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BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
29th Nov 21, 2:05pm
BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
The RBNZ’s message to financial markets was that, 'yes – interest rates do need to go up, but how high remains uncertain so don’t get too far ahead of yourselves', ASB economists say
29th Nov 21, 1:37pm
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The RBNZ’s message to financial markets was that, 'yes – interest rates do need to go up, but how high remains uncertain so don’t get too far ahead of yourselves', ASB economists say
The number of homes auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson is up strongly but the sales rate is slipping
29th Nov 21, 1:28pm
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The number of homes auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson is up strongly but the sales rate is slipping
September quarter combined financial performance from the big 5 NZ banks comfortably outstrips September 2020 quarter on a range of measures
29th Nov 21, 12:06pm
September quarter combined financial performance from the big 5 NZ banks comfortably outstrips September 2020 quarter on a range of measures
Independent economics researcher Capital Economics warns of potential further supply chain problems and inflationary pressures
29th Nov 21, 11:49am
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Independent economics researcher Capital Economics warns of potential further supply chain problems and inflationary pressures
Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
29th Nov 21, 9:33am
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Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
Economist Brian Easton examines the evolution of our Covid policy looking through a war lens
29th Nov 21, 9:04am
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Economist Brian Easton examines the evolution of our Covid policy looking through a war lens
Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ stance and rhetoric in its Monetary Policy Statement last week was sufficiently circumspect to force the currency market punters to sell out of their long-NZD positions
29th Nov 21, 8:21am
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Roger J Kerr says the RBNZ stance and rhetoric in its Monetary Policy Statement last week was sufficiently circumspect to force the currency market punters to sell out of their long-NZD positions
New Covid-19 variant (Omicron) spooks markets. Equities and oil prices tumble, government bond yields fall sharply. Market moves exacerbated by thin conditions after Thanksgiving
29th Nov 21, 7:51am
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New Covid-19 variant (Omicron) spooks markets. Equities and oil prices tumble, government bond yields fall sharply. Market moves exacerbated by thin conditions after Thanksgiving
Some might ask why National MPs would install yet another 'successful business person' at the helm of their party? Isn’t one Todd Muller enough?
29th Nov 21, 7:35am
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Some might ask why National MPs would install yet another 'successful business person' at the helm of their party? Isn’t one Todd Muller enough?
Terry Baucher and Professor Craig Elliffe assess the recent global agreements on international taxation, some big changes and some messy compromises
29th Nov 21, 7:34am
Terry Baucher and Professor Craig Elliffe assess the recent global agreements on international taxation, some big changes and some messy compromises
Markets confused about what Omicron will bring; China reports strong industrial profits; Black Friday may have been a retail fizzer; new sudden travel restrictions; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
29th Nov 21, 7:19am
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Markets confused about what Omicron will bring; China reports strong industrial profits; Black Friday may have been a retail fizzer; new sudden travel restrictions; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
28th Nov 21, 10:22am
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Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
Gareth Vaughan on champagne time in container shipping, how a banking crisis helped the Nazis, Ireland's tax haven, cryptocurrency and puppies, plus the paradox of our own ignorance
28th Nov 21, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on champagne time in container shipping, how a banking crisis helped the Nazis, Ireland's tax haven, cryptocurrency and puppies, plus the paradox of our own ignorance
Mark Tanner notes that few of Beijing’s catchphrases have impacted the way businesses and brands behave as swiftly as 'Common Prosperity'. We’re likely to see toned-downed displays of wealth in China
27th Nov 21, 5:06pm
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Mark Tanner notes that few of Beijing’s catchphrases have impacted the way businesses and brands behave as swiftly as 'Common Prosperity'. We’re likely to see toned-downed displays of wealth in China
Motu's Ana Pueyo thinks Climate Action Teams will lead to cheaper, deeper emissions reductions globally via intercountry cooperation, than could be achieved alone
27th Nov 21, 11:17am
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Motu's Ana Pueyo thinks Climate Action Teams will lead to cheaper, deeper emissions reductions globally via intercountry cooperation, than could be achieved alone
Human blind-trials of meals comparing pasture-raised beef or lamb, over grain-based animal diets, and plant-based pretenders, are showing clear health benefits from the pasture-raised product
27th Nov 21, 10:47am
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Human blind-trials of meals comparing pasture-raised beef or lamb, over grain-based animal diets, and plant-based pretenders, are showing clear health benefits from the pasture-raised product
Philippe Aghion and Aymann Mhannedi advocate two policies that can help spur a dynamic and equitable economic recovery
27th Nov 21, 10:03am
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Philippe Aghion and Aymann Mhannedi advocate two policies that can help spur a dynamic and equitable economic recovery
Grant Robertson unconcerned about the Reserve Bank losing key staff at a crucial time; Adrian Orr says slavery's been abolished and people are free to work where they want
27th Nov 21, 9:13am
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Grant Robertson unconcerned about the Reserve Bank losing key staff at a crucial time; Adrian Orr says slavery's been abolished and people are free to work where they want
Sudden dive in markets as virus risks rise; commodity prices, equity prices, and interest rates all sink; other data releases become irrelevant; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
27th Nov 21, 8:38am
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Sudden dive in markets as virus risks rise; commodity prices, equity prices, and interest rates all sink; other data releases become irrelevant; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; confidence holds locally, KiwiSaver valuation jumps, SBS profits strong, new virus concerns, equities dive, swaps sink, NZD falls, & more
26th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; confidence holds locally, KiwiSaver valuation jumps, SBS profits strong, new virus concerns, equities dive, swaps sink, NZD falls, & more
Tony Morgan lays out how and why he broke his diversification rule, and why this is only ever going to be a wise exception for those who find a unique gem after intense research
26th Nov 21, 11:40am
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Tony Morgan lays out how and why he broke his diversification rule, and why this is only ever going to be a wise exception for those who find a unique gem after intense research
Declining rental yields are making residential investment property a less attractive option
26th Nov 21, 10:25am
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Declining rental yields are making residential investment property a less attractive option
Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
26th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
FOMC minutes show discussion around a faster taper, supporting US short-term rates and the USD. NZD hits three-month low overnight, EUR and GBP hovering near 12-month lows
26th Nov 21, 7:51am
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FOMC minutes show discussion around a faster taper, supporting US short-term rates and the USD. NZD hits three-month low overnight, EUR and GBP hovering near 12-month lows