New Zealand opposition leader ousted as PM Ardern’s popularity soars

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – The leader of New Zealand’s main opposition party was ousted on Friday after opinion polls showed he was no match

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New Zealand opens bars as more curbs eased, four-day work week idea floated

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – Bars and pubs opened in New Zealand for the first time in months on Thursday, as restrictions to limit the spread of

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UPDATE 3-New Zealand doubles QE, flags negative rates as pandemic slams economy

This post was originally published on this site… * RBNZ doubles asset purchase programme to NZ$60 bln. * Adds inflation-indexed government bonds to purchases. * Actively considering

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New Zealand’s pandemic budget sets stage for Ardern’s re-election bid

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand will unleash billions of stimulus dollars at its annual budget this week to cushion the economic blow from

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New Zealand sticks with support for Taiwan at WHO despite Chinese rebuke

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s foreign minister on Tuesday said the country has to stand up for itself after China warned its

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New Zealand says it backs Taiwan’s role in WHO due to success with coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Friday weighed in on the debate around whether Taiwan should be allowed to join the World Health

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NZ sees no need for RBNZ to buy govt bonds directly for now

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s finance minister said on Friday that there was no need at present for the Reserve Bank of

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New Zealand to run deficits for extended period, debt to exceed targets: Finance Minister

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s Finance Minister said on Thursday the government will be running deficits for an extended period

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PM Ardern touts New Zealand as ‘safe haven’ for investment

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s success in curbing the coronavirus has given it a “safe haven” advantage, allowing the

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UPDATE 1-NZ central bank removes mortgage curbs to ease coronavirus impact

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details, background and comment from deputy governor). WELLINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said on

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