Policy

NEIL HOLDOM: Labour's costly, puzzling energy policy

Neil Holdom
Wed, 16 Sep 2020

Neil Holdom
Wed, 16 Sep 2020
If New Zealand is to materially reduce carbon emissions we must take a dragon’s den approach to choosing between the billions of dollars of projects required to make a meaningful difference to the way we power our economy. Aotearoa has committed to ripping 60 megatonnes of carbon a year out of our national emissions in just 30 years as well as offsetting the other 20 million through carbon sinks to achieve the Holy Grail of net carbon neutrality. The government previously tasked the Interim Climate Change Committee (ICCC) with i...

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Markets
MARKET CLOSE: Kiwi falls on economic concern
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

The kiwi dollar sank to its lowest level since late August as the safe-haven US currency continued to attract buying amid a sustained equity sell-off due to fears of recession.  

Policy
ELECTION 2020: Scared or excited about a Labour-Green govt?
Paul McBeth | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Finance professionals have grown comfortable with Grant Robertson over the past three years. Will a new governing arrangement change that?

Law & Regulation
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Dan Brunskill | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Financial services firms that keep failing compliance tests can expect to end up in court, says the FMA boss, Rob Everett.

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