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10th Jun 21, 11:27am
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
10th Jun 21, 11:27am
10th Jun 21, 8:31am
The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
10th Jun 21, 8:31am
9th Jun 21, 10:48am
Latest BNZ/SEEK employment report shows job ads at a fresh record high in May
Latest BNZ/SEEK employment report shows job ads at a fresh record high in May
9th Jun 21, 10:48am
2nd Jun 21, 2:03pm
RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
2nd Jun 21, 2:03pm
1st Jun 21, 8:30am
RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
1st Jun 21, 8:30am
26th May 21, 8:10pm
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
26th May 21, 8:10pm
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25th May 21, 11:10am
Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
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Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
25th May 21, 11:10am
25th May 21, 7:00am
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
25th May 21, 7:00am
17th May 21, 2:14pm
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First Union's Robert Reid argues the Government ought to take on board lessons from 2020 about how important it is to better support our most vulnerable people
First Union's Robert Reid argues the Government ought to take on board lessons from 2020 about how important it is to better support our most vulnerable people
17th May 21, 2:14pm
17th May 21, 2:00pm
Economists say this week's Budget is going to make 'good reading' when compared with the gloomy updates over the past year
Economists say this week's Budget is going to make 'good reading' when compared with the gloomy updates over the past year
17th May 21, 2:00pm
6th May 21, 10:15am
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What Kiwi employers and employees need to know about their employment rights and responsibilities when travelling in the bubble
What Kiwi employers and employees need to know about their employment rights and responsibilities when travelling in the bubble
6th May 21, 10:15am
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5th May 21, 11:06am
Statistics New Zealand says the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in the March quarter from 4.9% in December - beating market expectations
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Statistics New Zealand says the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in the March quarter from 4.9% in December - beating market expectations
5th May 21, 11:06am
3rd May 21, 11:34am
Economists are seeing little change in the unemployment rate when official statistics are released this week
Economists are seeing little change in the unemployment rate when official statistics are released this week
3rd May 21, 11:34am
19th Apr 21, 9:07am
Guy Trafford despairs at the quailty of the 'information' Immigration NZ works with, suspecting it is a department full of bureaucrats that either don't know NZ's regional geography, or ignore the obvious
Guy Trafford despairs at the quailty of the 'information' Immigration NZ works with, suspecting it is a department full of bureaucrats that either don't know NZ's regional geography, or ignore the obvious
19th Apr 21, 9:07am
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14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings as they are, noting it'll take 'considerable time and patience' to reach its inflation and employment targets
14th Apr 21, 2:07pm
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
15th Mar 21, 10:27am
Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
15th Mar 21, 10:27am
13th Mar 21, 9:16am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics delves into the impact COVID-19 has had on the US jobs market
13th Mar 21, 9:16am
8th Mar 21, 9:11am
Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
8th Mar 21, 9:11am
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
18th Feb 21, 8:58am
The country's largest airport see no two-way, quarantine-free, trans-Tasman travel before the end of June
The country's largest airport see no two-way, quarantine-free, trans-Tasman travel before the end of June
18th Feb 21, 8:58am
15th Feb 21, 8:00am
Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
Never mind OCR hikes just yet - ANZ strategist looks for RBNZ guidance on how it'll slow the pace at which it creates money to buy government debt
15th Feb 21, 8:00am
11th Feb 21, 1:47pm
Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
11th Feb 21, 1:47pm
11th Feb 21, 8:29am
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
11th Feb 21, 8:29am

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