Economy

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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
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
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
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14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
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Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
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
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
10th Sep 20, 9:49am
Peter Dunne says there's still time for what has been a pretty boring and pedestrian campaign to date to show some life, but it would not be wise to count on that
Peter Dunne says there's still time for what has been a pretty boring and pedestrian campaign to date to show some life, but it would not be wise to count on that
10th Sep 20, 9:49am
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
7th Sep 20, 9:13am
Economist Brian Easton muses on how the world has responded to this year's 'invasion'
Economist Brian Easton muses on how the world has responded to this year's 'invasion'
7th Sep 20, 9:13am
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
7th Sep 20, 7:30am
Chris Trotter suggests New Zealand's costly elimination strategy for dealing with Covid-19 might paradoxically end up paying for itself
Chris Trotter suggests New Zealand's costly elimination strategy for dealing with Covid-19 might paradoxically end up paying for itself
7th Sep 20, 7:30am
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4th Sep 20, 1:19pm
Govt takes 'cautious' approach, leaving Auckland at Level 2.5 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 until at least September 16
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Govt takes 'cautious' approach, leaving Auckland at Level 2.5 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 until at least September 16
4th Sep 20, 1:19pm
4th Sep 20, 6:33am
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The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says directors have emphasised the importance of having the right diversity of thinking, skills and experience at the board table
The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says directors have emphasised the importance of having the right diversity of thinking, skills and experience at the board table
4th Sep 20, 6:33am
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3rd Sep 20, 1:15pm
1 new Covid-19 case in the community, linked to the Auckland cluster, and another caught in isolation; Tests processed on Wednesday surpassed 10,000
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1 new Covid-19 case in the community, linked to the Auckland cluster, and another caught in isolation; Tests processed on Wednesday surpassed 10,000
3rd Sep 20, 1:15pm
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
2nd Sep 20, 1:12pm
Covid update: The three new community cases are all linked to the Mount Roskill evangelical fellowship; two patients in ICU
Covid update: The three new community cases are all linked to the Mount Roskill evangelical fellowship; two patients in ICU
2nd Sep 20, 1:12pm
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
1st Sep 20, 1:17pm
Covid update: Ministry of Health says all five of the community cases are clearly linked to the Auckland cluster
Covid update: Ministry of Health says all five of the community cases are clearly linked to the Auckland cluster
1st Sep 20, 1:17pm
1st Sep 20, 9:20am
ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden calls out Govt for having a disregard for 'wellbeing' in its Covid response
ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden calls out Govt for having a disregard for 'wellbeing' in its Covid response
1st Sep 20, 9:20am

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