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House prices picked to keep rising

House prices picked to keep rising

House prices are being picked to continue to rise for the year and flagging sales numbers get a boost, before hitting a ''pervasive slowdown'' in 2015, according to Westpac economist Dominick Stephens.

Home thoughts - an election issue

Home thoughts - an election issue

Housing has emerged as the largest issue to date in the election, which is still five months away. Housing Minister Nick Smith was in Christchurch this week with further announcements for the earthquake-damaged city. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reviews the announcements so far.

Genesis soars 17% on strong demand

Genesis Energy's sharemarket debut resulted in $24 million worth of shares being traded in its first three minutes.

Harder to buy and sell older lower-range homes

Harder to buy and sell older lower-range homes

The Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions on banks' lending has seen a large decline in the lower end bracket of Dunedin house sales, and an increased workload to sell them.

Manufacturers say policy needs a few tweaks

Kiwi manufacturers will welcome some of the ideas in Labour's manufacturing policy but some areas need more work, ManufacturingNZ executive director Catherine Beard says.

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