Days to the General Election: 23
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24th Sep 20, 12:03pm
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Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
24th Sep 20, 12:03pm
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
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The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
24th Sep 20, 10:51am
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Westpac Banking Group and Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC agree for bank to pay A$1.3 billion penalty for 23 million contraventions of Australia's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism and Financing Act
Westpac Banking Group and Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC agree for bank to pay A$1.3 billion penalty for 23 million contraventions of Australia's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism and Financing Act
24th Sep 20, 10:51am
24th Sep 20, 10:27am
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Waning sentiment among sheep and beef farmers pushes rural confidence further into negative territory: Rabobank
Waning sentiment among sheep and beef farmers pushes rural confidence further into negative territory: Rabobank
24th Sep 20, 10:27am
24th Sep 20, 10:26am
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With early voting about to open (and be more popular than ever), Guy Trafford reviews the election policies affecting the rural community from across the political spectrum. He isn't impressed
With early voting about to open (and be more popular than ever), Guy Trafford reviews the election policies affecting the rural community from across the political spectrum. He isn't impressed
24th Sep 20, 10:26am
24th Sep 20, 9:26am
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BusinessNZ's Kirk Hope says with a careful focus on risk mitigation, more regard for overseas skills and capital, and better use of the private sector, New Zealand can have the smartest border in the world
BusinessNZ's Kirk Hope says with a careful focus on risk mitigation, more regard for overseas skills and capital, and better use of the private sector, New Zealand can have the smartest border in the world
24th Sep 20, 9:26am
24th Sep 20, 8:36am
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Peter Dunne says the main questions in this campaign surround the future of the Greens, while it's all plain sailing for ACT
Peter Dunne says the main questions in this campaign surround the future of the Greens, while it's all plain sailing for ACT
24th Sep 20, 8:36am
24th Sep 20, 7:47am
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Equities under downward pressure again. NZD and AUD fall by more than 1% for the day. RBNZ MPR in line, so that wasn't a factor. Market lining up for further RBA easing
Equities under downward pressure again. NZD and AUD fall by more than 1% for the day. RBNZ MPR in line, so that wasn't a factor. Market lining up for further RBA easing
24th Sep 20, 7:47am
24th Sep 20, 7:32am
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How the RBNZ is planning to get banks to cut interest rates without them worrying about pushing away savers and the funding they provide
How the RBNZ is planning to get banks to cut interest rates without them worrying about pushing away savers and the funding they provide
24th Sep 20, 7:32am
24th Sep 20, 7:20am
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Labour income dives -11%; US Fed calls for fiscal help; global PMIs hold; Japan, China to relax entry rules; huge Chinese grain imports; new Aussie bankruptcy rules; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil stable and gold dives; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
Labour income dives -11%; US Fed calls for fiscal help; global PMIs hold; Japan, China to relax entry rules; huge Chinese grain imports; new Aussie bankruptcy rules; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil stable and gold dives; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
24th Sep 20, 7:20am
23rd Sep 20, 4:03pm
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David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
23rd Sep 20, 4:03pm
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23rd Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor retail rate cuts, RBNZ to roll out bigger gun, population approaches 5.1 mln, BI back in play for COVID, bond yields fall, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor retail rate cuts, RBNZ to roll out bigger gun, population approaches 5.1 mln, BI back in play for COVID, bond yields fall, NZD soft, & more
23rd Sep 20, 3:59pm
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23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
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RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
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RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
23rd Sep 20, 10:08am
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Mariana Mazzucato sees no alternative to a radical overhaul of corporate governance, finance, policy and energy systems
Mariana Mazzucato sees no alternative to a radical overhaul of corporate governance, finance, policy and energy systems
23rd Sep 20, 10:08am
23rd Sep 20, 9:17am
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Edmund Phelps explains why the Democratic ticket is better not just for American democracy but also for the US economy
Edmund Phelps explains why the Democratic ticket is better not just for American democracy but also for the US economy
23rd Sep 20, 9:17am
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
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Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
23rd Sep 20, 8:00am
Equities bounce back overnight. USD strengthens to a 6-week high. RBA's Debelle says more easing possible, AUD underperforms. RBNZ Monetary Policy Review today - should be uneventful
Equities bounce back overnight. USD strengthens to a 6-week high. RBA's Debelle says more easing possible, AUD underperforms. RBNZ Monetary Policy Review today - should be uneventful
23rd Sep 20, 8:00am
23rd Sep 20, 7:37am
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KPMG suggests banks may need to refine the expected credit loss modelling used in their loan loss provisioning in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis
KPMG suggests banks may need to refine the expected credit loss modelling used in their loan loss provisioning in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis
23rd Sep 20, 7:37am
23rd Sep 20, 7:20am
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US retail sales slip again; US houses sell well; China captures all its private companies; EU consumer sentiment stays weak; RBA eyes bigger warchest; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
US retail sales slip again; US houses sell well; China captures all its private companies; EU consumer sentiment stays weak; RBA eyes bigger warchest; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
23rd Sep 20, 7:20am
22nd Sep 20, 6:32pm
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1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour falls back a bit; ACT increasingly seen as a credible opposition 
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour falls back a bit; ACT increasingly seen as a credible opposition 
22nd Sep 20, 6:32pm
22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
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A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
22nd Sep 20, 4:42pm
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Allan Barber reports on B+LNZ's research into regenerative agriculture's opportunity for New Zealand, given that we have had a natural headstart, and big corporate support
Allan Barber reports on B+LNZ's research into regenerative agriculture's opportunity for New Zealand, given that we have had a natural headstart, and big corporate support
22nd Sep 20, 4:42pm
22nd Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage-cash back is back, FMA warns on derivatives, RBA readies more ammo, NZGB yields lower, NZD lower, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage-cash back is back, FMA warns on derivatives, RBA readies more ammo, NZGB yields lower, NZD lower, & more
22nd Sep 20, 3:59pm
22nd Sep 20, 2:13pm
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The Chinese dairy category has been one of the strongest performers since COVID-19 but foreign dairy brands aren't sharing in these substantial market gains
The Chinese dairy category has been one of the strongest performers since COVID-19 but foreign dairy brands aren't sharing in these substantial market gains
22nd Sep 20, 2:13pm
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
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ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
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A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
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Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
22nd Sep 20, 7:27am
Risk sentiment sours, with a number of investor concerns raised. Chunky falls in equity markets, global rates fall. USD outperforms, NZD the worst down 1.4%
Risk sentiment sours, with a number of investor concerns raised. Chunky falls in equity markets, global rates fall. USD outperforms, NZD the worst down 1.4%
22nd Sep 20, 7:27am
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22nd Sep 20, 7:21am
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Global equity markets retreat; US CBO paints dire picture; pandemic resurgence undermines easy policies; China recovering well; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
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Global equity markets retreat; US CBO paints dire picture; pandemic resurgence undermines easy policies; China recovering well; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
22nd Sep 20, 7:21am
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood says online home loan 'trial' proved popular and bank will relaunch offers once interest rates settle down
22nd Sep 20, 5:00am
Days to the General Election: 23
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