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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
18th Oct 21, 4:15pm
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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
18th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
18th Oct 21, 10:55am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
18th Oct 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
14th Oct 21, 2:04pm
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Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
14th Oct 21, 9:02am
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New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
Accounts show NZ economy performed well before the Delta outbreak, thanks in part to seismic amounts of fiscal and monetary stimulus
12th Oct 21, 1:01pm
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Accounts show NZ economy performed well before the Delta outbreak, thanks in part to seismic amounts of fiscal and monetary stimulus
Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
11th Oct 21, 10:59am
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Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
11th Oct 21, 9:33am
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Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
11th Oct 21, 7:56am
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Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
The Westpac economists now see a milk price of $8.50 this season, based on expected lower production
6th Oct 21, 11:58am
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The Westpac economists now see a milk price of $8.50 this season, based on expected lower production
NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the building sector has gone from being the most optimistic to the most pessimistic sectors surveyed
5th Oct 21, 10:55am
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NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the building sector has gone from being the most optimistic to the most pessimistic sectors surveyed
Scientists warn of risks, while politicians raise concerns around the Government's plan to loosen restrictions in Auckland
4th Oct 21, 8:00pm
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Scientists warn of risks, while politicians raise concerns around the Government's plan to loosen restrictions in Auckland
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
Economist Brian Easton examines a Rogernome's defence of the policies
4th Oct 21, 8:16am
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Economist Brian Easton examines a Rogernome's defence of the policies
Roger J Kerr sees a day of reckoning and crunch-time ahead for the Kiwi dollar
4th Oct 21, 7:55am
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Roger J Kerr sees a day of reckoning and crunch-time ahead for the Kiwi dollar
19 new Covid-19 cases in the community - including a Northern Hauraki student who was isolating; Travel in and out of Auckland likely to remain restricted at Level 2
30th Sep 21, 1:14pm
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19 new Covid-19 cases in the community - including a Northern Hauraki student who was isolating; Travel in and out of Auckland likely to remain restricted at Level 2
The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
27th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
Dairy company Synlait sees return to 'similar levels' of profits as prior to this year by 2023
27th Sep 21, 9:01am
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Dairy company Synlait sees return to 'similar levels' of profits as prior to this year by 2023
It's as well John Key declined to govern New Zealand with the ham-fistedness on display in his woeful Covid opinion-piece, Chris Trotter says
27th Sep 21, 8:47am
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It's as well John Key declined to govern New Zealand with the ham-fistedness on display in his woeful Covid opinion-piece, Chris Trotter says
Roger J Kerr says the important thing from the RBNZ's October 6 rates review will be how the RBNZ sees the NZ economy extracting itself from the massive fiscal and monetary stimulus it has been supported by over the last 18 months
27th Sep 21, 8:02am
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Roger J Kerr says the important thing from the RBNZ's October 6 rates review will be how the RBNZ sees the NZ economy extracting itself from the massive fiscal and monetary stimulus it has been supported by over the last 18 months
9 new Covid-19 cases - all linked and all in Auckland
24th Sep 21, 1:06pm
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9 new Covid-19 cases - all linked and all in Auckland
Fonterra's latest capital restructuring plan includes retaining the NZX-listed Fonterra Shareholders' Fund - but the size of it will be capped
23rd Sep 21, 8:52am
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Fonterra's latest capital restructuring plan includes retaining the NZX-listed Fonterra Shareholders' Fund - but the size of it will be capped
Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it
22nd Sep 21, 9:22am
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Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it