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Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it
22nd Sep 21, 9:22am
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Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it
David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
20th Sep 21, 8:51am
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Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
20th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the foreign exchange markets seem to be taking the view that the historical GDP growth numbers are questionable and the risks ahead for the NZ economy outweigh any positive past performance
To join this 'Coalition of the Waning': this AUKUS Pact created by the three military aggressors of the Iraq War; would not only be folly – it would be criminal folly
20th Sep 21, 8:02am
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To join this 'Coalition of the Waning': this AUKUS Pact created by the three military aggressors of the Iraq War; would not only be folly – it would be criminal folly
Harbour Asset Management's Simon Pannett takes a closer look at how the Evergrande debt distress crisis may play out in China, and the implications for their wider property development sector
18th Sep 21, 9:03am
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Harbour Asset Management's Simon Pannett takes a closer look at how the Evergrande debt distress crisis may play out in China, and the implications for their wider property development sector
Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China
17th Sep 21, 10:09am
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Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China
Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
17th Sep 21, 10:08am
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Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
15th Sep 21, 3:00pm
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Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
14th Sep 21, 1:43pm
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A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
13th Sep 21, 8:52am
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Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
13th Sep 21, 8:19am
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Roger J Kerr tackles the nitty gritty on our current handling of the Covid pandemic, the direction of the economy and what it all means for the future value of the NZ dollar
Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
13th Sep 21, 7:16am
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Chris Trotter argues that what Covid dissidents should be required to explain is why they refuse to be vaccinated
Ross Stitt surveys the options for NSW now they have given up on elimination. Now they prioritise vaccinations and prepare hospital systems for the inevitable onslaught
9th Sep 21, 11:20am
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Ross Stitt surveys the options for NSW now they have given up on elimination. Now they prioritise vaccinations and prepare hospital systems for the inevitable onslaught
The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
8th Sep 21, 2:13pm
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The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
Gareth Vaughan on NFTs, Covid-19 making supply chain management sexy, cloth masks v Delta, Aussie state v state & how Covid shook the world's economy
8th Sep 21, 10:08am
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Gareth Vaughan on NFTs, Covid-19 making supply chain management sexy, cloth masks v Delta, Aussie state v state & how Covid shook the world's economy
Siah Hwee Ang looks at New Zealand's trading relationship with China and options for diversifying our trade
7th Sep 21, 10:43am
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Siah Hwee Ang looks at New Zealand's trading relationship with China and options for diversifying our trade
Angela Huyue Zhang thinks that China's comprehensive new legislation could be a blessing in disguise for their tech giants
7th Sep 21, 10:34am
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Angela Huyue Zhang thinks that China's comprehensive new legislation could be a blessing in disguise for their tech giants
John Kavanagh of Australia's Banking Day argues it's time to regulate the buy now, pay later sector
7th Sep 21, 8:12am
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John Kavanagh of Australia's Banking Day argues it's time to regulate the buy now, pay later sector
Economist Brian Easton suggests that perhaps one of the reasons for vaccination hesitancy is that we are too casual about what constitutes science
6th Sep 21, 9:02am
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Economist Brian Easton suggests that perhaps one of the reasons for vaccination hesitancy is that we are too casual about what constitutes science
Roger J Kerr says our currency seems to have 'zoomed' up too far and too fast, so, a fall seems likely in coming days
6th Sep 21, 8:30am
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Roger J Kerr says our currency seems to have 'zoomed' up too far and too fast, so, a fall seems likely in coming days
Local government is struggling with two major reforms being imposed by central government, both too big and too important to get wrong
5th Sep 21, 8:31am
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Local government is struggling with two major reforms being imposed by central government, both too big and too important to get wrong
Eric Posner says that President Joe Biden has made it plain that human rights will no longer drive US foreign policy
4th Sep 21, 10:04am
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Eric Posner says that President Joe Biden has made it plain that human rights will no longer drive US foreign policy
Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
4th Sep 21, 9:56am
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Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
After a week's unintended holiday, our comments section is back up-and-running so your opinion can be heard once again
3rd Sep 21, 3:32pm
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After a week's unintended holiday, our comments section is back up-and-running so your opinion can be heard once again