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Sovereign credit ratings

Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
20th May 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
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
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
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Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
S&P says its positive outlook on NZ's credit ratings are supported by the expectation deficits may not peak as high, or be big for as long as the Budget suggests
14th May 20, 3:33pm
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S&P says its positive outlook on NZ's credit ratings are supported by the expectation deficits may not peak as high, or be big for as long as the Budget suggests
Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
30th May 19, 2:58pm
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Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
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?
15th Apr 18, 8:07am
by Jason Walls
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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?
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
12th Apr 18, 7:41am
by Jason Walls
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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
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
9th Apr 18, 2:38pm
by Jason Walls
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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
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
12th Apr 17, 2:15pm
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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
S&P fires warning over potential downgrade of Australia's AAA credit rating, catches big 4 Australasian banks in the crossfire
8th Jul 16, 7:50am
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S&P fires warning over potential downgrade of Australia's AAA credit rating, catches big 4 Australasian banks in the crossfire
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
1st Jul 16, 3:24pm
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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
S&P affirms NZ's AA credit rating citing our 'resilient economy' but sees downside with high household and diary farm debt
22nd Mar 16, 3:03pm
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S&P affirms NZ's AA credit rating citing our 'resilient economy' but sees downside with high household and diary farm debt
Fitch sees headwinds for NZ banking sector as it lowers outlook on NZ ratings, but sees AA sovereign rating as 'very much still supported'
28th Jan 16, 9:50am
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Fitch sees headwinds for NZ banking sector as it lowers outlook on NZ ratings, but sees AA sovereign rating as 'very much still supported'
Moody's says NZ's highly concentrated and highly profitable banking sector still one of the world's most resilient
9th Mar 15, 3:00pm
Moody's says NZ's highly concentrated and highly profitable banking sector still one of the world's most resilient
We wrap-up some of the business reaction to Budget 2014
15th May 14, 2:32pm
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We wrap-up some of the business reaction to Budget 2014
Moody's Investors Service says NZ's economy and government finances are improving, but challenges remain
29th Jan 14, 11:42am
Moody's Investors Service says NZ's economy and government finances are improving, but challenges remain
Moody's has considered downgrading NZ's Aaa credit rating due to concerns over the current account deficit, Bloomberg reports
30th Oct 13, 5:31pm
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Moody's has considered downgrading NZ's Aaa credit rating due to concerns over the current account deficit, Bloomberg reports
Fitch affirms NZ credit ratings, retains stable outlook
10th Sep 13, 9:29am
Fitch affirms NZ credit ratings, retains stable outlook
Credit rating agency affirms NZ's sovereign credit ratings
26th Aug 13, 1:33pm
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Credit rating agency affirms NZ's sovereign credit ratings
Opinion: Is it politically tenable for the RBNZ to use its tool to crack down on low equity loans?
19th Jul 13, 4:55pm
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Opinion: Is it politically tenable for the RBNZ to use its tool to crack down on low equity loans?
Fitch Ratings says government's Budget is encouraging; Labour labels it a ‘blackjack’ Budget
16th May 13, 3:36pm
Fitch Ratings says government's Budget is encouraging; Labour labels it a ‘blackjack’ Budget
New Zealand the world's ninth safest sovereign credit risk, according to credit rating agency Standard & Poor's
15th May 13, 12:19pm
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New Zealand the world's ninth safest sovereign credit risk, according to credit rating agency Standard & Poor's
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
14th 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
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
7th Dec 12, 4:01pm
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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
Key, Parker both wary of NZ's private debt; Key says controlling public debt will keep mortgage rates down, Parker eyes private savings, CGT
22nd May 12, 9:39am
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Key, Parker both wary of NZ's private debt; Key says controlling public debt will keep mortgage rates down, Parker eyes private savings, CGT