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RBNZ research shows higher population growth & larger drops in mortgage rates in NZ than most comparable countries, and the biggest rise in house prices
1st Jul 22, 8:03am
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RBNZ research shows higher population growth & larger drops in mortgage rates in NZ than most comparable countries, and the biggest rise in house prices
RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
30th Jun 22, 12:04pm
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RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
Banks' loan provisioning on the rise as the economic picture darkens, KPMG's latest quarterly Financial Institutions Performance Survey says
29th Jun 22, 10:45am
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Banks' loan provisioning on the rise as the economic picture darkens, KPMG's latest quarterly Financial Institutions Performance Survey says
ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
27th Jun 22, 2:34pm
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ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
Agustín Carstens of the Bank for international Settlements warns a new era of persistently high inflation may be upon us, saying the lessons of the 1970s must be heeded
27th Jun 22, 10:04am
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Agustín Carstens of the Bank for international Settlements warns a new era of persistently high inflation may be upon us, saying the lessons of the 1970s must be heeded
Economist Brian Easton crunches the recent March quarter GDP data
27th Jun 22, 8:46am
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Economist Brian Easton crunches the recent March quarter GDP data
Roger J Kerr says some cracks are starting to appear in the 'mighty US dollar' story
27th Jun 22, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says some cracks are starting to appear in the 'mighty US dollar' story
David Hargreaves thinks surveys might be a more useful indicator of trends ahead than we might sometimes give them credit for - but fears we may 'survey ourselves to death' as a potential recession approaches
25th Jun 22, 9:15am
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David Hargreaves thinks surveys might be a more useful indicator of trends ahead than we might sometimes give them credit for - but fears we may 'survey ourselves to death' as a potential recession approaches
Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
23rd Jun 22, 9:01am
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Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
22nd Jun 22, 2:47pm
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Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
21st Jun 22, 1:33pm
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As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
Shovel-ready but not shovel-worthy: how COVID-19 infrastructure projects missed the opportunity to transform the way we live
21st Jun 22, 10:19am
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Shovel-ready but not shovel-worthy: how COVID-19 infrastructure projects missed the opportunity to transform the way we live
Westpac McDermott Miller Confidence survey at lowest level ever as pessimism bites in NZ
21st Jun 22, 9:00am
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Westpac McDermott Miller Confidence survey at lowest level ever as pessimism bites in NZ
ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
20th Jun 22, 12:13pm
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ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
John Mauldin says taming inflation will be difficult, and the US Federal Reserve will have to clamp down even harder
20th Jun 22, 10:13am
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John Mauldin says taming inflation will be difficult, and the US Federal Reserve will have to clamp down even harder
Economist Brian Easton says the outlook does not look that promising
20th Jun 22, 8:53am
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Economist Brian Easton says the outlook does not look that promising
Roger J Kerr says the Fed appear to be unbelievably slow in reading the lead indicators for the US economy
20th Jun 22, 8:26am
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Roger J Kerr says the Fed appear to be unbelievably slow in reading the lead indicators for the US economy
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The economy shrank in the three months to March, contrary to the expectations of the Reserve Bank, which had forecast 0.7% growth
16th Jun 22, 10:54am
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The economy shrank in the three months to March, contrary to the expectations of the Reserve Bank, which had forecast 0.7% growth
Ten NZ banks to start offering 365-day a year payments in 2023 but real-time payments still some way down the road
15th Jun 22, 9:00am
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Ten NZ banks to start offering 365-day a year payments in 2023 but real-time payments still some way down the road
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
14th Jun 22, 2:12pm
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Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
NZIER's latest consensus forecasts show GDP growth in future years of only about 2%, while inflation's expected to now be more persistent
13th Jun 22, 2:33pm
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NZIER's latest consensus forecasts show GDP growth in future years of only about 2%, while inflation's expected to now be more persistent
This week's release of March quarter GDP figures is likely to reflect the impact of the surge of Omicron - but the immediate prospects are for a future slowdown in any case
13th Jun 22, 10:16am
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This week's release of March quarter GDP figures is likely to reflect the impact of the surge of Omicron - but the immediate prospects are for a future slowdown in any case
Economist Brian Easton says we again face the question of 40 years ago: what are effective development strategies?
13th Jun 22, 8:51am
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Economist Brian Easton says we again face the question of 40 years ago: what are effective development strategies?
Roger J Kerr says the expected 'V' shaped recovery in the NZD/USD rate to 0.6800 has had a set-back with this latest US inflation result
13th Jun 22, 8:27am
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Roger J Kerr says the expected 'V' shaped recovery in the NZD/USD rate to 0.6800 has had a set-back with this latest US inflation result
David Hargreaves sums up the first (nearly) six months of the year and outlines the big issues, hopes and worries for the rest of 2022
12th Jun 22, 6:00am
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David Hargreaves sums up the first (nearly) six months of the year and outlines the big issues, hopes and worries for the rest of 2022