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BNZ economists say the chances of a recession increase by the day and they are predicting economic growth to 'stall' completely next year; house price falls to get worse
11th May 22, 1:30pm
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BNZ economists say the chances of a recession increase by the day and they are predicting economic growth to 'stall' completely next year; house price falls to get worse
Gareth Vaughan on a return to commodity-backed money, crypto & the GFC, Canada's solutions to NZ-style housing problems, a Covid tax for banks, plus Elon Musk and securities laws
9th Apr 22, 9:30am
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Gareth Vaughan on a return to commodity-backed money, crypto & the GFC, Canada's solutions to NZ-style housing problems, a Covid tax for banks, plus Elon Musk and securities laws
Bankruptcy rates low despite pandemic, with kiwi's dodging them in a way they weren't able to during the GFC
21st Jan 22, 3:49pm
by Toby Allen
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Bankruptcy rates low despite pandemic, with kiwi's dodging them in a way they weren't able to during the GFC
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
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
Gareth Vaughan on champagne time in container shipping, how a banking crisis helped the Nazis, Ireland's tax haven, cryptocurrency and puppies, plus the paradox of our own ignorance
28th Nov 21, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on champagne time in container shipping, how a banking crisis helped the Nazis, Ireland's tax haven, cryptocurrency and puppies, plus the paradox of our own ignorance
Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
9th Sep 21, 11:25am
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Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
Helped by strong housing lending, New Zealand's banks appear set to top $6 billion in annual profit this year for the first time
10th Aug 21, 3:05pm
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Helped by strong housing lending, New Zealand's banks appear set to top $6 billion in annual profit this year for the first time
Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
15th Mar 21, 10:15am
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Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
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Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Brian Easton finds that epidemics are not new in New Zealand and they have all had significant economic and social impacts. He asks whether the current pandemic will be a decisive turning moment, unlike the GFC which changed little
6th May 20, 4:08pm
Brian Easton finds that epidemics are not new in New Zealand and they have all had significant economic and social impacts. He asks whether the current pandemic will be a decisive turning moment, unlike the GFC which changed little
BNZ's parent National Australia Bank gives early demonstration of credit loss expectations in a COVID-19 world as its profit tumbles, dividend's cut and A$3.5b equity raise is detailed
27th Apr 20, 5:00pm
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BNZ's parent National Australia Bank gives early demonstration of credit loss expectations in a COVID-19 world as its profit tumbles, dividend's cut and A$3.5b equity raise is detailed
Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
16th Mar 20, 12:01pm
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Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
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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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at a potential worst case economic scenario caused by the coronavirus outbreak
Economist Rodney Dickens wonders if bank lending criteria are the reason the housing market remains sluggish despite interest rate cuts
18th Dec 19, 2:07pm
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Economist Rodney Dickens wonders if bank lending criteria are the reason the housing market remains sluggish despite interest rate cuts
Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
17th Dec 19, 6:50am
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Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
John Mauldin compares and contrasts today with the 1930s and weighs up how a divided America may be able to move forward
25th Nov 19, 5:13pm
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John Mauldin compares and contrasts today with the 1930s and weighs up how a divided America may be able to move forward
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean doubts further OCR cuts would stimulate the economy, doesn't offer an alternative suggestion but argues this is something we should be debating
6th Nov 19, 9:59am
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Westpac NZ CEO David McLean doubts further OCR cuts would stimulate the economy, doesn't offer an alternative suggestion but argues this is something we should be debating
Chris Trotter argues that although democratic socialism is Labour’s official ideology, New Zealand politics lacks traditional left-wing champions like Bernie Sanders & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
21st Oct 19, 9:49am
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Chris Trotter argues that although democratic socialism is Labour’s official ideology, New Zealand politics lacks traditional left-wing champions like Bernie Sanders & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Gareth Vaughan says the Reserve Bank's efforts to combat the too big to fail problem is a worthy aspect of its proposals to increase NZ banks' regulatory capital requirements
19th Oct 19, 10:02am
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Gareth Vaughan says the Reserve Bank's efforts to combat the too big to fail problem is a worthy aspect of its proposals to increase NZ banks' regulatory capital requirements
Rodney Dickens identifies the structural shift the RBNZ made during the GFC that means the effective OCR is much higher than the actual OCR, explaining why our retail interest rates are at current levels
11th Oct 19, 10:02am
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Rodney Dickens identifies the structural shift the RBNZ made during the GFC that means the effective OCR is much higher than the actual OCR, explaining why our retail interest rates are at current levels
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
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BlackRock Australia’s David Griffith says with central banks running out of ammunition, it might be time to think outside the square
Chris Trotter argues the causes and conditions are in place for the formation of a new mainstream political party in New Zealand but the chances of one emerging are 'vanishingly remote'
9th Sep 19, 9:49am
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Chris Trotter argues the causes and conditions are in place for the formation of a new mainstream political party in New Zealand but the chances of one emerging are 'vanishingly remote'