Economy

16 Jan 19, 11:43am
Surprising analysts, December retail sales end 2018 on a very weak note, even after removing the impact of falling petrol prices
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15 Jan 19, 11:05am
Business sentiment and demand pick up from low levels in December quarter, according to the NZIER; Weak profitability remains a problem
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20 Dec 18, 9:33am
Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
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13 Dec 18, 11:13am
The Reserve Bank has released its climate change strategy, which will include studying the extent to which climate change is factored into the country's current house prices
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12 Dec 18, 12:52pm
Guardians of NZ Super's new chief investment officer is coming from the A$148 bln Future Fund in Australia
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10 Dec 18, 2:42pm
Falling manufacturing sales prompt BNZ to lower expectations of next week's GDP figures, while economists say economic growth figures could fall short of the Reserve Bank's expectations
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5 Dec 18, 2:23pm
Westpac economists are the latest to trim their milk price forecast for this season - down to $6.10 from $6.25
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3 Dec 18, 3:01pm
BNZ economists are the latest to lower their milk price forecast for the current season - to $6, which is below Fonterra's forecast range of $6.25 to $6.50
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30 Nov 18, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on the Top Ten resolved and unresolved issues on the Tax Working Group’s proposed capital gains tax
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28 Nov 18, 3:15pm
Infometrics' Mieke Welvaert tackles the claim NZ's heading for a house price crash. She explains why she sees a small dip in some places before an upward trend resumes
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25 Nov 18, 7:21am
A look at the economic indicators that show the Government should keep avoiding introducing measures to majorly reduce migrant numbers
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21 Nov 18, 11:20am
ASB economists trim farm gate milk price forecast for the second time in a month; now see price of $6, which is below the current Fonterra forecast
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20 Nov 18, 12:00pm
David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to find the right balance in tackling its many problems, while juggling the demands of a difficult global dairy backdrop
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8 Nov 18, 12:08pm
An independent report prepared for farmer shareholders shows a $2 billion 'opportunity cost' in foregone earnings during Fonterra's 17 years of existence; 'value-added' business returns 'significantly below' what is needed
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7 Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
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6 Nov 18, 10:36am
Fonterra offering an 'indicative margin' of 1.25% to 1.35% on the new seven-year bonds
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5 Nov 18, 9:13am
Fonterra says it's considering a bond offer to raise up to $150 million that will be used 'for general corporate purposes'
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2 Nov 18, 10:00am
The top 10 trends TOP's Geoff Simmons sees driving change in the public sphere
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1 Nov 18, 5:00am
Winston Peters cites ANZ attributing its $1.99 billion profit partially to the strong economy, as the Govt comes under attack for business confidence remaining in a slump
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31 Oct 18, 1:14pm
ANZ's latest Business Outlook Survey shows shows sharp drop in intentions to construct in both residential and commercial sectors; ANZ Chief Economist says next official interest rate move is more likely to be a cut than a hike
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