Opinion

31 May 18, 11:16am
Victoria University's Martien Lubberink embraces the RBNZ's new bank disclosure Dashboard, but would like stress test data included
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30 May 18, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
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30 May 18, 10:59am
Jilnaught Wong of the University of Auckland Business School crunches the numbers and determines that Mainfreight's staff & management deserve their bonuses
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30 May 18, 8:31am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton highlights the risk ratepayers have if local Councils get into financial trouble and says we all need to keep an eye on whether Council debt-funded projects make sense
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29 May 18, 9:28am
Alex Worker says an over-reliance on Chinese e-commerce platforms to sell our products for us means we are quickly losing our local knowledge and are risking our future in the world’s biggest market
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28 May 18, 9:31am
John Mauldin continues his description of the upcoming financial crisis he sees developing and says while we are heading for a painful economic and market downturn, the causes will be different to the 2008 'fiasco'
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27 May 18, 7:23am
For the 1st time in his tenure as Speaker Trevor Mallard kicked an MP out of the House. Jason Walls asks if all the theatre & spectacle to make a point was worth it for the Nats
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25 May 18, 10:00am
Dean Anderson on the impact of cryptocurrency ad bans, the (lack of) fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Goldman Sachs' new digital consumer loan product, the push high fuel prices could be giving us towards EVs & more
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24 May 18, 10:36am
Ron Pol details his research revealing that anti-money laundering rules are almost completely ineffective
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23 May 18, 4:37pm
David Hargreaves says Fonterra's still failing to balance the commodity cycles - and that's bad for New Zealand
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23 May 18, 2:46pm
Advice for cryptocurrency investors: You need to consider whether a particular currency, in a particular blockchain, which aims to address a particular problem, will be successful
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23 May 18, 11:41am
Siah Hwee Ang says a noticeable shift in China’s attention has occurred suggesting that China’s own development has become a priority
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21 May 18, 9:25am
John Mauldin describes how he thinks we will get from the credit crisis he believes is coming in the next 12–18 months, to what he's terming the Great Reset
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20 May 18, 6:54am
The Government's commitment to establishing a non-partisan fiscal costings body is the right move - you only need to revisit the $11.7b fiscal hole saga to see why, says Jason Walls
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19 May 18, 9:47am
Behavioural economics can help us understand why Trump's slogans and argument framing work with his supporters, accessing basic human responses to perceived risks and rewards
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18 May 18, 11:49am
Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
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18 May 18, 10:00am
Motu research analysts on ending inequality in one ‘easy’ step, passing exams without studying, mansion taxes, volcanic smog, drug prices, whether carbon taxes kill jobs, the economic guide to picking a uni course, two obligatory Trump mentions, and more
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18 May 18, 8:25am
EY's David Snell assesses Grant Robertson's first Budget and concludes there's much more to do to boost all-important productivity growth
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17 May 18, 2:28pm
Terry Baucher crunches all the tax news in the Budget, and says going into the 2020 election is when we might see changes in tax thresholds
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16 May 18, 11:52am
KiwiWealth's Diana Gordon, a big fan of legendary US investor Warren Buffett, finds herself reluctantly seeing truth in Elon Musk's opposition to a famous Buffett view
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