Fiscal policy

19 Jan 19, 9:00am
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
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16 Dec 18, 8:29am
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
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13 Dec 18, 1:03pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
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12 Dec 18, 7:52am
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
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4 Dec 18, 5:29pm
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
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12 Oct 18, 5:02am
Infometrics' Gareth Kiernan sees enough speed bumps on the horizon to slow economic growth more than the market expects; says it's time for LVRs to be eased
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5 Sep 18, 10:31am
Steven Joyce: 'Our government is currently rearranging, often negatively, not one or two but nearly every aspect of microeconomic policy'
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5 Sep 18, 5:00am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons calls for Housing NZ to be replaced by regional 'associations' tasked with providing both affordable and state housing
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29 Aug 18, 10:46am
TOP's new leader Geoff Simmons on why getting 'tough on crime' is nothing but an expensive political slogan
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28 Aug 18, 9:57am
Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
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31 Jul 18, 9:01am
Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
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26 Jul 18, 10:14am
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
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10 May 18, 12:10pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says ahead of next week's Budget announcement that the Govt will be spending $10 bln more over the next five years than the previous Govt promised; Is that it? asks National's Amy Adams
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1 May 18, 10:39am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson reveals the Government has freed up $1.4 billion of funding over 4 years through tax changes and reprioritising spending
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21 Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
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15 Dec 17, 7:10am
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
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14 Dec 17, 1:03pm
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
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13 Dec 17, 7:42am
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
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5 Dec 17, 2:39pm
Government's $339m first year fee-free tertiary education policy expected to attract 2000 additional full time students or trainees next year
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4 Nov 17, 9:44am
Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
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