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Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
13th May 22, 9:59am
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Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
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The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
22nd Apr 22, 11:11am
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Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
3rd Apr 22, 6:00am
by Guest
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Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
Stakeholders agree Commerce Commission report into supermarket industry on the right track, but still too much reliance on supermarket giants doing the 'right thing' of their own accord
8th Mar 22, 5:00pm
by Toby Allen
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Stakeholders agree Commerce Commission report into supermarket industry on the right track, but still too much reliance on supermarket giants doing the 'right thing' of their own accord
The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
8th Mar 22, 8:45am
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The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
New requirement to display the price of all fuel types, including premium, seeks to give consumers more transparency and the Commerce Commission more oversight
11th Feb 22, 3:20pm
by Toby Allen
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New requirement to display the price of all fuel types, including premium, seeks to give consumers more transparency and the Commerce Commission more oversight
New Zealand finally appears set for 24/7, 365 days a year retail payments
10th Feb 22, 7:14pm
New Zealand finally appears set for 24/7, 365 days a year retail payments
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
21st Nov 21, 6:16pm
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
20th Oct 21, 9:26am
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Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm
16th Oct 21, 11:03am
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Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm
Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
23rd Aug 21, 8:14am
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Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
Moves to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer are now taking effect
10th Aug 21, 8:55am
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Moves to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer are now taking effect
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
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Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
24th May 21, 4:41pm
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
23rd Nov 20, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan argues the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 response is tilting the playing field in favour of banks at the expense of non-bank deposit takers
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
Edmund Phelps considers the effects of automation and artificial intelligence from the perspective of welfare economics
8th Aug 20, 9:21am
by Guest
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Edmund Phelps considers the effects of automation and artificial intelligence from the perspective of welfare economics
Diane Coyle predicts that the COVID-19 crisis will intensify political and regulatory scrutiny of Big Tech
1st Aug 20, 11:51am
by Guest
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Diane Coyle predicts that the COVID-19 crisis will intensify political and regulatory scrutiny of Big Tech
Manaaki co-founder Andy Hamilton highlights areas where SMEs could use assistance during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
20th May 20, 10:30am
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Manaaki co-founder Andy Hamilton highlights areas where SMEs could use assistance during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
Z cancels final dividend for year after reporting $88 million after-tax loss; has attained some 'covenant relief' from lenders; aims to reduce costs by up to $96 mln this year
11th May 20, 9:28am
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Z cancels final dividend for year after reporting $88 million after-tax loss; has attained some 'covenant relief' from lenders; aims to reduce costs by up to $96 mln this year
In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
21st Mar 20, 10:00am
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In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
Govt promises law change this year to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer
27th Feb 20, 11:06am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Govt promises law change this year to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer
Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
6th Dec 19, 11:01am
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Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies
5th Dec 19, 8:42am
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Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies