Economy

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1st Oct 19, 10:13am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
1st Oct 19, 10:13am
1st Oct 19, 10:00am
RBNZ's external experts reviewing its bank capital proposals suggest changes to countercyclical capital buffers, retaining Tier 2 capital, and reforms to bank executive compensation schemes
RBNZ's external experts reviewing its bank capital proposals suggest changes to countercyclical capital buffers, retaining Tier 2 capital, and reforms to bank executive compensation schemes
1st Oct 19, 10:00am
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30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
23rd Sep 19, 2:46pm
Independent experts assessing the 2018 census data quality disagree with Statistics NZ's view that the information on ethnicity is of 'high' quality and say there's 'significant variability in the quality of ethnicity data by ethnic group'
Independent experts assessing the 2018 census data quality disagree with Statistics NZ's view that the information on ethnicity is of 'high' quality and say there's 'significant variability in the quality of ethnicity data by ethnic group'
23rd Sep 19, 2:46pm
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23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
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Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
19th Sep 19, 1:25pm
Benje Patterson says Finance Minister Grant Robertson could stimulate the economy by targeting tax cuts at lower income households via a cash handout
Benje Patterson says Finance Minister Grant Robertson could stimulate the economy by targeting tax cuts at lower income households via a cash handout
19th Sep 19, 1:25pm
18th Sep 19, 11:06am
Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
18th Sep 19, 11:06am
15th Sep 19, 6:31am
Shadow Finance Minister Paul Goldsmith on how he's yet to be convinced bank conduct needs regulation, why foreign capital restrictions are counter-productive and why fiscal stimulus isn't what the economy needs
Shadow Finance Minister Paul Goldsmith on how he's yet to be convinced bank conduct needs regulation, why foreign capital restrictions are counter-productive and why fiscal stimulus isn't what the economy needs
15th Sep 19, 6:31am
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13th Sep 19, 5:00am
Eric Crampton on the perils of dodgy vaping vendors, fake news and more fake news, the misleading cost of alcohol, sorting the trees from the trees on climate change and the joyful contrarian
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Eric Crampton on the perils of dodgy vaping vendors, fake news and more fake news, the misleading cost of alcohol, sorting the trees from the trees on climate change and the joyful contrarian
13th Sep 19, 5:00am
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
10th Sep 19, 3:37pm
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment briefing paper says New Zealand authorities are grappling with unprecedented threats to the integrity of the immigration system
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment briefing paper says New Zealand authorities are grappling with unprecedented threats to the integrity of the immigration system
10th Sep 19, 3:37pm
10th Sep 19, 9:26am
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
10th Sep 19, 9:26am
6th Sep 19, 12:16pm
NZ First's Shane Jones and Winston Peters announce $98.4 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund in Auckland to Whangarei rail line
NZ First's Shane Jones and Winston Peters announce $98.4 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund in Auckland to Whangarei rail line
6th Sep 19, 12:16pm
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6th Sep 19, 9:53am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
6th Sep 19, 9:53am
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5th Sep 19, 10:24am
ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
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ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
5th Sep 19, 10:24am
2nd Sep 19, 2:32pm
The big bank economists are mulling what the flagging business confidence and drooping inflation expectations mean for the economy, with one economist even questioning whether the economy is heading for 'stall speed'
The big bank economists are mulling what the flagging business confidence and drooping inflation expectations mean for the economy, with one economist even questioning whether the economy is heading for 'stall speed'
2nd Sep 19, 2:32pm
2nd Sep 19, 1:22pm
Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
2nd Sep 19, 1:22pm

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