Opinion

6th Mar 21, 10:18am
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José Antonio Ocampo identifies two key reforms that would boost the impact of the International Monetary Fund's reserve asset
José Antonio Ocampo identifies two key reforms that would boost the impact of the International Monetary Fund's reserve asset
6th Mar 21, 10:18am
6th Mar 21, 9:34am
Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
6th Mar 21, 9:34am
5th Mar 21, 1:23pm
David Hargreaves hopes that Fonterra's excellent recent work to recover its position won't be blown off course by the pressure higher milk costs will put on its margins
David Hargreaves hopes that Fonterra's excellent recent work to recover its position won't be blown off course by the pressure higher milk costs will put on its margins
5th Mar 21, 1:23pm
2nd Mar 21, 4:27pm
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Yu Yongding shows how illicit financial flows undermine development - and suggests several ways to stop them
Yu Yongding shows how illicit financial flows undermine development - and suggests several ways to stop them
2nd Mar 21, 4:27pm
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
2nd Mar 21, 9:47am
One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
2nd Mar 21, 9:47am
1st Mar 21, 11:21am
Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals
Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals
1st Mar 21, 11:21am
1st Mar 21, 10:38am
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Koichi Hamada explains what Larry Summers is getting wrong about the Biden Administration's COVID-19 rescue plan
Koichi Hamada explains what Larry Summers is getting wrong about the Biden Administration's COVID-19 rescue plan
1st Mar 21, 10:38am
1st Mar 21, 9:04am
To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
1st Mar 21, 9:04am
27th Feb 21, 10:11am
Alison Brook concludes New Zealand chose the right strategy when faced with the pandemic threat. The challenges will be different however when we try to navigate the post-pandemic realities. Will we still be a winner then?
Alison Brook concludes New Zealand chose the right strategy when faced with the pandemic threat. The challenges will be different however when we try to navigate the post-pandemic realities. Will we still be a winner then?
27th Feb 21, 10:11am
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
26th Feb 21, 10:21am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
26th Feb 21, 10:21am
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
23rd Feb 21, 11:13am
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James K. Galbraith blames the state's power outages and water shortages on a flawed free-market model for utility companies
James K. Galbraith blames the state's power outages and water shortages on a flawed free-market model for utility companies
23rd Feb 21, 11:13am
23rd Feb 21, 11:12am
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Melvyn Krauss explains why Italy's new prime minister will play a larger role in European affairs than in domestic politics
Melvyn Krauss explains why Italy's new prime minister will play a larger role in European affairs than in domestic politics
23rd Feb 21, 11:12am
22nd Feb 21, 10:54am
The past year finished with the fourth consecutive monthly record high of mortgage lending, while despite the 'lost' month of April, some $8 billion more was borrowed in 2020 than the year before
The past year finished with the fourth consecutive monthly record high of mortgage lending, while despite the 'lost' month of April, some $8 billion more was borrowed in 2020 than the year before
22nd Feb 21, 10:54am
22nd Feb 21, 9:38am
French politicians’ reaction to the terrorist atrocities committed on their own soil targets the very same philosophical currents excited and emboldened by New Zealand’s own terrifying tragedy
French politicians’ reaction to the terrorist atrocities committed on their own soil targets the very same philosophical currents excited and emboldened by New Zealand’s own terrifying tragedy
22nd Feb 21, 9:38am
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
20th Feb 21, 12:27pm
No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
20th Feb 21, 12:27pm
19th Feb 21, 10:22am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says Bitcoin isn't money, rather it's another risk asset like gold, shares, or pork bellies
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says Bitcoin isn't money, rather it's another risk asset like gold, shares, or pork bellies
19th Feb 21, 10:22am
18th Feb 21, 12:02pm
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Axel Weber urges economic policymakers not to underestimate the pandemic's potential to trigger faster price growth
Axel Weber urges economic policymakers not to underestimate the pandemic's potential to trigger faster price growth
18th Feb 21, 12:02pm
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
17th Feb 21, 8:11am
David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
17th Feb 21, 8:11am
16th Feb 21, 10:53am
Independent economist Rodney Dickens points out how weakly the ANZ business confidence survey correlates to actual outcomes and points to 'huge' political bias as a key reason
Independent economist Rodney Dickens points out how weakly the ANZ business confidence survey correlates to actual outcomes and points to 'huge' political bias as a key reason
16th Feb 21, 10:53am
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
15th Feb 21, 10:24am

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