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The EMA is calling for the carrying of digital vaccine passports to enter the workplace to be made mandatory so that employers can comply with their health and safety obligations under the law
6th Oct 21, 8:43am
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The EMA is calling for the carrying of digital vaccine passports to enter the workplace to be made mandatory so that employers can comply with their health and safety obligations under the law
Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
9th Aug 21, 1:21pm
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Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
Roger J Kerr doesn't see an August OCR hike, seeing stresses building in our regional economies with no overheating, and speculators ready to bet that the NZD is too high especially against the AUD
19th Jul 21, 8:11am
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Roger J Kerr doesn't see an August OCR hike, seeing stresses building in our regional economies with no overheating, and speculators ready to bet that the NZD is too high especially against the AUD
Guy Trafford sees the farmer protests as a reaction to a hugely well-funded Government unable to meet its own standards, and expecting others to achieve Government's hard policy goals with little support. It's a two-faced approach that may backfire
17th Jul 21, 9:21am
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Guy Trafford sees the farmer protests as a reaction to a hugely well-funded Government unable to meet its own standards, and expecting others to achieve Government's hard policy goals with little support. It's a two-faced approach that may backfire
Mike Blackburn says the rise and rise of residential building consents is likely to end soon as the home building industry struggles with capacity issues. And buyers may balk at the new cost realities
7th Jul 21, 2:31pm
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Mike Blackburn says the rise and rise of residential building consents is likely to end soon as the home building industry struggles with capacity issues. And buyers may balk at the new cost realities
Dambisa Moyo identifies five key areas where firms must apply cutting-edge technologies - or risk being left behind
13th Jan 21, 9:00am
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Dambisa Moyo identifies five key areas where firms must apply cutting-edge technologies - or risk being left behind
At the end of its first term, we look at the economic benchmarks we when the Labour-NZ First-Greens government took office. The scorecard isn't flattering if you were looking for a transformation
27th Sep 20, 3:45pm
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At the end of its first term, we look at the economic benchmarks we when the Labour-NZ First-Greens government took office. The scorecard isn't flattering if you were looking for a transformation
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
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Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
Benjamin Cohen suggests that escalating US leadership failures will further erode the greenback's global standing
19th May 20, 11:44am
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Benjamin Cohen suggests that escalating US leadership failures will further erode the greenback's global standing
Kernel's Dean Anderson, who manages index funds, takes a critical look at the performance of his rivals, active fund managers, as everyone battles through the markets in a pandemic
25th Apr 20, 11:02am
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Kernel's Dean Anderson, who manages index funds, takes a critical look at the performance of his rivals, active fund managers, as everyone battles through the markets in a pandemic
Kernel's Dean Anderson explains what a financial index is; how they are constructed, who is behind them, what they do and don't do, and how they are used by investors
8th Feb 20, 10:11am
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Kernel's Dean Anderson explains what a financial index is; how they are constructed, who is behind them, what they do and don't do, and how they are used by investors
Kernel's Dean Anderson challenges the Kiwi fascination with investing in residential property, suggests that circumstances have changed negatively for the real estate asset class and says things can only get worse from here
9th Jan 20, 12:02pm
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Kernel's Dean Anderson challenges the Kiwi fascination with investing in residential property, suggests that circumstances have changed negatively for the real estate asset class and says things can only get worse from here
Kernel's Stephen Upton shows that almost all experts don't beat the market with their advice any better than a coin toss chance, so wealth creation options should avoid these blind alleys
8th Jan 20, 12:02pm
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Kernel's Stephen Upton shows that almost all experts don't beat the market with their advice any better than a coin toss chance, so wealth creation options should avoid these blind alleys
Kernel's Stephen Upton says that if your crystal ball is as cloudy as just about everyone else's, it is time to consider a different a different way to invest
7th Jan 20, 12:02pm
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Kernel's Stephen Upton says that if your crystal ball is as cloudy as just about everyone else's, it is time to consider a different a different way to invest
Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
6th Jan 20, 12:30pm
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Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
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The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
Guy Trafford wonders if the EU farmers approach to wilfully deaf urban virture politicians may gain traction here. And he takes aim at LandCorp’s announcement they will sell sheep dairy milk locally
29th Nov 19, 12:21pm
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Guy Trafford wonders if the EU farmers approach to wilfully deaf urban virture politicians may gain traction here. And he takes aim at LandCorp’s announcement they will sell sheep dairy milk locally
The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
20th Nov 19, 10:16am
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The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
15th Nov 19, 9:30am
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Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
31st Oct 19, 10:02am
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Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
NZIER takes issue with Keith Woodford's view that GDP understates the economic contribution of agribusiness to NZ, arguing it's only measuring what GDP is supposed to measure and excludes exports
17th Oct 19, 3:17pm
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NZIER takes issue with Keith Woodford's view that GDP understates the economic contribution of agribusiness to NZ, arguing it's only measuring what GDP is supposed to measure and excludes exports
The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
16th Oct 19, 10:46am
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The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
14th Oct 19, 12:27pm
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Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
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Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation
11th Aug 19, 11:02am
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Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation