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Praveen Menon

RPT-A tricky read? NZ central bank chief wrong-foots markets

16 Apr 2019

* Orr has not given a substantive policy speech in the past year

A tricky read? New Zealand central bank chief wrong-foots markets

16 Apr 2019

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON Just a year into the job and Adrian Orr has managed to ruffle financial markets and economists, not exactly what the New Zealand central bank chief had in mind when he set out to demystify monetary policy.

New Zealand central bank chief says easing bias remains for now, cites economic risks

16 Apr 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank governor Adrian Orr said on Tuesday an easing bias on interest rates will remain in place for now and that softer global economic conditions had contributed to the bank's recent shift to a dovish policy tone.

New Zealand massacre suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders

05 Apr 2019

CHRISTCHURCH Australian Brenton Tarrant appeared in a New Zealand court on Friday where the suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder at two mosques last month. | Video

Suspect in New Zealand massacre to face more charges in court on Friday

04 Apr 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, April 5 Australian Brenton Tarrant will appear in court in New Zealand on Friday, where the suspected white supremacist faces more charges after his arrest for mass shootings at two mosques last month that killed 50 worshippers and wounded dozens.

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for years

01 Apr 2019

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON Weeks before a gunman killed 50 Muslims in Christchurch, a man had threatened to burn copies of the Koran outside New Zealand mosques, in what community leaders said was the latest in a long list of threatening behaviour against religious minorities. | Video

Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

21 Mar 2019

MT SOMERS, New Zealand Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in Christchurch.

Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

21 Mar 2019

MT SOMERS, New Zealand Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in Christchurch.

Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

21 Mar 2019

MT SOMERS, New Zealand Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in Christchurch.

Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

21 Mar 2019

MT SOMERS, New Zealand, March 21 Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in Christchurch.

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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.