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30th Mar 20, 10:33am
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Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
30th Mar 20, 9:02am
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Terry Baucher has more on the Government and Inland Revenue’s response to Coronavirus, more unintended consequences, and asks if its time to postpone the 7th May GST and Provisional Tax payment
Terry Baucher has more on the Government and Inland Revenue’s response to Coronavirus, more unintended consequences, and asks if its time to postpone the 7th May GST and Provisional Tax payment
30th Mar 20, 9:02am
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
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Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
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RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
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Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
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Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
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Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
29th Mar 20, 6:02am
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Real estate agencies face an estimated loss of $135m in residential sales commissions as the lock-down brings sales to a halt
Real estate agencies face an estimated loss of $135m in residential sales commissions as the lock-down brings sales to a halt
29th Mar 20, 6:02am
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
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Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
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In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
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Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
28th Mar 20, 10:04am
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Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
28th Mar 20, 10:04am
28th Mar 20, 9:50am
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Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
28th Mar 20, 9:50am
28th Mar 20, 9:34am
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China log prices rise as New Zealand and others shut down and they restart, indicating bullish prospects if the trade can get going again
China log prices rise as New Zealand and others shut down and they restart, indicating bullish prospects if the trade can get going again
28th Mar 20, 9:34am
28th Mar 20, 9:13am
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As almost all construction shuts down, the skyline is left with dozens of idle cranes across the country as icons of the sudden pause in business. Many won't restart with the same companies
As almost all construction shuts down, the skyline is left with dozens of idle cranes across the country as icons of the sudden pause in business. Many won't restart with the same companies
28th Mar 20, 9:13am
28th Mar 20, 8:13am
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Covid-19 explodes in the US; consumer confidence dives; the Fed shows what 'unlimited' means; Canada and India cut & stimulate; Australia struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.73%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.1 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
Covid-19 explodes in the US; consumer confidence dives; the Fed shows what 'unlimited' means; Canada and India cut & stimulate; Australia struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.73%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.1 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
28th Mar 20, 8:13am
27th Mar 20, 4:46pm
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Government tweaks wage subsidy rules to provide more support for businesses that have had to close or reduce hours during the lock-down
Government tweaks wage subsidy rules to provide more support for businesses that have had to close or reduce hours during the lock-down
27th Mar 20, 4:46pm
27th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many rate cuts and payment deferrals, petrol price drops, landlords want a public bailout, swaps slip, NZD firm, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many rate cuts and payment deferrals, petrol price drops, landlords want a public bailout, swaps slip, NZD firm, & much more
27th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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27th Mar 20, 3:33pm
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Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
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Most banks set-up to receive mortgage repayment deferral applications online; Customers urged not to swarm call centres
27th Mar 20, 3:33pm

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