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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
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
Auckland to move to Level 3 on Wednesday for two weeks; Part of Upper Hauraki to lock down; Gathering size limit lifted to 100 through rest of NZ
20th Sep 21, 4:20pm
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Auckland to move to Level 3 on Wednesday for two weeks; Part of Upper Hauraki to lock down; Gathering size limit lifted to 100 through rest of NZ
Monday's Covid-19 update: 22 new cases, five of which have not been linked; 16 people in hospital, four in ICU
20th Sep 21, 1:37pm
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Monday's Covid-19 update: 22 new cases, five of which have not been linked; 16 people in hospital, four in ICU
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
Grant Robertson not keen to take up National's idea to extend tax rule change to help businesses with cashflow
17th Sep 21, 5:52pm
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Grant Robertson not keen to take up National's idea to extend tax rule change to help businesses with cashflow
11 new Covid-19 cases - all in Auckland; Caroline McElnay 'cautiously optimistic'; Trans-Tasman bubble pause extended until late November
17th Sep 21, 1:08pm
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11 new Covid-19 cases - all in Auckland; Caroline McElnay 'cautiously optimistic'; Trans-Tasman bubble pause extended until late November
Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
17th Sep 21, 10:08am
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Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
16th Sep 21, 3:11pm
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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
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
Government tops up Covid-19 fund by $7 billion, having already put aside $62 billion for the response since the start of the pandemic
16th Sep 21, 12:38pm
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Government tops up Covid-19 fund by $7 billion, having already put aside $62 billion for the response since the start of the pandemic
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
Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
Our financial markets regulator is warning of three 'unique' types of scams on the rise since the start of Covid-19
15th Sep 21, 9:06am
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Our financial markets regulator is warning of three 'unique' types of scams on the rise since the start of Covid-19
New Zealand can take ideas and lessons for the Covid-19 path ahead from other small, developed countries such as Singapore, Denmark and Israel, David Skilling says
14th Sep 21, 3:15pm
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New Zealand can take ideas and lessons for the Covid-19 path ahead from other small, developed countries such as Singapore, Denmark and Israel, David Skilling says
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
14th Sep 21, 1:21pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
Current Covid-19 alert levels to remain in place for another week; 'in-principle' decision made to move Auckland to Level 3 at 11:59pm on September 21; $2.3b in business support payments made to date
13th Sep 21, 4:13pm
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Current Covid-19 alert levels to remain in place for another week; 'in-principle' decision made to move Auckland to Level 3 at 11:59pm on September 21; $2.3b in business support payments made to date
Monday's Covid-19 update: 33 new cases, 32 of which have been linked; 21 people in hospital, four in ICU
13th Sep 21, 1:19pm
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Monday's Covid-19 update: 33 new cases, 32 of which have been linked; 21 people in hospital, four in ICU
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
Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
13th Sep 21, 7:16am
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Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
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
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
10th Sep 21, 10:01am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
Government delaying start of the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Act by two months due to community battle with Covid-19
9th Sep 21, 5:25pm
Government delaying start of the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Act by two months due to community battle with Covid-19