Bank of England bails out pension funds and pays for tax cuts for Britain's richestListen now (28 min) | Bank of England, which is supposed to be fighting inflation, restarts money printing to stabilise markets so £1.5t of pension…
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Dawn Chorus: The bond vigilantes are back to take down Truss' gilt-edged tax cuts for the richListen now (12 min) | Debt-funded tax cut plan for Britain's rich beggars belief of global investors; Pound hits record low, forcing Bank of England to…
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The week that was for the week to Sept 25Listen now (60 min) | Including our first anniversary 'hoon' with Bernard Hickey, co-host Peter Bale, ANZ's Chief Economist Sharon Zollner, Otago Uni's…
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We made it! The stoats didn't get us. A year ago, we turned on the paywall & hoped it might generate a liveable income. It has & we're grateful. Join us…
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A 'reverse currency war' just broke outListen now (18 min) | The world's reserve currency is surging because US interest rates are rising faster than others, which exports inflation & risks…
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The Fed pledges to keep rates higher for longerListen now (15 min) | Fed hikes 75 bps and sees key rate up another 100 bps to around 4.4% by end of 2022; It also sees it stuck up at 4.6% by end of…
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First home buyers returning, but too soon?Listen now (10 min) | Brokers report first home buyers returning after slight mortgage rate drop; However, ANZ jumps ahead of rest and hikes key fixed…
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National wobbling on Townhouse Nation densification pactListen now (12 min) | Bishop says National 'open to sensible changes' to bi-partisan densification pact, which faces a massive centre-right backlash…
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