Opinion

28 Aug 18, 10:44am
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To her credit, the PM has made numerous attempts to soothe the concerns of business – so far none of them have worked; And Jason Walls says a new Business Council will do nothing to abate business’ concerns
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28 Aug 18, 9:57am
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Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
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28 Aug 18, 7:16am
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Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
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27 Aug 18, 1:45pm
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David Hargreaves argues that the Government's decision to end 'performance' pay for public service CEOs sends a poor signal that bodes ill for the country's productivity
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26 Aug 18, 7:02am
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Jason Walls says NZ business leaders should take a look at what’s going on with our allies before filling in their confidence surveys as political turbulence engulfs Australia & the US
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25 Aug 18, 9:21am
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Brendon Harre asks: Do we need to think small to solve big problems like rising housing and transport costs?
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25 Aug 18, 9:21am
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Brendon Harre asks: Do we need to think small to solve big problems like rising housing and transport costs?
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24 Aug 18, 3:27pm
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The University of Auckland's Jilnaught Wong congratulates Air NZ management and staff on a job well done, telling them to enjoy their bonuses
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24 Aug 18, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on environmental conflict resolution, towards a circular economy, banning the bag, what we can learn from albatrosses, ethics and environmentalism, Einstein & more
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24 Aug 18, 9:21am
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A kiwi start-up that lets you buy insurance via Facebook is taking on the Aussie giants that dominate the market. Jenée Tibshraeny examines its offering
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24 Aug 18, 9:18am
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DC Report's David Cay Johnston takes a look at the impact of Trump’s trade war finding the US trade deficit has grown worse while China finds new suppliers and markets
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23 Aug 18, 9:28am
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DC Report's David Cay Johnston probes President Trump's claims US wages are rising, concluding they're not except for those who were already making more than $1 million a year
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23 Aug 18, 8:12am
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Peter Dunne says as National becomes more removed from the day-to-day reality of Government it has to address, define and promote its agenda and brand in order to be in serious contention at the next election
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22 Aug 18, 11:48am
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Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commenter Power Down Kiwi, pleads with the NZ media to ask the big questions in a changing world with finite resources & a burgeoning population
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22 Aug 18, 9:24am
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With a new Reserve Bank Governor in place, Milford Asset Management's Ian Robertson discusses the outlook for New Zealand interest rates and explains what it means for investors
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20 Aug 18, 8:41am
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NZ Initiative's Natanael Rother says decentralisation has fostered an ever-prosperous Switzerland
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19 Aug 18, 6:02am
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Before the 2020 election, Finance Minister Grant Robertson must decide if Labour will stick with the Budget Responsibility Rules, or ditch them. Jason Walls says this will be a hugely significant decision
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18 Aug 18, 10:02am
4
Matt Nolan on the top 10 freely available indicators to use to try and figure out what's going on with the New Zealand economic cycle
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17 Aug 18, 12:01pm
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David Hargreaves argues the Government needs to concede that the creation of Fonterra was the wrong thing to do and start again
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17 Aug 18, 10:04am
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Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
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16 Aug 18, 10:31am
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Peter Zámborský says companies that want to thrive in this world of uncertainty need to build their capabilities in ‘redesigning their business’
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16 Aug 18, 9:53am
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Christian Hawkesby suggests the new Adrian Orr-led regime at the Reserve Bank may result in increased volatility in interest rates and foreign exchange markets
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14 Aug 18, 2:30pm
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Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
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14 Aug 18, 9:32am
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The fact borrowing on the 100,000 KiwiBuild houses will mostly fall outside the LVR restrictions may force a rethink on macro-prudential policies
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13 Aug 18, 10:26am
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Terry Baucher crunches the numbers around corporate tax and says anybody expecting the Tax Working Group to suggest a cut in the tax is going to be disappointed
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