Michael Gordon

16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
18th Sep 19, 11:06am
Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
18th Sep 19, 11:06am
16th Sep 19, 12:54pm
New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
16th Sep 19, 12:54pm
13th Jul 19, 9:03am
Economists expect June quarter inflation to pick-up in line with the Reserve Bank's expectations; All eyes will be on whether there are enough underlying weaknesses in the data to prompt two more OCR cuts this year
Economists expect June quarter inflation to pick-up in line with the Reserve Bank's expectations; All eyes will be on whether there are enough underlying weaknesses in the data to prompt two more OCR cuts this year
13th Jul 19, 9:03am
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20th Jun 19, 10:52am
GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
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GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
20th Jun 19, 10:52am
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30th May 19, 2:58pm
Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
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Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
30th May 19, 2:58pm
29th May 19, 9:07am
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
29th May 19, 9:07am
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28th Mar 19, 1:29pm
Business confidence down again according to ANZ Business Outlook Survey; Data suggests 'significant downside risk for private sector residential building activity'
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Business confidence down again according to ANZ Business Outlook Survey; Data suggests 'significant downside risk for private sector residential building activity'
28th Mar 19, 1:29pm
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21st Mar 19, 10:51am
Economy expands by 0.6% in December quarter surprising the Reserve Bank but not the market; Economists divided over whether slow growth will persist in 2019 
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Economy expands by 0.6% in December quarter surprising the Reserve Bank but not the market; Economists divided over whether slow growth will persist in 2019 
21st Mar 19, 10:51am
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
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23rd Jan 19, 11:00am
No major surprises as inflation rises 0.1% in Dec quarter and 1.9% in year to Dec; Economists' OCR outlooks differ but remain unchanged
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No major surprises as inflation rises 0.1% in Dec quarter and 1.9% in year to Dec; Economists' OCR outlooks differ but remain unchanged
23rd Jan 19, 11:00am
18th Dec 18, 4:58pm
Business confidence picks up to highest level since April according to ANZ survey; Tight credit conditions seen to be the loosest they've been in more than two years
Business confidence picks up to highest level since April according to ANZ survey; Tight credit conditions seen to be the loosest they've been in more than two years
18th Dec 18, 4:58pm
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15th Oct 18, 11:44am
We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
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We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
15th Oct 18, 11:44am
10th Oct 18, 6:48am
Westpac economist Michael Gordon argues capacity constraints are restricting government spending more than its debt rules
Westpac economist Michael Gordon argues capacity constraints are restricting government spending more than its debt rules
10th Oct 18, 6:48am
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20th Sep 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says June quarter GDP surged 1% against expectations of 0.8% rise; biggest increase in 2 years; size of the rise means OCR cuts may now be off the table
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Stats NZ says June quarter GDP surged 1% against expectations of 0.8% rise; biggest increase in 2 years; size of the rise means OCR cuts may now be off the table
20th Sep 18, 10:59am
22nd Aug 18, 4:31pm
Further falls in global dairy prices indicate that even a $6.50 farmgate milk price could be in doubt
Further falls in global dairy prices indicate that even a $6.50 farmgate milk price could be in doubt
22nd Aug 18, 4:31pm
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
21st Jun 18, 4:44pm
Finance Minister and Opposition Finance Spokeswoman spar in Parliament after economic growth in the first quarter of the year comes in at a lacklustre 0.5%, with no movement on per capita GDP
Finance Minister and Opposition Finance Spokeswoman spar in Parliament after economic growth in the first quarter of the year comes in at a lacklustre 0.5%, with no movement on per capita GDP
21st Jun 18, 4:44pm
12th Apr 18, 4:32pm
The Minister of Workplace Relations Iain Lees-Galloway is not taking much notice of a Westpac report which shows the Government’s minimum wage increase will add 0.2% to the unemployment rate
The Minister of Workplace Relations Iain Lees-Galloway is not taking much notice of a Westpac report which shows the Government’s minimum wage increase will add 0.2% to the unemployment rate
12th Apr 18, 4:32pm
18th Mar 18, 7:07am
A new RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement is due before Adrian Orr takes the RBNZ’s top job on March 27. What it will say is the subject of much debate
A new RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement is due before Adrian Orr takes the RBNZ’s top job on March 27. What it will say is the subject of much debate
18th Mar 18, 7:07am

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