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6th Apr 21, 7:59am
Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
6th Apr 21, 7:59am
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31st Mar 21, 10:56am
As mortgage deferral scheme ends banks may offer still struggling borrowers a further temporary payment deferral, extend the term of the loan to reduce repayments, or move borrowers to interest-only repayments
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As mortgage deferral scheme ends banks may offer still struggling borrowers a further temporary payment deferral, extend the term of the loan to reduce repayments, or move borrowers to interest-only repayments
31st Mar 21, 10:56am
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31st Mar 21, 8:50am
Banks now allowed to pay some dividends, but RBNZ keeps restrictions in place until July 2022
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Banks now allowed to pay some dividends, but RBNZ keeps restrictions in place until July 2022
31st Mar 21, 8:50am
29th Mar 21, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says the Govt's 'draconian' tax change around housing has 'dramatically eliminated' the prospect of New Zealand's monetary stimulus being unwound ahead of Australia
Roger J Kerr says the Govt's 'draconian' tax change around housing has 'dramatically eliminated' the prospect of New Zealand's monetary stimulus being unwound ahead of Australia
29th Mar 21, 8:34am
27th Mar 21, 9:58am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests that for the US, if the pandemic is a trilogy Part I is finishing
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests that for the US, if the pandemic is a trilogy Part I is finishing
27th Mar 21, 9:58am
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
22nd Mar 21, 6:13pm
The wait for a trans-Tasman bubble continues, as the PM announces a commencement date will be unveiled on April 6
The wait for a trans-Tasman bubble continues, as the PM announces a commencement date will be unveiled on April 6
22nd Mar 21, 6:13pm
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
Secretary to The Treasury Caralee McLiesh says current debt levels are manageable and the Government has options when it comes to deciding who should bear the burden of repaying the debt
22nd Mar 21, 12:34pm
22nd Mar 21, 8:44am
Roger J Kerr says the Government's purported 'shovel ready' projects to replace the loss of activity in the tourism sector have not happened and don't look like happening any time soon
Roger J Kerr says the Government's purported 'shovel ready' projects to replace the loss of activity in the tourism sector have not happened and don't look like happening any time soon
22nd Mar 21, 8:44am
19th Mar 21, 9:50am
Govt signals plans to charge overseas tourists and visitors to natural hotspots more, but won't dish out more money to keep struggling tourism businesses afloat
Govt signals plans to charge overseas tourists and visitors to natural hotspots more, but won't dish out more money to keep struggling tourism businesses afloat
19th Mar 21, 9:50am
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
17th Mar 21, 9:02am
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has improved 'normalised' profit by 43% and paid a dividend of 5c but says the second half of the year will be affected by the rising costs of dairy products
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has improved 'normalised' profit by 43% and paid a dividend of 5c but says the second half of the year will be affected by the rising costs of dairy products
17th Mar 21, 9:02am
15th Mar 21, 3:40pm
Fonterra farmers have given a resounding thumbs down to any suggestion of bringing outside shareholders into the dairy co-operative
Fonterra farmers have given a resounding thumbs down to any suggestion of bringing outside shareholders into the dairy co-operative
15th Mar 21, 3:40pm
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15th Mar 21, 1:07pm
Dramatic falls in migration numbers across the board, with the number of New Zealand citizens returning at a nine year low
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Dramatic falls in migration numbers across the board, with the number of New Zealand citizens returning at a nine year low
15th Mar 21, 1:07pm
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
15th Mar 21, 10:15am
Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
15th Mar 21, 10:15am
15th Mar 21, 8:46am
Roger J Kerr says the Aussie Government is decisive while our Government makes announcements about future announcements; an NZ win in the America's Cup won't necessarily spark a Kiwi dollar rally
Roger J Kerr says the Aussie Government is decisive while our Government makes announcements about future announcements; an NZ win in the America's Cup won't necessarily spark a Kiwi dollar rally
15th Mar 21, 8:46am
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
13th Mar 21, 9:31am
Struggling companies, artificially propped up by benign lending practices and government support, who cannot pay down the principal on their debt will drain resources from the economy, will slow the recovery and dampen our sluggish productivity growth
Struggling companies, artificially propped up by benign lending practices and government support, who cannot pay down the principal on their debt will drain resources from the economy, will slow the recovery and dampen our sluggish productivity growth
13th Mar 21, 9:31am
13th Mar 21, 9:16am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
13th Mar 21, 9:16am
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
IMF suggests the Government targets investors with a stamp duty or more comprehensive capital gains tax
12th Mar 21, 1:28pm
12th Mar 21, 11:48am
Auckland to move to COVID-19 Level 1 at midday Friday; PM defends decision to hold off making announcement
Auckland to move to COVID-19 Level 1 at midday Friday; PM defends decision to hold off making announcement
12th Mar 21, 11:48am
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
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10th Mar 21, 1:13pm
Government releases timeline for COVID-19 vaccine rollout; Lowest-risk portion of the population to start being vaccinated in July, following border workers, health workers, the elderly and people living in high-risk locations
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Government releases timeline for COVID-19 vaccine rollout; Lowest-risk portion of the population to start being vaccinated in July, following border workers, health workers, the elderly and people living in high-risk locations
10th Mar 21, 1:13pm
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm

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