Sovereign credit ratings

15 Apr 18, 8:07am
The Government’s commitment to reducing net debt to 20% of GDP by 2021/22 has again come under fire this week – is the issue that it’s debt target is a bit too specific?
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12 Apr 18, 7:41am
One of the world’s biggest credit rating agencies says as Government debt is already so low, increasing it by a few percentage points would be unlikely to impact NZ's overall credit rating
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9 Apr 18, 2:38pm
Banks and the Opposition have questioned the Government over its numbers, but a new Moody’s report will put a spring in the step of Finance Minister Grant Robertson
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12 Apr 17, 2:15pm
Moody's says house price increases in NZ 'closely resemble' those in Spain, Ireland and the US on the eve of their housing market crashes
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8 Jul 16, 7:50am
S&P fires warning over potential downgrade of Australia's AAA credit rating, catches big 4 Australasian banks in the crossfire
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1 Jul 16, 3:24pm
Moody's updates its outlook on NZ's Aaa sovereign credit rating, says increased government debt or problems with banks ability to access offshore funding the key threats to it
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22 Mar 16, 3:03pm
S&P affirms NZ's AA credit rating citing our 'resilient economy' but sees downside with high household and diary farm debt
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28 Jan 16, 9:50am
Fitch sees headwinds for NZ banking sector as it lowers outlook on NZ ratings, but sees AA sovereign rating as 'very much still supported'
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9 Mar 15, 3:00pm
Moody's says NZ's highly concentrated and highly profitable banking sector still one of the world's most resilient
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15 May 14, 2:32pm
We wrap-up some of the business reaction to Budget 2014
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29 Jan 14, 11:42am
Moody's Investors Service says NZ's economy and government finances are improving, but challenges remain
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30 Oct 13, 5:31pm
Moody's has considered downgrading NZ's Aaa credit rating due to concerns over the current account deficit, Bloomberg reports
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10 Sep 13, 9:29am
Fitch affirms NZ credit ratings, retains stable outlook
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26 Aug 13, 1:33pm
Credit rating agency affirms NZ's sovereign credit ratings
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19 Jul 13, 4:55pm
Opinion: Is it politically tenable for the RBNZ to use its tool to crack down on low equity loans?
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16 May 13, 3:36pm
Fitch Ratings says government's Budget is encouraging; Labour labels it a ‘blackjack’ Budget
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15 May 13, 12:19pm
New Zealand the world's ninth safest sovereign credit risk, according to credit rating agency Standard & Poor's
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14 Dec 12, 5:03pm
HiFX's Dan Bell on what it might take for the RBNZ to intervene in the currency markets, how the fiscal cliff might be good for NZ exporters, and growing current account deficit concerns
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7 Dec 12, 4:01pm
HiFX's Dan Bell sees potential for an OCR hike from a hawkish RBNZ, ongoing strength in the NZ dollar, and more twisting from the US Fed
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22 May 12, 9:39am
Key, Parker both wary of NZ's private debt; Key says controlling public debt will keep mortgage rates down, Parker eyes private savings, CGT
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