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About the same.
24% (53 votes)
Better off.
22% (48 votes)
Much worse off.
20% (44 votes)
Much better off.
19% (42 votes)
Worse off.
16% (35 votes)
Total voters: 222

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The spillover effects of China’s urbanisation Business
02 Sep 14, 9:34am
Siah Hwee Ang 1
Professor Ang shows how China's urbanisation process is creating an easier path for New Zealand companies to focus their marketing energies, avoiding being swallowed up in the mega-cities
GDP growth outlook being revised down Opinion
01 Sep 14, 4:05pm
Roger J Kerr 7
Roger J Kerr sees a sharp slowdown coming, probably with inflation. He says borrowers should fix, investors should stay short
'Robust demand in the household sector' News
01 Sep 14, 4:55pm
Guest 2
Treasury reviews the August economic indicators; expects dairy prices to recover, labour markets to tighten, and stabilisation in the housing markets
Monday's Top 10 Opinion
01 Sep 14, 11:02am
David Chaston 9
A better carbon tax; cars as fat cells; Kiwi cows to China; spike in consumer credit demand; the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation; the less you know, the more you make; Dilbert & more
Kiwibank grows credit card marketshare Personal Finance
01 Sep 14, 3:27pm
Gareth Vaughan 1
Helped by Air NZ airports cards, Kiwibank grows credit card marketshare by 40 basis points







Tough PMIs worldwide

Sleepy trading focuses on weak factory data, but awaits policy decisions from the ECB, Chinese officials, and the RBA