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Treasury

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
18th Apr 20, 12:24pm
Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
Finance Minister warns we're in for a long haul; Says the govt is considering extending the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and buying stakes in big business
18th Apr 20, 12:24pm
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
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
15th Apr 20, 7:06am
New temporary loss carry-back scheme to put cash in struggling firms' pockets; Changes to tax loss continuity rules to help firms raise capital 
New temporary loss carry-back scheme to put cash in struggling firms' pockets; Changes to tax loss continuity rules to help firms raise capital 
15th Apr 20, 7:06am
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14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
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Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
14th Apr 20, 12:28pm
Westpac chief economist says new Treasury scenarios provide a strong justification for 'massively more' fiscal stimulus
Westpac chief economist says new Treasury scenarios provide a strong justification for 'massively more' fiscal stimulus
14th Apr 20, 12:28pm
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14th Apr 20, 10:31am
Treasury sees unemployment returning to normal in four years and nominal GDP in two years' time - with much more government support; Finance Minister says additional support is "well advanced"
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Treasury sees unemployment returning to normal in four years and nominal GDP in two years' time - with much more government support; Finance Minister says additional support is "well advanced"
14th Apr 20, 10:31am
9th Apr 20, 10:31am
Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
9th Apr 20, 10:31am
7th Apr 20, 2:10pm
Number of workers being supported by wage subsidies surpasses a million, as payments totaling $6.6 billion are made
Number of workers being supported by wage subsidies surpasses a million, as payments totaling $6.6 billion are made
7th Apr 20, 2:10pm
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
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3rd Apr 20, 12:43pm
Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
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Kiwibank CEO says banks are being 'open-minded' when it comes to assessing credit risk, but warns coming out of lock-down will be more of a 'wicked problem' than going into it was
3rd Apr 20, 12:43pm
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
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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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1st Apr 20, 9:06am
Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
1st Apr 20, 9:06am
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
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23rd Mar 20, 1:54pm
NZ moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 immediately; will move to Alert Level 4 in 48 hours; rent hikes banned; wage subsidy scheme expanded; support for mortgage holders and business borrowers on the way
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NZ moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 immediately; will move to Alert Level 4 in 48 hours; rent hikes banned; wage subsidy scheme expanded; support for mortgage holders and business borrowers on the way
23rd Mar 20, 1:54pm
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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
17th Mar 20, 2:38pm
Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
17th Mar 20, 2:38pm
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17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
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First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
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16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
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Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
11th Mar 20, 7:48pm
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
11th Mar 20, 7:48pm

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