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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
13th Apr 21, 10:23am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
5th Apr 21, 10:22am
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Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
The COVID-19 path is turning a corner but there are still huge challenges ahead. 2021 will be another year where lifestyles and the economy will be dominated by COVID-19
18th Jan 21, 10:27am
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The COVID-19 path is turning a corner but there are still huge challenges ahead. 2021 will be another year where lifestyles and the economy will be dominated by COVID-19
Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
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Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
David Mahon sees a coming new but limited era of US-China détente that should result in a degree of market stability. Biden will have some useful Trump cards. But core tensions will depend on mutual reactions
20th Nov 20, 10:54am
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David Mahon sees a coming new but limited era of US-China détente that should result in a degree of market stability. Biden will have some useful Trump cards. But core tensions will depend on mutual reactions
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows rise in confidence ahead of election - firms much more upbeat about hiring staff
20th Oct 20, 10:36am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows rise in confidence ahead of election - firms much more upbeat about hiring staff
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
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Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
David Mahon says politically they may be polarised, but the US and Chinese economies are intertwined through the global trading and financial system making Washington’s ‘decoupling’ aim a fantasy
20th Aug 20, 7:38am
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David Mahon says politically they may be polarised, but the US and Chinese economies are intertwined through the global trading and financial system making Washington’s ‘decoupling’ aim a fantasy
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
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The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
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Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
7th Apr 20, 10:26am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
28th Mar 20, 9:50am
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Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
Huang Yiping shows how Chinese online banks are using non-traditional data to broaden financial inclusion
15th Feb 20, 10:39am
by Guest
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Huang Yiping shows how Chinese online banks are using non-traditional data to broaden financial inclusion
Yu Yongding highlights three ways in which the country's policymakers can help to limit the outbreak's impact in China
15th Feb 20, 9:57am
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Yu Yongding highlights three ways in which the country's policymakers can help to limit the outbreak's impact in China
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
31st Dec 19, 9:48am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
30th Dec 19, 10:05am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
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Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
The real problem with the phase one trade accord between the US and China is the basic structure of the deal into which it presumably fits. From trade to currency, the approach is the same – prescribing bilateral remedies for multilateral problems
28th Oct 19, 9:10am
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The real problem with the phase one trade accord between the US and China is the basic structure of the deal into which it presumably fits. From trade to currency, the approach is the same – prescribing bilateral remedies for multilateral problems
Larry Summers says that monetary policymakers should finally admit their impotence in the face of secular stagnation
3rd Oct 19, 7:46am
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Larry Summers says that monetary policymakers should finally admit their impotence in the face of secular stagnation
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
1st Oct 19, 10:13am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community