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Fiscal policy

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13th May 21, 1:59pm
Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
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Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
13th May 21, 1:59pm
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11th May 21, 3:47pm
Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
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Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
11th May 21, 3:47pm
10th May 21, 11:03am
Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
10th May 21, 11:03am
4th May 21, 6:30pm
ANALYSIS: How can Grant Robertson prepare a budget if he doesn't know how much of the $62 billion ring-fenced for COVID-19 has been spent?
ANALYSIS: How can Grant Robertson prepare a budget if he doesn't know how much of the $62 billion ring-fenced for COVID-19 has been spent?
4th May 21, 6:30pm
4th May 21, 8:27am
Robertson to oversee 'Implementation Unit' to be set-up to ensure the Government delivers on its major policy initiatives
Robertson to oversee 'Implementation Unit' to be set-up to ensure the Government delivers on its major policy initiatives
4th May 21, 8:27am
4th May 21, 6:00am
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
Treasury expected to issue less debt than planned, as NZ weathers the COVID-19 storm better than expected and the Government doesn't spend all it borrows
4th May 21, 6:00am
17th Apr 21, 9:50am
by Guest
Yu Yongding explains why the authorities in China should not rush to tighten their fiscal and monetary stance
Yu Yongding explains why the authorities in China should not rush to tighten their fiscal and monetary stance
17th Apr 21, 9:50am
7th Apr 21, 5:36pm
David Parker 'broadly supportive' of Janet Yellen's push for a global minimum corporate tax rate; Grant Robertson to virtually meet with Yellen next week
David Parker 'broadly supportive' of Janet Yellen's push for a global minimum corporate tax rate; Grant Robertson to virtually meet with Yellen next week
7th Apr 21, 5:36pm
24th Mar 21, 9:04am
Budget 2021 to be delivered on May 20; Finance Minister recommits to striking a 'balance' between investing in public services and housing, while keeping a lid on debt
Budget 2021 to be delivered on May 20; Finance Minister recommits to striking a 'balance' between investing in public services and housing, while keeping a lid on debt
24th Mar 21, 9:04am
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
21st Mar 21, 6:31am
Treasury says the Government's targeted fiscal response to COVID-19 complemented the RBNZ's monetary response; Says the impact of low interest rates on inequality is unknown
Treasury says the Government's targeted fiscal response to COVID-19 complemented the RBNZ's monetary response; Says the impact of low interest rates on inequality is unknown
21st Mar 21, 6:31am
19th Mar 21, 9:50am
Govt signals plans to charge overseas tourists and visitors to natural hotspots more, but won't dish out more money to keep struggling tourism businesses afloat
Govt signals plans to charge overseas tourists and visitors to natural hotspots more, but won't dish out more money to keep struggling tourism businesses afloat
19th Mar 21, 9:50am
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17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
9th Feb 21, 7:59am
Grant Robertson outlines his 2021 budget priorities, noting no changes to allowances published in December, but less debt than previously forecast due to a stronger economy
Grant Robertson outlines his 2021 budget priorities, noting no changes to allowances published in December, but less debt than previously forecast due to a stronger economy
9th Feb 21, 7:59am
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
27th Jan 21, 9:44am
by Guest
Willem Buiter explains why the American central bank must expand its balance sheet to accommodate additional fiscal stimulus
Willem Buiter explains why the American central bank must expand its balance sheet to accommodate additional fiscal stimulus
27th Jan 21, 9:44am
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
21st Dec 20, 12:12pm
by Guest
From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
21st Dec 20, 12:12pm
18th Dec 20, 1:51pm
Jenée Tibshraeny has spent the year scrutinising the seismic government and central bank interventions made to keep the economy (and house prices) afloat. She shares her observations on the NZ Everyday Investor podcast
Jenée Tibshraeny has spent the year scrutinising the seismic government and central bank interventions made to keep the economy (and house prices) afloat. She shares her observations on the NZ Everyday Investor podcast
18th Dec 20, 1:51pm

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