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29th Jul 21, 1:20pm
The latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses confidence has fallen somewhat - but expectations of inflation and cost pressures continue to mount
The latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses confidence has fallen somewhat - but expectations of inflation and cost pressures continue to mount
29th Jul 21, 1:20pm
26th Jul 21, 8:53am
Roger J Kerr says the rapid spread of the delta strain has suddenly overshadowed any expectations that the RBNZ will act to tighten monetary policy and increase the OCR at their upcoming meeting on 18 August
Roger J Kerr says the rapid spread of the delta strain has suddenly overshadowed any expectations that the RBNZ will act to tighten monetary policy and increase the OCR at their upcoming meeting on 18 August
26th Jul 21, 8:53am
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
12th Jul 21, 8:30am
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand will not achieve the 4% to 5% growth the RBNZ and all the banks are forecasting; says it would be a mistake of RBNZ to 'bow' to NZ economists' thinking
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand will not achieve the 4% to 5% growth the RBNZ and all the banks are forecasting; says it would be a mistake of RBNZ to 'bow' to NZ economists' thinking
12th Jul 21, 8:30am
5th Jul 21, 8:50am
Roger J Kerr says there are just too many constraints on the NZ economy at this time to produce the higher GDP growth trajectory this year that the RBNZ and the banks are forecasting
Roger J Kerr says there are just too many constraints on the NZ economy at this time to produce the higher GDP growth trajectory this year that the RBNZ and the banks are forecasting
5th Jul 21, 8:50am
30th Jun 21, 1:20pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses see inflation rising well above the Reserve Bank's targeted 2% in the next 12 months
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows businesses see inflation rising well above the Reserve Bank's targeted 2% in the next 12 months
30th Jun 21, 1:20pm
28th Jun 21, 8:38am
Roger J Kerr says our slow vaccination rollout means we are going to be a long way behind the rest of the world in becoming fully functional again with international business and tourism travel and our economy will lag
Roger J Kerr says our slow vaccination rollout means we are going to be a long way behind the rest of the world in becoming fully functional again with international business and tourism travel and our economy will lag
28th Jun 21, 8:38am
23rd Jun 21, 1:25pm
Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins says Wellington will be at Alert Level 2 till at least the end of Sunday following the visit from Sydney of a positive Covid case
Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins says Wellington will be at Alert Level 2 till at least the end of Sunday following the visit from Sydney of a positive Covid case
23rd Jun 21, 1:25pm
21st Jun 21, 3:50pm
Forsyth Barr analysts have doubled their forecast loss for the national airline for the 2022 year and lowered their 'target' share price for it
Forsyth Barr analysts have doubled their forecast loss for the national airline for the 2022 year and lowered their 'target' share price for it
21st Jun 21, 3:50pm
21st Jun 21, 8:46am
Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
21st Jun 21, 8:46am
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17th Jun 21, 11:05am
ANZ economists now forecast the Reserve Bank will start increasing the Official Cash Rate in February next year following the stunning 1.6% GDP rise for the March quarter
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ANZ economists now forecast the Reserve Bank will start increasing the Official Cash Rate in February next year following the stunning 1.6% GDP rise for the March quarter
17th Jun 21, 11:05am
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
14th Jun 21, 8:19am
Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
14th Jun 21, 8:19am
9th Jun 21, 1:57pm
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the country now has enough freezers to store four million doses of vaccine at any one time
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the country now has enough freezers to store four million doses of vaccine at any one time
9th Jun 21, 1:57pm
9th Jun 21, 1:26pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an unprecedented net 85.6% of businesses expect higher costs ahead
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows an unprecedented net 85.6% of businesses expect higher costs ahead
9th Jun 21, 1:26pm
8th Jun 21, 4:01pm
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the vaccination programme for the wider population is 'on track'
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the vaccination programme for the wider population is 'on track'
8th Jun 21, 4:01pm
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
1st Jun 21, 9:30am
Profits and return on equity at New Zealand's major banks surge higher on the back of the red hot housing market
Profits and return on equity at New Zealand's major banks surge higher on the back of the red hot housing market
1st Jun 21, 9:30am
31st May 21, 1:25pm
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the New Zealand economy is struggling to keep up with demand, and cost and inflation pressures continue to build
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the New Zealand economy is struggling to keep up with demand, and cost and inflation pressures continue to build
31st May 21, 1:25pm
31st May 21, 8:28am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
31st May 21, 8:28am
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25th May 21, 11:10am
Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
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Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
25th May 21, 11:10am
24th May 21, 8:42am
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
24th May 21, 8:42am
17th May 21, 8:57am
Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget
Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget
17th May 21, 8:57am
10th May 21, 8:27am
Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
Roger J Kerr says there are a number of handbrakes adversely impacting on the NZ economy
10th May 21, 8:27am
6th May 21, 1:38pm
ANZ economists say the strains in the economy are starting to show as the economy tries to grow faster than it physically can, given shortages of both goods and labour
ANZ economists say the strains in the economy are starting to show as the economy tries to grow faster than it physically can, given shortages of both goods and labour
6th May 21, 1:38pm

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