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1st Apr 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more savings account rate cuts, housing market turns grim, thousands apply for mortgage relief, vastly more for wage subsidies, swaps data updated, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more savings account rate cuts, housing market turns grim, thousands apply for mortgage relief, vastly more for wage subsidies, swaps data updated, NZD soft, & more
1st Apr 20, 3:59pm
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1st Apr 20, 2:54pm
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Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
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Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
1st Apr 20, 2:54pm
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
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We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
1st Apr 20, 1:13pm
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Prices and listings on Realestate.co.nz were looking buoyant and then the market was hit by the big freeze
Prices and listings on Realestate.co.nz were looking buoyant and then the market was hit by the big freeze
1st Apr 20, 1:13pm
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
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Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
1st Apr 20, 9:34am
Rabobank NZ says ex-Fonterra boss Henry van der Heyden is standing down as its chairman 'due to regulatory changes', succeeded by Andy Borland
Rabobank NZ says ex-Fonterra boss Henry van der Heyden is standing down as its chairman 'due to regulatory changes', succeeded by Andy Borland
1st Apr 20, 9:34am
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1st Apr 20, 9:06am
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
1st Apr 20, 9:06am
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
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S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
S&P Global Ratings says NZ's big four banks have substantial headroom as they buckle in for a COVID-19 driven increase in bad debts
1st Apr 20, 8:35am
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
1st Apr 20, 7:22am
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Fed scrambles to stabilise the greenback; US confidence falls; PMIs weaken; Chinese PMIs bounce back; Australian confidence at record low; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
Fed scrambles to stabilise the greenback; US confidence falls; PMIs weaken; Chinese PMIs bounce back; Australian confidence at record low; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
1st Apr 20, 7:22am
1st Apr 20, 5:02am
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QV delivers a grim assessment of the property market after the lockdown ends
QV delivers a grim assessment of the property market after the lockdown ends
1st Apr 20, 5:02am
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
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Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
Finance Minister and RBNZ unwilling at this stage to link up directly to fund the fallout from COVID-19
31st Mar 20, 5:38pm
31st Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate changes (cuts), retail spending dives, business confidence follows, power use down, swaps stablise, NZD firm, & much much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate changes (cuts), retail spending dives, business confidence follows, power use down, swaps stablise, NZD firm, & much much more
31st Mar 20, 3:59pm
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
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Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
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ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
31st Mar 20, 1:02pm
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Guy Trafford is grateful for where he farms, for the rain, and that prices are holding up for farm outputs. But he is also looking to what lies ahead, post-lockdown
Guy Trafford is grateful for where he farms, for the rain, and that prices are holding up for farm outputs. But he is also looking to what lies ahead, post-lockdown
31st Mar 20, 1:02pm
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31st Mar 20, 11:46am
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Most regions recorded double digit growth in new dwelling consents in year to February, Statistics NZ says
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Most regions recorded double digit growth in new dwelling consents in year to February, Statistics NZ says
31st Mar 20, 11:46am
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
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Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
31st Mar 20, 11:38am
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Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
31st Mar 20, 11:38am

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