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Record daily high of 94 new community cases of Covid-19 reported with 87 in Auckland; 7 in Waikato; 38 people in hospital
19th Oct 21, 1:13pm
Record daily high of 94 new community cases of Covid-19 reported with 87 in Auckland; 7 in Waikato; 38 people in hospital
Allan Barber finds that 'regenerative agriculture' could be the framework that wins the premium to be earned from a trusted reputation for livestock farming
19th Oct 21, 12:10pm
Allan Barber finds that 'regenerative agriculture' could be the framework that wins the premium to be earned from a trusted reputation for livestock farming
Labour and National propose major building densification law change, expected to see up to 105,500 extra homes built in the next 5-8 years
19th Oct 21, 12:04pm
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Labour and National propose major building densification law change, expected to see up to 105,500 extra homes built in the next 5-8 years
Rural property market volatile with farm and lifestyle block sales well down in Q3 compared to a year ago
19th Oct 21, 11:55am
Rural property market volatile with farm and lifestyle block sales well down in Q3 compared to a year ago
The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
19th Oct 21, 10:15am
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The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
Surge in NZ inflation drives NZ (and Australian) rates much higher. Volatility in global energy prices. Global rates push higher
19th Oct 21, 7:43am
Surge in NZ inflation drives NZ (and Australian) rates much higher. Volatility in global energy prices. Global rates push higher
US industrial production slips; Chinese data weak with more to downgrades to come; Chinese property stutters; India expanding strongly; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 70.8 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
19th Oct 21, 7:19am
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US industrial production slips; Chinese data weak with more to downgrades to come; Chinese property stutters; India expanding strongly; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 70.8 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
A much larger rise in inflation, especially tradable inflation, has turbocharged wholesale swap rates with more in prospect, signaling giant mortgage rates are ahead
18th Oct 21, 6:20pm
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A much larger rise in inflation, especially tradable inflation, has turbocharged wholesale swap rates with more in prospect, signaling giant mortgage rates are ahead
Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
18th Oct 21, 4:15pm
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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; wholesale interest rates leap on surprisingly high CPI, PSI less terrible, consumer saving sentiment, China falters, swaps take off, NZD firms, & more
18th Oct 21, 4:01pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; wholesale interest rates leap on surprisingly high CPI, PSI less terrible, consumer saving sentiment, China falters, swaps take off, NZD firms, & more
BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
18th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week achieved a 71% sales rate
18th Oct 21, 1:46pm
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Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week achieved a 71% sales rate
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
18th Oct 21, 1:24pm
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
18th Oct 21, 12:39pm
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With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
18th Oct 21, 10:55am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
Gary Hughes says perhaps the AML/CFT Statutory Review is a prime opportunity to remind policy-makers that small steps can be taken to ‘right-size’ the rules for local conditions
18th Oct 21, 10:43am
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Gary Hughes says perhaps the AML/CFT Statutory Review is a prime opportunity to remind policy-makers that small steps can be taken to ‘right-size’ the rules for local conditions
James Shaw must know that neither New Zealanders, nor the rest of humanity, will take the urgent and transformative action that Science now deems necessary to stave-off climate catastrophe
18th Oct 21, 9:18am
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James Shaw must know that neither New Zealanders, nor the rest of humanity, will take the urgent and transformative action that Science now deems necessary to stave-off climate catastrophe
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
Equities and commodities higher capping off a good week for risk assets. Global rates higher as market continues to pull forward Fed rate hikes. Inflation expectations continue to push higher
18th Oct 21, 7:39am
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Equities and commodities higher capping off a good week for risk assets. Global rates higher as market continues to pull forward Fed rate hikes. Inflation expectations continue to push higher
Energy shortages drive some key commodity prices higher; China sends anti-corruption units to all main banks; US retail sales strong; Aussies to adopt a carbon goal; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 70.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
18th Oct 21, 7:19am
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Energy shortages drive some key commodity prices higher; China sends anti-corruption units to all main banks; US retail sales strong; Aussies to adopt a carbon goal; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 70.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
Te wiki o te tāke; Lisa Marriott explores with Terry Baucher how well and fairly the IRD collects the tax debt owed and whether the well-heeled have been taking advantage of tax relief arrangements
17th Oct 21, 2:47pm
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Te wiki o te tāke; Lisa Marriott explores with Terry Baucher how well and fairly the IRD collects the tax debt owed and whether the well-heeled have been taking advantage of tax relief arrangements
Diane Coyle draws parallels between current worldwide product shortages and the 2008 global financial crisis
17th Oct 21, 11:19am
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Diane Coyle draws parallels between current worldwide product shortages and the 2008 global financial crisis
Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
17th Oct 21, 8:43am
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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
16th Oct 21, 12:15pm
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Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm
16th Oct 21, 11:03am
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Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm