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7th Jan 20, 7:28am
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Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
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Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
7th Jan 20, 7:28am
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
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Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
6th Jan 20, 12:30pm
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Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
6th Jan 20, 12:30pm
6th Jan 20, 10:11am
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For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
6th Jan 20, 10:11am
6th Jan 20, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
6th Jan 20, 8:31am
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
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Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
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Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
4th Jan 20, 10:19am
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Ownership concentration is having adverse effects on competition, wealth distribution, and fiscal transparency, and they are likely to worsen in the coming years
Ownership concentration is having adverse effects on competition, wealth distribution, and fiscal transparency, and they are likely to worsen in the coming years
4th Jan 20, 10:19am
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
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American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
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Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am
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It is not GDP but our overreliance on GDP that is the problem. Elevating alternatives will certainly clutter policy toolboxes, but that is necessary to track real economic progress in a complex world
It is not GDP but our overreliance on GDP that is the problem. Elevating alternatives will certainly clutter policy toolboxes, but that is necessary to track real economic progress in a complex world
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am
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Governments, and ultimately people, can reverse the alarming trends of 2019. But 2020 will be another year of living dangerously if short-term policies continue to be pursued at the expense of long-term vision
Governments, and ultimately people, can reverse the alarming trends of 2019. But 2020 will be another year of living dangerously if short-term policies continue to be pursued at the expense of long-term vision
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am
3rd Jan 20, 8:06am
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US confidence and factories stable but Fed still making huge liquidity injections; China confirms reserve rate reduction; Singapore growth evaporates; Aussie fires wreck emissions commitments; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TW
US confidence and factories stable but Fed still making huge liquidity injections; China confirms reserve rate reduction; Singapore growth evaporates; Aussie fires wreck emissions commitments; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TW
3rd Jan 20, 8:06am
31st Dec 19, 11:09am
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The start of a new decade, and election year as well: time to record what you think will happen (and to check how well your 2019 predictions worked out)
The start of a new decade, and election year as well: time to record what you think will happen (and to check how well your 2019 predictions worked out)
31st Dec 19, 11:09am
31st Dec 19, 10:34am
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Koichi Hamada asks why the business cycle seems to function so differently today than it did when the late Paul Volker was US Fed chief
Koichi Hamada asks why the business cycle seems to function so differently today than it did when the late Paul Volker was US Fed chief
31st Dec 19, 10:34am
31st Dec 19, 10:00am
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Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
31st Dec 19, 10:00am
31st Dec 19, 9:48am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
31st Dec 19, 9:48am
31st Dec 19, 8:03am
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Equity markets pull back; US capital-goods imports dive; US population stops growing; China tackles bond market reform; Aussie power system under fire threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
Equity markets pull back; US capital-goods imports dive; US population stops growing; China tackles bond market reform; Aussie power system under fire threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
31st Dec 19, 8:03am
30th Dec 19, 10:24am
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Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
30th Dec 19, 10:24am
30th Dec 19, 10:05am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
30th Dec 19, 10:05am

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