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Brad Olsen

We look ahead to how 2022 might look for your household budget, Covid-19, climate change measures and the hospitality and tourism industries
2nd Dec 21, 10:07am
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We look ahead to how 2022 might look for your household budget, Covid-19, climate change measures and the hospitality and tourism industries
With the end of what might've felt like a year of treading water nigh, we look at what 2022 may hold for housing, interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
1st Dec 21, 11:46am
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With the end of what might've felt like a year of treading water nigh, we look at what 2022 may hold for housing, interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
With interest rates rising for the first time in a long time, what will this mean for those with mortgages, especially borrowers who haven't experienced rising interest rates before?
10th Nov 21, 3:13pm
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With interest rates rising for the first time in a long time, what will this mean for those with mortgages, especially borrowers who haven't experienced rising interest rates before?
Pricing pressures are currently stronger across provincial centers, with headline regional inflation higher in provincial areas, rather than in the major metro areas
30th Oct 21, 10:26am
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Pricing pressures are currently stronger across provincial centers, with headline regional inflation higher in provincial areas, rather than in the major metro areas
Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that labour market pressures are leading to employer job poaching which in turn raises pay expectations, and in turn again means pay rate differences between industries matter
28th Jul 21, 1:15pm
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Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that labour market pressures are leading to employer job poaching which in turn raises pay expectations, and in turn again means pay rate differences between industries matter
Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that we import three times more chocolate than we export, but our exports are growing fast again. Wellington is the centre of our chocolate industry
4th Apr 21, 7:01am
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Infometrics' Brad Olsen points out that we import three times more chocolate than we export, but our exports are growing fast again. Wellington is the centre of our chocolate industry
Otago, Canterbury, and Auckland posted large falls in employment in November, with female and youth job losses becoming more pronounced
11th Jan 21, 2:20pm
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Otago, Canterbury, and Auckland posted large falls in employment in November, with female and youth job losses becoming more pronounced
Infometrics shows that council debt levels have been rising over the last decade and are scheduled to rise further in the next decade as revenues are insufficient for replacement projects, let alone growth projects
26th Sep 19, 8:00am
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Infometrics shows that council debt levels have been rising over the last decade and are scheduled to rise further in the next decade as revenues are insufficient for replacement projects, let alone growth projects
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
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Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
1st Jun 19, 12:52pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
Brad Olsen of Infometrics says it’s increasingly difficult to make heads or tails of Statistics NZ's new migration numbers, and even harder to trust them
21st Mar 19, 7:45am
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Brad Olsen of Infometrics says it’s increasingly difficult to make heads or tails of Statistics NZ's new migration numbers, and even harder to trust them
Infrastructure investment rises with just over half allocated to roading and over three quarters in the North Island. Much of it is front-loaded
26th Sep 18, 11:39am
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Infrastructure investment rises with just over half allocated to roading and over three quarters in the North Island. Much of it is front-loaded
Brad Olsen of Infometrics argues there are clear reasons for the Reserve Bank to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged over the next year
6th Sep 18, 1:25pm
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Brad Olsen of Infometrics argues there are clear reasons for the Reserve Bank to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged over the next year
Infometrics Brad Olsen says higher fuels prices throttle economic activity. New future regional taxes may have the same impact that rising crude prices are already having. Crude prices may fall, but taxes never do
31st May 18, 8:39pm
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Infometrics Brad Olsen says higher fuels prices throttle economic activity. New future regional taxes may have the same impact that rising crude prices are already having. Crude prices may fall, but taxes never do
Brad Olsen call for student loan repayments to start only after study is completed, and then at a higher rate. These changes would make it easier for students to survive without affecting the loan repayment flow
17th May 16, 9:51am
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Brad Olsen call for student loan repayments to start only after study is completed, and then at a higher rate. These changes would make it easier for students to survive without affecting the loan repayment flow