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4th Dec 20, 10:44am
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Week in Tax Special; the implications of increasing the income tax rate to 39% - encouraging rearranged income strategies, compliance risks for Trusts, and unanticipated (?) consequences for one-off lump sums
Week in Tax Special; the implications of increasing the income tax rate to 39% - encouraging rearranged income strategies, compliance risks for Trusts, and unanticipated (?) consequences for one-off lump sums
4th Dec 20, 10:44am
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
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Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
Credit bureau Equifax says 96% of all accounts previously in mortgage deferral are now up to date
4th Dec 20, 9:44am
4th Dec 20, 9:10am
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Brendon Harre wonders if housing is undersupplied and poor quality, but KiwiBuild shows that buyer demand isn't there, perhaps the Government just needs to build its social housing requirements aggressively - as a previous Labour Government did
Brendon Harre wonders if housing is undersupplied and poor quality, but KiwiBuild shows that buyer demand isn't there, perhaps the Government just needs to build its social housing requirements aggressively - as a previous Labour Government did
4th Dec 20, 9:10am
4th Dec 20, 9:02am
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Fonterra raises its 2020/2021 milk payout forecast to a mid-point of $7.00/kgMS, also says earnings rise on strong recovery in China's foodservice sector
Fonterra raises its 2020/2021 milk payout forecast to a mid-point of $7.00/kgMS, also says earnings rise on strong recovery in China's foodservice sector
4th Dec 20, 9:02am
4th Dec 20, 7:48am
US equities up modestly but reach a fresh record high taking an optimistic view of the news. USD remains under significant pressure. NZD underperforms but still breaks 0.71 overnight
US equities up modestly but reach a fresh record high taking an optimistic view of the news. USD remains under significant pressure. NZD underperforms but still breaks 0.71 overnight
4th Dec 20, 7:48am
4th Dec 20, 7:17am
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US jobless claims rise slower but benefit qualifications expire faster; US services expansion based on healthcare; China services expand faster; Australia 'wins' in China trade; UST 10y at 0.92%; oil and gold up ; NZ$1 = 70.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US jobless claims rise slower but benefit qualifications expire faster; US services expansion based on healthcare; China services expand faster; Australia 'wins' in China trade; UST 10y at 0.92%; oil and gold up ; NZ$1 = 70.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
4th Dec 20, 7:17am
3rd Dec 20, 5:19pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #749; Tender Date 3 Dec 2020
NZ Govt Bond Tender #749; Tender Date 3 Dec 2020
3rd Dec 20, 5:19pm
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
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Anthony Grant points out that the law is inherently uncertain when contesting a will because there are no prevailing beliefs within New Zealand society as to the ‘right’ way assets should devolve on death
Anthony Grant points out that the law is inherently uncertain when contesting a will because there are no prevailing beliefs within New Zealand society as to the ‘right’ way assets should devolve on death
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
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Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
3rd Dec 20, 12:09pm
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No sign of any slowdown in residential construction
No sign of any slowdown in residential construction
3rd Dec 20, 12:09pm
3rd Dec 20, 9:14am
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Social Credit leader Chris Leitch argues the clock should be wound back for the future so the Reserve Bank acts in support of government policy rather than against it
Social Credit leader Chris Leitch argues the clock should be wound back for the future so the Reserve Bank acts in support of government policy rather than against it
3rd Dec 20, 9:14am
3rd Dec 20, 8:09am
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Mariana Mazzucato, et al. examine the deeper systemic problems lurking behind recent biomedical progress toward defeating COVID-19
Mariana Mazzucato, et al. examine the deeper systemic problems lurking behind recent biomedical progress toward defeating COVID-19
3rd Dec 20, 8:09am
3rd Dec 20, 8:06am
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A recent Supreme Court decision will change the nature and impact of class actions in New Zealand, with consequences for consumers, investors, corporates, litigation funders and insurers
A recent Supreme Court decision will change the nature and impact of class actions in New Zealand, with consequences for consumers, investors, corporates, litigation funders and insurers
3rd Dec 20, 8:06am
3rd Dec 20, 8:01am
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Arguments about regenerative agriculture illustrate the challenges of creating informed debate. More generally, democracies depend on voters understanding complex issues
Arguments about regenerative agriculture illustrate the challenges of creating informed debate. More generally, democracies depend on voters understanding complex issues
3rd Dec 20, 8:01am
3rd Dec 20, 7:40am
Flat US equities after yesterday's record high. US 10-year rate pushes higher. GBP under pressure as trade deal no guarantee. NZD prints fresh high before paring gains and underperforms AUD
Flat US equities after yesterday's record high. US 10-year rate pushes higher. GBP under pressure as trade deal no guarantee. NZD prints fresh high before paring gains and underperforms AUD
3rd Dec 20, 7:40am
3rd Dec 20, 7:19am
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US jobs growth disappoints; Aussie economy bounces back; China's demand distorts prices, raises temperatures; UST 10y at 0.95%; oil and gold up ; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US jobs growth disappoints; Aussie economy bounces back; China's demand distorts prices, raises temperatures; UST 10y at 0.95%; oil and gold up ; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
3rd Dec 20, 7:19am
3rd Dec 20, 6:34am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
3rd Dec 20, 6:34am
2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
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Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
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2nd Dec 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, a positive dairy auction, Barfoots' best November, 'emergency' declared; bond yields rise, NZD rises, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, a positive dairy auction, Barfoots' best November, 'emergency' declared; bond yields rise, NZD rises, & more
2nd Dec 20, 3:59pm
2nd Dec 20, 3:15pm
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Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
2nd Dec 20, 3:15pm
2nd Dec 20, 10:16am
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Barfoot & Thompson's sales were through the roof in November - prices at record highs
Barfoot & Thompson's sales were through the roof in November - prices at record highs
2nd Dec 20, 10:16am
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
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University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
2nd Dec 20, 9:32am
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We look like we have a La Niña weather pattern settling in and that is not all bad for New Zealand agriculture. Guy Trafford reviews the likely impacts
We look like we have a La Niña weather pattern settling in and that is not all bad for New Zealand agriculture. Guy Trafford reviews the likely impacts
2nd Dec 20, 9:32am
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2nd Dec 20, 9:24am
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Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
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Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
2nd Dec 20, 9:24am

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