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Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
22nd Feb 24, 3:34pm
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Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
20th Feb 24, 3:15pm
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Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
Stats NZ says New Zealand saw the lowest number of live births registered for 20 years in 2023
19th Feb 24, 1:35pm
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Stats NZ says New Zealand saw the lowest number of live births registered for 20 years in 2023
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
19th Feb 24, 10:10am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
12th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown and Minister for Auckland Simeon Brown are set for a contentious showdown over transport funding in New Zealand's biggest city
10th Feb 24, 9:20am
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Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown and Minister for Auckland Simeon Brown are set for a contentious showdown over transport funding in New Zealand's biggest city
David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
6th Feb 24, 6:00am
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David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
The NZ Infrastructure Commission's Geoff Cooper outlines how thinking slowly and acting fast could improve NZ's infrastructure
3rd Feb 24, 9:31am
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The NZ Infrastructure Commission's Geoff Cooper outlines how thinking slowly and acting fast could improve NZ's infrastructure
Stats NZ says its household living-cost price indexes show that all household groups in the country faced higher cost increases in the 2023 year than the 4.7% indicated by the CPI, the official measure of inflation
1st Feb 24, 11:16am
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Stats NZ says its household living-cost price indexes show that all household groups in the country faced higher cost increases in the 2023 year than the 4.7% indicated by the CPI, the official measure of inflation
Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
31st Jan 24, 2:27pm
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Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
18th Jan 24, 4:08pm
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ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
16th Jan 24, 9:54am
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The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
15th Jan 24, 2:10pm
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ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
We need huge infrastructure investment. David Norman looks at how inward investment is attracted and managed overseas, and what sort of appetite exists for this type of investment here
27th Dec 23, 9:55am
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We need huge infrastructure investment. David Norman looks at how inward investment is attracted and managed overseas, and what sort of appetite exists for this type of investment here
ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
19th Dec 23, 11:14am
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ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
18th Dec 23, 4:10pm
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The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
18th Dec 23, 2:28pm
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
BNZ Head of Research Stephen Toplis on the NZ economy 'bouncing along the bottom' and what to expect in 2024
17th Dec 23, 7:00am
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BNZ Head of Research Stephen Toplis on the NZ economy 'bouncing along the bottom' and what to expect in 2024
David Norman says third party investment will need to be part of the solution to New Zealand’s huge infrastructure shortfall
16th Dec 23, 10:04am
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David Norman says third party investment will need to be part of the solution to New Zealand’s huge infrastructure shortfall
Population gain from migration running at more than double the previous record
12th Dec 23, 12:01pm
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Population gain from migration running at more than double the previous record
Kiwibank's chief economist Jarrod Kerr fires up the summer BBQ chat by saying everything wrong with the kiwi property market can be put down to supply and a lack of it - but most policy makers focus on demand because it's what they can influence
11th Dec 23, 2:07pm
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Kiwibank's chief economist Jarrod Kerr fires up the summer BBQ chat by saying everything wrong with the kiwi property market can be put down to supply and a lack of it - but most policy makers focus on demand because it's what they can influence
David Cunningham looks at the wild ride New Zealand house prices have been on in comparison to what has happened in other countries
9th Dec 23, 9:15am
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David Cunningham looks at the wild ride New Zealand house prices have been on in comparison to what has happened in other countries
David Norman faces up to the massive infrastructure shortfall everywhere. The cost of fixing it will overwhelmingly be borne by taxpayers, ratepayers and utilities customers. David Norman explores the role of third-party funding
7th Dec 23, 10:54am
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David Norman faces up to the massive infrastructure shortfall everywhere. The cost of fixing it will overwhelmingly be borne by taxpayers, ratepayers and utilities customers. David Norman explores the role of third-party funding
In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
6th Dec 23, 11:42am
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In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
Westpac economists say we should expect the Reserve Bank to be unforgiving of any shocks that boost the growth and inflation outlook over the next year. Also, the RBNZ will likely be less willing to pre-emptively ease, as markets seem to currently expect
4th Dec 23, 12:15pm
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Westpac economists say we should expect the Reserve Bank to be unforgiving of any shocks that boost the growth and inflation outlook over the next year. Also, the RBNZ will likely be less willing to pre-emptively ease, as markets seem to currently expect