Economy

19th Jan 21, 3:48pm
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
19th Jan 21, 3:48pm
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19th Jan 21, 10:20am
Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
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Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
19th Jan 21, 10:20am
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
18th Jan 21, 8:20am
Roger J Kerr says market conditions and incentives have shifted in favour of the American currency
Roger J Kerr says market conditions and incentives have shifted in favour of the American currency
18th Jan 21, 8:20am
13th Jan 21, 4:57pm
ANZ economists forecast an OCR cut to 0.10% in May, but no longer see the RBNZ making the leap into negative territory
ANZ economists forecast an OCR cut to 0.10% in May, but no longer see the RBNZ making the leap into negative territory
13th Jan 21, 4:57pm
12th Jan 21, 5:29pm
Value of NZ's housing stock up 11% in a year to $1.28 trillion - four times that of the country's annual GDP
Value of NZ's housing stock up 11% in a year to $1.28 trillion - four times that of the country's annual GDP
12th Jan 21, 5:29pm
11th Jan 21, 8:21am
Roger J Kerr says positives fuelling equity markets ruled out any downward NZD correction so far, other financial market signals are mixed, and the local economic outlook is dimming
Roger J Kerr says positives fuelling equity markets ruled out any downward NZD correction so far, other financial market signals are mixed, and the local economic outlook is dimming
11th Jan 21, 8:21am
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23rd Dec 20, 9:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny considers what would happen if house prices fell by nearly 20% - to where they were one year ago
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Jenée Tibshraeny considers what would happen if house prices fell by nearly 20% - to where they were one year ago
23rd Dec 20, 9:00am
21st Dec 20, 8:46am
Roger J Kerr sees the USD weakening in H1 2021, then a risk-off mood taking over and a USD recovery in H2
Roger J Kerr sees the USD weakening in H1 2021, then a risk-off mood taking over and a USD recovery in H2
21st Dec 20, 8:46am
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
18th Dec 20, 1:35pm
ANZ reports major business confidence bounce-back, warning if inflation pressures continue to rise rapidly, mortgages rates might not remain rock-bottom for as long as assumed
ANZ reports major business confidence bounce-back, warning if inflation pressures continue to rise rapidly, mortgages rates might not remain rock-bottom for as long as assumed
18th Dec 20, 1:35pm
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17th Dec 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
17th Dec 20, 10:57am
17th Dec 20, 5:00am
Minimum wage to increase by 5.8% to $20 an hour in April, as per Labour's pre-Covid commitment
Minimum wage to increase by 5.8% to $20 an hour in April, as per Labour's pre-Covid commitment
17th Dec 20, 5:00am
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16th Dec 20, 11:14am
NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
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NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
16th Dec 20, 11:14am
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15th Dec 20, 11:53am
Treasury to Robertson: Spend more temporarily to boost the economy, make 'crucial' policy changes to improve living standards, consider tax hikes in the future
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Treasury to Robertson: Spend more temporarily to boost the economy, make 'crucial' policy changes to improve living standards, consider tax hikes in the future
15th Dec 20, 11:53am
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
14th Dec 20, 8:08am
Roger J Kerr looks at some of the candidates that might cause a downward correction for the NZ dollar
Roger J Kerr looks at some of the candidates that might cause a downward correction for the NZ dollar
14th Dec 20, 8:08am
13th Dec 20, 7:02am
David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
13th Dec 20, 7:02am
9th Dec 20, 12:41pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
9th Dec 20, 12:41pm
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
7th Dec 20, 8:30am
Long time Kiwi dollar bull Roger J Kerr concludes that our currency has now overcooked itself at current levels
Long time Kiwi dollar bull Roger J Kerr concludes that our currency has now overcooked itself at current levels
7th Dec 20, 8:30am
6th Dec 20, 6:31am
David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
6th Dec 20, 6:31am
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am

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