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Reserve Bank confirms former Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand agreed to depart the bank early after speaking out of turn
13th Jan 22, 12:33pm
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Reserve Bank confirms former Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand agreed to depart the bank early after speaking out of turn
Job ads end 2021 on a high note with the years, says BNZ/Seek Employment Report, but some Omicron clouds may be on the horizon
13th Jan 22, 12:22pm
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Job ads end 2021 on a high note with the years, says BNZ/Seek Employment Report, but some Omicron clouds may be on the horizon
Continuing high building consents for townhouses and other denser housing styles drives builders plans for more housing to their highest monthly level ever
13th Jan 22, 11:07am
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Continuing high building consents for townhouses and other denser housing styles drives builders plans for more housing to their highest monthly level ever
The upcoming Aussie election brings into sharp focus the tension between existing homeowners who oppose any policies that might undermine house prices and would-be first home buyers who want the government to stop rapidly escalating house prices
13th Jan 22, 10:11am
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The upcoming Aussie election brings into sharp focus the tension between existing homeowners who oppose any policies that might undermine house prices and would-be first home buyers who want the government to stop rapidly escalating house prices
QV looks ahead from an "unusual 2021" to where sellers will need to temper their expectations. The chatter about properties being handed in at auction is real, as is property sitting on the market beyond the initial tender period
13th Jan 22, 10:08am
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QV looks ahead from an "unusual 2021" to where sellers will need to temper their expectations. The chatter about properties being handed in at auction is real, as is property sitting on the market beyond the initial tender period
Although bank lending to business is recovering, it is dominated by lending for property purposes, and undermined by the Government hoovering up all the SME demand
13th Jan 22, 9:22am
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Although bank lending to business is recovering, it is dominated by lending for property purposes, and undermined by the Government hoovering up all the SME demand
US CPI hits 7%; US budget improves; China's CPI lower; China's banks slow their lending; India's CPI rises; EU industrial production recovers; UST 10yr 1.72%; oil soft but gold higher; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
13th Jan 22, 7:29am
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US CPI hits 7%; US budget improves; China's CPI lower; China's banks slow their lending; India's CPI rises; EU industrial production recovers; UST 10yr 1.72%; oil soft but gold higher; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
Monthly jobs growth accelerated in November, continuing the surprising resilience of the previous 10 months
12th Jan 22, 4:16pm
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Monthly jobs growth accelerated in November, continuing the surprising resilience of the previous 10 months
Behind-the-scenes pressure on landlords, from tax deductibility changes and rising interest rates, likely to prompt rent increases postponed until now
12th Jan 22, 12:17pm
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Behind-the-scenes pressure on landlords, from tax deductibility changes and rising interest rates, likely to prompt rent increases postponed until now
Kiwi savers may grumble about how much lower than inflation after tax returns are here for term deposits, but in Australia it remains dire for their savers
12th Jan 22, 10:00am
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Kiwi savers may grumble about how much lower than inflation after tax returns are here for term deposits, but in Australia it remains dire for their savers
Powell turns hawkish; China eyes rate cut; Singapore eyes GST hike; OECD sees inflation jump; World Bank sees growth slowdown; UST 10yr 1.76%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
12th Jan 22, 7:24am
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Powell turns hawkish; China eyes rate cut; Singapore eyes GST hike; OECD sees inflation jump; World Bank sees growth slowdown; UST 10yr 1.76%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
There may be 30% more homes on offer at end of December but the real estate market is still a long way from becoming a buyers market, says Realestate.co.nz
11th Jan 22, 11:30am
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There may be 30% more homes on offer at end of December but the real estate market is still a long way from becoming a buyers market, says Realestate.co.nz
Lurking behind lackluster jobs gain in the US is a stagnating labour market and the threat of Omicron. The jobs are there, but the workers aren't
11th Jan 22, 11:09am
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Lurking behind lackluster jobs gain in the US is a stagnating labour market and the threat of Omicron. The jobs are there, but the workers aren't
Interest rates are on the move higher so we review what that means for term deposit savers. One bank is the consistent high offeror, but all banks are now eyeing new marketing efforts to attract funds from retail savers
11th Jan 22, 9:46am
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Interest rates are on the move higher so we review what that means for term deposit savers. One bank is the consistent high offeror, but all banks are now eyeing new marketing efforts to attract funds from retail savers
US inflation expectation stay at record high; IMF warns of major adjustments underway; China adds stimulus; high natural disaster losses; Virgin cuts back sharply; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
11th Jan 22, 7:32am
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US inflation expectation stay at record high; IMF warns of major adjustments underway; China adds stimulus; high natural disaster losses; Virgin cuts back sharply; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
Economist Brian Easton recommends Michael Lewis' take on the public-private interface problems of the US health system, which dismisses Trump as a 'co-morbidity' in the face of Covid
10th Jan 22, 11:58am
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Economist Brian Easton recommends Michael Lewis' take on the public-private interface problems of the US health system, which dismisses Trump as a 'co-morbidity' in the face of Covid
For how much longer will New Zealanders accept the endless re-launches and re-announcements of its media-savvy prime minister? Utopia tomorrow and Utopia yesterday – but never Utopia today
10th Jan 22, 9:07am
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For how much longer will New Zealanders accept the endless re-launches and re-announcements of its media-savvy prime minister? Utopia tomorrow and Utopia yesterday – but never Utopia today
In his first column for 2022, Roger J Kerr assesses the three major forces driving the relative value of the NZD, and how they are likely to play out in the new year
10th Jan 22, 8:52am
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In his first column for 2022, Roger J Kerr assesses the three major forces driving the relative value of the NZD, and how they are likely to play out in the new year
Omicron tightens grip on Australia; US jobs expand less than expected, but pay rises faster; US consumer credit jumps; China FX reserves swell; EU inflation high; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
10th Jan 22, 7:19am
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Omicron tightens grip on Australia; US jobs expand less than expected, but pay rises faster; US consumer credit jumps; China FX reserves swell; EU inflation high; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Nouriel Roubini lists the policy, geopolitical, and systemic risks that investors will need to consider this year
9th Jan 22, 12:13pm
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Nouriel Roubini lists the policy, geopolitical, and systemic risks that investors will need to consider this year
Koichi Hamada identifies which components of Modern Monetary Theory are worth adopting - and which could be lethal
9th Jan 22, 6:00am
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Koichi Hamada identifies which components of Modern Monetary Theory are worth adopting - and which could be lethal
American jobs growth disappoints; Canada's jobs growth beats expectations; China's fx reserves swell; EU inflation hits a record high; Australians lock themselves down; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil softer and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
8th Jan 22, 8:49am
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American jobs growth disappoints; Canada's jobs growth beats expectations; China's fx reserves swell; EU inflation hits a record high; Australians lock themselves down; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil softer and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Ratings agency Fitch assesses New Zealand's economic prospects finding a lot to like, but also finding internal imbalances that are not improving. "High household debt remains a vulnerability"
7th Jan 22, 9:54am
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Ratings agency Fitch assesses New Zealand's economic prospects finding a lot to like, but also finding internal imbalances that are not improving. "High household debt remains a vulnerability"
Fed ready to raise rates; US data positive; Canada trade rises; China PMI's inch up; German CPI rises, EU PPI high; food prices at 10yr high; UST 10yr 1.73%; oil firm and gold weak; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
7th Jan 22, 8:37am
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Fed ready to raise rates; US data positive; Canada trade rises; China PMI's inch up; German CPI rises, EU PPI high; food prices at 10yr high; UST 10yr 1.73%; oil firm and gold weak; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan argues that Turkey's unconventional monetary policy will aggravate the problems it was meant to solve
6th Jan 22, 10:52am
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Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan argues that Turkey's unconventional monetary policy will aggravate the problems it was meant to solve