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5th Jan 21, 9:58am
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QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
5th Jan 21, 9:58am
5th Jan 21, 9:02am
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Economist Brian Easton has been watching the comedy of British politics and the tragedy of the outcome. We can treat Brexit as an experiment, he says, the first trade pact to reduce the flow of trade
Economist Brian Easton has been watching the comedy of British politics and the tragedy of the outcome. We can treat Brexit as an experiment, he says, the first trade pact to reduce the flow of trade
5th Jan 21, 9:02am
5th Jan 21, 7:54am
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World factories ended 2020 expanding; China focuses on food security - again; Aussie house prices up, except for high-density housing; UST 10yr at 0.91%; oil down and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 73
World factories ended 2020 expanding; China focuses on food security - again; Aussie house prices up, except for high-density housing; UST 10yr at 0.91%; oil down and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 73
5th Jan 21, 7:54am
4th Jan 21, 9:16am
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A fundamental change is occurring in the economics of production versus permanent forests. The policy environment is getting left behind
A fundamental change is occurring in the economics of production versus permanent forests. The policy environment is getting left behind
4th Jan 21, 9:16am
4th Jan 21, 9:15am
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Chris Trotter says the powerful political metaphor of the Maori Party leading the despised and marginalised from danger to safety, is one Labour could have pre-empted by taking the uprising at Waikeria Prison much more seriously
Chris Trotter says the powerful political metaphor of the Maori Party leading the despised and marginalised from danger to safety, is one Labour could have pre-empted by taking the uprising at Waikeria Prison much more seriously
4th Jan 21, 9:15am
4th Jan 21, 8:26am
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US Congress avoids a jobless benefits mess; China distorts food and commodity prices; China tells banks to cap mortgage risks; UST 10yr at 0.92%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
US Congress avoids a jobless benefits mess; China distorts food and commodity prices; China tells banks to cap mortgage risks; UST 10yr at 0.92%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
4th Jan 21, 8:26am
31st Dec 20, 11:06am
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QV's David Nagel thinks house prices will rise in 2021 because supply hasn't yet caught up, but the increases will fade from the hot 2020 rate to a warmer rate more like in 2019
QV's David Nagel thinks house prices will rise in 2021 because supply hasn't yet caught up, but the increases will fade from the hot 2020 rate to a warmer rate more like in 2019
31st Dec 20, 11:06am
31st Dec 20, 9:36am
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2020 might have delivered an unexpected horror run, but now it is behind us it is time to record what you think will happen in 2021 (and to check how well your 2020 predictions worked out)
2020 might have delivered an unexpected horror run, but now it is behind us it is time to record what you think will happen in 2021 (and to check how well your 2020 predictions worked out)
31st Dec 20, 9:36am
31st Dec 20, 8:32am
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A record US trade deficit; US business commitment hesitates; Americans optimistic long-term; South Korea struggles; global food prices at 6yr high; UST 10yr at 0.93%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.3
A record US trade deficit; US business commitment hesitates; Americans optimistic long-term; South Korea struggles; global food prices at 6yr high; UST 10yr at 0.93%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.3
31st Dec 20, 8:32am
30th Dec 20, 11:35am
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Banks are taking substantially different views over their appetite for rural debt, and they are not all based on loan-loss experience. Meanwhile, non-bank lenders are also moving in
Banks are taking substantially different views over their appetite for rural debt, and they are not all based on loan-loss experience. Meanwhile, non-bank lenders are also moving in
30th Dec 20, 11:35am
30th Dec 20, 9:55am
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Bill Emmott considers why even poor Asian countries have outperformed the West in responding to the virus
Bill Emmott considers why even poor Asian countries have outperformed the West in responding to the virus
30th Dec 20, 9:55am
30th Dec 20, 8:25am
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US retail sales tick up; South Korea sentiment falls; bond markets see inflation coming; 2020 equity market moves very mixed; UST 10yr at 0.93%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 71.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73
US retail sales tick up; South Korea sentiment falls; bond markets see inflation coming; 2020 equity market moves very mixed; UST 10yr at 0.93%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 71.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73
30th Dec 20, 8:25am
29th Dec 20, 10:23am
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Mariana Mazzucato and Simon Sharpe explain why static cost-benefit analysis often leads to policy errors with serious long-term consequences
Mariana Mazzucato and Simon Sharpe explain why static cost-benefit analysis often leads to policy errors with serious long-term consequences
29th Dec 20, 10:23am
29th Dec 20, 8:42am
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China profits rise; iron ore prices stay high; Japanese retail sales slip; a Brexit deal agreed; EU and China close to a deal too; US gets its stimulus deal signed; UST 10yr at 0.94%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 70.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
China profits rise; iron ore prices stay high; Japanese retail sales slip; a Brexit deal agreed; EU and China close to a deal too; US gets its stimulus deal signed; UST 10yr at 0.94%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 70.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
29th Dec 20, 8:42am
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28th Dec 20, 2:42pm
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Whales pile in to what they see is a one-way bet of certain gains for bitcoin, fueled by expectations of consumer inflation and a virtually fixed supply base - just as fiat currencies are being called on to bolster pandemic relief
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Whales pile in to what they see is a one-way bet of certain gains for bitcoin, fueled by expectations of consumer inflation and a virtually fixed supply base - just as fiat currencies are being called on to bolster pandemic relief
28th Dec 20, 2:42pm
28th Dec 20, 7:59am
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Stephen Roach explains why the negative impact on supply and demand will not end when the pandemic does
Stephen Roach explains why the negative impact on supply and demand will not end when the pandemic does
28th Dec 20, 7:59am
28th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Chris Trotter sees more radicals on the right than the left, and suspects Jacinda Ardern's extended appeal is bolstered by her promises to conserve and protect, appealing to deep-seated antipathy to updating changes, even necessary change
Chris Trotter sees more radicals on the right than the left, and suspects Jacinda Ardern's extended appeal is bolstered by her promises to conserve and protect, appealing to deep-seated antipathy to updating changes, even necessary change
28th Dec 20, 6:02am
27th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
27th Dec 20, 6:02am
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
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Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
24th Dec 20, 10:02am
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We look back on an even bigger, more successful year in 2020 and reveal our most popular articles
We look back on an even bigger, more successful year in 2020 and reveal our most popular articles
24th Dec 20, 10:02am
24th Dec 20, 9:31am
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Jonathan Woetzel and Jeonmin Seong identify collaboration as the key factor in the region's transformation into a global tech powerhouse
Jonathan Woetzel and Jeonmin Seong identify collaboration as the key factor in the region's transformation into a global tech powerhouse
24th Dec 20, 9:31am
24th Dec 20, 9:20am
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Eric Posner shows why the outgoing US president could not pose as grave a threat to liberal democracy as many had feared
Eric Posner shows why the outgoing US president could not pose as grave a threat to liberal democracy as many had feared
24th Dec 20, 9:20am
24th Dec 20, 7:45am
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US jobless claims stay high and relief deal not yet done; US personal incomes fall; China's power outages expand; Brexit optimism; Aussie trade surplus shrinks; UST 10yr at 0.96%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 71 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
US jobless claims stay high and relief deal not yet done; US personal incomes fall; China's power outages expand; Brexit optimism; Aussie trade surplus shrinks; UST 10yr at 0.96%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 71 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
24th Dec 20, 7:45am
23rd Dec 20, 2:01pm
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The value of residential real estate sold in Auckland jumps in 2020 and almost equals the value in the rest of the country, REINZ sales data shows. Tight supply and high demand feature almost everywhere
The value of residential real estate sold in Auckland jumps in 2020 and almost equals the value in the rest of the country, REINZ sales data shows. Tight supply and high demand feature almost everywhere
23rd Dec 20, 2:01pm

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