Sharon Zollner

31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
10th Mar 20, 1:22pm
Business confidence slumps, as export intentions hit rock bottom and firms' own activity intentions fall to their lowest level since 2009
Business confidence slumps, as export intentions hit rock bottom and firms' own activity intentions fall to their lowest level since 2009
10th Mar 20, 1:22pm
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9th Mar 20, 3:09pm
BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
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BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
9th Mar 20, 3:09pm
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2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
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ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
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28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
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Sharon Zollner, chief economist at NZ's biggest bank, says as the economic impact of coronavirus rises so to do the odds of RBNZ OCR cuts
28th Feb 20, 1:05pm
27th Feb 20, 2:09pm
Coronavirus hits business confidence; Agricultural sector's confidence dives while construction sector's lifts
Coronavirus hits business confidence; Agricultural sector's confidence dives while construction sector's lifts
27th Feb 20, 2:09pm
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
22nd Jan 20, 11:35am
ANZ economists believe there is even 'upside risk' to their 8% house price rise forecast but do believe 'a number of headwinds' will keep the market in check
ANZ economists believe there is even 'upside risk' to their 8% house price rise forecast but do believe 'a number of headwinds' will keep the market in check
22nd Jan 20, 11:35am
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
Jury out over whether the RBNZ will loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions on Wednesday, with some observers raising doubts over whether an easing would have much of an effect
24th Nov 19, 6:31am
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
Having declined to cut the OCR in its last review of 2019, does this mean the RBNZ can ease bank lending restrictions without setting the housing market on fire? We asked the Assistant Governor
14th Nov 19, 4:28pm
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
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16th Oct 19, 10:57am
New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
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New figures show the Consumer Price Index rose 0.7% in the September quarter and 1.5% year-on-year - more than expected by the RBNZ; Higher household costs largely behind the rise; NZ$ up momentarily
16th Oct 19, 10:57am
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm

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