Days to the General Election: 27
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Fiscal stimulus

15th Aug 20, 10:16am
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The Taxpayers Union calls for a GST cut from 15% to 10% for one year as an easy, effective way to get fiscal stimulus into the hands of everyone during the pandemic, and at half the cost of the wage subsidy
The Taxpayers Union calls for a GST cut from 15% to 10% for one year as an easy, effective way to get fiscal stimulus into the hands of everyone during the pandemic, and at half the cost of the wage subsidy
15th Aug 20, 10:16am
28th Apr 20, 8:14am
David Hargreaves says the Government's now got a very fine balancing act between supporting and stimulating the economy, including use of novel tools such as 'helicopter money'
David Hargreaves says the Government's now got a very fine balancing act between supporting and stimulating the economy, including use of novel tools such as 'helicopter money'
28th Apr 20, 8:14am
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
16th Apr 20, 8:03am
Kirdan Lees says $20 billion is the starting point of additional fiscal support that will be required from the Government for New Zealand's small and medium sized businesses
Kirdan Lees says $20 billion is the starting point of additional fiscal support that will be required from the Government for New Zealand's small and medium sized businesses
16th Apr 20, 8:03am
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23rd Mar 20, 1:54pm
NZ moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 immediately; will move to Alert Level 4 in 48 hours; rent hikes banned; wage subsidy scheme expanded; support for mortgage holders and business borrowers on the way
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NZ moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 immediately; will move to Alert Level 4 in 48 hours; rent hikes banned; wage subsidy scheme expanded; support for mortgage holders and business borrowers on the way
23rd Mar 20, 1:54pm
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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
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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
5th Mar 20, 11:58am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at a potential worst case economic scenario caused by the coronavirus outbreak
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at a potential worst case economic scenario caused by the coronavirus outbreak
5th Mar 20, 11:58am
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4th Mar 20, 11:55am
RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
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RBNZ 'prepared to ensure well-functioning financial system including access to credit, cash & liquidity in the banking system.' BNZ's Toplis says Fed cut 'unjustified', RBNZ could be 'voice of reason in panic-driven world'
4th Mar 20, 11:55am
21st Nov 19, 12:03pm
Benje Patterson explores the key contributors to private sector debt, as well as basic rules of thumb to put this debt in context
Benje Patterson explores the key contributors to private sector debt, as well as basic rules of thumb to put this debt in context
21st Nov 19, 12:03pm
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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, 5:00am
BlackRock Australia’s David Griffith says with central banks running out of ammunition, it might be time to think outside the square
BlackRock Australia’s David Griffith says with central banks running out of ammunition, it might be time to think outside the square
18th Sep 19, 5:00am
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
8th Aug 18, 1:48pm
As the economy shifts down a gear, the Finance Minister has been talking up the ‘fiscal stimulus’ the Government has at its disposal, but what is ‘fiscal stimulus’ and how will it help the economy?
As the economy shifts down a gear, the Finance Minister has been talking up the ‘fiscal stimulus’ the Government has at its disposal, but what is ‘fiscal stimulus’ and how will it help the economy?
8th Aug 18, 1:48pm
3rd Jan 18, 9:50am
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Yu Yongding says widespread forecasts of stable 6.5% growth ignore slowing fixed asset investment and expectations need to be reined in
Yu Yongding says widespread forecasts of stable 6.5% growth ignore slowing fixed asset investment and expectations need to be reined in
3rd Jan 18, 9:50am
2nd Nov 17, 8:44am
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Adair Turner shows how East Asia is winning by ignoring warnings of wasteful investment in low-return domestic projects, and by forcing their firms to compete fiercely in the West's open markets
Adair Turner shows how East Asia is winning by ignoring warnings of wasteful investment in low-return domestic projects, and by forcing their firms to compete fiercely in the West's open markets
2nd Nov 17, 8:44am
1st Nov 17, 1:57pm
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Yu Yongding says massive capital account deficits fueled by capital flight needed to be stopped to prevent China's net foreign asset disappearing. Capital account liberalisation needs to wait for a healthier, stronger financial system, he says
Yu Yongding says massive capital account deficits fueled by capital flight needed to be stopped to prevent China's net foreign asset disappearing. Capital account liberalisation needs to wait for a healthier, stronger financial system, he says
1st Nov 17, 1:57pm
Days to the General Election: 27
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