Days to the General Election: 28
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18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 10:00am
National walks away from debt target, committing to income tax cuts for 16 months and a temporary tax tweak to encourage businesses to invest in plant and equipment
National walks away from debt target, committing to income tax cuts for 16 months and a temporary tax tweak to encourage businesses to invest in plant and equipment
18th Sep 20, 10:00am
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
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17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
16th Sep 20, 1:00pm
Treasury's pre-election economic update: Rosier than expected short-term, more economic 'scarring' to set in medium-term; Housing market the bright spot
Treasury's pre-election economic update: Rosier than expected short-term, more economic 'scarring' to set in medium-term; Housing market the bright spot
16th Sep 20, 1:00pm
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
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Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
11th Sep 20, 11:35am
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
11th Sep 20, 11:35am
11th Sep 20, 10:18am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Public Holidays
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Public Holidays
11th Sep 20, 10:18am
Days to the General Election: 28
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