Economy

25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
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24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
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RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
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24th Mar 20, 2:04pm
Gareth Vaughan on the Imperial College London paper, what the PM's chief science advisor says, angry Italian mayors, the EU's battle for relevancy and Hong Kong's second wave
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Gareth Vaughan on the Imperial College London paper, what the PM's chief science advisor says, angry Italian mayors, the EU's battle for relevancy and Hong Kong's second wave
24th Mar 20, 2:04pm
24th Mar 20, 1:43pm
Air freight operators can apply for grants to ensure critical imports and exports keep flowing. They must provide details of the prices they will charge for carrying freight
Air freight operators can apply for grants to ensure critical imports and exports keep flowing. They must provide details of the prices they will charge for carrying freight
24th Mar 20, 1:43pm
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
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23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
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The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
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21st Mar 20, 12:18pm
PM announces new COVID-19 alert system; urges over-70s and those with compromised immunity to stay home, people to restrict movements around the country and to work differently
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PM announces new COVID-19 alert system; urges over-70s and those with compromised immunity to stay home, people to restrict movements around the country and to work differently
21st Mar 20, 12:18pm
20th Mar 20, 11:40am
Gisborne forestry workers to be redeployed to roading and conservation work as part of $100m Government package
Gisborne forestry workers to be redeployed to roading and conservation work as part of $100m Government package
20th Mar 20, 11:40am
20th Mar 20, 9:53am
John Mauldin apologies to the Federal Reserve and says radical action is required to combat the coronavirus pandemic
John Mauldin apologies to the Federal Reserve and says radical action is required to combat the coronavirus pandemic
20th Mar 20, 9:53am
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19th Mar 20, 6:17pm
Jacinda Ardern announces unprecedented border closure effective 11.59pm Thursday
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Jacinda Ardern announces unprecedented border closure effective 11.59pm Thursday
19th Mar 20, 6:17pm
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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19th Mar 20, 10:52am
NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
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NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
19th Mar 20, 10:52am
17th Mar 20, 7:46pm
'Only people working in jobs that cannot be done from home should still be in their normal places of work' - BusinessNZ and The NZ Initiative
'Only people working in jobs that cannot be done from home should still be in their normal places of work' - BusinessNZ and The NZ Initiative
17th Mar 20, 7:46pm
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17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
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First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 10:31am
Our national airline is cutting long haul international services by 85% and domestic services by 30% in reaction to the Government's travel restrictions
Our national airline is cutting long haul international services by 85% and domestic services by 30% in reaction to the Government's travel restrictions
16th Mar 20, 10:31am
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13th Mar 20, 12:58pm
Ardern seeks more advice on impacts of tougher border controls before reacting to Trump's European travel ban; Announcement expected over the weekend
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Ardern seeks more advice on impacts of tougher border controls before reacting to Trump's European travel ban; Announcement expected over the weekend
13th Mar 20, 12:58pm

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