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The latest IMF review of the New Zealand economy is positive but it sees rising risks from a pandemic that isn't going away, a slowing China, and a housing market facing rising mortgage rates, high household debt, and banks’ exposure to housing
14th May 22, 3:40pm
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The latest IMF review of the New Zealand economy is positive but it sees rising risks from a pandemic that isn't going away, a slowing China, and a housing market facing rising mortgage rates, high household debt, and banks’ exposure to housing
Live-streamed video from the May 2022 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
4th May 22, 10:50am
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Live-streamed video from the May 2022 RBNZ Financial Stability Report press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
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Government says local council ownership and strengthened local voice locked in as it accepts majority of Three Waters Working Group recommendations
29th Apr 22, 11:00am
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Government says local council ownership and strengthened local voice locked in as it accepts majority of Three Waters Working Group recommendations
Overall consumer credit applications dived by almost a third with home loan applications down by -42% and unsecured credit applications down -32% in the March quarter
22nd Apr 22, 9:49am
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Overall consumer credit applications dived by almost a third with home loan applications down by -42% and unsecured credit applications down -32% in the March quarter
Moody's credits New Zealand's resilience in the face of the pandemic shocks as the reason they are maintaining its highest possible credit rating, pointing to our institutions' track record as effective managers through stressful times
22nd Apr 22, 8:42am
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Moody's credits New Zealand's resilience in the face of the pandemic shocks as the reason they are maintaining its highest possible credit rating, pointing to our institutions' track record as effective managers through stressful times
As cryptocurrencies take hold, NZ must address the climate impacts of their colossal energy demand
31st Mar 22, 7:47am
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As cryptocurrencies take hold, NZ must address the climate impacts of their colossal energy demand
The He Waka Eke Noa consultation process has found a set of key themes from grass-roots farmer feedback after extensive engagement though the key primary sector channels
30th Mar 22, 10:01am
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The He Waka Eke Noa consultation process has found a set of key themes from grass-roots farmer feedback after extensive engagement though the key primary sector channels
David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
11th Mar 22, 6:55am
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David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
Luxon and National rise in latest RoyMorgan poll but the gender divide widens and much of the National Party gain is at the expense of Act. Also Greens rise as Labour falls
8th Mar 22, 7:22pm
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Luxon and National rise in latest RoyMorgan poll but the gender divide widens and much of the National Party gain is at the expense of Act. Also Greens rise as Labour falls
Rabobank sees the global food markets wracked with disruption in 2022, calling them "highly dynamic". Disruption will be in both supply chains and consumer behaviour
24th Feb 22, 10:31am
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Rabobank sees the global food markets wracked with disruption in 2022, calling them "highly dynamic". Disruption will be in both supply chains and consumer behaviour
Live-streamed video from the February 2022 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
23rd Feb 22, 2:50pm
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Live-streamed video from the February 2022 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
The Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act - the case for a more 'principles-based' approach to affordability requirements
18th Feb 22, 9:34am
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The Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act - the case for a more 'principles-based' approach to affordability requirements
According to the latest Roy Morgan poll, now 50% of New Zealand electors, support a potential National/Act coalition government – its highest level of support since Jacinda Ardern came to power in October 2017
1st Feb 22, 6:25pm
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According to the latest Roy Morgan poll, now 50% of New Zealand electors, support a potential National/Act coalition government – its highest level of support since Jacinda Ardern came to power in October 2017
What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
24th Jan 22, 9:30am
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What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
Here is what 'Red' means for workplaces
23rd Jan 22, 11:37am
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Here is what 'Red' means for workplaces
Get your business prepared for Omicron in the community by reducing the risk of COVID-19 infections in your workplace and planning for potential staff shortages and supply chain issues
22nd Jan 22, 9:00am
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Get your business prepared for Omicron in the community by reducing the risk of COVID-19 infections in your workplace and planning for potential staff shortages and supply chain issues
Just as inflation pressures accelerate, business confidence sinks. More than half of surveyed businesses are to raise prices in early 2022
18th Jan 22, 10:14am
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Just as inflation pressures accelerate, business confidence sinks. More than half of surveyed businesses are to raise prices in early 2022
Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
15th Jan 22, 1:41pm
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Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
Equifax reports that overall credit demand fell about -35% in Auckland and Wellington in the December quarter of 2021 from a booming Q4 in 2020. They see some regional shifts as indicating new responses by consumers
14th Jan 22, 11:19am
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Equifax reports that overall credit demand fell about -35% in Auckland and Wellington in the December quarter of 2021 from a booming Q4 in 2020. They see some regional shifts as indicating new responses by consumers
QV looks ahead from an "unusual 2021" to where sellers will need to temper their expectations. The chatter about properties being handed in at auction is real, as is property sitting on the market beyond the initial tender period
13th Jan 22, 10:08am
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QV looks ahead from an "unusual 2021" to where sellers will need to temper their expectations. The chatter about properties being handed in at auction is real, as is property sitting on the market beyond the initial tender period
There may be 30% more homes on offer at end of December but the real estate market is still a long way from becoming a buyers market, says Realestate.co.nz
11th Jan 22, 11:30am
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There may be 30% more homes on offer at end of December but the real estate market is still a long way from becoming a buyers market, says Realestate.co.nz
Ratings agency Fitch assesses New Zealand's economic prospects finding a lot to like, but also finding internal imbalances that are not improving. "High household debt remains a vulnerability"
7th Jan 22, 9:54am
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Ratings agency Fitch assesses New Zealand's economic prospects finding a lot to like, but also finding internal imbalances that are not improving. "High household debt remains a vulnerability"
CoreLogic says despite persistently strong monthly property value increases, the annual rate of growth dropped for the second month in a row after peaking at 28.8% at the end of October 2021, indicating the impending market slowdown
5th Jan 22, 5:59pm
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CoreLogic says despite persistently strong monthly property value increases, the annual rate of growth dropped for the second month in a row after peaking at 28.8% at the end of October 2021, indicating the impending market slowdown
Live-streamed video from the November 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
24th Nov 21, 2:55pm
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Live-streamed video from the November 2021 RBNZ Monetary Policy Review press conference with Governor Adrian Orr
Anecdotes collected by ANZ staff paint a picture of a highly supply-constrained economy. Demand outside of COVID-affected areas is generally strong, and investment plans are generally going ahead
13th Nov 21, 10:21am
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Anecdotes collected by ANZ staff paint a picture of a highly supply-constrained economy. Demand outside of COVID-affected areas is generally strong, and investment plans are generally going ahead