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Economists went into panic mode today over the 'inverted yield curve' - RNZ Business editor Gyles Beckford explains what it is and why they're worried.
Dairy giant Fonterra is forecasting another big loss as it writes down the value of underperforming overseas assets.
The Reserve Bank has slashed its benchmark interest rate by a greater than expected half a percent in the face of significant headwinds at home and abroad, sending the New Zealand dollar plunging.
The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 3.9 percent in the three months ended June.
Consumer inflation increased on the back of higher petrol prices and rents in the past three months, but a gloomy economic outlook is likely to lead to cuts in interest rates.
A group of investors in Ross Asset Management are suing the ANZ Bank, claiming it allowed the failed investment company to operate unlawfully.
The Reserve Bank has held its benchmark interest rate steady but warned further cuts may be needed to stimulate growth and counter global risks.
Analysis - The deposit insurance scheme may allow RBNZ to step back from some of its more extreme proposals, but it is also something of a rebuke to its laissez-faire approach, writes Gyles Beckford.
Analysis - In the turbulent world of aviation, Christopher Luxon can claim to have had more than his fair share of smooth flights, writes RNZ Business editor Gyles Beckford.
The social media giant has unveiled plans to launch Libra next year.
Analysis - The brain drain of New Zealand talent and future earnings may be slowed by one of the government's few business-centric Budget policies, writes Gyles Beckford.
The business sector gets little from the Budget but should benefit from work generated by the big spending on infrastructure and consumer spending from family support programmes, Business editor Gyles…
The Reserve Bank has cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than two years as it tries to stimulate growth and protect against a slowing world economy.
The Reserve Bank has cut the official cash rate in an attempt to stimulate the economy. RNZ Business Editor Gyles Beckford analyses if it will work.
The Reserve Bank could deliver the first cut in interest rates in more than two years this afternoon as it looks to counter a slowing economy, low inflation, and uncertain international outlook.
A class action lawsuit is being taken, backed by an Australian litigation funding firm, seeking redress for Canterbury earthquake claimants.
It's often been remarked that capital gains tax is the shortest suicide note in New Zealand politics, RNZ Business editor Gyles Beckford writes.
Consumer prices rose less than expected in the first three months of the year, sending the New Zealand dollar tumbling and raising the chances of a cut in interest rates.
New Zealand is enmeshed in a spider's web of security agencies and an alphabet soup of committees and panels attached to them.
The Reserve Bank has held its benchmark interest rate unchanged, as expected, but signalled rising risks may prompt a rate cut.
Far-right groups have shut up shop and their members and supporters are in hiding because of the strong reaction to the Christchurch shootings, a former National Front leader says.
The courier and data management company has posted a modest lift in its first-half profit as it copes with higher labour costs and reduced mail volumes.
The Tax Working Group's final report suggests an expansion of the taxing of capital gains aimed at easing the burden from income and sales taxes. Here's what the recommendations could mean for you.
The Tax Working Group is recommending a capital gains tax covering holiday homes, land, most shares and business assets, including goodwill.
The Reserve Bank has held its cash rate unchanged as expected, but warned there are growing risks to the outlook which may mean rates on hold for longer or even cut.