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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.
A slide in business and consumer confidence, a slowing housing market, and the prospect of tougher regulation have done nothing to dent the profitability of the country's banks yet, a survey shows.
Business confidence has bounced back from a nine year low, but firms remain wary about higher costs and weaker profits.
The directors of the online trading and advertising site Trade Me are favouring being taken over by a British investment firm.
New Zealand wants to back a different type of aid project in the Pacific and wants no part of a bidding war with big powers for influence in the region.
New Zealand appears determined to steer a middle course in the growing competition for influence in the Pacific region between the world's two biggest economies and superpowers.
The Prime Minister has had a taste of sweet and sour in her final meetings at a regional leaders' summit in Singapore.
Official figures show a deficit of $1.56 billion for September, as a lower New Zealand dollar and higher oil prices have driven imports.
ACC is to refund about $100 million to businesses for overpayments of levies going back as far as 16 years.
The New Zealand dollar has fallen to its lowest point in more than two years against several currencies.
The Reserve Bank has held its cash rate unchanged, as expected, and reaffirmed it's likely to be on hold for the forseeable future.
A surge in imports and rise in oil prices have led to a record monthly trade deficit.
The economy has grown faster than expected, with GDP rising 1 percent in three months to the end of June and the annual rate picking up to 2.8 percent.