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5th May 20, 4:53pm
Law professor and economist flag concerns over Cabinet excusing government departments from providing Regulatory Impact Assessments on COVID-19 policies until August 31
Law professor and economist flag concerns over Cabinet excusing government departments from providing Regulatory Impact Assessments on COVID-19 policies until August 31
5th May 20, 4:53pm
3rd May 20, 6:31am
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
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
2nd May 20, 3:24pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
2nd May 20, 3:24pm
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1st May 20, 12:36pm
Govt to write "viable" small businesses loans of up to $100k depending on how many employees they have
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Govt to write "viable" small businesses loans of up to $100k depending on how many employees they have
1st May 20, 12:36pm
1st May 20, 7:35am
ANZ NZ Antonia Watson on creating an ANZAC bubble, the Government's Business Finance Guarantee Scheme, loan provisioning and potential UDC sale
ANZ NZ Antonia Watson on creating an ANZAC bubble, the Government's Business Finance Guarantee Scheme, loan provisioning and potential UDC sale
1st May 20, 7:35am
30th Apr 20, 4:34pm
New law enables Crown to write COVID-19-affected SMEs loans; IRD to administer the scheme; Details to be unveiled on Friday
New law enables Crown to write COVID-19-affected SMEs loans; IRD to administer the scheme; Details to be unveiled on Friday
30th Apr 20, 4:34pm
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
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
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
22nd Apr 20, 8:37am
RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
RBNZ Governor says the decision to stop the banks paying dividends was to make sure $5 billion of Government money went to New Zealand businesses
22nd Apr 20, 8:37am
16th Apr 20, 5:15pm
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson sees a new world emerging post-COVID-19 with changes for globalisation and labour market dynamics, and potential ahead for a Great Reset, or debt jubilee
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson sees a new world emerging post-COVID-19 with changes for globalisation and labour market dynamics, and potential ahead for a Great Reset, or debt jubilee
16th Apr 20, 5:15pm
16th Apr 20, 8:03am
Kirdan Lees says $20 billion is the starting point of additional fiscal support that will be required from the Government for New Zealand's small and medium sized businesses
Kirdan Lees says $20 billion is the starting point of additional fiscal support that will be required from the Government for New Zealand's small and medium sized businesses
16th Apr 20, 8:03am
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
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RBNZ offers banks more help to encourage them to keep lending... but at a cost, as it restricts them from paying dividends until the economic outlook improves
2nd Apr 20, 10:03am
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1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
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More detail unveiled on which businesses are be eligible for an 80% taxpayer-backed bank loan to get them through the COVID-19 crisis
1st Apr 20, 6:15pm
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1st Apr 20, 2:54pm
Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
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Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
1st Apr 20, 2:54pm
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am
20th Mar 20, 11:08am
NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
NZ Super Fund has lost $8.90 bln so far in 2020 and CEO warns it could get worse but reiterates the Fund is a long-term investor with no substantial withdrawals scheduled until the 2050s
20th Mar 20, 11:08am
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20th Mar 20, 9:19am
Taxpayers to support Air NZ through $900 million debt arrangement; Deal enables Crown to convert debt to equity
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Taxpayers to support Air NZ through $900 million debt arrangement; Deal enables Crown to convert debt to equity
20th Mar 20, 9:19am
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
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
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says some government working capital support in response to coronavirus outbreak might be useful, bank in a very good position from a liquidity and funding sense
10th Mar 20, 1:44pm
3rd Feb 20, 8:36am
David Hargreaves has a dig through the Government's new draft legislation to create special purpose vehicles that would levy homeowners for new infrastructure and concludes it's a bad and maybe dangerous idea. What do you think?
David Hargreaves has a dig through the Government's new draft legislation to create special purpose vehicles that would levy homeowners for new infrastructure and concludes it's a bad and maybe dangerous idea. What do you think?
3rd Feb 20, 8:36am
30th Jan 20, 12:14pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the hypocrisy of JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warning of the dangers of socialism
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the hypocrisy of JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warning of the dangers of socialism
30th Jan 20, 12:14pm
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm

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