“From here,” Bill English says, “National party will regroup” (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

English: ‘We will regroup’

Fri 20 Oct 68

Bill English would not say last night if he would stay on as National leader, saying “that’s a matter for the next few weeks for us to discuss among ourselves.”

AMP Capital head of investment strategy Greg Fleming said the change of government is part of "a rising tide of impatience with the established order"

Dollar and stocks drop as 3-way government replaces certainty of 3 terms of National

Fri 20 Oct 2

"Investors should not underestimate the degree of disenchantment," says AMP Capital's Greg Fleming. UPDATE: Stocks recover to even.

BNZ currency strategist Jason Wong said "The reality is that we'll likely see only a minor shift in economic direction"

Kiwi drops to 5-month low as market awaits policy details of new government

Fri 20 Oct 12

Financial markets have already weakened the dollar on speculation the new government may borrow and spend more.

Just because Winston Peters hasn't followed through on campaign rhetoric about changing the monetary policy regime in the past doesn't mean he won't this time (photo: Jerry Yelich O'Connor)

Seductive slogans versus the reality of monetary policy

Fri 13 Oct 3

The claim the Reserve Bank is only concerned with inflation is one of the biggest economic myths in New Zealand. It is high time it was laid to rest.

Winston Peters says he will decide today on a coalition partner

Signs of a National-NZF government

Thu 12 Oct 34

Political Roundup: It really could go either way but Winston Peters will be inclined to choose National.

Being chosen by Winston Peters is a double-edged sword

Why my heart wants Winston to choose Labour

Wed 11 Oct 33

Opinion: A conservative commentator says not being chosen by Peters will work out better for a National long term. 


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