Prime Minister John Key was telling journalists it was important to "keep Chicken Licken at bay" and not talk the economy down.
When it happens, it will be the biggest economic event in recent history: but will the US Fed hike rates next month?
Finance minister reacts to China slowdown, global sharemarket crash.
Lance Wiggs on the turmoil in the global stock markets.
"There’s no point in over reacting ... Knee jerk reactions are not helpful."
"Wishing for the '70s is not a very palatable option, is it?"
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