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19th Dec 18, 12:03pm
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Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
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Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
19th Dec 18, 12:03pm
19th Dec 18, 11:06am
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RBNZ's new capital requirements would need Heartland to lift its 'Tier 1' capital by about $15m a year; company believes the new requirements will stir more takeover activity and says it will consider any 'value-accretive' acquisition
RBNZ's new capital requirements would need Heartland to lift its 'Tier 1' capital by about $15m a year; company believes the new requirements will stir more takeover activity and says it will consider any 'value-accretive' acquisition
19th Dec 18, 11:06am
19th Dec 18, 9:56am
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RBNZ bank capital proposals go well beyond the international norm, are highly conservative & positive for banks' credit profiles, Fitch says
RBNZ bank capital proposals go well beyond the international norm, are highly conservative & positive for banks' credit profiles, Fitch says
19th Dec 18, 9:56am
19th Dec 18, 8:45am
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Guy Trafford takes a look at what 2019 might bring for farmers in terms of climate-related regulation, land prices, and product prices. He's not pessimistic on everything
Guy Trafford takes a look at what 2019 might bring for farmers in terms of climate-related regulation, land prices, and product prices. He's not pessimistic on everything
19th Dec 18, 8:45am
19th Dec 18, 8:26am
Allan Barber looks back of a year where New Zealand agriculture had to face a range of unexpected developments and a number of growing uncertainties, almost all of which will be festering in 2019
Allan Barber looks back of a year where New Zealand agriculture had to face a range of unexpected developments and a number of growing uncertainties, almost all of which will be festering in 2019
19th Dec 18, 8:26am
19th Dec 18, 8:22am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, December 19, 2018
19th Dec 18, 8:22am
19th Dec 18, 7:58am
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Dairy prices rise again; equity markets await Fed signals; US housing starts weak; China retreats into its shell; German sentiment falls; UST 10yr at 2.83%; oil slumps but gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
Dairy prices rise again; equity markets await Fed signals; US housing starts weak; China retreats into its shell; German sentiment falls; UST 10yr at 2.83%; oil slumps but gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
19th Dec 18, 7:58am
19th Dec 18, 7:50am
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After a couple of big daily falls US equities are up 0.8-1.2%; US bonds have rallied a little ahead of the US FOMC announcement tomorrow; CAD is softer as oil prices continue to fall, while the NZD has sustained the gains it saw in local trading yesterday
After a couple of big daily falls US equities are up 0.8-1.2%; US bonds have rallied a little ahead of the US FOMC announcement tomorrow; CAD is softer as oil prices continue to fall, while the NZD has sustained the gains it saw in local trading yesterday
19th Dec 18, 7:50am
19th Dec 18, 5:00am
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First home buyers being squeezed between rising lower quartile housing prices & higher mortgage interest rates, putting a dampener on their home ownership hopes
First home buyers being squeezed between rising lower quartile housing prices & higher mortgage interest rates, putting a dampener on their home ownership hopes
19th Dec 18, 5:00am
18th Dec 18, 4:58pm
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Business confidence picks up to highest level since April according to ANZ survey; Tight credit conditions seen to be the loosest they've been in more than two years
Business confidence picks up to highest level since April according to ANZ survey; Tight credit conditions seen to be the loosest they've been in more than two years
18th Dec 18, 4:58pm
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18th Dec 18, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HSBC raises home loan rates, business confidence improves, eyes on dairy auction, CU ructions, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HSBC raises home loan rates, business confidence improves, eyes on dairy auction, CU ructions, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
18th Dec 18, 3:59pm
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18th Dec 18, 2:39pm
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Credit unions NZCU South, NZCU Central, NZCU Steelsands, Aotearoa Credit Union and NZCU Baywide unveil merger plans
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Credit unions NZCU South, NZCU Central, NZCU Steelsands, Aotearoa Credit Union and NZCU Baywide unveil merger plans
18th Dec 18, 2:39pm
18th Dec 18, 12:55pm
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Markets closed in the red Friday in a risk off mood; NZD momentarily recovered towards 0.6800 but failed to make any headway past 0.6890 at the close; NZD has lost ground against its Australian cousin
Markets closed in the red Friday in a risk off mood; NZD momentarily recovered towards 0.6800 but failed to make any headway past 0.6890 at the close; NZD has lost ground against its Australian cousin
18th Dec 18, 12:55pm
18th Dec 18, 12:40pm
Analysts crunch the numbers on how much capital the big 4 banks & Heartland would need to meet proposed new RBNZ capital requirements
Analysts crunch the numbers on how much capital the big 4 banks & Heartland would need to meet proposed new RBNZ capital requirements
18th Dec 18, 12:40pm
18th Dec 18, 12:15pm
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Harbour Asset Management pinpoints 10 key risks to look out for in the New Year
Harbour Asset Management pinpoints 10 key risks to look out for in the New Year
18th Dec 18, 12:15pm
18th Dec 18, 11:51am
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Just 119 properties up for grabs at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions, sales on 28% of them
Just 119 properties up for grabs at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions, sales on 28% of them
18th Dec 18, 11:51am
18th Dec 18, 11:46am
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Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
18th Dec 18, 11:46am
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18th Dec 18, 9:48am
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Migrants hoped to better plug regional and sector skills shortages under proposed changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas
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Migrants hoped to better plug regional and sector skills shortages under proposed changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas
18th Dec 18, 9:48am
18th Dec 18, 9:46am
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KPMG's James Dowle says if Open Banking is to take off, more needs to be done to quell fears from customers about data security, while banks and other providers need to really demonstrate the true value and benefits
KPMG's James Dowle says if Open Banking is to take off, more needs to be done to quell fears from customers about data security, while banks and other providers need to really demonstrate the true value and benefits
18th Dec 18, 9:46am
18th Dec 18, 9:04am
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Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
18th Dec 18, 9:04am

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