confidence charts

BNZ confidence survey

The BNZ Confidence Survey is usually run on the first Thursday of each month by Tony Alexander, by polling the 20,000 non-BNZ email addresses on his database. Of course, not everyone responds.... Read full story

Performance of manufacturing index

The Performance of Manufacturing Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who... Read full story

Performance of services index

The Performance of Services Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story

Homeloan affordability

This chart series is built from our monthly homeloan affordability reports, sponsored by AMP360, measuring the proportion of take-home pay needed to afford the mortgage payment.

This series... Read full story

Housing confidence

The ASB Housing Confidence survey is produced by AC Nielsen. It is a quarterly assessment of what people responded to three questions:

1. whether or not now is a good time to buy

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Business confidence - General business

Every month (except January), the ANZ surveys business managers, recording their opinions in a broad range of areas, and reporting them in their Business Outlook reports.

They ask questions... Read full story

Business confidence - Activity outlook

The ANZ monthly business confidence series includes this important component - Activity Outlook. While the Business Confidence series records the results of a question about what responders think... Read full story

Business confidence - Interest rates

This chart tracks responses from the ANZ Bank monthly business confidence series. Specifically, it tracks responses to what business people think will happen to interest rates in the future.

Investor confidence

Investor confidence is measured in a quarterly survey by ASB Bank.

Investor confidence II

ASB Bank economics department report their Investor Confidence series every quarter, measuring responses to how investor currently feel about various asset classes.

They are measuring... Read full story

Employment confidence

This is a quarterly reading of employment confidence, done by McDemott-Miller for Westpac, and published by Westpac economics.

The Index is based on a survey of a representative sample... Read full story

Consumer confidence

This series measures the results of a set of five questions asked monthly of a random telephone sample of over 1,000 people.

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Rating is 100.0 plus... Read full story

Performance composite index

The Performance Composite Index is a monthly survey combining both the PMI and PSI indexes.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ who also provide expert commentary.

A PCI... Read full story

First home buyer home loan affordability

This chart series is built from our monthly home loan affordability reports, sponsored by AMP360, measuring the percentage of take-home pay needed to afford the mortgage payments.

This... Read full story

NZIER quarterly survey of business opinion

The NZIER quarterly survey of business opinion (QSBO). This chart tracks the net "General Business Situation", showing the percent of those who are expecting an improvement over those who are... Read full story