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27 Feb 17, 10:11am
Lending growth outpaces deposit growth at The Co-operative Bank, SBS Bank and TSB Bank
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27 Feb 17, 10:09am
Colliers survey finds Wellington's office vacancy rate is the lowest it's been in seven years as tenants relocate out of buildings with seismic strength issues
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27 Feb 17, 8:41am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Monday, February 27, 2017
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27 Feb 17, 8:15am
Europeans lead rates lower. US bond traders see Fed changing its tune. Local markets see hikes coming later in year, with inflation stirring
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27 Feb 17, 8:12am
NZD at 0.7200 USD mark after trading in a tight range, edges up against the AUD; GBP weakest of all majors, down 0.7% against the USD; JPY strongest performer, up 0.4% against USD
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27 Feb 17, 7:39am
US new home sales rise; consumer confidence falls; Buffet jabs managed funds industry; Sweden drops bank tax plan; land taxes surge in Melbourne; UST 10yr yield at 2.32%; oil unchanged, gold higher; NZ$1 = 72 US¢, TWI-5 = 77.5
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26 Feb 17, 7:15am
Auckland's housing market is not going to be getting any help from Australia's flat-lining labour market any time soon as net migration levels to NZ look set to stay high
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25 Feb 17, 10:16am
Keith Woodford chronicles the Christchurch fires, and raises questions about the official response, and how the Port Hills should be replanted
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25 Feb 17, 9:44am
Higher home loan rates are announced by SBS Bank and these include a rise in their floating rate. Four 'specials' are increased too
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25 Feb 17, 8:19am
Prices at Bayleys' latest auctions ranged from $485,000 for a trendy Ponsonby apartment to $2.95 million for a beachfront house at Narrow Neck
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24 Feb 17, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac adds TD 'special'; rents on the move, RBA sees rate cut danger, foreign buyer data, swaps fall, NZD inches higher
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24 Feb 17, 2:12pm
Queenstown rents up 26.7% compared to a year ago with increases in parts of Wellington also in double digits, Auckland not far behind, Christchurch rents declining
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24 Feb 17, 11:48am
Beer-for-sale growth in NZ driven by high-strength, while low-strength falls and the session ale range is flat, after 7 years in the cellar
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24 Feb 17, 10:13am
IMF shines spotlight on RBNZ's heavy emphasis on banks' self discipline and directors' attestation regime
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24 Feb 17, 10:07am
Youi's boss to take up new role as CEO of OUTsurance - a South African insurer with the same parent as Youi
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24 Feb 17, 10:05am
Nirmal Nair on global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
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24 Feb 17, 8:57am
Land Information NZ releases the full 2016 data on the questions it asked people when they bought, sold or transferred real estate. The data also reveals Auckland results
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24 Feb 17, 8:43am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, February 24, 2017
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24 Feb 17, 8:28am
NZDUSD back up to 0.7230 mark, local rates lower along with the US, EU and Australian rates; USD lower on FOMC minutes and US Treasury Secretary comments; EU bonds rally as political risk subsides slightly
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24 Feb 17, 7:38am
US jobless claims at 44yr low; resi property investing surges in US; Merkel 'no' to eurobonds; Germany posts budget surplus; China M&A grows astonishingly; UST 10yr yield at 2.39%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 72.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 77.7
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Chart of the week

Business confidence - Activity outlook

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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 about how the economy will perform in the immediate future, this "own activity" question records the responders view on how their own firm will do in the immediate future.

Actually, over time, this series shows that most responders are more positive about their own future, than that of 'everyone else'.

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