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2021 ends with more than 30% of all new passenger cars sold being either battery-powered or hybrids. The subsidy drives the extra demand, but hasn't yet affected the volume of new ICE vehicles being sold
6th Jan 22, 10:18am
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2021 ends with more than 30% of all new passenger cars sold being either battery-powered or hybrids. The subsidy drives the extra demand, but hasn't yet affected the volume of new ICE vehicles being sold
US Fed minutes suggest faster normalisation pace; US payrolls grow; China searches for triggers to reignite growth; Aussie job ads fall unexpectedly; UST 10yr 1.70%; oil firm and gold stalls; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
6th Jan 22, 8:25am
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US Fed minutes suggest faster normalisation pace; US payrolls grow; China searches for triggers to reignite growth; Aussie job ads fall unexpectedly; UST 10yr 1.70%; oil firm and gold stalls; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
CoreLogic says despite persistently strong monthly property value increases, the annual rate of growth dropped for the second month in a row after peaking at 28.8% at the end of October 2021, indicating the impending market slowdown
5th Jan 22, 5:59pm
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CoreLogic says despite persistently strong monthly property value increases, the annual rate of growth dropped for the second month in a row after peaking at 28.8% at the end of October 2021, indicating the impending market slowdown
Auckland's residential real estate transactions churned faster in 2021 with more sales and higher prices, ending in December with robust demand. Less than 6% of all houses sold in the year but they set the market expectations
5th Jan 22, 12:52pm
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Auckland's residential real estate transactions churned faster in 2021 with more sales and higher prices, ending in December with robust demand. Less than 6% of all houses sold in the year but they set the market expectations
The focus on COVID-19 and the associated inflation forces have crowded out consideration of strategic issues that are fundamental to the New Zealand economy
5th Jan 22, 10:11am
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The focus on COVID-19 and the associated inflation forces have crowded out consideration of strategic issues that are fundamental to the New Zealand economy
Dairy prices unchanged; US holiday retail strong; workers changing jobs faster in the US; logistics pressures grow; Toyota bests GM in the US; UST 10yr 1.67%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
5th Jan 22, 8:50am
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Dairy prices unchanged; US holiday retail strong; workers changing jobs faster in the US; logistics pressures grow; Toyota bests GM in the US; UST 10yr 1.67%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
World factory activity expanding; Evergrande in new trading halt; RCEP underway; Turkish inflation leaps; Aussie house price growth stalls; Apple worth US$3 tln; UST 10yr 1.63%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
4th Jan 22, 8:54am
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World factory activity expanding; Evergrande in new trading halt; RCEP underway; Turkish inflation leaps; Aussie house price growth stalls; Apple worth US$3 tln; UST 10yr 1.63%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
3rd Jan 22, 12:08pm
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We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
Your new Government-subsidised electric vehicle may not have the life you think it has, and it may cause more global environmental damage than you realise. Take care before you buy the hype
3rd Jan 22, 8:12am
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Your new Government-subsidised electric vehicle may not have the life you think it has, and it may cause more global environmental damage than you realise. Take care before you buy the hype
Tony Morgan has a Vital problem and seeks emergency help understanding his -37% losses, so worrying his nose is bleeding
31st Dec 21, 12:59pm
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Tony Morgan has a Vital problem and seeks emergency help understanding his -37% losses, so worrying his nose is bleeding
2021 might have ended up as "déjà vu all over again", but now is the time to record your 2022 predictions (and check how you went with your 2021 attempt)
31st Dec 21, 10:45am
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2021 might have ended up as "déjà vu all over again", but now is the time to record your 2022 predictions (and check how you went with your 2021 attempt)
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31st Dec 21, 10:22am
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Help us keep interest.co.nz free for all readers. We need your support keeping our service open to all, and there are great benefits if you do
US jobless claims fall below pre-pandemic levels; blizzard of Omicron infections looms; China's SMEs struggle; India imposes new restrictions; Turkish lira falls again; UST 10yr 1.52%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
31st Dec 21, 8:50am
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US jobless claims fall below pre-pandemic levels; blizzard of Omicron infections looms; China's SMEs struggle; India imposes new restrictions; Turkish lira falls again; UST 10yr 1.52%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
30th Dec 21, 11:53am
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Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
Having decided that “The cost of ‘Covid-zero’ has gone up. The cost of living with the virus has gone down,” Australia is facing up to healthcare staff shortages, and overwhelmed testing capacity that results in undercounts
30th Dec 21, 9:24am
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Having decided that “The cost of ‘Covid-zero’ has gone up. The cost of living with the virus has gone down,” Australia is facing up to healthcare staff shortages, and overwhelmed testing capacity that results in undercounts
US trade deficit widens; South Korean business confidence rises; Turkey's currency falls again; WHO warns of pandemic tsunami; UST 10yr 1.54%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
30th Dec 21, 8:23am
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US trade deficit widens; South Korean business confidence rises; Turkey's currency falls again; WHO warns of pandemic tsunami; UST 10yr 1.54%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Robert Williams and Moritz Rudolf envision an EU-led de-escalation intitative for the growing tensions between the US and China, reminiscent of the Helsinki Process of the 1970s
29th Dec 21, 9:51am
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Robert Williams and Moritz Rudolf envision an EU-led de-escalation intitative for the growing tensions between the US and China, reminiscent of the Helsinki Process of the 1970s
Investors buoyed by strong holiday retail sales; Japan gets much improved data; Evergrande claims a comeback; lithium price surge extends; UST 10yr 1.48%; oil rises but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
29th Dec 21, 8:50am
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Investors buoyed by strong holiday retail sales; Japan gets much improved data; Evergrande claims a comeback; lithium price surge extends; UST 10yr 1.48%; oil rises but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
Domestic demand for logs remains strong, but export markets are uncertain. China will probably rise in 2022 as normal but there are questions. India may get even more difficult
28th Dec 21, 12:39pm
Domestic demand for logs remains strong, but export markets are uncertain. China will probably rise in 2022 as normal but there are questions. India may get even more difficult
KiwiSaver is not designed to include everybody, and the whole scheme needs an urgent shakeup to avert poverty for many. Susan St John explains
27th Dec 21, 6:47pm
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KiwiSaver is not designed to include everybody, and the whole scheme needs an urgent shakeup to avert poverty for many. Susan St John explains
QV points out that raging house price increases in 2021 were accentuated by the market shifting to far more expensive homes at the top of the property ladder. Entry-level properties are attracting much lower demand as the year ends
27th Dec 21, 4:03pm
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QV points out that raging house price increases in 2021 were accentuated by the market shifting to far more expensive homes at the top of the property ladder. Entry-level properties are attracting much lower demand as the year ends
Higher employment levels and bracket creep are combining to shift an extra $14 bln per year from wage and salary earners to Government coffers, giving political parties windfalls to make increasing spending promises
27th Dec 21, 11:45am
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Higher employment levels and bracket creep are combining to shift an extra $14 bln per year from wage and salary earners to Government coffers, giving political parties windfalls to make increasing spending promises
Brian Easton says we are reminded by a turbulent year, and Ayesha Verrall, of the importance of an effective health system
24th Dec 21, 12:56pm
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Brian Easton says we are reminded by a turbulent year, and Ayesha Verrall, of the importance of an effective health system
Terry Baucher reviews his five 2021 predictions of where the tax world is heading in a world changed by a pandemic. His prognostications have been prescient
24th Dec 21, 11:18am
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Terry Baucher reviews his five 2021 predictions of where the tax world is heading in a world changed by a pandemic. His prognostications have been prescient
US reports a range of generally good data; China goes insular, rolls back property restrictions; Russia hugs Germany tighter; NSW reimposes restrictions; UST 10yr 1.49%; oil and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
24th Dec 21, 9:02am
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US reports a range of generally good data; China goes insular, rolls back property restrictions; Russia hugs Germany tighter; NSW reimposes restrictions; UST 10yr 1.49%; oil and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8