Debt

7th Mar 21, 6:02am
Infrastructure Commission chairman Alan Bollard says councils need to borrow more to invest in infrastructure, saying limited revenue sources isn't an excuse
Infrastructure Commission chairman Alan Bollard says councils need to borrow more to invest in infrastructure, saying limited revenue sources isn't an excuse
7th Mar 21, 6:02am
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
24th Feb 21, 4:03pm
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank is forecasting a house price inflation peak of 22.4% in June this year before falling to 10.2% by the end of the year
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank is forecasting a house price inflation peak of 22.4% in June this year before falling to 10.2% by the end of the year
24th Feb 21, 4:03pm
22nd Feb 21, 5:43pm
NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
22nd Feb 21, 5:43pm
22nd Feb 21, 10:54am
The past year finished with the fourth consecutive monthly record high of mortgage lending, while despite the 'lost' month of April, some $8 billion more was borrowed in 2020 than the year before
The past year finished with the fourth consecutive monthly record high of mortgage lending, while despite the 'lost' month of April, some $8 billion more was borrowed in 2020 than the year before
22nd Feb 21, 10:54am
18th Feb 21, 4:38pm
Ending exceptional fiscal support measures designed to combat COVID-19 will be painful in a world awash with debt, the Institute of International Finance says
Ending exceptional fiscal support measures designed to combat COVID-19 will be painful in a world awash with debt, the Institute of International Finance says
18th Feb 21, 4:38pm
9th Feb 21, 7:59am
Grant Robertson outlines his 2021 budget priorities, noting no changes to allowances published in December, but less debt than previously forecast due to a stronger economy
Grant Robertson outlines his 2021 budget priorities, noting no changes to allowances published in December, but less debt than previously forecast due to a stronger economy
9th Feb 21, 7:59am
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist 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
25th Jan 21, 8:25am
Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
25th Jan 21, 8:25am
21st Jan 21, 8:45am
Once the threat of COVID recedes we will need to tackle the enormous debt mountain that's propping up the housing market, Greg Ninness argues
Once the threat of COVID recedes we will need to tackle the enormous debt mountain that's propping up the housing market, Greg Ninness argues
21st Jan 21, 8:45am
19th Jan 21, 11:36am
David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
19th Jan 21, 11:36am
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19th Jan 21, 10:20am
Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
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Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
19th Jan 21, 10:20am
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23rd Dec 20, 9:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny considers what would happen if house prices fell by nearly 20% - to where they were one year ago
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Jenée Tibshraeny considers what would happen if house prices fell by nearly 20% - to where they were one year ago
23rd Dec 20, 9:00am
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
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11th Dec 20, 11:38am
Reserve Bank open to having more regard for house prices through the way it regulates banks, not through the way it conducts monetary policy; Asks for debt-to-income tools
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Reserve Bank open to having more regard for house prices through the way it regulates banks, not through the way it conducts monetary policy; Asks for debt-to-income tools
11th Dec 20, 11:38am
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
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25th Nov 20, 10:12am
RBNZ notes the financial stability risks associated with sky-rocketing house prices, but doesn't ask for a debt-to-income ratio tool to be added to its macro-prudential toolkit
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RBNZ notes the financial stability risks associated with sky-rocketing house prices, but doesn't ask for a debt-to-income ratio tool to be added to its macro-prudential toolkit
25th Nov 20, 10:12am
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
23rd Nov 20, 2:40pm
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics sees a Japanese style deflationary economic cycle with no growth for the United States
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics sees a Japanese style deflationary economic cycle with no growth for the United States
23rd Nov 20, 2:40pm
19th Nov 20, 9:00am
Institute of International Finance says unprecedented increase in global debt means it's not clear how the global economy can deleverage without significant adverse implications for economic activity
Institute of International Finance says unprecedented increase in global debt means it's not clear how the global economy can deleverage without significant adverse implications for economic activity
19th Nov 20, 9:00am
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
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5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
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Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am

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