Opinion

6 Apr 18, 8:01am
Westpac's Karen Silk argues New Zealand's government and businesses, including the agriculture sector, stand to benefit from being proactive rather than reactive when dealing with climate change
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5 Apr 18, 10:48am
Patrick Watson sees cracks appearing in the bull market and says now's the time to look for opportunities to take profits and reduce exposure
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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
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3 Apr 18, 9:53am
Roger J Kerr says the risk is that Chinese interests become aggressive sellers of US Treasury Bonds
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2 Apr 18, 9:59am
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on winds of change, rental culture changes, reining in predatory lending, poverty and inequality, living wages and more
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2 Apr 18, 7:55am
The NZ Initiative's Richard Baker says the Bank of Mum & Dad is a transfer of wealth to the young, leaving the parents with new debt and expense, and highlighting all that's wrong with our housing market
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31 Mar 18, 8:31am
The Claire Curran saga, the expelling (or non-expelling) of Russian spies, new laws and an RBNZ shake up – a lot happened this week; here’s what you might have missed
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29 Mar 18, 4:46pm
David Hargreaves says while the move to ring-fence' investors' losses on rental properties for tax purposes appears logical we must be cautious about assuming that all the consequences will be good ones
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28 Mar 18, 10:32am
Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
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27 Mar 18, 2:19pm
John Mauldin looks at Facebook & other 'FAANG' stocks & says whenever it happens the next downturn will be the first socially networked recession and bear market
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27 Mar 18, 7:59am
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the interest rate environment for borrowers after receiving a surprise offer from his bank
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27 Mar 18, 5:00am
Research by Auckland Council's economists shows an Auckland property's value is influenced by size, school zone, amenity access and cladding just as much as location
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26 Mar 18, 4:40pm
The changes announced regarding the Reserve Bank's handling of monetary policy look sensible, but with legislative changes still to come there may yet be room for surprises
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26 Mar 18, 5:12am
Roger J Kerr looks at how the new RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr might implement and manage the new employment objective in the Policy Targets Agreement
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25 Mar 18, 8:08am
NZ First MP Shane Jones’ calculated pot shots at Air New Zealand were clearly an attempt to garner voter support in the regions, Jason Walls says
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24 Mar 18, 2:28pm
Acclaimed economist Atif Mian sees the growth of household debt as the core economic problem, seeks ways to have borrowers who can, absorb more adjustment, and stop insulating banks from risk in the name of financial stability
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23 Mar 18, 12:36pm
There is a simple reason for blockchain’s spectacular rate of development, says Alex Sims. No patents
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23 Mar 18, 10:10am
Motu research analysts on cow vs breast milk, nudging Singaporeans who may or may not be capitalists, world happiness, being paid to be fired, HIV and religion & more
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22 Mar 18, 12:00pm
Ex-RBNZ and APRA official, Geof Mortlock, argues the RBNZ's regulation of the financial sector is so inadequate this responsibility should be passed on to a new agency
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22 Mar 18, 10:16am
Gareth Vaughan hopes UDC will be allowed to stick to its knitting whatever eventuates from ANZ's attempts to sell the finance company
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