Daily Archives

06 03 2019

05:00Nikko NZ launches an online goals-based saving platform incorporating personal professional advice in a new digital investment tool aiming to take the mystique out of real investingQV figures show the average residential property value in Auckland has declined for three consecutive months and is now lower than it was a year ago
07:00Dairy prices up strongly again; US service sector strong; Vancouver housing in doldrums; China trims growth target, taxes; RBA sanguine; UST 10yr 2.74%; oil stable and gold drops; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
08:00The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, March 6, 2019US equities tracking sideways, and US rates up slightly; USD shows broadly based gains, supported by stronger data, which has seen the NZD track consistently under the 0.68 mark; RBA kept its policy messaging unchanged
10:00Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutionsGareth Vaughan on the NZ links to major international money laundering scandals, Iceland's GFC bounce back, reversing China's one child policy & the phenomenon of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
12:00Fixing Northland's rail network to relocate the Ports of Auckland will come with a hefty price
13:00Because honest emissions cuts are staggeringly hard to make, achieving carbon neutrality anytime soon is an empty ambition. But countries continue to make big promises and massage their numbers to give a false sense of progressCampaign to improve local democracy kicks off
16:00Rabobank says the sudden serious pork supply problem in China will raise demand for other meats through the whole Asian region, likely benefiting New Zealand beef suppliersA review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, QV data eases, used import car sales weak, dairy prices jump, short-termism extreme, swaps stable, NZD falls, & moreWaitemata Harbour tunnel to tackle Auckland's traffic congestion back on the agenda. But even if if gets the go ahead, work wouldn't start until the 2030s  
17:00Government keeps the TWG Chair on the job for 4 months longer than initially planned; Michael Cullen says he there's to bat for the integrity of the report not the Government