23 Mar 19, 10:02am
Bank for International Settlements paper asks whether an ageing workforce explains low inflation
21 Mar 19, 9:49am
Mercer's David Scobie explains how referring to past performance has its uses when selecting investment products, but can be a comfort blanket with many holes
19 Mar 19, 2:24pm
Lack of data last week on the NZD calendar has seen the currency push higher on general USD weakness to 0.6875, before easing back slightly; AUDNZD pair is still trending higher
12 Mar 19, 2:14pm
NZD received a boost Friday after broad based declines in the USD; NZD continues to improve on the AUD; GBP recovered off last week low of 0.5230 against the NZD
5 Mar 19, 2:31pm
Risk sentiment improved over the weekend when positive comments came out of meetings between US negotiators and Chinese officials; NZD started the week well peaking at 0.6827 USD; NZDAUD pair opened the week around 0.9610
26 Feb 19, 1:57pm
Currency markets closed lower Friday after investors became nervous around US/China trade talks; Monday morning has seen every major currency push higher including the NZD and the AUD
19 Feb 19, 2:20pm
NZD is over 1.60% stronger than the USD to 0.6890; NZDAUD broke past resistance of 0.9600 to a high of 0.9645; RBNZ left cash rate unchanged at 1.75%
12 Feb 19, 2:35pm
Major US indices have closed the week in negative territory; USD has had its best week in over six months; NZD has been the poorest performing currency over the past week next to the AUD
5 Feb 19, 2:32pm
January for equity markets turned out positive with gains of over 7.8% in the S&P; NZD has recovered well from early January 0.6600 levels reaching a high Friday; this week’s local driver will be Thursday’s NZ employment figures
4 Feb 19, 8:25am
Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
30 Jan 19, 3:22pm
President Trump succumbed to pressure over the weekend, ending the shutdown with no concession; Brexit continues to dominate the Eurozone; NZD continues to hold in the higher level
30 Jan 19, 3:03pm
Bridges targets middle class by committing to changing income tax brackets in line with inflation; Robertson says Bridges has found Joyce's fiscal hole in his backyard
26 Jan 19, 10:09am
Harbour Asset Management sees rising business confidence and pricing power returning to many firms as core reasons why the RBNZ will be thinking an uplift in inflation is on the way
23 Jan 19, 11:00am
No major surprises as inflation rises 0.1% in Dec quarter and 1.9% in year to Dec; Economists' OCR outlooks differ but remain unchanged
22 Jan 19, 1:02pm
Andrew Coleman concludes that on balance, there are few good reasons for taxing the inflation component of interest income and receipts
15 Jan 19, 1:09pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says unless 2019 includes widespread and significant wage gains, he doesn’t expect much big-picture improvement this year
15 Jan 19, 11:15am
Food prices are not rising - in fact healthy food prices are lower now than at the start of 2018. Better weather conditions kept prices of fruit & vegetables considerably lower
23 Dec 18, 7:02am
The 2018 Interesties featuring Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Nouriel Roubini, Donald Trump, Winston Peters, Simon Bridges, Co-op Money, Bitcoin, @TranslateRealDT, Boatman, KiwiBuild & more
18 Dec 18, 12:55pm
Markets closed in the red Friday in a risk off mood; NZD momentarily recovered towards 0.6800 but failed to make any headway past 0.6890 at the close; NZD has lost ground against its Australian cousin
14 Dec 18, 10:12am
Jarrod Kerr with the Top 10 things to think about into 2019 from trade wars to yield curve inversion, wage growth, property, Italy and more


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