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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
Migrants from India, the Philippines, China and Fiji are likely to be the most affected by the Government's proposed changes to work visa rules
19th Feb 24, 12:23pm
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Migrants from India, the Philippines, China and Fiji are likely to be the most affected by the Government's proposed changes to work visa rules
Profits have replaced labour costs as a leading indicator of inflation, Bank for International Settlements working paper says
13th Feb 24, 4:30pm
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Profits have replaced labour costs as a leading indicator of inflation, Bank for International Settlements working paper says
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
13th Feb 24, 3:35pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
9th Feb 24, 1:32pm
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ANZ's Sharon Zollner says the Reserve Bank could shock New Zealand by lifting the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points to 6%
Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
7th Feb 24, 2:04pm
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Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
Labour market remains resilient even as unemployment rate rises to 4% in the December quarter and other employment metrics also soften
7th Feb 24, 10:53am
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Labour market remains resilient even as unemployment rate rises to 4% in the December quarter and other employment metrics also soften
Labour market figures out in the coming week tipped to show unemployment rising from the last recorded 3.9% rate to 4.2% or higher
4th Feb 24, 6:01am
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Labour market figures out in the coming week tipped to show unemployment rising from the last recorded 3.9% rate to 4.2% or higher
Even as the New Zealand labour market has ‘cooled’, Seek says the number of job ads including opportunities to work from home has climbed higher
25th Jan 24, 12:01am
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Even as the New Zealand labour market has ‘cooled’, Seek says the number of job ads including opportunities to work from home has climbed higher
More than 200,000 people on work visas arrived in New Zealand in the November year
15th Dec 23, 10:46am
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More than 200,000 people on work visas arrived in New Zealand in the November year
Coalition Government will expand 90-day trials and get rid of Fair Pay Agreements to create flexibility for employers
11th Dec 23, 4:36pm
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Coalition Government will expand 90-day trials and get rid of Fair Pay Agreements to create flexibility for employers
ASB economists estimate that average household living costs will have increased by about $115 a week in 2023 - and with a further $70 hike to come next year, but income rises will probably beat that
7th Dec 23, 10:30am
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ASB economists estimate that average household living costs will have increased by about $115 a week in 2023 - and with a further $70 hike to come next year, but income rises will probably beat that
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
Overseas worker arrivals continue strong bounce back following the removal of pandemic travel restrictions
28th Nov 23, 10:08am
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Overseas worker arrivals continue strong bounce back following the removal of pandemic travel restrictions
Kiwibank economists say households are showing few signs of financial stress in the face of higher interest rates, but 'a lot hinges on the labour market'
16th Nov 23, 1:03pm
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Kiwibank economists say households are showing few signs of financial stress in the face of higher interest rates, but 'a lot hinges on the labour market'
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be wary of survey results that show shorter term inflation expectations have fallen but longer term expectations for both inflation and interest rates have risen
9th Nov 23, 9:07am
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Economists say the Reserve Bank will be wary of survey results that show shorter term inflation expectations have fallen but longer term expectations for both inflation and interest rates have risen
Influential RBNZ survey shows a small but significant drop in the expected level of inflation in two years time, and a sharp drop in expectations of one-year-out inflation; house prices expected to rise
8th Nov 23, 3:51pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a small but significant drop in the expected level of inflation in two years time, and a sharp drop in expectations of one-year-out inflation; house prices expected to rise
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Reserve Bank of Australia lifts cash rate 25 basis points with financial markets thinking a December rise may come too
7th Nov 23, 4:31pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia lifts cash rate 25 basis points with financial markets thinking a December rise may come too
The unemployment rate lifts to 3.9% from 3.6% while broader measures also weaken
1st Nov 23, 11:01am
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The unemployment rate lifts to 3.9% from 3.6% while broader measures also weaken
NZ’s workplace rules will change again with each new government – unless we do this
31st Oct 23, 10:16am
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NZ’s workplace rules will change again with each new government – unless we do this
The Reserve Bank expects labour market figures out in the coming week to show a further rise in unemployment. As long as the central bank gets its wish then the Official Cash Rate will remain 'on hold' after the next review in November
29th Oct 23, 6:00am
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The Reserve Bank expects labour market figures out in the coming week to show a further rise in unemployment. As long as the central bank gets its wish then the Official Cash Rate will remain 'on hold' after the next review in November
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Stats NZ says the country's population grew by 105,900 people in the year to June, with Auckland's population up 47,000; migration responsible for three-quarters of Auckland growth
25th Oct 23, 11:57am
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Stats NZ says the country's population grew by 105,900 people in the year to June, with Auckland's population up 47,000; migration responsible for three-quarters of Auckland growth
If you’re 65 or over and want to work, you’re far better off in New Zealand than Australia, says Peter Martin
25th Oct 23, 9:54am
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If you’re 65 or over and want to work, you’re far better off in New Zealand than Australia, says Peter Martin
Christian Yao says China’s youth unemployment problem has become a crisis we can no longer ignore
10th Oct 23, 2:44pm
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Christian Yao says China’s youth unemployment problem has become a crisis we can no longer ignore
The ACT Party says public sector job cuts can be quick and should not impact unemployment over 6 to 12 months
9th Oct 23, 4:50pm
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The ACT Party says public sector job cuts can be quick and should not impact unemployment over 6 to 12 months