Days to the General Election: 26
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21st Sep 20, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
Roger J Kerr says the anticipated fall in the value of the New Zealand dollar is not materialising to date
21st Sep 20, 8:43am
21st Sep 20, 7:38am
S&P500, NASDAQ fall again, on little news. Not much movement in bonds and currencies. NZD outperforms slightly on positive comments from FM Robertson. RBNZ MPS on Wednesday - no major changes expected
S&P500, NASDAQ fall again, on little news. Not much movement in bonds and currencies. NZD outperforms slightly on positive comments from FM Robertson. RBNZ MPS on Wednesday - no major changes expected
21st Sep 20, 7:38am
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
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With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
21st Sep 20, 7:21am
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China sees Golden Week boom coming; but mortgage and grain pressures building; US sentiment less negative; US farm subsidies rise; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
China sees Golden Week boom coming; but mortgage and grain pressures building; US sentiment less negative; US farm subsidies rise; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
21st Sep 20, 7:21am
20th Sep 20, 11:44am
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Making long term improvements to farm soils in sympathy with nature's challenges is tough enough. But doing it in the face of misguided Wellington bureaucrats rules and politics is even tougher. The pressure is now intense
Making long term improvements to farm soils in sympathy with nature's challenges is tough enough. But doing it in the face of misguided Wellington bureaucrats rules and politics is even tougher. The pressure is now intense
20th Sep 20, 11:44am
20th Sep 20, 9:29am
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The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
20th Sep 20, 9:29am
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
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Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
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The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
19th Sep 20, 9:11am
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Investors getting net yields of around 5% from smaller retail units in Auckland
Investors getting net yields of around 5% from smaller retail units in Auckland
19th Sep 20, 9:11am
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
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US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
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18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
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National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 10:00am
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National walks away from debt target, committing to income tax cuts for 16 months and a temporary tax tweak to encourage businesses to invest in plant and equipment
National walks away from debt target, committing to income tax cuts for 16 months and a temporary tax tweak to encourage businesses to invest in plant and equipment
18th Sep 20, 10:00am
18th Sep 20, 9:51am
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Residential auction activity remains strong with 73% sales rate in the first two weeks of September
Residential auction activity remains strong with 73% sales rate in the first two weeks of September
18th Sep 20, 9:51am
18th Sep 20, 9:14am
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Reserve Bank's Toby Fiennes says releasing individual bank stress test results is something the regulator will seriously consider
Reserve Bank's Toby Fiennes says releasing individual bank stress test results is something the regulator will seriously consider
18th Sep 20, 9:14am
18th Sep 20, 9:13am
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Heartland Group Holdings, the parent of Heartland Bank, to probe ways of boosting its value
Heartland Group Holdings, the parent of Heartland Bank, to probe ways of boosting its value
18th Sep 20, 9:13am
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
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BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
18th Sep 20, 7:41am
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Equity markets tumble again but with little spillover into bonds and currencies. BoE flags the possibility of negative interest rates
Equity markets tumble again but with little spillover into bonds and currencies. BoE flags the possibility of negative interest rates
18th Sep 20, 7:41am
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
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17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
17th Sep 20, 2:13pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #738; Tender Date 17 Sep 2020
NZ Govt Bond Tender #738; Tender Date 17 Sep 2020
17th Sep 20, 2:13pm
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17th Sep 20, 2:00pm
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Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
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Reserve Bank stress testing of NZ banks shows them able to maintain required regulatory capital levels and continue lending in a scenario significantly worse than what the regulator expects COVID-19 to cause
17th Sep 20, 2:00pm
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
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Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
17th Sep 20, 9:01am
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The surprise rise in dairy prices emphasises just how abnormal trading has become for all agricultural products, as local distortions produce supply and price reactions in distant markets
The surprise rise in dairy prices emphasises just how abnormal trading has become for all agricultural products, as local distortions produce supply and price reactions in distant markets
17th Sep 20, 9:01am
17th Sep 20, 7:51am
Fed adds state-contingent forward guidance to rates outlook. Market takes that in its stride, expects rates to remain low for many years. NZ debt funding program lowered, pushing long NZGB yields lower
Fed adds state-contingent forward guidance to rates outlook. Market takes that in its stride, expects rates to remain low for many years. NZ debt funding program lowered, pushing long NZGB yields lower
17th Sep 20, 7:51am
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
16th Sep 20, 5:52pm
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The median price of lifestyle blocks is up 7.1% compared to a year ago but average farm prices are down 4.3%
The median price of lifestyle blocks is up 7.1% compared to a year ago but average farm prices are down 4.3%
16th Sep 20, 5:52pm
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16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
Days to the General Election: 26
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