Economy

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Debt spikes as property investors rush to beat new rules

Wed 1 Jul 2

Although it's not a return to the 10-16% annual increases of 2003-06, the biggest monthly increase in borrowing for eight years is still a concern.

 

Rob Hosking talks about the latest private dept figures on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

RBNZ's Wheeler: latest crisis could force him into a third rate cut (Rob Hosking)

Greek tragedy, Chinese burn could hit NZ economy

Tue 30 Jun 2

This is not only a Greek story: for New Zealand it is more a China story.

 

Jason Walls talks about Greece on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

President Barack Obama

NBR Radio Political & Economic week that was: TPP getting closer, and the implosion of the Conservative Party

Fri 26 Jun

Nevil Gibson breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

New Zealand Initiative director Dr Oliver Hartwich

Pope talking 'drivel' on the role of markets, says NZ Initiative head

Fri 26 Jun 14

The pope's discussion of 'relativism', relating to the potential for people to treat one another as objects, Dr Oliver Hartwich says is confused.

Finance Minister Bill English (Rob Hosking)

Bill English criticises Reserve Bank's inflation targeting

Tue 23 Jun 14

Bill English’s criticism of Graeme Wheeler’s conduct of monetary policy is a major departure from the government’s customary respect for the central bank’s independence.

 

Jenny Ruth talks about Bill English's comments on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Alexis Tsipras

Optimism Greece may reach deal with creditors

Mon 22 Jun

Greeks prepare proposals for reform ahead of crucial meetings 

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