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Consumer spending

Statistics New Zealand says the $640 mln drop in credit and debit card spending last month was the first drop in spending since the August 2021 lockdown
10th Mar 22, 11:02am
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Statistics New Zealand says the $640 mln drop in credit and debit card spending last month was the first drop in spending since the August 2021 lockdown
BNPL now a common financial tangle for clients of financial mentors, who feel regulation is required to avoid 'bottom of the cliff' scenarios
5th Feb 22, 9:15am
by Toby Allen
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BNPL now a common financial tangle for clients of financial mentors, who feel regulation is required to avoid 'bottom of the cliff' scenarios
Massey's world-first, machine-learning GDP predictor "GDPLive" got an intense lesson on how to handle the unexpected in 2020. Christoph Schumacher looks at how it has handled the challenges
18th Mar 21, 1:49pm
by Guest
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Massey's world-first, machine-learning GDP predictor "GDPLive" got an intense lesson on how to handle the unexpected in 2020. Christoph Schumacher looks at how it has handled the challenges
Massey's Christoph Schumacher looks at some of New Zealand’s leading and lagging indicators and sees an economy that has weathered the corona crisis surprisingly well, with many indicators out-performing historic averages
19th Dec 20, 9:11am
by Guest
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Massey's Christoph Schumacher looks at some of New Zealand’s leading and lagging indicators and sees an economy that has weathered the corona crisis surprisingly well, with many indicators out-performing historic averages
Paul Conway argues innovation and new policy thinking are required if New Zealand's to emerge from the COVID crisis with a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy
14th Nov 20, 9:30am
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Paul Conway argues innovation and new policy thinking are required if New Zealand's to emerge from the COVID crisis with a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy
Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
7th May 20, 12:14pm
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Consumer credit demand fell by up to 71% and commercial credit demand dropped by up to 63% during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, credit bureau Equifax says
Brian Fallow takes a pre-election look at income and consumer spending data to get an idea of how the average New Zealander is doing financially
5th Sep 17, 11:35am
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Brian Fallow takes a pre-election look at income and consumer spending data to get an idea of how the average New Zealander is doing financially
Official Cash Rate set to remain at 1.75% but RBNZ's MPS to be perused closely for forecasts on future hikes, inflation outlook and comments on the softening housing market
8th May 17, 8:23am
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Official Cash Rate set to remain at 1.75% but RBNZ's MPS to be perused closely for forecasts on future hikes, inflation outlook and comments on the softening housing market
Mike Ebstein says payment cardholders have increasingly embraced credit and charge cards as a payment option whilst more aggressively managing the resultant card balances
14th Jul 16, 5:00am
by Guest
Mike Ebstein says payment cardholders have increasingly embraced credit and charge cards as a payment option whilst more aggressively managing the resultant card balances
Rodney Dickens says forget dairy and housing, consumer spending is the central driver of economic growth. He sees stronger migration and rising employment driving our economy
2nd Dec 15, 10:56am
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Rodney Dickens says forget dairy and housing, consumer spending is the central driver of economic growth. He sees stronger migration and rising employment driving our economy
Westpac economists say concerns about housing may be prompting people to be wary about spending
16th Dec 13, 11:08am
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Westpac economists say concerns about housing may be prompting people to be wary about spending
Statistics New Zealand says retail spending was flat in the September quarter
14th Nov 13, 10:50am
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Statistics New Zealand says retail spending was flat in the September quarter
BusinessDesk: NZ credit, debit card spending falls in March
12th Apr 12, 11:52am
BusinessDesk: NZ credit, debit card spending falls in March
BusinessDesk: NZ retail sales grow more than expected in December quarter on supermarket, fuel demand; NZ$ jumps 30 pips on the news
15th Feb 12, 11:01am
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BusinessDesk: NZ retail sales grow more than expected in December quarter on supermarket, fuel demand; NZ$ jumps 30 pips on the news
Retail sales rise 2% in March qtr from Dec, as spending on fuel jumps 5.6%, Stats NZ says; Canterbury sales down 2.2%
15th Jun 11, 11:03am
Retail sales rise 2% in March qtr from Dec, as spending on fuel jumps 5.6%, Stats NZ says; Canterbury sales down 2.2%
Card spending flat in May as spending on big ticket items falls; Canterbury included in figures, Stats NZ says
10th Jun 11, 11:01am
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Card spending flat in May as spending on big ticket items falls; Canterbury included in figures, Stats NZ says
RBNZ says consumer spending rises will be below retail banks' projections; House price rises to remain at or below inflation rate
9th Jun 11, 9:37am
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RBNZ says consumer spending rises will be below retail banks' projections; House price rises to remain at or below inflation rate
Govt optimistic about growth forecasts now Treasury has figured out how much consumers have altered spending habits, English says
8th Jun 11, 5:11pm
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Govt optimistic about growth forecasts now Treasury has figured out how much consumers have altered spending habits, English says
Consumers cautious before budget; Wage growth eaten into by debt repayments, cost of staples, job fears, slow housing market, ANZ says
18th May 11, 3:54pm
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Consumers cautious before budget; Wage growth eaten into by debt repayments, cost of staples, job fears, slow housing market, ANZ says
Spending with electronic cards up 1.7% in April, fuel retailing has lowest monthly rise since August, Stats NZ says
10th May 11, 11:16am
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Spending with electronic cards up 1.7% in April, fuel retailing has lowest monthly rise since August, Stats NZ says
Transport Minister Joyce says fuel tax hike deferment to cost NZ$72 mln, won't increase govt debt or hurt credit rating
2nd May 11, 12:03pm
Transport Minister Joyce says fuel tax hike deferment to cost NZ$72 mln, won't increase govt debt or hurt credit rating
US dollar boosted by 'safe haven' flight with oil prices up amid Middle East tension
22nd Feb 11, 9:38am
US dollar boosted by 'safe haven' flight with oil prices up amid Middle East tension
Credit card billings fall 1.3% in December, keeping pressure off inflation and OCR
26th Jan 10, 4:59pm
Credit card billings fall 1.3% in December, keeping pressure off inflation and OCR
Economic weather report: Why a recovery in consumer spending may be gradual
13th Jan 10, 5:09pm
Economic weather report: Why a recovery in consumer spending may be gradual
Summer chart series: Why consumer confidence is indicating a spending surge in 2010
29th Dec 09, 9:01am
Summer chart series: Why consumer confidence is indicating a spending surge in 2010