Labour is about to announce new tax policies but leader
Phil Goff is tight-lipped about whether a new capital gains
tax would be part of the package. Business editor Dene
Mackenzie looks at some options.
KiwiSaver turned 4 on Friday but birthday celebrations
were kept low key. Despite accumulating $8 billion in
savings, KiwiSaver, like other superannuation schemes before
it, has become a political football. Business editor Dene
The proposed acquisition by Heartland Bank of PGG Wrightson
Finance is good news for investors as it increases the scale
of Heartland, which will likely to be perceived as positive
in the eyes of credit rating agencies.