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Fiscal policy

IMF says New Zealand house prices have increased by almost four times the average increase across OECD countries since 1998
16th May 22, 10:11am
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IMF says New Zealand house prices have increased by almost four times the average increase across OECD countries since 1998
Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
12th May 22, 9:23am
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Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
3rd May 22, 8:10am
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Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
Economist Brian Easton says reductions in effective productivity, largely as a result of events overseas, require reductions in real incomes. Ignore that and you cannot defeat inflation
2nd May 22, 7:15am
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Economist Brian Easton says reductions in effective productivity, largely as a result of events overseas, require reductions in real incomes. Ignore that and you cannot defeat inflation
National says it would only continue contributing to the Super Fund if 'fiscal conditions allow'
27th Apr 22, 10:19am
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National says it would only continue contributing to the Super Fund if 'fiscal conditions allow'
Revenue Minister, worried about the fairness of the tax system, proposes creation of tax principles and reporting standards
26th Apr 22, 4:16pm
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Revenue Minister, worried about the fairness of the tax system, proposes creation of tax principles and reporting standards
CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
20th Apr 22, 12:47pm
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CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
Finance Minister Grant Robertson not (yet at least) signalling intent to respond to the Reserve Bank's call for help tackling inflation
19th Apr 22, 2:57pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson not (yet at least) signalling intent to respond to the Reserve Bank's call for help tackling inflation
TOP leader Raf Manji argues the RBNZ shouldn't overcook its response to inflation, as it overcooked its response to Covid-19
18th Apr 22, 9:15am
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TOP leader Raf Manji argues the RBNZ shouldn't overcook its response to inflation, as it overcooked its response to Covid-19
Jen​ée Tibshraeny on how the evolving relationship between the government and Reserve Bank will affect policymaking
8th Apr 22, 8:30am
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Jen​ée Tibshraeny on how the evolving relationship between the government and Reserve Bank will affect policymaking
Robertson: $5 billion bill for Reserve Bank's bond-buying programme the product of a risk deemed 'worth taking' in 2020
30th Mar 22, 7:44am
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Robertson: $5 billion bill for Reserve Bank's bond-buying programme the product of a risk deemed 'worth taking' in 2020
IMF calls for 'significant increases' to the OCR, more targeted govt spending than fuel tax cuts, a lower corporate tax rate and introduction of a capital gains tax
24th Mar 22, 9:11am
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IMF calls for 'significant increases' to the OCR, more targeted govt spending than fuel tax cuts, a lower corporate tax rate and introduction of a capital gains tax
Rising interest rates could see government suffer a $5 billion loss from the Reserve Bank's QE programme
22nd Mar 22, 4:53pm
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Rising interest rates could see government suffer a $5 billion loss from the Reserve Bank's QE programme
Government investigating ways of preventing high-income earners from using trusts and companies to lower their personal tax bills
19th Mar 22, 9:30am
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Government investigating ways of preventing high-income earners from using trusts and companies to lower their personal tax bills
Government loosens criteria for new Covid Support Payment so more businesses are eligible; Businesses expected to receive around $750 million in total
25th Feb 22, 1:51pm
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Government loosens criteria for new Covid Support Payment so more businesses are eligible; Businesses expected to receive around $750 million in total
Treasury will likely need to borrow more to help the Reserve Bank reduce the size of its bond holdings. This could put upward pressure on interest rates
23rd Feb 22, 8:16pm
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Treasury will likely need to borrow more to help the Reserve Bank reduce the size of its bond holdings. This could put upward pressure on interest rates
Covid-affected businesses able to apply for a new government cash payment and/or loan top-up
21st Feb 22, 3:15pm
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Covid-affected businesses able to apply for a new government cash payment and/or loan top-up
Journalists discuss the protestors at Parliament, the minimum wage rise, inflation, interest rates, the bond market and credit conditions
14th Feb 22, 4:02pm
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Journalists discuss the protestors at Parliament, the minimum wage rise, inflation, interest rates, the bond market and credit conditions
TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
8th Feb 22, 10:03am
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TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
21st Dec 21, 11:30am
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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
Treasury has announced it's having a major review of its macroeconomic policy framework. Brian Easton sees 'old framework' approaches hampering that review
20th Dec 21, 9:55am
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Treasury has announced it's having a major review of its macroeconomic policy framework. Brian Easton sees 'old framework' approaches hampering that review
Treasury slashes its debt issuance forecast, but commits to keeping a cash buffer of at least $15 billion
15th Dec 21, 1:08pm
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Treasury slashes its debt issuance forecast, but commits to keeping a cash buffer of at least $15 billion
Budget 2022 to be a whopper, with Grant Robertson saying he'll allocate a record sum to support the Government's health reforms
15th Dec 21, 1:02pm
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Budget 2022 to be a whopper, with Grant Robertson saying he'll allocate a record sum to support the Government's health reforms
How Treasury and the Reserve Bank could work together to remove billions of dollars from the financial system
13th Dec 21, 3:05pm
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How Treasury and the Reserve Bank could work together to remove billions of dollars from the financial system
RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector
5th Dec 21, 6:00am
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RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector