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7th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Auckland house sales strong, another good dairy auction, labour force growth stunted, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Auckland house sales strong, another good dairy auction, labour force growth stunted, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
7th Apr 21, 3:59pm
7th Apr 21, 3:52pm
The relentless encroachment of the 'big city' into a once-rural area is changing the way the A&P Show draws its entrants and attracts its visitors. But it still holds old-time magic for those who attend
The relentless encroachment of the 'big city' into a once-rural area is changing the way the A&P Show draws its entrants and attracts its visitors. But it still holds old-time magic for those who attend
7th Apr 21, 3:52pm
7th Apr 21, 2:22pm
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Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says business & property owners should be able to set their own rules about allowing people who have and haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 on their premises
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says business & property owners should be able to set their own rules about allowing people who have and haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 on their premises
7th Apr 21, 2:22pm
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7th Apr 21, 10:40am
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Barfoot & Thompson's sales volumes and selling prices both set all time records in March
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Barfoot & Thompson's sales volumes and selling prices both set all time records in March
7th Apr 21, 10:40am
7th Apr 21, 10:11am
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Benje Patterson suggests the Trans-Tasman bubble may not be the saviour of the tourism industry over winter, with just ski destinations and the big cities likely to benefit
Benje Patterson suggests the Trans-Tasman bubble may not be the saviour of the tourism industry over winter, with just ski destinations and the big cities likely to benefit
7th Apr 21, 10:11am
7th Apr 21, 7:51am
GDT dairy auction positively surprises, but NZD still on the softer side of the ledger. US equities consolidate near record high. US Treasury yields push lower
GDT dairy auction positively surprises, but NZD still on the softer side of the ledger. US equities consolidate near record high. US Treasury yields push lower
7th Apr 21, 7:51am
7th Apr 21, 7:19am
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Dairy prices hold high; IMF reveals higher growth levels for key economies; US job openings surge; Canada house prices leap; RBA watching Aussie housing; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Dairy prices hold high; IMF reveals higher growth levels for key economies; US job openings surge; Canada house prices leap; RBA watching Aussie housing; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
7th Apr 21, 7:19am
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6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
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Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
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Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
6th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a mortgage rate rise, auction sales rates dip, retailers warn of price rises, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a mortgage rate rise, auction sales rates dip, retailers warn of price rises, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
6th Apr 21, 3:59pm
6th Apr 21, 3:55pm
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HSBC ends its 1.99% fixed home loan offers, raising them to 2.25% after a two month run at the unusually low level. All eyes are on how the RBNZ will react to rising international benchmark rates
HSBC ends its 1.99% fixed home loan offers, raising them to 2.25% after a two month run at the unusually low level. All eyes are on how the RBNZ will react to rising international benchmark rates
6th Apr 21, 3:55pm
6th Apr 21, 1:33pm
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Overall sales rate of just 53% at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions in the week before Easter
Overall sales rate of just 53% at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions in the week before Easter
6th Apr 21, 1:33pm
6th Apr 21, 1:23pm
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ASB economists says rent controls benefit incumbent renters, regardless of their financial circumstances, but 'pretty much everyone else' bears costs
ASB economists says rent controls benefit incumbent renters, regardless of their financial circumstances, but 'pretty much everyone else' bears costs
6th Apr 21, 1:23pm
6th Apr 21, 9:56am
by Guest
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Eswar Prasad warns of a deepening growth divergence across countries and regions emerging from the pandemic
Eswar Prasad warns of a deepening growth divergence across countries and regions emerging from the pandemic
6th Apr 21, 9:56am
6th Apr 21, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
6th Apr 21, 8:43am
6th Apr 21, 7:59am
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Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
Roger J Kerr says as the halo has signs of starting to slip off PM Jacinda Ardern’s head, the Kiwi dollar is also now slipping in value in the unforgiving theatre of global currency markets
6th Apr 21, 7:59am
6th Apr 21, 7:51am
Super strong US economic data. Equities higher but bond yields go sideways. USD weakens across the board, NZD back to 0.7060. RBA meeting today and NZ govt. announcement on Trans-Tasman bubble
Super strong US economic data. Equities higher but bond yields go sideways. USD weakens across the board, NZD back to 0.7060. RBA meeting today and NZ govt. announcement on Trans-Tasman bubble
6th Apr 21, 7:51am
6th Apr 21, 7:19am
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IMF sees growth rising in first world, but developing world to struggle; China PMIs weaken; US jobs growth surges; Yellen calls for big tax changes; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil jumps and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
IMF sees growth rising in first world, but developing world to struggle; China PMIs weaken; US jobs growth surges; Yellen calls for big tax changes; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil jumps and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
6th Apr 21, 7:19am
5th Apr 21, 10:22am
by Guest
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Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
5th Apr 21, 10:22am
5th Apr 21, 9:24am
by Guest
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Thitinan Pongsudhirak shows how the recent military takeover in Myanmar could undermine ASEAN - and weaken regional stability more broadly, to China's advantage
Thitinan Pongsudhirak shows how the recent military takeover in Myanmar could undermine ASEAN - and weaken regional stability more broadly, to China's advantage
5th Apr 21, 9:24am
5th Apr 21, 8:59am
by Guest
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Mark Tanner sees the relations between China and the West becoming increasingly polarised, and working with issues sensitive to China will become an ever-more delicate balancing act for brands straddling markets in both spheres
Mark Tanner sees the relations between China and the West becoming increasingly polarised, and working with issues sensitive to China will become an ever-more delicate balancing act for brands straddling markets in both spheres
5th Apr 21, 8:59am
5th Apr 21, 8:29am
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Alison Brook says the time may be right (if not overdue) for the Government to consider using tax incentives to boost household savings. Decades of other ideas have failed
Alison Brook says the time may be right (if not overdue) for the Government to consider using tax incentives to boost household savings. Decades of other ideas have failed
5th Apr 21, 8:29am
5th Apr 21, 8:02am
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Chris Trotter says equal opportunity misfortunes, experiences related much more closely to one’s location in the socio-economic power structure, may be more important than race in determining a life's economic success
Chris Trotter says equal opportunity misfortunes, experiences related much more closely to one’s location in the socio-economic power structure, may be more important than race in determining a life's economic success
5th Apr 21, 8:02am
5th Apr 21, 6:31am
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With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
5th Apr 21, 6:31am
4th Apr 21, 7:01am
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Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that we import three times more chocolate than we export, but our exports are growing fast again. Wellington is the centre of our chocolate industry
Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that we import three times more chocolate than we export, but our exports are growing fast again. Wellington is the centre of our chocolate industry
4th Apr 21, 7:01am
4th Apr 21, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves says the alarming rise in high debt-to-income ratio borrowing highlights why the Reserve Bank should be allowed to implement across-the-board DTI limits without any exceptions
David Hargreaves says the alarming rise in high debt-to-income ratio borrowing highlights why the Reserve Bank should be allowed to implement across-the-board DTI limits without any exceptions
4th Apr 21, 6:31am

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