Unemployment

8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
17th Mar 20, 2:57pm
Beneficiaries key beneficiaries of the Government's coronavirus economic relief package, but Brian Fallow is surprised by the restoration of the depreciation deduction on commercial and industrial properties
Beneficiaries key beneficiaries of the Government's coronavirus economic relief package, but Brian Fallow is surprised by the restoration of the depreciation deduction on commercial and industrial properties
17th Mar 20, 2:57pm
29th Feb 20, 9:25am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics argues if American capitalism gives people the basic things they want, the socialist threat will go away
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics argues if American capitalism gives people the basic things they want, the socialist threat will go away
29th Feb 20, 9:25am
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
14th Feb 20, 10:00am
Council of Trade Unions' Andrea Black on how employed people can end up paying disproportionately more tax than others do on their incomes
Council of Trade Unions' Andrea Black on how employed people can end up paying disproportionately more tax than others do on their incomes
14th Feb 20, 10:00am
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
7th Feb 20, 10:00am
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara with a detailed crunch of some of the facts and figures and ongoing trends portraying the increasing role of women in the economy
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara with a detailed crunch of some of the facts and figures and ongoing trends portraying the increasing role of women in the economy
7th Feb 20, 10:00am
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
5th Feb 20, 11:06am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment has fallen to 4.0% from 4.1%, while wages have risen by 2.6%, which is the most since 2009; RBNZ seen as putting interest rates on hold
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment has fallen to 4.0% from 4.1%, while wages have risen by 2.6%, which is the most since 2009; RBNZ seen as putting interest rates on hold
5th Feb 20, 11:06am
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
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6th Nov 19, 11:00am
September quarter labour market data unlikely to be a game-changer for the RBNZ. Unemployment rate increases to 4.2%, wages rise to 2.4%
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September quarter labour market data unlikely to be a game-changer for the RBNZ. Unemployment rate increases to 4.2%, wages rise to 2.4%
6th Nov 19, 11:00am
4th Nov 19, 4:07pm
Economists divided over whether the RBNZ will next week look through labour market data in the same way it did when it cut interest rates by 50 points in August off the back of a low unemployment reading
Economists divided over whether the RBNZ will next week look through labour market data in the same way it did when it cut interest rates by 50 points in August off the back of a low unemployment reading
4th Nov 19, 4:07pm
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
by Guest
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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6th Aug 19, 10:54am
Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
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Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
6th Aug 19, 10:54am
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
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1st May 19, 10:57am
RBNZ not expected to be surprised by soft March quarter labour data. Unemployment rate falls slightly to 4.2%; wage rate increases 2.0% in year
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RBNZ not expected to be surprised by soft March quarter labour data. Unemployment rate falls slightly to 4.2%; wage rate increases 2.0% in year
1st May 19, 10:57am

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