th Apr 20, 4:09pm
20th Apr 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, asset prices start to fall, NAB/BNZ takes a big hit, Australia faces massive job threats, swaps soft, NZD hold, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, asset prices start to fall, NAB/BNZ takes a big hit, Australia faces massive job threats, swaps soft, NZD hold, & more
20th Apr 20, 3:59pm
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20th Apr 20, 11:04am
'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
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'The tyres of the Kiwi economy are nicely inflated now. But Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation'
20th Apr 20, 11:04am
20th Apr 20, 7:20am
America's childish pandemic response; Fed starts another huge bailout fund; China pandemic economic hit bigger than expected; Aussie house prices falling; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 60.3 USc; TWI-5 = 66.4
America's childish pandemic response; Fed starts another huge bailout fund; China pandemic economic hit bigger than expected; Aussie house prices falling; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 60.3 USc; TWI-5 = 66.4
20th Apr 20, 7:20am
18th Apr 20, 8:50am
America debates opening-up decisions; China Q1 GDP falls more than expected; commodity prices assume recovery near; Wall Street does too; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 60.3 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
America debates opening-up decisions; China Q1 GDP falls more than expected; commodity prices assume recovery near; Wall Street does too; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 60.3 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
18th Apr 20, 8:50am
17th Apr 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more TD rate cuts, fewer immigrants, ACC delays billing, Auckland Council under pressure, swaps fall, NZD rises, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more TD rate cuts, fewer immigrants, ACC delays billing, Auckland Council under pressure, swaps fall, NZD rises, & more
17th Apr 20, 3:59pm
17th Apr 20, 3:51pm
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 16% in a month; Rise dampened for now by Wage Subsidy supporting 60% of workforce
Number of people on Jobseeker Support increases by 16% in a month; Rise dampened for now by Wage Subsidy supporting 60% of workforce
17th Apr 20, 3:51pm
17th Apr 20, 9:34am
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
17th Apr 20, 9:34am

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