The arguments put up for asset sales are easily knocked over.
Bank losses to crystallise in development loan sale.
The Australian courts are to decide whether the New Zealand subsidiary of failed insurer HIH Australia owes $277 million to investors on that side of the Tasman.
A pledge to introduce a transactions tax is uncosted.
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The Australian dollar may hit a historic low against the Kiwi and could even go below parity next year.
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