Treasury

22nd May 20, 11:44am
Adrian Orr: More QE would be the 'simple' way for the Reserve Bank to boost the economy; Going further and getting the Bank to directly finance government initiatives would be ‘achievable’ 
Adrian Orr: More QE would be the 'simple' way for the Reserve Bank to boost the economy; Going further and getting the Bank to directly finance government initiatives would be ‘achievable’ 
22nd May 20, 11:44am
20th May 20, 3:49pm
The Government hasn't asked Treasury to model tax hikes, but has asked it to consider further ways of stimulating the economy, including helicopter money
The Government hasn't asked Treasury to model tax hikes, but has asked it to consider further ways of stimulating the economy, including helicopter money
20th May 20, 3:49pm
19th May 20, 11:24am
Brian Fallow looks at whether it's fair to burden future taxpayers with a huge public debt while failing to address the cost of an ageing population
Brian Fallow looks at whether it's fair to burden future taxpayers with a huge public debt while failing to address the cost of an ageing population
19th May 20, 11:24am
15th May 20, 8:05am
The easy part's done - the Government's kept the lights on. Now for actually pulling off the rebuild and making tough calls to reset the economy...
The easy part's done - the Government's kept the lights on. Now for actually pulling off the rebuild and making tough calls to reset the economy...
15th May 20, 8:05am
14th May 20, 3:05pm
We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
14th May 20, 3:05pm
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14th May 20, 2:03pm
Budget 2020 sees another $16 billion allocated towards COVID relief packages, including an extended wage subsidy; Treasury forecasts a $28 billion budget deficit in 2020 and a $60 billion bond issuance programme for 2021
[Updated]
Budget 2020 sees another $16 billion allocated towards COVID relief packages, including an extended wage subsidy; Treasury forecasts a $28 billion budget deficit in 2020 and a $60 billion bond issuance programme for 2021
14th May 20, 2:03pm
14th May 20, 8:32am
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
RBNZ says banks haven't been lending heaps partly because some businesses don't want more debt... yet; Meanwhile Grant Robertson eyes new ways to support medium-sized businesses as small businesses pile in for interest free loans from the IRD
14th May 20, 8:32am
13th May 20, 1:01pm
Jacinda Ardern hints at what's to come in Budget 2020, saying it will prioritise supporting people to stay in their current jobs or move to new ones
Jacinda Ardern hints at what's to come in Budget 2020, saying it will prioritise supporting people to stay in their current jobs or move to new ones
13th May 20, 1:01pm
12th May 20, 1:52pm
How Thursday's Budget will provide the next wave of support for businesses and households, but won't actually hit 'reset' on our economy
How Thursday's Budget will provide the next wave of support for businesses and households, but won't actually hit 'reset' on our economy
12th May 20, 1:52pm
9th May 20, 12:22pm
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
RBNZ expected to double QE programme on Wednesday, but will it provide more forward guidance and signal it might - just maybe - cut the OCR before next year?
9th May 20, 12:22pm
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7th May 20, 12:19pm
Next week's Budget to focus on strengthening the public sector, providing increasingly targeted support for households and businesses and rebuilding a new-look New Zealand
[Updated]
Next week's Budget to focus on strengthening the public sector, providing increasingly targeted support for households and businesses and rebuilding a new-look New Zealand
7th May 20, 12:19pm
[Updated]
6th May 20, 10:29am
RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
[Updated]
RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
6th May 20, 10:29am
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
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, 4:05pm
Government broadens Business Finance Guarantee Scheme substantially to include both agri and very small businesses; Also allows banks to write unsecured loans should they choose to do so
[Updated]
Government broadens Business Finance Guarantee Scheme substantially to include both agri and very small businesses; Also allows banks to write unsecured loans should they choose to do so
1st May 20, 4:05pm
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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
[Updated]
Govt to write "viable" small businesses loans of up to $100k depending on how many employees they have
1st May 20, 12:36pm
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
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
Experienced banker makes a case for the RBNZ following the Bank of England in directly financing the Government, as the period of peak central bank independence ends
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
28th Apr 20, 8:14am
David Hargreaves says the Government's now got a very fine balancing act between supporting and stimulating the economy, including use of novel tools such as 'helicopter money'
David Hargreaves says the Government's now got a very fine balancing act between supporting and stimulating the economy, including use of novel tools such as 'helicopter money'
28th Apr 20, 8:14am
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
Jacinda Ardern keeps door open to possibility of cash payments to households post-lockdown as Kiwibank economists say they could be an economic 'fire starter'
23rd Apr 20, 4:55pm

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