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23 Feb 17, 4:34pm
A wide range of apartments found new owners at the latest apartment auctions
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23 Feb 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; milk payout unchanged, swimmable now official, NZGB yield falls, Aussie pay rises at record low; swaps fall; NZD rises slightly
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23 Feb 17, 2:29pm
Govt aims to have 90% of rivers and waterways swimmable by 2040, Environment Minister Smith says; Farmers are ready for the challenge - Primary Industries Minister Guy
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23 Feb 17, 2:20pm
Tender 596 of NZ$150 mln 2037's received bids for NZ$626 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong with coverag ratio of 4.2; average weighted yield 3.95%, 6bps below previous tender
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23 Feb 17, 1:30pm
NZ house prices look set to fall 12% by 2020 as rates rise and population growth eases, Infometrics says
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23 Feb 17, 11:05am
Shifting NZ's anti-money laundering focus to an outcomes oriented one and away from a box ticking approach would boost ability to detect, prosecute & prevent serious crime, expert says
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23 Feb 17, 8:55am
Keyu Jin says that although China exports more to the US than the US exports to China, Chinese leaders are unlikely to yield to Trump pressure on trade
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23 Feb 17, 8:47am
Unexpectedly, Fonterra doesn't raise farmgate milk price from $6/kgMS in latest update
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23 Feb 17, 8:13am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, February 23, 2017
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23 Feb 17, 8:03am
NZDUSD traded in a 25pip range and sits at around 0.7160; EU political risk remains in focus as centrist candidate withdraws from French election; Strong demand for AU bonds, 11bln bond issue attracts bids of 20bln
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23 Feb 17, 7:40am
IAG commits to employing 'targeted rates increases' in the wake of the Kaikoura quakes; Says it has been hiking motor insurance premiums throughout the country as more car owners are making claims
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23 Feb 17, 7:34am
Markets eye Fed minutes; US home sales surge; Mexico growth hangs in there; WTO's Bali TFA now in force; China's huge WMP risk; UST 10yr yield at 2.45%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 71.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 77.2
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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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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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