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19 Mar 18, 4:07pm
The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky
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19 Mar 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; F&P Finance cancelled, Westpac's low-ball offer, PSI slips, very low bankruptcies, economic forecasts, swaps up, NZD down
19 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer is widely tipped to sit on his hands at Thursday’s OCR review, with very little change expected in his statement
19 Mar 18, 11:49am
Westpac NZ five-year bond pricing doesn't look too attractive for retail investors
19 Mar 18, 11:13am
David Chaston explains why current economic growth is probably as good as it will get. There aren't many more workers who can participate & we need large, long-term business investment to change productivity
19 Mar 18, 9:43am
Jenesa Jeram argues that rather than focusing on the flaws of individuals, governments might do better to explore their own behavioural biases towards retirement savings
19 Mar 18, 9:01am
Roger J Kerr says escalating global trade tensions are weighing the New Zealand dollar down
19 Mar 18, 8:32am
Roger J Kerr looks at how Kiwis are managing future interest rate risks by fixing
19 Mar 18, 8:27am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Monday, March 19, 2018
19 Mar 18, 8:18am
NZD and AUD ended last week on a soft note, with the NZD down 0.8% and AUD down 1.1%; USD indices were slightly up for the day; UST 10yr yield up to 2.84%; NZ rates fell 4-5bps for government bonds and 1-2bps for swaps
19 Mar 18, 7:24am
US housing starts slump; US consumer confidence up; China reduces UST holdings; China rail volume growth slips; BEPS gets serious; ASEAN resists China's B&R risks; UST 10yr at 2.85%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 72.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
19 Mar 18, 7:18am
Terry Baucher outlines his three key impressions from the Tax Working Group's Submissions Background Paper
18 Mar 18, 7:07am
A new RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement is due before Adrian Orr takes the RBNZ’s top job on March 27. What it will say is the subject of much debate
17 Mar 18, 11:38am
Simon Swallow says UK pension holders are moving quickly to control their pension entitlements but that NZ residents are ignoring the risks of not reviewing and acting quickly enough. The risks are rising
17 Mar 18, 10:20am
Export markets face growing competition while domestic markets are steady although supply is very tight in some regions. However there are uncertain outlooks in both markets
17 Mar 18, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan seeks answers after the RBNZ declines to release a report it commissioned on the requirement for directors to sign-off on the accuracy of bank disclosure
17 Mar 18, 9:56am
Allan Barber reviews the ability of the State-owned farmer to improve its deteriorating position. Fancy words and goals are not being realised
17 Mar 18, 9:41am
Denise Ho assesses the new dominant authoritarian strand in Chinese society compared to other phases China has gone through, and points out that 'reform' has often accompanied authoritarianism
17 Mar 18, 9:15am
What you need to know when weighing up whether to move to a retirement village - the Commission for Financial Capability has all the tips
17 Mar 18, 9:12am
Buyers were more cautious at Bayleys' latest auctions with sales on just under 25% of properties auctioned
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