Days to the General Election: 22
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Trade

21st Sep 20, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
NZ earned $0.5 billion more than it spent in transactions with the rest of the world in the June quarter due to the sharp slowdown in international trade because of Covid-19; annual deficit was just 1.9% of GDP
16th Sep 20, 11:00am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
Roger J Kerr says a lot of people will be asking whether our 'health first' strategy has delivered the results expected or did we get the balance between health and the economy somewhat skewed?
14th Sep 20, 8:29am
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
Roger J Kerr says how two global prices play out over coming weeks will determine whether the NZD/USD exchange rate has a chance of pulling back to the US64c region
7th Sep 20, 8:52am
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
Roger J Kerr says we know for sure that mortgaging the future to have a consumer spending party today has to come to an end very soon
31st Aug 20, 9:05am
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
Roger J Kerr says the current monetary policy settings are not changing any behaviour in the economy and thus are ineffective and impotent
24th Aug 20, 8:25am
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says two major NZ dollar vulnerabilities lie ahead, including Covid damage and what the solutions are for the NZ economy
17th Aug 20, 8:20am
16th Aug 20, 6:02am
Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
16th Aug 20, 6:02am
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
3rd Aug 20, 9:06am
Roger J Kerr with the questions over the NZ economy that require some analysis and balanced answers
Roger J Kerr with the questions over the NZ economy that require some analysis and balanced answers
3rd Aug 20, 9:06am
29th Jul 20, 11:54am
Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
29th Jul 20, 11:54am
27th Jul 20, 8:37am
Roger J Kerr says the falling value of the American currency has outweighed the many factors that were expected to see the Kiwi dollar drop
Roger J Kerr says the falling value of the American currency has outweighed the many factors that were expected to see the Kiwi dollar drop
27th Jul 20, 8:37am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Trade and Investment
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Trade and Investment
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
23rd Jul 20, 11:20am
Guy Trafford tracks the underlying demand from China for animal feed and notes that product moves no matter what the political pressures are
Guy Trafford tracks the underlying demand from China for animal feed and notes that product moves no matter what the political pressures are
23rd Jul 20, 11:20am
20th Jul 20, 8:31am
Roger J Kerr says we should as a nation be taking advantage of the opportunities the pandemic crisis presents
Roger J Kerr says we should as a nation be taking advantage of the opportunities the pandemic crisis presents
20th Jul 20, 8:31am
Days to the General Election: 22
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