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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
20th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
16th Sep 21, 3:11pm
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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
16th Sep 21, 11:01am
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The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
13th Sep 21, 1:25pm
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Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
13th Sep 21, 10:35am
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Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
13th Sep 21, 8:19am
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Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
Dairy company Synlait has reached a sale-and-leaseback agreement on its Mangere property that it paid $12.4 mln for in 2017
9th Sep 21, 10:10am
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Dairy company Synlait has reached a sale-and-leaseback agreement on its Mangere property that it paid $12.4 mln for in 2017
Dairy company Synlait is signalling the cutting of perhaps 200 staff, through which it aims to save $10 mln-$12 mln a year
8th Sep 21, 9:22am
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Dairy company Synlait is signalling the cutting of perhaps 200 staff, through which it aims to save $10 mln-$12 mln a year
The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
6th Sep 21, 2:02pm
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The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
Roger J Kerr says our currency seems to have 'zoomed' up too far and too fast, so, a fall seems likely in coming days
6th Sep 21, 8:30am
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Roger J Kerr says our currency seems to have 'zoomed' up too far and too fast, so, a fall seems likely in coming days
The latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an 'encouragingly robust' early response to the new lockdown from businesses
31st Aug 21, 1:28pm
The latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an 'encouragingly robust' early response to the new lockdown from businesses
Roger J Kerr suggests John Key and Bill English would have done a better job of managing the current Covid crisis
30th Aug 21, 9:25am
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Roger J Kerr suggests John Key and Bill English would have done a better job of managing the current Covid crisis
Air New Zealand cites uncertainty around the current lockdown as it reports pre-tax losses of $440 million for the financial year to June 2021
26th Aug 21, 9:22am
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Air New Zealand cites uncertainty around the current lockdown as it reports pre-tax losses of $440 million for the financial year to June 2021
Roger J Kerr sees a likely 'sideways shuffle' in the value of the Kiwi dollar and then rising back above US70c in the medium to longer term
23rd Aug 21, 7:59am
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Roger J Kerr sees a likely 'sideways shuffle' in the value of the Kiwi dollar and then rising back above US70c in the medium to longer term
Jarden analysts calculate about $350 mln to $500 mln of Air New Zealand's $1.5 bln Govt loan facility may be left by the time the airline undertakes a capital raising next year
17th Aug 21, 1:27pm
Jarden analysts calculate about $350 mln to $500 mln of Air New Zealand's $1.5 bln Govt loan facility may be left by the time the airline undertakes a capital raising next year
ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
16th Aug 21, 2:49pm
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ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
Roger J Kerr says the 'reconnecting to the world' plan announced last week had no targets, no milestones and no objectives that business folk could plan around themselves
16th Aug 21, 8:16am
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Roger J Kerr says the 'reconnecting to the world' plan announced last week had no targets, no milestones and no objectives that business folk could plan around themselves
The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
12th Aug 21, 3:10pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests that a one-off tax levy on the unvaccinated would both motivate vaccinations and recover some of the costs the unvaccinated are forcing on everyone else
12th Aug 21, 11:12am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests that a one-off tax levy on the unvaccinated would both motivate vaccinations and recover some of the costs the unvaccinated are forcing on everyone else
ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
9th Aug 21, 12:56pm
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ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
Roger J Kerr says the stronger US dollar he has consistently expected is now back on track
9th Aug 21, 8:30am
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Roger J Kerr says the stronger US dollar he has consistently expected is now back on track
New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
6th Aug 21, 2:38pm
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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank
5th Aug 21, 3:04pm
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The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank