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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
9th Jun 21, 1:26pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an unprecedented net 85.6% of businesses expect higher costs ahead
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an unprecedented net 85.6% of businesses expect higher costs ahead
9th Jun 21, 1:26pm
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
31st May 21, 1:25pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the New Zealand economy is struggling to keep up with demand, and cost and inflation pressures continue to build
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the New Zealand economy is struggling to keep up with demand, and cost and inflation pressures continue to build
31st May 21, 1:25pm
31st May 21, 8:39am
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
31st May 21, 8:39am
31st May 21, 8:28am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
31st May 21, 8:28am
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27th May 21, 6:27am
by Guest
New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
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New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
27th May 21, 6:27am
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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, 9:50am
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
25th May 21, 9:50am
24th May 21, 9:33am
Dairy company Synlait says it has been given a waiver on its banking covenants for the current financial year as it continues to be hit by ongoing shipping delays
Dairy company Synlait says it has been given a waiver on its banking covenants for the current financial year as it continues to be hit by ongoing shipping delays
24th May 21, 9:33am
24th May 21, 8:42am
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
24th May 21, 8:42am
22nd May 21, 10:09am
by Guest
A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker. And Budget 2021 puts that off again, to our wellbeing detriment
A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker. And Budget 2021 puts that off again, to our wellbeing detriment
22nd May 21, 10:09am
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
17th May 21, 8:57am
Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget
Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget
17th May 21, 8:57am
10th May 21, 3:06pm
BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
BNZ economists see inflation getting close to 3% by the end of the year and say it will take a 'determinedly dovish' RBNZ to 'look through' the rise
10th May 21, 3:06pm
10th May 21, 8:27am
Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
10th May 21, 8:27am
6th May 21, 1:38pm
ANZ economists say the strains in the economy are starting to show as the economy tries to grow faster than it physically can, given shortages of both goods and labour
ANZ economists say the strains in the economy are starting to show as the economy tries to grow faster than it physically can, given shortages of both goods and labour
6th May 21, 1:38pm
3rd May 21, 8:20am
Roger J Kerr says the March slide in the Kiwi dollar is shaping up to be repeated if the US dollar returns to its appreciating trend on the back of stronger US economic data and rising long-term US interest rates
Roger J Kerr says the March slide in the Kiwi dollar is shaping up to be repeated if the US dollar returns to its appreciating trend on the back of stronger US economic data and rising long-term US interest rates
3rd May 21, 8:20am
2nd May 21, 8:56am
by Guest
Nancy Qian argues that the media's focus on aggregate income obscures how poor China remains
Nancy Qian argues that the media's focus on aggregate income obscures how poor China remains
2nd May 21, 8:56am
29th Apr 21, 1:35pm
In the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey, ANZ's economists say the notion that the RBNZ 'might be overcooking things' may well gain some traction in the months ahead
In the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey, ANZ's economists say the notion that the RBNZ 'might be overcooking things' may well gain some traction in the months ahead
29th Apr 21, 1:35pm
26th Apr 21, 8:36am
Roger J Kerr points out where the US dollar is heading, seeing a stronger period ahead. He also sees cracks appearing in overstretched speculative markets
Roger J Kerr points out where the US dollar is heading, seeing a stronger period ahead. He also sees cracks appearing in overstretched speculative markets
26th Apr 21, 8:36am
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 0.8% in the March quarter, giving annual inflation of 1.5%; result in line with market forecasts, though lower than the Reserve Bank expected
21st Apr 21, 11:13am
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
19th Apr 21, 8:45am
Roger J Kerr says the contrast between the current US and New Zealand economic trends is stark, worrying and negative for the NZ dollar
Roger J Kerr says the contrast between the current US and New Zealand economic trends is stark, worrying and negative for the NZ dollar
19th Apr 21, 8:45am

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