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Why we must all use the covid tracer app, by Andy Fyers

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Will the economy double-dip?

Jenny Ruth
Fri, 16 Oct 2020

Jenny Ruth
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan is the latest economist to add his weight to the case for expecting a second recession next year, but other economists suggest the spate of stronger-than-expected data is no flash in the pan.Whichever party leads the next government would prefer to believe the optimists, but they should probably be planning for the possibility they're wrong.Kiernan's view is New Zealand's economy remains vulnerable and job losses are ahead, which will punch a hole in consumer spending and drag down economi...

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F&P Healthcare knocked by strong kiwi; covid saps stock market
Paul McBeth | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Covid and election uncertainty weighed on markets across Asia, while the kiwi at a month high weighed down exporters. 

Improved electricity futures pricing may come next year
Gavin Evans | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Banks, trading houses may join market makers next year.

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Dire Wall St to weigh on local market
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Exporters like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and A2 Milk and companies with US exposure such as Pushpay Holdings will be in for a rocky start as global investors turn defensive on rising covid-19 cases and fading US stimulus hopes. “It has been ‘risk off’ start to the week with inve...

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