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Economist Brian Easton says while the new fiscal rules may not be contentious, what they mean for macroeconomic management is not explained
16th May 22, 8:44am
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Economist Brian Easton says while the new fiscal rules may not be contentious, what they mean for macroeconomic management is not explained
A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
21st Mar 22, 12:19pm
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A 106% rise in value of petroleum products compared with a year ago more than offset surging dairy export prices
Statistics NZ says September was the third record month in a row for imports, with the figure reaching $6.6 billion - up 30% on the same month a year ago
27th Oct 21, 11:20am
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Statistics NZ says September was the third record month in a row for imports, with the figure reaching $6.6 billion - up 30% on the same month a year ago
Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
12th May 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
Net core Crown debt up $12.4 in April, as wage subsidy sees expenses soar; Crown accounts $12.8 billion in deficit
10th Jun 20, 3:34pm
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Net core Crown debt up $12.4 in April, as wage subsidy sees expenses soar; Crown accounts $12.8 billion in deficit
After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
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After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
Stats NZ says January deficit of $914 mln shows imports rising much faster than exports
27th Feb 19, 11:11am
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Stats NZ says January deficit of $914 mln shows imports rising much faster than exports
NZ's most popular health insurer makes surplus of $5.8m; increases premiums but maintains high payout rate
11th Sep 15, 11:26am
NZ's most popular health insurer makes surplus of $5.8m; increases premiums but maintains high payout rate
Here's a collection of some of the political and business comments offered on the Budget announcement
21st May 15, 2:25pm
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Here's a collection of some of the political and business comments offered on the Budget announcement
Government operating deficit already 6.3% worse than expected in first 4 mths of year due to lower tax take, interest rates
5th Dec 12, 10:09am
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Government operating deficit already 6.3% worse than expected in first 4 mths of year due to lower tax take, interest rates
China slowdown could hit govt's surplus track, PM Key says; 'But advice still shows 2014/15 target can be reached'
7th Sep 12, 1:33pm
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China slowdown could hit govt's surplus track, PM Key says; 'But advice still shows 2014/15 target can be reached'
Budget 2012 forecasts will show 2014/15 surplus, PM Key says; Govt eyes student loans, better targeting of financial assistance
1st May 12, 12:35pm
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Budget 2012 forecasts will show 2014/15 surplus, PM Key says; Govt eyes student loans, better targeting of financial assistance
BusinessDesk: IMF backs NZ government path to surplus as ‘ambitious’ but not ‘dramatic’; Outlook for NZ good, but not great
3rd Apr 12, 9:32am
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BusinessDesk: IMF backs NZ government path to surplus as ‘ambitious’ but not ‘dramatic’; Outlook for NZ good, but not great
BusinessDesk: Treasury calls for "wide and ambitious" policy reform; Wants banks' capital buffers increased, and tax changes to encourage saving
2nd Feb 12, 2:42pm
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BusinessDesk: Treasury calls for "wide and ambitious" policy reform; Wants banks' capital buffers increased, and tax changes to encourage saving
Figures show 60% of investments made by would-be residents (including Kim Dotcom) under 'Investor Plus' immigration scheme put into NZ govt bonds
27th Jan 12, 12:48pm
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Figures show 60% of investments made by would-be residents (including Kim Dotcom) under 'Investor Plus' immigration scheme put into NZ govt bonds
NZIER warns on NZ's rotting fiscal core; Says NZ could end up like Greece, US in 10-15 years as deficit & debt balloons as population ages
8th Aug 11, 1:16pm
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NZIER warns on NZ's rotting fiscal core; Says NZ could end up like Greece, US in 10-15 years as deficit & debt balloons as population ages
Opposition parties launch attack on government's economic policies in wake of quake, argue more taxation needed
30th Mar 11, 5:27pm
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Opposition parties launch attack on government's economic policies in wake of quake, argue more taxation needed
Opinion: A game of two halves
15th Apr 09, 10:13am
Opinion: A game of two halves
Top ten posts last week
22nd Mar 09, 12:34pm
Top ten posts last week
Budget deficit worse than forecast; debt blows out by NZ$15.4 bln
6th Mar 09, 12:02pm
Budget deficit worse than forecast; debt blows out by NZ$15.4 bln