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Brian Fallow casts an eye over the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan and discovers there is much more work ahead
16th May 22, 12:51pm
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Brian Fallow casts an eye over the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan and discovers there is much more work ahead
Why the budget should treat public health like transport – vital infrastructure with long-term economic benefits
13th May 22, 1:21pm
by Guest
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Why the budget should treat public health like transport – vital infrastructure with long-term economic benefits
Chief Executive Jo Hendy sets out the Climate Change Commission’s expectations for the Government’s first Emissions Reduction Plan
7th May 22, 10:00am
by Guest
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Chief Executive Jo Hendy sets out the Climate Change Commission’s expectations for the Government’s first Emissions Reduction Plan
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Government planning NZ's first ever comprehensive freight and supply chain strategy against the backdrop of climate change mitigation efforts & COVID-19 disruption
1st May 22, 6:00am
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Government planning NZ's first ever comprehensive freight and supply chain strategy against the backdrop of climate change mitigation efforts & COVID-19 disruption
Economists are tentatively suggesting the 6.9% annual inflation rate might be somewhere near the peak, but they don't see high prices subsiding any time soon
21st Apr 22, 2:22pm
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Economists are tentatively suggesting the 6.9% annual inflation rate might be somewhere near the peak, but they don't see high prices subsiding any time soon
Inflation had its biggest annual jump since 1990, driven by housing and fuel related costs
21st Apr 22, 10:59am
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Inflation had its biggest annual jump since 1990, driven by housing and fuel related costs
The forthcoming inflation figures are set to have a '7' in front of them for the first time in over 30 years; the real question is what this does to 'inflation expectations' and how ingrained price rises may become
18th Apr 22, 9:00am
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The forthcoming inflation figures are set to have a '7' in front of them for the first time in over 30 years; the real question is what this does to 'inflation expectations' and how ingrained price rises may become
Government signals fuel tax cuts might come to a screeching halt after 3 months, as officials warn gradually removing discounts could be tricky
12th Apr 22, 4:08pm
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Government signals fuel tax cuts might come to a screeching halt after 3 months, as officials warn gradually removing discounts could be tricky
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics says some countries' housing markets look vulnerable to 'even a modest rise' in interest rates - and the New Zealand market is pinpointed as one for particular concern
28th Mar 22, 9:58am
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Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics says some countries' housing markets look vulnerable to 'even a modest rise' in interest rates - and the New Zealand market is pinpointed as one for particular concern
Inflation has so much strength and persistence that the RBNZ will likely need to keep raising interest rates despite softening house prices, ANZ economists say
22nd Mar 22, 10:37am
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Inflation has so much strength and persistence that the RBNZ will likely need to keep raising interest rates despite softening house prices, ANZ economists say
David Hargreaves thinks that regardless of the election result next year, recent changes to the country's housing investment rules may well be reversed
18th Mar 22, 9:25am
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David Hargreaves thinks that regardless of the election result next year, recent changes to the country's housing investment rules may well be reversed
David Hargreaves sees a way for house prices to get more affordable without a crash - but there are plenty of ifs and buts
16th Mar 22, 12:43pm
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David Hargreaves sees a way for house prices to get more affordable without a crash - but there are plenty of ifs and buts
SEEK NZ reports 40% year-on-year job ad increase but a 46% fall in job applications
11th Mar 22, 5:00am
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SEEK NZ reports 40% year-on-year job ad increase but a 46% fall in job applications
Westpac economists say despite flagging population growth they are not expecting a housing 'oversupply situation'
22nd Feb 22, 10:54am
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Westpac economists say despite flagging population growth they are not expecting a housing 'oversupply situation'
Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
15th Jan 22, 9:29am
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Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
15th Dec 21, 9:01am
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ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
BNZ economists anticipate ongoing interest rate increases and constrained household spending; a recession is 'possible' but not their 'central scenario' barring an external shock
22nd Nov 21, 2:12pm
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BNZ economists anticipate ongoing interest rate increases and constrained household spending; a recession is 'possible' but not their 'central scenario' barring an external shock
Refining NZ say work 'well advanced' to prepare the Marsden Point site to operate as an import-terminal and to plan for the safe shutdown and decommissioning of the refinery
22nd Nov 21, 9:18am
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Refining NZ say work 'well advanced' to prepare the Marsden Point site to operate as an import-terminal and to plan for the safe shutdown and decommissioning of the refinery
Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
17th Nov 21, 12:35pm
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Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
Kiwibank economists, who have this year been highlighting upside risks to interest rates now say some wholesale rates have gone too far and will be 'pulled down'
15th Nov 21, 1:40pm
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Kiwibank economists, who have this year been highlighting upside risks to interest rates now say some wholesale rates have gone too far and will be 'pulled down'
BNZ economists say the single biggest uncertainty facing the economy over the next twelve months is how business and consumer sentiment responds to endemic Covid
8th Nov 21, 3:12pm
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BNZ economists say the single biggest uncertainty facing the economy over the next twelve months is how business and consumer sentiment responds to endemic Covid
Westpac economists say two-year fixed mortgage rates are already closer to their peak than their trough in the current cycle
8th Nov 21, 1:36pm
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Westpac economists say two-year fixed mortgage rates are already closer to their peak than their trough in the current cycle
Westpac acting chief economist Michael Gordon says the starting point for the NZ economy in this cycle is 'wildly stronger' than the Reserve Bank expected, and the upside risks for inflation are growing
4th Nov 21, 8:47am
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Westpac acting chief economist Michael Gordon says the starting point for the NZ economy in this cycle is 'wildly stronger' than the Reserve Bank expected, and the upside risks for inflation are growing
Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
26th Oct 21, 3:15pm
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Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
20th Oct 21, 8:42am
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A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say