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RBNZ steps carefully with next rates move

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 21 Sep 2021

RBNZ tosses traditional use of hawks and doves. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 21 Sep 2021
The Reserve Bank is on track to lift interest rates, but looks to be contemplating “considered steps” in the current environment as opposed to a hefty rate hike. “We are in a good position to navigate the period ahead, with the labour market operating at maximum sustainable employment, inflation expectations well-anchored at our target, and financial markets functioning well,” said assistant governor Christian Hawkesby in a speech published on Tuesday morning.The central bank's next monetary policy decision will...

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Why US private equity still sees a silver lining in the All Blacks
Trevor McKewen | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

 Silver Lake has been battered from pillar to post in the great Kiwi rugby debate. So, why is it not giving up?

On the Money
On the Money: John Key, car boss's big bonus, Chris Meehan, and more
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OTM this week: who is the go-to lawyer for high net worth New Zealanders, can this listed company boss rev up his firm, which tech exec is living la vida normal, and more.

Has Rob Everett thrown a hospital pass?
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

Samantha Barrass, Rob Everett’s successor at the FMA, may have a baptism of fire.

Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Getting the health and safety of remote workers right

With many staff working alone or in isolated situations, workplace health and safety is an operational priority. Here is how your business can protect remote workers.