commodities charts

Precious Metals

This chart series tracks the price of gold, silver and platinum, as quoted on the London market.

Prices are end-of-day fixings, in US$ per Troy ounce.

The NZ$ equivalents are... Read full story

Oil and Petrol

These charts follow the weekly prices for crude oil, New Zealand pump prices for unleaded 91 petrol and automotive diesel, as well as the amount of the retail petrol price that is tax, and the oil... Read full story

Dairy prices

This chart series is based on wholesale trader prices in US$ per tonne, as reported, for butter, skim milk powder, whole milk powder, and cheddar cheese. These prices are converted into NZ$ at the... Read full story

Readymix concrete

This is one of Statistics NZ "secondary production" benchmarks, and would be a valuable leading indicator of construction activity if it was published in a more timely manner. Currently, data is... Read full story

Domain names

This monthly series of domain names registered in New Zealand is a basic reference for the internet industry.

Data is sourced from the monthly reports of the Domain Name Commission.

Semi precious metals

The data for these two commodities are from the London Metals Exchange, end of day pricing in US$ per tonne, quoted on a next-day basis.

Copper is considered the benchmark semi-precious... Read full story

Wholesale electricity

Wholesale electricity is sold and priced in a formal real-time market. These charts record the average monthly price for each of three reference points, Otahuhu in Auckland, Benmore in the South... Read full story

ANZ commodity price index

This chart series tracks the monthly ANZ commodity price indexes, as published by the economics service of ANZ-National Bank. It is a long-running series and one of the most respected data... Read full story

Volatility index

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) developed an index which measures the near term (next 30 days) expected volatility of S&P 500 Index options trading. 

The CBOE Volatility Index... Read full story

NZ milk production

This data is from the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ).

The members are Fonterra, Tatua Co-operative, Westland Milk Products, Goodman Fielder, Open Country Cheese, NZ... Read full story

NZ milk production

This data is from the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ).

The members are Fonterra, Tatua Co-operative, Westland Milk Products, Goodman Fielder, Open Country Cheese, NZ... Read full story