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2nd Jun 20, 3:58pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some rate cuts, UDC sold, house price signals mixed, clear polling, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some rate cuts, UDC sold, house price signals mixed, clear polling, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
2nd Jun 20, 3:58pm
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2nd Jun 20, 12:09pm
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ANZ announces sale of asset financier UDC to Japan's Shinsei Bank, which says UDC will continue to grow and contribute to the development of the NZ economy
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ANZ announces sale of asset financier UDC to Japan's Shinsei Bank, which says UDC will continue to grow and contribute to the development of the NZ economy
2nd Jun 20, 12:09pm
2nd Jun 20, 12:07pm
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Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
2nd Jun 20, 12:07pm
2nd Jun 20, 11:46am
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Westpac economists say some recent data is tentatively suggesting that the economic situation may not be quite as severe as they had been predicting
Westpac economists say some recent data is tentatively suggesting that the economic situation may not be quite as severe as they had been predicting
2nd Jun 20, 11:46am
2nd Jun 20, 10:19am
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New listings on realestate.co.nz bounced back strongly in May but the national average asking price fell sharply
New listings on realestate.co.nz bounced back strongly in May but the national average asking price fell sharply
2nd Jun 20, 10:19am
2nd Jun 20, 9:53am
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Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
Reserve Bank data shows just how significant the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on New Zealand banks, with smaller NZ owned banks hit hardest
2nd Jun 20, 9:53am
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2nd Jun 20, 9:14am
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NZ to stay at Level 2 for at least another week, with Cabinet to review this on June 8; Winston Peters says if police allowed protests on Monday, we should be at Level 1 now 
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NZ to stay at Level 2 for at least another week, with Cabinet to review this on June 8; Winston Peters says if police allowed protests on Monday, we should be at Level 1 now 
2nd Jun 20, 9:14am
2nd Jun 20, 8:02am
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Chris Trotter looks at the importance of the social disorder engulfing the United States from a New Zealand perspective
Chris Trotter looks at the importance of the social disorder engulfing the United States from a New Zealand perspective
2nd Jun 20, 8:02am
2nd Jun 20, 8:00am
Equity markets continue to rise on growing optimism for a global growth rebound. USD falls further amidst declining risk aversion. AUD reaches its highest level since January, NZD close to 0.63
Equity markets continue to rise on growing optimism for a global growth rebound. USD falls further amidst declining risk aversion. AUD reaches its highest level since January, NZD close to 0.63
2nd Jun 20, 8:00am
2nd Jun 20, 7:19am
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Factories contract worldwide, except in China; US spending dives, to be followed by GDP; South Korea and China plan a tech future; Aussie housing slips; UST 10yr yield at 0.66%; oil unchanged; gold up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 68
Factories contract worldwide, except in China; US spending dives, to be followed by GDP; South Korea and China plan a tech future; Aussie housing slips; UST 10yr yield at 0.66%; oil unchanged; gold up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 68
2nd Jun 20, 7:19am
1st Jun 20, 2:51pm
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David Mahon calls on New Zealand to act in its own best interests and do its best to avoid the US-China strategic rivalry. Among the growing uncertainties, there are opportunities for us, he says
David Mahon calls on New Zealand to act in its own best interests and do its best to avoid the US-China strategic rivalry. Among the growing uncertainties, there are opportunities for us, he says
1st Jun 20, 2:51pm
1st Jun 20, 12:53pm
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Guy Trafford points out that our current 'dependency' on one large market is nothing like previous dependences that ended in tears. We are far better diversified now
Guy Trafford points out that our current 'dependency' on one large market is nothing like previous dependences that ended in tears. We are far better diversified now
1st Jun 20, 12:53pm
1st Jun 20, 9:58am
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Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
1st Jun 20, 9:58am
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
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Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
Roger J Kerr assesses where the NZD stands at a time of great trade and political turbulence, and reckons the sudden re-emergence of inflation risk is a real concern
1st Jun 20, 9:42am
1st Jun 20, 9:11am
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Terry Baucher discusses the controversial extra relief for the newly unemployed, asks: are redundancy payments overtaxed? and notes that record numbers apply for instalment arrangements with Inland Revenue
Terry Baucher discusses the controversial extra relief for the newly unemployed, asks: are redundancy payments overtaxed? and notes that record numbers apply for instalment arrangements with Inland Revenue
1st Jun 20, 9:11am
31st May 20, 11:20am
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Tony Burton reminds us that while Covid-19 loads us up on public debt, there is little that is 'kind' about repaying debt. But it is what has to be done for kindness to be more than a gesture
Tony Burton reminds us that while Covid-19 loads us up on public debt, there is little that is 'kind' about repaying debt. But it is what has to be done for kindness to be more than a gesture
31st May 20, 11:20am
31st May 20, 6:02am
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Fear of another real estate price crash and memories of the extreme hardship it caused in 2008 haunt housing markets in Arizona, writes Henry Thomson. In conjunction with the pandemic, it's a deep-seated fear
Fear of another real estate price crash and memories of the extreme hardship it caused in 2008 haunt housing markets in Arizona, writes Henry Thomson. In conjunction with the pandemic, it's a deep-seated fear
31st May 20, 6:02am
30th May 20, 11:36am
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China log demand picks up on restart but not to last-year levels. Recent price bounce over quickly. All eyes on China's domestic recovery. Neither India, nor domestic demand show much prospect
China log demand picks up on restart but not to last-year levels. Recent price bounce over quickly. All eyes on China's domestic recovery. Neither India, nor domestic demand show much prospect
30th May 20, 11:36am
30th May 20, 11:09am
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By enhancing the quality of financial disclosure, listed firms may command a higher stock price, and reduce their costs of capital. When that happens, investors and Chinese private-sector firms will all benefit
By enhancing the quality of financial disclosure, listed firms may command a higher stock price, and reduce their costs of capital. When that happens, investors and Chinese private-sector firms will all benefit
30th May 20, 11:09am
30th May 20, 10:52am
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Massey's Alison Brook looks at how we are responding to a world-scale natural disaster that is killing jobs super-fast and what the resulting long-term unemployment will will do to economic prospects
Massey's Alison Brook looks at how we are responding to a world-scale natural disaster that is killing jobs super-fast and what the resulting long-term unemployment will will do to economic prospects
30th May 20, 10:52am

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