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31st Mar 20, 11:38am
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Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
31st Mar 20, 11:38am
31st Mar 20, 10:58am
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The Government is literally throwing money at the coronavirus problem at bewildering speed. If you are finding it all hard to keep track of developments, interest.co.nz is here to help
The Government is literally throwing money at the coronavirus problem at bewildering speed. If you are finding it all hard to keep track of developments, interest.co.nz is here to help
31st Mar 20, 10:58am
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
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Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
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A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
A wrap of all the tricks the Reserve Bank's pulled out of its bag (so far) to keep cash flowing through the economy 
31st Mar 20, 7:37am
31st Mar 20, 7:22am
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US Congress talks more huge stimulus; regional data dire; China restart faces huge challenges; Aussies launch huge stimulus too; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
US Congress talks more huge stimulus; regional data dire; China restart faces huge challenges; Aussies launch huge stimulus too; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
31st Mar 20, 7:22am
30th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes keep coming, RBNZ adds to support, insurers promise support, fear stalks fixed interest markets, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes keep coming, RBNZ adds to support, insurers promise support, fear stalks fixed interest markets, NZD firm, & more
30th Mar 20, 3:59pm
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
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BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
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Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
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Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
30th Mar 20, 9:02am
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Terry Baucher has more on the Government and Inland Revenue’s response to Coronavirus, more unintended consequences, and asks if its time to postpone the 7th May GST and Provisional Tax payment
Terry Baucher has more on the Government and Inland Revenue’s response to Coronavirus, more unintended consequences, and asks if its time to postpone the 7th May GST and Provisional Tax payment
30th Mar 20, 9:02am
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
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Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
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RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
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Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
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Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
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Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
29th Mar 20, 6:02am
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Real estate agencies face an estimated loss of $135m in residential sales commissions as the lock-down brings sales to a halt
Real estate agencies face an estimated loss of $135m in residential sales commissions as the lock-down brings sales to a halt
29th Mar 20, 6:02am
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
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Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
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In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
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Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
28th Mar 20, 10:05am

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