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Hugovision

Hugovision contains in-depth analysis of political, economic, regulatory, legislative and commercial trends in New Zealand and globally, drawing on the expertise in the Hugo Panel. Hugovision is published fortnightly on a Friday.

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  • Budget extra: Mostly social spending but some value for business too

  • May 15

  • 231k
  • Opposition blues / Budget 2014 / Abbott’s first Budget too / Labour’s monetary policy / Inequality debate lights up / China’s growth / Who’s afraid of EBITDA?

  • May 01

  • 648k
  • Very much on the right track / Labour’s monetary policy reveal, April 29 / Mana and Doctom - sideshow or threat? / The Chorus appeal - seeking leverage / Taming inflation - interest or exchange rates to the fore? / Abbott’s weak Japan FTA / ECB prepares for negative interest rates

  • April 16

  • 367k
  • Election 2014: the Dotcom factor / Labour’s economic policy takes shape / The polls, the polls … / EU FTA progress - how much does it matter? / Irrigation schemes - a reality check / Productivity improves / Fonterra’s conundrum

  • April 01

  • 585k
  • Sept 20 general election / Cunliffe is safe - for now / Aggressive monetary tightening ahead / Australia makes progress on FTA’s / Single business number plan / Last roll of the dice on asset sales / Legislation update

  • March 16

  • 335k
  • Reserve Bank extra: A 4.5% OCR by early 2016 – then some more?

  • March 13

  • 130k
  • As interest rates rise, signs of a falling dollar / What the Matt McCarten appointment might mean / Boom times continue / No deal in Singapore / National pulls ahead in February / Genesis Energy - last cab off the rank / Oil industry seeks new spokesman

  • March 01

  • 755k
  • Looking for direction in the Green Party / The Winston factor: can he get 5% again? / Bi-partisan trade policy headache for Cunliffe / Abbott and Hockey: challenging past consensus / Regulation in the frame / PM to China for post-Fonterra pow-wow? / Parliamentary year under way

  • February 16

  • 382k
  • A synchronised, cyclical global recovery … / “Rock star” economy to shine bright, but briefly? / National’s dilemma – finding mates / Are the rich really getting richer in NZ? / Electricity politics heating up again / Time to redesign the competition test / Business and economic round-up

  • February 01

  • 1M