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22 Feb 17, 5:38pm
Heartland Bank moves to bolster distribution and grow in Australia as it keeps an eye on the Harmoney vs Commerce Commission court case
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22 Feb 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, more job ads, dairy prices down, credit card use up, ASB 5yr bond scores, HSBC in trouble again, jail for bribes
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22 Feb 17, 3:42pm
Amid increasing debate over whether Auckland can build enough houses, new Statistics New Zealand projections suggest the city's population is growing even faster than was thought
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22 Feb 17, 2:22pm
Average asking price of Auckland homes advertised on Trade Me Property has fallen for two consecutive months
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22 Feb 17, 2:10pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: The auction falls again but rain and sun in the north lifts production estimates
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22 Feb 17, 10:52am
Beef+Lamb NZ is about to launch a new comprehensive strategy that includes building credibility for our red meat with consumers in competition with other forms of protein
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22 Feb 17, 10:30am
NZIER surveys the economic impact of the dairy industry to our economy in a report commissioned by DCANZ
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22 Feb 17, 9:48am
New Zealand's second largest general insurer aims to increase its market share to 30%, offering to pay more than 'Canada's Berkshire Hathaway' to buy Tower
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22 Feb 17, 9:04am
Housing affordability improving in most parts of the country as prices fall faster than interest rates are rising, our latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
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22 Feb 17, 9:00am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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22 Feb 17, 8:50am
Softer-than-expected US data halted a rise in the UST benchmark yields. Markets now await US Fed minutes for direction
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22 Feb 17, 8:49am
NZD fell to 0.7130 USD overnight, before recovering to 0.7160 this morning, continues to find support at 0.9300 AUD; EUR, GBP and JPY under pressure from the USD, USD DXY rises about 0.7%; Oil prices up 1%, now at US$57/bbl
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22 Feb 17, 8:35am
NZDUSD currently sits around 0.7160 but if 0.7150 breaks look for a test of 0.7100; AUD struggling to stay above the 0.77 level despite strong economic news; Greek debt and political risk remains a focus in the EU
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22 Feb 17, 8:28am
Whole Milk Powder price drops 3.7% as Fonterra makes more available for sale; economists still see likely increase in forecast milk price from Fonterra very soon
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22 Feb 17, 7:57am
Insurance lawyer calls for playing field to be leveled in NZ so insurers suffer the same consequences as their customers if they tell porkies
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22 Feb 17, 7:55am
People hopefully getting the message on housing, Finance Minister Joyce says; Notes interest rates set to rise, Auckland house prices high and starting to fall; Some demand measures but supply the big issue
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22 Feb 17, 7:36am
Dairy prices fall -3.2%; US retail strong; HSBC has big profit fall; China says 'will respond' to US import tax; EU blocks more MNC tax dodges; UST 10yr yield at 2.42%; oil up, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 71.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 77.2
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21 Feb 17, 9:50pm
ASB's Aussie parent details another PERLS debt issue by its NZ branch giving the trifecta of Tier 1 Capital, NZ tax deductibility & Australian franking credits
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21 Feb 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Heartland trims some rates, Auckland auctions tough, tax changes, social bonds launched; eyes on dairy auction, Heartland profit jumps
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21 Feb 17, 3:16pm
OECD in town for 2017 economic review; Focus on medium-term fiscal risks; Finance Minister Joyce is ‘sure they’ll talk about housing’
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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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