confidence charts

VIX - volatility index
The CBOE Volatility Index or VIX is often also called the 'fear' index.   The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) developed the index which measures the near term (next 30 days) expected volatility... Read full story
Business confidence - Activity outlook
The ANZ monthly business confidence series includes this important component - Activity Outlook. While the Business Confidence series records the results of a question about what responders think... Read full story
NZIER quarterly survey of business opinion
The NZIER quarterly survey of business opinion (QSBO). This chart tracks the net "General Business Situation", showing the percent of those who are expecting an improvement over those who are... Read full story
Business confidence - General
Every month (except January), the ANZ surveys business managers, recording their opinions in a broad range of areas, and reporting them in their Business Outlook reports. They ask questions in two... Read full story
Business confidence - Interest rates
This chart tracks responses from the ANZ Bank monthly business confidence series. Specifically, it tracks responses to what business people think will happen to interest rates in the future.
Consumer confidence
This series measures the results of a set of five questions asked monthly of a random telephone sample of over 1,000 people. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Rating is 100.0 plus the simple... Read full story
Employment confidence
This is a quarterly reading of employment confidence, done by McDemott-Miller for Westpac, and published by Westpac economics. The Index is based on a survey of a representative sample of 1,500 New... Read full story
Housing confidence
The ASB Housing Confidence survey is produced by AC Nielsen. It is a quarterly assessment of what people responded to three questions: 1. whether or not now is a good time to buy 2. whether prices... Read full story
Investor confidence
Investor confidence is measured in a quarterly survey by ASB Bank.
Performance of services index
The Performance of Services Index is a monthly survey of the New Zealand services sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story
Performance composite index
The Performance Composite Index is a monthly survey combining both the PMI and PSI indexes.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ who also provide expert commentary. A PCI reading... Read full story
Performance of manufacturing index
The Performance of Manufacturing Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story

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