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Reserve Bank outlines sale process for the bonds it bought as part of the quantitative easing programme at the start of the pandemic
9th Jun 22, 9:50am
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Reserve Bank outlines sale process for the bonds it bought as part of the quantitative easing programme at the start of the pandemic
Institute of International Finance cautions on hidden debt in emerging markets as global debt hits new highs
19th May 22, 12:38pm
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Institute of International Finance cautions on hidden debt in emerging markets as global debt hits new highs
Treasury's debt office can issue government bonds in excess of new government debt ceiling
4th May 22, 7:50am
Treasury's debt office can issue government bonds in excess of new government debt ceiling
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
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
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
Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
18th Nov 21, 10:05am
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Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
Views mixed on whether investor demand for sustainable debt will be high enough for the Government to charge a 'greemium' when it issues green bonds next year
17th Nov 21, 7:46am
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Views mixed on whether investor demand for sustainable debt will be high enough for the Government to charge a 'greemium' when it issues green bonds next year
NZ Government to enter the sustainable debt market by issuing Green Bonds from late-2022
12th Nov 21, 5:00am
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NZ Government to enter the sustainable debt market by issuing Green Bonds from late-2022
Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
17th Oct 21, 8:43am
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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
Government tops up Covid-19 fund by $7 billion, having already put aside $62 billion for the response since the start of the pandemic
16th Sep 21, 12:38pm
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Government tops up Covid-19 fund by $7 billion, having already put aside $62 billion for the response since the start of the pandemic
A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
14th Sep 21, 1:43pm
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A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
Delta sees Government empowered to spend billions more than what was budgeted for this year; Too early to say how much of the new contingency will be used and whether more debt will be required
9th Sep 21, 1:41pm
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Delta sees Government empowered to spend billions more than what was budgeted for this year; Too early to say how much of the new contingency will be used and whether more debt will be required
Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
25th Aug 21, 12:30pm
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Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
An NZ Everyday Investor podcast episode ft. Jenée Tibshraeny on the Treasury's evolving approach towards debt, the drivers of inflation, whether people will be spooked by an interest rate hike, and more
12th Jul 21, 1:29pm
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An NZ Everyday Investor podcast episode ft. Jenée Tibshraeny on the Treasury's evolving approach towards debt, the drivers of inflation, whether people will be spooked by an interest rate hike, and more
The Treasury warns the Government needs to start looking at the tax, health and superannuation systems, as an ageing population is set to send the country's debt too far north
5th Jul 21, 7:08pm
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The Treasury warns the Government needs to start looking at the tax, health and superannuation systems, as an ageing population is set to send the country's debt too far north
ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
4th Jul 21, 6:59am
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ANZ strategist argues QE has done its job, so the Reserve Bank should wind back its bond-buying ahead of hiking the OCR
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh sees room for government spending to do more to support the economy in this structurally low interest rate environment
23rd Jun 21, 6:37pm
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Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh sees room for government spending to do more to support the economy in this structurally low interest rate environment
Westpac economists say the Government's current fiscal stance may be far less stimulatory than was portrayed in the Budget
8th Jun 21, 2:49pm
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Westpac economists say the Government's current fiscal stance may be far less stimulatory than was portrayed in the Budget
New Zealand Debt Management outlines plans for a 30-year government bond as Budget updates government funding plans
20th May 21, 3:01pm
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New Zealand Debt Management outlines plans for a 30-year government bond as Budget updates government funding plans
Grant Robertson delivers a 'peak Labour Party' Budget, committing to spending more than expected, including on benefit increases
20th May 21, 2:00pm
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Grant Robertson delivers a 'peak Labour Party' Budget, committing to spending more than expected, including on benefit increases
Grant Robertson goes into Budget 2021 with options. The questions are: Will he boost benefits and how much more infrastructure investment can the economy deliver on?
19th May 21, 7:20pm
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Grant Robertson goes into Budget 2021 with options. The questions are: Will he boost benefits and how much more infrastructure investment can the economy deliver on?
Institute of International Finance's Global Debt Monitor shows global debt down slightly in the March quarter
15th May 21, 9:23am
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Institute of International Finance's Global Debt Monitor shows global debt down slightly in the March quarter
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
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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
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending