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Treasury

14th Jul 20, 5:42pm
Treasury issues $4.5 billion of 21-year NZ Government Bonds after $8.5 billion of bids 
Treasury issues $4.5 billion of 21-year NZ Government Bonds after $8.5 billion of bids 
14th Jul 20, 5:42pm
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
The NZ dollar may have strengthened, but trying to weaken it wouldn't achieve as much as it would've before Covid smashed international tourism, argues banking consultant
3rd Jul 20, 2:56pm
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
29th Jun 20, 5:23pm
Treasury estimated $6.5 billion could be lent via the IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme, costing the Crown $3.25 billion
Treasury estimated $6.5 billion could be lent via the IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme, costing the Crown $3.25 billion
29th Jun 20, 5:23pm
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26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
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The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme that's failed to fly was announced on the fly, without banks on board and with Treasury aware small business were actually most in need
26th Jun 20, 3:44pm
18th Jun 20, 10:51am
Why the Government needs to start paying attention to where the money being pumped into the economy via QE is going, and who's going to pay for it
Why the Government needs to start paying attention to where the money being pumped into the economy via QE is going, and who's going to pay for it
18th Jun 20, 10:51am
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16th Jun 20, 2:16pm
Whopper NZ Government bond of $7 billion issued after $14 billion worth of bids, annual Government Bond Programme size increased by $4 billion to $29 billion
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Whopper NZ Government bond of $7 billion issued after $14 billion worth of bids, annual Government Bond Programme size increased by $4 billion to $29 billion
16th Jun 20, 2:16pm
10th Jun 20, 3:34pm
Net core Crown debt up $12.4 in April, as wage subsidy sees expenses soar; Crown accounts $12.8 billion in deficit
Net core Crown debt up $12.4 in April, as wage subsidy sees expenses soar; Crown accounts $12.8 billion in deficit
10th Jun 20, 3:34pm
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
29th May 20, 10:00am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has no intention of getting the RBNZ to print money to pay for specific government policies, despite RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr saying this would be 'achievable'
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has no intention of getting the RBNZ to print money to pay for specific government policies, despite RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr saying this would be 'achievable'
29th May 20, 10:00am
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
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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
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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

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