Days to the General Election: 22
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Debt

21st Sep 20, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
16th Sep 20, 12:57pm
Alison Brook says while Covid-19 is unlikely to signal the end of the office, if working from home can improve productivity then this could be a rare positive arising from the crisis
Alison Brook says while Covid-19 is unlikely to signal the end of the office, if working from home can improve productivity then this could be a rare positive arising from the crisis
16th Sep 20, 12:57pm
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
9th Sep 20, 3:10pm
Labour campaigns on introducing new top income tax rate of 39% for income over $180k; Rules out introducing new taxes or making further increases in the next term of government
Labour campaigns on introducing new top income tax rate of 39% for income over $180k; Rules out introducing new taxes or making further increases in the next term of government
9th Sep 20, 3:10pm
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
5th Sep 20, 9:16am
Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
5th Sep 20, 9:16am
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
3rd Sep 20, 8:57am
Alison Brook asks if, in the context of our already high levels of household debt, we are relegating ourselves to a tepid, low-growth recovery
Alison Brook asks if, in the context of our already high levels of household debt, we are relegating ourselves to a tepid, low-growth recovery
3rd Sep 20, 8:57am
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
27th Aug 20, 8:09pm
Goldsmith pleased about getting Robertson to rule out writing off Government debt; RBNZ confirms it doesn't expect debt to be written off
Goldsmith pleased about getting Robertson to rule out writing off Government debt; RBNZ confirms it doesn't expect debt to be written off
27th Aug 20, 8:09pm
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
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23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
[Updated]
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
11th Aug 20, 9:47am
Macquarie research report weighs up the challenges for banks of exiting loan repayment deferrals
Macquarie research report weighs up the challenges for banks of exiting loan repayment deferrals
11th Aug 20, 9:47am
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
Days to the General Election: 22
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