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Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
3rd May 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
3rd May 20, 6:31am
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Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
Westpac chief economist and Triple T Consulting founder expect the RBNZ will have to take the OCR into negative territory earlier than indicated
28th Apr 20, 10:00am
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Westpac chief economist and Triple T Consulting founder expect the RBNZ will have to take the OCR into negative territory earlier than indicated
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson bemoans that massive central bank intervention in financial markets allows zombie companies to stand in the way of progress and creates meaningless market pricing
24th Apr 20, 2:01pm
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Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson bemoans that massive central bank intervention in financial markets allows zombie companies to stand in the way of progress and creates meaningless market pricing
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
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Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
18th Apr 20, 12:24pm
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Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
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Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
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Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
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RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
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Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
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The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
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RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
19th Mar 20, 11:05am
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ANZ New Zealand economists call for RBNZ quantitative easing 'in the ballpark of' $15 billion to $20 billion annually to soothe financial markets and ease bank funding costs
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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
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
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
ANZ Banking Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga says questions should be asked as to whether central banks' inflation targets remain relevant
14th Sep 19, 9:32am
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ANZ Banking Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga says questions should be asked as to whether central banks' inflation targets remain relevant
The risks of further ECB monetary stimulus outweigh the benefits. More stimulus will either amount to less than anticipated or will not be sustained and undermine the eurozone's financial system and public finances in far-reaching ways
10th Sep 19, 10:00am
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The risks of further ECB monetary stimulus outweigh the benefits. More stimulus will either amount to less than anticipated or will not be sustained and undermine the eurozone's financial system and public finances in far-reaching ways
Mercer's David Scobie says while for many investors cash has still not ascended the throne, for some it can play a useful positioning role in an investment portfolio
14th Aug 19, 10:23am
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Mercer's David Scobie says while for many investors cash has still not ascended the throne, for some it can play a useful positioning role in an investment portfolio
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics says in such bizarre times all bets are off, but the storm clouds are gathering and someone, potentially you, is likely to get hit
22nd Jul 19, 2:05pm
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John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics says in such bizarre times all bets are off, but the storm clouds are gathering and someone, potentially you, is likely to get hit
RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
5th Jun 19, 3:44pm
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RBNZ in the 'strong position' of having both further room to cut the Official Cash Rate and unconventional monetary policy tools if required, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes the rest of the world will enter a period something like Japan endured following 1990, and is still grappling with today
15th Apr 19, 11:35am
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John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes the rest of the world will enter a period something like Japan endured following 1990, and is still grappling with today
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics argues the next recession will be deep, long, painful, and probably truly global and persistent
9th Apr 19, 3:02pm
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John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics argues the next recession will be deep, long, painful, and probably truly global and persistent
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says as central banks continue grappling with the impacts of the Global Financial Crisis, governments could be doing more to help
8th Apr 19, 12:14pm
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says as central banks continue grappling with the impacts of the Global Financial Crisis, governments could be doing more to help