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Economy

21st Jun 21, 9:18am
Economist Brian Easton says providing for the redundantly unemployed is admirable but difficult and expensive to implement
Economist Brian Easton says providing for the redundantly unemployed is admirable but difficult and expensive to implement
21st Jun 21, 9:18am
21st Jun 21, 8:46am
Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
21st Jun 21, 8:46am
18th Jun 21, 11:53am
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Fitch Solutions says the New Zealand economy is on the path of a strong recovery
Fitch Solutions says the New Zealand economy is on the path of a strong recovery
18th Jun 21, 11:53am
18th Jun 21, 10:40am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
18th Jun 21, 10:40am
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17th Jun 21, 11:05am
ANZ economists now forecast the Reserve Bank will start increasing the Official Cash Rate in February next year following the stunning 1.6% GDP rise for the March quarter
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ANZ economists now forecast the Reserve Bank will start increasing the Official Cash Rate in February next year following the stunning 1.6% GDP rise for the March quarter
17th Jun 21, 11:05am
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
14th Jun 21, 8:19am
Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
14th Jun 21, 8:19am
10th Jun 21, 11:27am
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
10th Jun 21, 11:27am
8th Jun 21, 2:49pm
Westpac economists say the Government's current fiscal stance may be far less stimulatory than was portrayed in the Budget
Westpac economists say the Government's current fiscal stance may be far less stimulatory than was portrayed in the Budget
8th Jun 21, 2:49pm
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
5th Jun 21, 9:46am
Alison Brook finds that rising anger at the shortage of houses and soaring housing wealth inequality will mean that public officials will have no choice but to address the housing affordability crisis that almost no homeowner wants to solve
Alison Brook finds that rising anger at the shortage of houses and soaring housing wealth inequality will mean that public officials will have no choice but to address the housing affordability crisis that almost no homeowner wants to solve
5th Jun 21, 9:46am
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
31st May 21, 8:39am
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
31st May 21, 8:39am
31st May 21, 8:28am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
31st May 21, 8:28am
28th May 21, 10:49am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
28th May 21, 10:49am
28th May 21, 10:17am
The RBNZ is picking international and domestic factors causing rising costs for businesses and consumers to ease this year. Will it be right?
The RBNZ is picking international and domestic factors causing rising costs for businesses and consumers to ease this year. Will it be right?
28th May 21, 10:17am
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27th May 21, 6:27am
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New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
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New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
27th May 21, 6:27am
26th May 21, 8:10pm
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
26th May 21, 8:10pm
26th May 21, 11:00am
Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Fonterra's reduction of milk price forecast for the current season is 'anticlimactic'
Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Fonterra's reduction of milk price forecast for the current season is 'anticlimactic'
26th May 21, 11:00am
26th May 21, 9:05am
Fonterra has trimmed its milk price forecast for the current season slightly and sees 'significant pressure on earnings' in the last quarter of the financial year
Fonterra has trimmed its milk price forecast for the current season slightly and sees 'significant pressure on earnings' in the last quarter of the financial year
26th May 21, 9:05am
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25th May 21, 11:10am
Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
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Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
25th May 21, 11:10am
25th May 21, 9:50am
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
25th May 21, 9:50am

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