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9th Jan 20, 7:26am
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Equity markets bet Mid-East tensions will wane; US jobs gains strong; Japan sentiment improves; airfreight volumes continue to shrink; Aussie building consent data rebounds; UST 10yr yield at 1.86%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.6
Equity markets bet Mid-East tensions will wane; US jobs gains strong; Japan sentiment improves; airfreight volumes continue to shrink; Aussie building consent data rebounds; UST 10yr yield at 1.86%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.6
9th Jan 20, 7:26am
8th Jan 20, 12:02pm
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Kernel's Stephen Upton shows that almost all experts don't beat the market with their advice any better than a coin toss chance, so wealth creation options should avoid these blind alleys
Kernel's Stephen Upton shows that almost all experts don't beat the market with their advice any better than a coin toss chance, so wealth creation options should avoid these blind alleys
8th Jan 20, 12:02pm
8th Jan 20, 11:33am
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Miao Yanliang explains the dilemma facing monetary policymakers when interest rates get stuck at or near the zero-lower bound
Miao Yanliang explains the dilemma facing monetary policymakers when interest rates get stuck at or near the zero-lower bound
8th Jan 20, 11:33am
8th Jan 20, 10:14am
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As listings slide, prices stay marooned at Auckland's largest realtor. Although December sales transactions rose, they ended the full year lower than for 2018, and so sign yet of a rise in choice for buyers
As listings slide, prices stay marooned at Auckland's largest realtor. Although December sales transactions rose, they ended the full year lower than for 2018, and so sign yet of a rise in choice for buyers
8th Jan 20, 10:14am
8th Jan 20, 7:31am
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Dairy prices turn up, US services PMI stable, US trade deficit eases; Canada housing markets rebound; Aussie consumer confidence falls; UST 10yr yield at 1.82%; oil dips and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
Dairy prices turn up, US services PMI stable, US trade deficit eases; Canada housing markets rebound; Aussie consumer confidence falls; UST 10yr yield at 1.82%; oil dips and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
8th Jan 20, 7:31am
8th Jan 20, 5:02am
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Housing affordability was once only an Auckland and Queenstown problem. The latest QV data shows it spreading rapidly nationwide as a renewed spurt of house price increases take it to most urban centres
Housing affordability was once only an Auckland and Queenstown problem. The latest QV data shows it spreading rapidly nationwide as a renewed spurt of house price increases take it to most urban centres
8th Jan 20, 5:02am
7th Jan 20, 12:02pm
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Kernel's Stephen Upton says that if your crystal ball is as cloudy as just about everyone else's, it is time to consider a different a different way to invest
Kernel's Stephen Upton says that if your crystal ball is as cloudy as just about everyone else's, it is time to consider a different a different way to invest
7th Jan 20, 12:02pm
7th Jan 20, 10:04am
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Yu Yongding defends his argument the the Chinese economy has the space - and the urgent need - for fiscal and monetary stimulus
Yu Yongding defends his argument the the Chinese economy has the space - and the urgent need - for fiscal and monetary stimulus
7th Jan 20, 10:04am
7th Jan 20, 9:05am
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In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
7th Jan 20, 9:05am
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7th Jan 20, 7:28am
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Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
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Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
7th Jan 20, 7:28am
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
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Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
6th Jan 20, 12:30pm
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Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
Kernel's Dean Anderson makes the case for investing in equity markets using index funds, and to reject 'trading' and trying to pick winners
6th Jan 20, 12:30pm
6th Jan 20, 10:11am
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For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
6th Jan 20, 10:11am
6th Jan 20, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
Roger J Kerr says the unwinding of speculative short-sold Kiwi dollar positions caused a spectacular turn up, and fresh global geo-political risks halt the USD decline
6th Jan 20, 8:31am
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
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Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
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Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
4th Jan 20, 10:19am
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Ownership concentration is having adverse effects on competition, wealth distribution, and fiscal transparency, and they are likely to worsen in the coming years
Ownership concentration is having adverse effects on competition, wealth distribution, and fiscal transparency, and they are likely to worsen in the coming years
4th Jan 20, 10:19am
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
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American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
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Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am
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It is not GDP but our overreliance on GDP that is the problem. Elevating alternatives will certainly clutter policy toolboxes, but that is necessary to track real economic progress in a complex world
It is not GDP but our overreliance on GDP that is the problem. Elevating alternatives will certainly clutter policy toolboxes, but that is necessary to track real economic progress in a complex world
3rd Jan 20, 10:35am

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