China

7th Oct 19, 8:38am
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
7th Oct 19, 8:38am
5th Oct 19, 9:34am
The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
5th Oct 19, 9:34am
1st Oct 19, 9:51am
by Guest
Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
1st Oct 19, 9:51am
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
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18th Sep 19, 3:02pm
The launch of market leading home loan rates by subsidiaries of China's main banks signals a more active role in retail banking here. We profile the institutions
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The launch of market leading home loan rates by subsidiaries of China's main banks signals a more active role in retail banking here. We profile the institutions
18th Sep 19, 3:02pm
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
11th Sep 19, 11:23am
Alan Bollard argues New Zealand needs to consider whether our economic policies are fit for purpose in a new world, and whether our government should be working in the interest of New Zealand or New Zealanders
Alan Bollard argues New Zealand needs to consider whether our economic policies are fit for purpose in a new world, and whether our government should be working in the interest of New Zealand or New Zealanders
11th Sep 19, 11:23am
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
10th Sep 19, 9:26am
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
10th Sep 19, 9:26am
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
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5th Sep 19, 10:24am
ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
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ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
5th Sep 19, 10:24am
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
29th Aug 19, 10:34am
Patrick Watson says in the last few months globalization has gone from 'unhealthy' to 'critically ill', with the US-China trade relationship is its heart - and the pulse is slowing fast
Patrick Watson says in the last few months globalization has gone from 'unhealthy' to 'critically ill', with the US-China trade relationship is its heart - and the pulse is slowing fast
29th Aug 19, 10:34am
28th Aug 19, 3:05pm
Fonterra says its milk volumes in Australia were down nearly 29% in the first month of the new season, following on from a more than 20% drop for the whole of last season
Fonterra says its milk volumes in Australia were down nearly 29% in the first month of the new season, following on from a more than 20% drop for the whole of last season
28th Aug 19, 3:05pm
28th Aug 19, 2:21pm
Demand out of China for logs is rising, and prices are expected to follow. But trade war impacts may affect this. India demand variable but good. Local sawmills face lower local demand especially for industrial grades
Demand out of China for logs is rising, and prices are expected to follow. But trade war impacts may affect this. India demand variable but good. Local sawmills face lower local demand especially for industrial grades
28th Aug 19, 2:21pm

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