Inflation

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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11 Dec 18, 3:18pm
Equity markets continue to be on a wild ride of late; China growth has slowed for November; NZD has made a good start to the week against the USD; NZD continues to outperform the AUD
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7 Dec 18, 11:17am
Hood the hawks: The outlook is strong but uncertain. The RBNZ has released the doves, Kiwibank's Jarrod Kerr & Jeremy Couchman say in their latest economic outlook
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4 Dec 18, 1:54pm
Good news emerged from the G20 weekend meeting; NZD has continued its bullish run higher to reach 0.6930; NZD rallied off the weekly open of 0.9370 AUD to reach recent resistance of 0.9435 during Monday’s trading
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27 Nov 18, 3:10pm
NZD fell away sharply continuing its momentum to the downside from last week’s risk off close; NZDAUD remains very much content in its recent range between 0.9345 and 0.9430
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24 Nov 18, 12:56pm
Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
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20 Nov 18, 2:07pm
Currency markets ended the week uneventfully after a huge week of Brexit related headlines; NZD rallied to 0.6880 against the greenback during Friday’s NY session where it closed the week; NZDAUD is still mysteriously holding up over 0.9300 levels
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20 Nov 18, 9:25am
Terry Baucher details how the previous National-led government appears to have successfully raised at least $1 billion of extra revenue annually with little or no fanfare
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13 Nov 18, 2:16pm
Markets are still figuring out what it all means post US elections and Fed policy announcement; NZD climbed to a four month high of 0.6817; NZD has continued to climb against the AUD
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6 Nov 18, 1:54pm
The potential future of Donald Trump's presidency could be decided this week; NZD held its ground late Friday reaching a high of 0.6685 against the USD after Non Farm Payroll numbers printed; NZDAUD pair continues to be range bound
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30 Oct 18, 2:47pm
Equity markets in the US closed down for the week with the DOW at -3.0% and the S&P and Nasdaq both around -3.9%; NZD traded from 0.6600 levels from last week’s open down to 0.6470 Friday against the USD; NZDAUD cross opened at 0.9200
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30 Oct 18, 11:07am
Average annual housing costs rose faster than average annual household income over the past decade, Statistics NZ says
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23 Oct 18, 9:50am
Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
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16 Oct 18, 3:03pm
US based indices are down over 4% which marks the third biggest weekly loss this year; CPI figures published well up on expectations this morning pushing the NZD higher to 0.6595; NZD is back trading above 0.9200 levels against the AUD
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