Economy

22 Jul 18, 7:02am
Acting PM Winston Peters warned NZ that an economic slowdown was looming, Jason Walls says the NZ First leader now has the right to tell the country ‘I told you so’
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20 Jul 18, 10:00am
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
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19 Jul 18, 11:57am
HSBC’s Paul Bloxham was a New Zealand media darling for a few years, but a new global HSBC communications policy has essentially muzzled the economist, Jason Walls says
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19 Jul 18, 9:17am
Infometrics is expecting GDP growth of roughly 2% a year until 2021 – 1% under Treasury’s forecast – and the regions are expected to do the economic heavy lifting
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16 Jul 18, 8:39am
John Mauldin continues his 'Train Crash' series, this week with some new numbers on how big the problems are
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5 Jul 18, 2:11pm
New car sales growth may have topped out but there are still fast growing segments and shifts, moving us to a fleet of bigger, beefier personal transport
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4 Jul 18, 1:15pm
The sharpest fall in global dairy prices for over a year raises questions about whether the current level of forecast milk price for farmers this season will be achievable
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2 Jul 18, 10:21am
Appointment of new 'independent' manager to Beingmate seen by Fonterra as key to turning around its under-performing investment in the company
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2 Jul 18, 8:30am
John Mauldin continues his 'Train Crash' series, this week tallying up the unfunded US government financial promises: 'We are in hock up to our ears'
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28 Jun 18, 11:52am
David Hargreaves says on one hand it's great to see so many first home buyers getting into the market - but the risks are looking very real at the moment
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27 Jun 18, 12:00pm
A ‘KiwiBuild Skill Shortage’ list is being created, after a Minister’s warning to Cabinet that NZ simply does not have the labour force to deal with the pipeline of construction projects
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25 Jun 18, 1:45pm
Grant Robertson says Fonterra needs to be focusing more on the value-add side of its business
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25 Jun 18, 9:32am
John Mauldin continues his 'Train Crash' series, this week zoning in on the 'rainbows and unicorns' pension promises in Europe
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24 Jun 18, 7:02am
For months National’s finance spokeswoman failed to put a dent in Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s fiscal armour, but Jason Walls says this week she found a chink
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22 Jun 18, 10:00am
Canterbury University's Tom Coupé looks at the economics and finance of the FIFA World Cup, including how big the audience is, bank analysts turning their sights on game prediction, workers throwing sickies, money and more
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21 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
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21 Jun 18, 11:06am
GDP growth dropped by 0.1% compared to the previous two quarters, coming in at just 0.5%; Per capita growth remains flat
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18 Jun 18, 9:02am
John Mauldin continues his 'Train Crash' series, this week looking at the pension crisis and its 'catastrophic' potential damage
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16 Jun 18, 9:35am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr looks into the 2019 crystal ball and sees a weaker NZ dollar, but higher OCR, mortgage and deposit rates
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13 Jun 18, 10:15am
Finance Minister says we were only ever a 'roadie' as Westpac economists now see our economy being outperformed by our peers 'for the next few years'
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