Opinion

20 Nov 17, 6:43am
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Gareth Vaughan argues Westpac's capital stuff-up demonstrates why the combination of a hands-off bank regulator and the internal models approach to regulatory capital requirements is a bad one
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18 Nov 17, 7:11am
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George Friedman takes a look at Chinese authorities efforts to keep the country's burgeoning financial sector in check and highlights the extent of the challenges they face
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17 Nov 17, 10:02am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on giving yourself a nudge, balancing your drinking, little rockets, the struggles of proving nonsense, councils in a knot, and goat yoga - really. Plus more...
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16 Nov 17, 9:41am
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Insurance lawyer takes aim at litigious claimants who 'provide the insurance industry with ammunition, and judges with scepticism'
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15 Nov 17, 4:10pm
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David Hargreaves says the hype around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is obscuring the likely huge future impact of Blockchain technology
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14 Nov 17, 9:45am
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Unless we figure out how to better manage the yawning differences in incomes and outcomes, we’re going to see increasing tension and fragmentation in society, John Mauldin argues
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14 Nov 17, 9:37am
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Four years after they were introduced to combat a rampant house market, the loan to value lending restrictions appear likely to be phased out soon; but how, and what happens next?
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13 Nov 17, 11:20am
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Roger J Kerr is surprised how relatively few New Zealand corporate borrowers have taken advantage of conducive conditions for bond issues
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12 Nov 17, 8:21am
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Sam Warburton assesses the new Government's steps to start pricing road use through fuel taxes, congestion pricing. He hopes high-value safety projects will get priority
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11 Nov 17, 11:54am
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Carpool campaigner Paul Minett explains why he thinks paying people to travel as passengers, instead of driving, could reduce Auckland's traffic congestion
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11 Nov 17, 8:21am
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NZ's 4 Australian owned banks dominate our banking industry and increased combined annual profit by $601 mln. Against this backdrop Gareth Vaughan outlines three steps to boost competition
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10 Nov 17, 11:10am
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A year after winning the US election, Trump is leading his country from centre stage to the wings of international affairs, writes the University of Auckland's Stephen Hoadley
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10 Nov 17, 10:02am
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Apple & an 'official assurance of tax exemption', an Interpol fugitive, Republican super-donors, the world's biggest offshore plane registry, a mega trust, Mauritius vs Africa, the real culprits & much more
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9 Nov 17, 5:02am
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England-based professor puts the case for 'managed trade and investment', more scope for state subsidies and capital controls, and shallower rather than deeper integration in trade deals
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9 Nov 17, 5:02am
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England-based professor puts the case for 'managed trade and investment', more scope for state subsidies and capital controls, and shallower rather than deeper integration in trade deals
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8 Nov 17, 9:28am
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George Friedman & Xander Snyder probe the broader regional importance and challenges of Turkey's capital shortfall leading it to borrow overseas
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7 Nov 17, 4:49pm
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John Bolton argues Auckland’s housing challenges are over simplified and a bigger issue is how to cope with asymmetric growth in an increasingly global economy
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7 Nov 17, 3:27pm
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David Cay Johnston argues moves by the US Congress to reduce the Internal Revenue Service's ability to enforce the law leads to the likes of the ‘Paradise Papers’ scandals
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6 Nov 17, 10:19am
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Roger J Kerr weighs the economic and inflation factors facing the Reserve Bank
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4 Nov 17, 9:44am
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Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
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4 Nov 17, 7:43am
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Bitcoin has experienced an unprecedented explosion in value over the past eight years. Here Richard Meadows outlines just what it is, and why he doesn't believe the good times will last
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3 Nov 17, 10:02am
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Money blogger Ryan Johnson on the 'getting rich from property' trap, sustainable frugality, automating your financial plan, the paying off debt vs investing debate, growing wealth to buy back time and more
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2 Nov 17, 12:23pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons dismisses Labour’s ban on foreign buyers as ‘window-dressing for the masses’
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1 Nov 17, 4:20pm
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David Hargreaves says assuming the Government's proposed ban on offshore buying of existing housing stock can be made to work the focus goes back on ensuring future consistent supply of housing
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31 Oct 17, 2:33pm
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy probes how we'll know whether the Unitary Plan is helping improve housing affordability in Auckland
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