Economy

19 Sep 18, 2:03pm
Further falls in the global price of dairy products indicate its now more when than if Fonterra reduces its forecast milk price below the current $6.75; Westpac has dropped its forecast to $6.25 from $6.50
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19 Sep 18, 9:55am
Westpac McDermott Miller survey shows the collapsing confidence contagion is spreading, with the lowest level of consumer confidence in six years
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18 Sep 18, 10:03am
Economists note that economic growth slower than the central bank is predicting would see growing speculation of future interest rate cuts - but higher growth figures would curtail such speculation
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17 Sep 18, 9:30am
John Mauldin relates some short stories about positive events in China, which demonstrate that China has good news, and even some fabulously great news, much of it quite compelling
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13 Sep 18, 5:02pm
David Hargreaves thinks the struggling Fonterra dairy co-operative will need a close eye keeping on it as it endeavours to get its wobbly milk cart back on the trail
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13 Sep 18, 3:23pm
Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, looks at the problems we face and aspirational ways we might approach them
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13 Sep 18, 9:13am
Fonterra holds milk price forecast at $6.75; forecasts earnings per share of 25c-35c this year; to review investments including Beingmate; full year loss of $196 million reported
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12 Sep 18, 10:21am
Bankers' Association Acting CEO Antony Buick-Constable rejects suggestions banks are not playing their part in the construction sector and says bank lending to the sector is at its highest since the GFC
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10 Sep 18, 9:18am
John Mauldin delves deep into China and concludes that if it’s possible for a centrally planned economy to achieve sustainable long-term growth, China will be the one to do it
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7 Sep 18, 10:00am
ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley examines the 'neutral' interest rate limbo dance, what history tells us about interest rates, the new neutral in NZ, the real limbo record, the struggle to be green & more
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6 Sep 18, 3:41pm
Latest figures show sharp rise in the number of under-25s in this country declaring bankruptcy
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1 Sep 18, 9:35am
Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, delivers a short treatise on unflawed thinking arguing we need a measure of stocks rather than a measure of flows like GDP
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30 Aug 18, 3:50pm
David Hargreaves says the Government may need a real business-friendly symbolic gesture to stop the country heading into a self-induced downturn
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30 Aug 18, 1:38pm
ANZ’s Business Confidence Survey has registered yet another drop, with now 50% of all businesses surveyed expecting a deterioration in business conditions, dollar falls
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29 Aug 18, 2:01pm
Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
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27 Aug 18, 1:45pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's decision to end 'performance' pay for public service CEOs sends a poor signal that bodes ill for the country's productivity
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22 Aug 18, 4:31pm
Further falls in global dairy prices indicate that even a $6.50 farmgate milk price could be in doubt
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20 Aug 18, 7:50am
BNZ’s Head of Research Stephen Toplis is clearly not as optimistic as the Reserve Bank or the Government when it comes to NZ’s future growth – but why?
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18 Aug 18, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the top 10 freely available indicators to use to try and figure out what's going on with the New Zealand economic cycle
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17 Aug 18, 12:01pm
David Hargreaves argues the Government needs to concede that the creation of Fonterra was the wrong thing to do and start again
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