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Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
1st Sep 21, 11:53am
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
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It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
8th Jul 21, 10:49am
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Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
6th Jul 21, 6:14pm
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Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
30th Jun 21, 10:48am
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Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
11th May 21, 10:00am
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Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
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Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
11th Mar 21, 10:34am
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An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
16th Dec 20, 11:14am
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NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
3rd Nov 20, 12:07pm
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Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
20th Oct 20, 2:50pm
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International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
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The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
14th Oct 20, 5:00am
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Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
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ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
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Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
Auckland-based financial services company P^werFinance plans to launch new currency early next year; will later seek banking registration
6th Oct 20, 10:00am
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Auckland-based financial services company P^werFinance plans to launch new currency early next year; will later seek banking registration
Gareth Vaughan on some cash with your toilet paper, UBI & wellbeing, 'delinquent' Aussie mortgage deferrers, Brazil's Manaus & herd immunity, vaccines & preventing symptomatic infections
2nd Oct 20, 9:56am
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Gareth Vaughan on some cash with your toilet paper, UBI & wellbeing, 'delinquent' Aussie mortgage deferrers, Brazil's Manaus & herd immunity, vaccines & preventing symptomatic infections
David Hargreaves has another wrestle with the latest savings and borrowing statistics
1st Oct 20, 3:06pm
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David Hargreaves has another wrestle with the latest savings and borrowing statistics
David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
23rd Sep 20, 4:03pm
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David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
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
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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
Ian Woolford, who oversaw RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, moves to new role as RBNZ's Head of Money and Cash
7th Jul 20, 11:17am
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Ian Woolford, who oversaw RBNZ's review of bank capital requirements, moves to new role as RBNZ's Head of Money and Cash
Statistics New Zealand says low levels of imports in April and May have caused our deficit to 'quickly shrink' to just $1.3 bln for the year to May
25th Jun 20, 11:15am
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Statistics New Zealand says low levels of imports in April and May have caused our deficit to 'quickly shrink' to just $1.3 bln for the year to May
NZ's current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 bln in the March quarter, while the annual deficit of $8.5 bln, at 2.7% of GDP, was in line with economists' forecasts
17th Jun 20, 11:01am
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NZ's current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 bln in the March quarter, while the annual deficit of $8.5 bln, at 2.7% of GDP, was in line with economists' forecasts
Bernstein analysts look at why the pandemic inspired increases in non-cash payments and e-commerce are likely here to stay
11th Jun 20, 11:30am
Bernstein analysts look at why the pandemic inspired increases in non-cash payments and e-commerce are likely here to stay