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21 Mar 18, 4:30pm
The Reserve Bank’s approach to the regulatory side of its job has been criticised in the past, notably by the IMF, but what does the Finance Minister think?
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21 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, dairy dip, Fonterra writedown, Spierings out, payout raised, migration down, vacancies up, yields in transition, NZD lower
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21 Mar 18, 2:55pm
PM Jacinda Ardern tells Minister of Regional Economic Development Shane Jones his calling for the sacking of Air NZ’s chairman went ‘a step too far’
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21 Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
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21 Mar 18, 7:49am
Dairy prices dip; US struggles to fund its government; China electricity use jumps; China targets 11 mln new jobs; German confidence hit; UN says NZ a happy place; UST 10yr at 2.88%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 71.9 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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20 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; BNZ raises mortgage rates, drops TD rates, consumer confidence holds, lifestyle blocks out of favour, RBA sees higher rates, swaps slip, NZD unchanged
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20 Mar 18, 11:45am
BNZ’s chief economist Tony Alexander says New Zealanders are too used to high growth and points out a myriad of potential economic issues he calls 'blind spots'
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20 Mar 18, 10:15am
BNZ raises 2-year mortgage rate back to the same level offered by its Aussie rivals after a 2-week campaign
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20 Mar 18, 7:44am
Facebook hack knocks Wall Street; Liddell gets a promotion; ECB at turning point; China new home prices fall; Aussie Commission inquiry gets ugly; UST 10yr at 2.85%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 72.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
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19 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; F&P Finance cancelled, Westpac's low-ball offer, PSI slips, very low bankruptcies, economic forecasts, swaps up, NZD down
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19 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
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19 Mar 18, 7:24am
US housing starts slump; US consumer confidence up; China reduces UST holdings; China rail volume growth slips; BEPS gets serious; ASEAN resists China's B&R risks; UST 10yr at 2.85%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 72.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
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18 Mar 18, 7:07am
A new RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement is due before Adrian Orr takes the RBNZ’s top job on March 27. What it will say is the subject of much debate
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17 Mar 18, 8:35am
US housing starts drop; US confidence rises, but so does worry; China avoids new property taxes; China rail volumes rise; OECD sets new BEPS target; UST 10yr 2.85%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.3
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16 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ changes TD rates, PMI average, mortgage brokers face wrath, NZGBs held by foreigners at 6yr low; swaps lower, NZD down
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16 Mar 18, 8:20am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford is anticipating a significant chunk of the Government’s KiwiBuild homes will be prefabricated and expects overseas companies to help get the work done
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16 Mar 18, 7:49am
US Fed regions humming; US imports booming; NAFTA to survive with the US; Canada housing stumbles; China conglomerates with cash woes; Aussie inquiry digs at detail; UST 10yr at 2.82%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 72.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
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15 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; NZ GDP; fair dealing; child poverty reduction; Minginui; royal banking commission; PIMCO; world's largest jet engine; rates lower; NZD slightly lower
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15 Mar 18, 2:27pm
National’s new finance spokeswoman Amy Adams says the IRD “don’t support [the bright line test] going to five years” – but a spokesman for the department says her comments are “not strictly true”
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15 Mar 18, 11:22am
New Zealand’s economy grew by a whisker under 3% last year as GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2017 came in under market expectations – the growth figure is more than 1% off 2016’s figure
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