Economy

Treasury rethinking impact of RBNZ policy

Paul McBeth
Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Paul McBeth
Wed, 16 Dec 2020
The Treasury is rethinking its attitude to the impact of the Reserve Bank’s money printing programme on fiscal spending, as a stronger economic recovery puts the Crown accounts in much better shape than previously feared.The government’s financial adviser projects smaller operating deficits over the next five years than predicted just three months ago in the pre-election economic and fiscal update, with a stronger labour market. That has meant more people kept their jobs – and the income tax associated with it – and didn...

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