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6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
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Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
6th Aug 20, 9:20am
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Peter Dunne says while Covid-19 has proved to be an unexpected boon for a previously struggling Labour Party, fresh unforeseen events could yet disrupt the electoral cycle in a more unpredictable way
Peter Dunne says while Covid-19 has proved to be an unexpected boon for a previously struggling Labour Party, fresh unforeseen events could yet disrupt the electoral cycle in a more unpredictable way
6th Aug 20, 9:20am
6th Aug 20, 7:50am
Risk sentiment higher. Equities up, bond yields up. USD underperforms although NZD, AUD rally fades
Risk sentiment higher. Equities up, bond yields up. USD underperforms although NZD, AUD rally fades
6th Aug 20, 7:50am
6th Aug 20, 7:20am
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US jobs signals weak; Vancouver house sales jump; China moves to exclude USD from trade; Aussie new car sales very weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged but gold hits another new record high; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
US jobs signals weak; Vancouver house sales jump; China moves to exclude USD from trade; Aussie new car sales very weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged but gold hits another new record high; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
6th Aug 20, 7:20am
5th Aug 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some minor rate trimmings, dairy prices tumble, barely believable jobless rate, more used imports, gold jumps, swaps and NZD hold, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some minor rate trimmings, dairy prices tumble, barely believable jobless rate, more used imports, gold jumps, swaps and NZD hold, & more
5th Aug 20, 3:59pm
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
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Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
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5th Aug 20, 12:12pm
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MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
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MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
5th Aug 20, 12:12pm
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
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Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
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As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
5th Aug 20, 9:36am
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JP Morgan analysts suggest a top-up of ASB's loan provisioning may be a feature of parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia's annual results
JP Morgan analysts suggest a top-up of ASB's loan provisioning may be a feature of parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia's annual results
5th Aug 20, 9:36am
5th Aug 20, 7:50am
Little movement in equities or currencies overnight. But global rates continue to grind lower. No US fiscal deal yet. Eyes on NZ employment data
Little movement in equities or currencies overnight. But global rates continue to grind lower. No US fiscal deal yet. Eyes on NZ employment data
5th Aug 20, 7:50am
5th Aug 20, 7:35am
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ACT's Brooke van Velden on why NZ needs a stand-alone mental health 'commissioning agency' to help people choose their own treatment
ACT's Brooke van Velden on why NZ needs a stand-alone mental health 'commissioning agency' to help people choose their own treatment
5th Aug 20, 7:35am
5th Aug 20, 7:19am
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Dairy prices fall sharply; storms affect both China and the US; China car sales rise sharply; another huge Aussie trade surplus; RBA warns on jobs; UST 10yr yield at 0.51%; oil up and gold hits new record high; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
Dairy prices fall sharply; storms affect both China and the US; China car sales rise sharply; another huge Aussie trade surplus; RBA warns on jobs; UST 10yr yield at 0.51%; oil up and gold hits new record high; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
5th Aug 20, 7:19am
5th Aug 20, 5:00am
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Quotable Value says average dwelling values still well up on a year ago but the growth rate is starting to tail off
Quotable Value says average dwelling values still well up on a year ago but the growth rate is starting to tail off
5th Aug 20, 5:00am
4th Aug 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Auckland house sales recover, car sales recover, more shovel ready projects, NZSF buys back some assets, swaps and NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Auckland house sales recover, car sales recover, more shovel ready projects, NZSF buys back some assets, swaps and NZD stable, & more
4th Aug 20, 3:59pm
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
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Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
4th Aug 20, 2:48pm
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Barfoot & Thompson's auction results suggest the Auckland market is remarkably firm for the middle of winter
Barfoot & Thompson's auction results suggest the Auckland market is remarkably firm for the middle of winter
4th Aug 20, 2:48pm
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
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MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
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Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
4th Aug 20, 11:53am

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Days to the General Election: 40
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.