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Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
18th Oct 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
The Covid trajectory has taken off. The situation is becoming more dismal with exponential growth well under way
15th Oct 21, 10:39am
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The Covid trajectory has taken off. The situation is becoming more dismal with exponential growth well under way
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a net 85% of businesses are expecting higher costs
13th Oct 21, 1:36pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a net 85% of businesses are expecting higher costs
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
12th Oct 21, 1:18pm
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
12th Oct 21, 10:31am
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'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
11th Oct 21, 9:33am
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Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
11th Oct 21, 7:56am
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Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
The current COVID strategy needs an urgent reset. It is now evident that staying in Level 3 over coming weeks will lead to a dismal Christmas
10th Oct 21, 5:36pm
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The current COVID strategy needs an urgent reset. It is now evident that staying in Level 3 over coming weeks will lead to a dismal Christmas
Wednesday's Covid-19 update: 30 new cases in Auckland, 9 in Waikato; Covid patient dies at Middlemore; U-turn on gap between vaccine doses
6th Oct 21, 1:22pm
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Wednesday's Covid-19 update: 30 new cases in Auckland, 9 in Waikato; Covid patient dies at Middlemore; U-turn on gap between vaccine doses
Roger J Kerr sees a day of reckoning and crunch-time ahead for the Kiwi dollar
4th Oct 21, 7:55am
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Roger J Kerr sees a day of reckoning and crunch-time ahead for the Kiwi dollar
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses remain upbeat - while pricing pressures remain intense
30th Sep 21, 1:10pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses remain upbeat - while pricing pressures remain intense
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
28th Sep 21, 1:33pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
Roger J Kerr says the important thing from the RBNZ's October 6 rates review will be how the RBNZ sees the NZ economy extracting itself from the massive fiscal and monetary stimulus it has been supported by over the last 18 months
27th Sep 21, 8:02am
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Roger J Kerr says the important thing from the RBNZ's October 6 rates review will be how the RBNZ sees the NZ economy extracting itself from the massive fiscal and monetary stimulus it has been supported by over the last 18 months
Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
23rd Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
23 new cases on Wednesday, with one unlinked; Auckland reaches 80% vaccination rate
22nd Sep 21, 1:19pm
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23 new cases on Wednesday, with one unlinked; Auckland reaches 80% vaccination rate
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
21st Sep 21, 1:15pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
20th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
16th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
16th Sep 21, 11:01am
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The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
15th Sep 21, 1:08pm
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All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
13th Sep 21, 1:25pm
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Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
13th Sep 21, 10:35am
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Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
13th Sep 21, 8:19am
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Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
10th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
9th Sep 21, 1:29pm
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The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow