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John Mair

NATO needs to address China's rise, says Stoltenberg

07 Aug 2019

SYDNEY NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of the North Atlantic security body, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. | Video

New Zealand central bank flags rate cut as likely next move, kiwi tumbles

27 Mar 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank unexpectedly said its next move in interest rates was more likely to be a cut, abandoning its neutral stance at a policy review on Wednesday and knocking the currency down sharply to two-week lows.

RPT-NZ's Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

18 Mar 2019

WELLINGTON, March 17 The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

17 Mar 2019

WELLINGTON The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

17 Mar 2019

WELLINGTON The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

17 Mar 2019

WELLINGTON The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

UPDATE 2-NZ central bank in neutral as its holds rates at record low

27 Sep 2018

* Global trade tensions adding to risk outlook -governor (Adds detail on Asia central banks, updates market reaction)

Australia’s opposition Labor sitting pretty as PM’s leadership appears doomed

21 Aug 2018

SYDNEY Australia's opposition Labor Party looks to be in the envious position of having to do little to ensure victory in the next election after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a damaging leadership challenge on Tuesday. | Video

Growth worries see New Zealand's central bank turn 'blatantly dovish', kiwi slides

09 Aug 2018

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank unexpectedly committed to keep interest rates at record lows through to 2020 and said it was worried about persistently disappointing growth, a dovish tilt that sent the local currency skidding to multi-year lows.

NZ central bank chief sensitive to growth risks, vows policy support

09 Aug 2018

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank will keep "blowing wind into the sails" of a slowing economy, and is ready to respond to any further weakness in growth as business sentiment sours, Governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday.

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