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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read full story

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.

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Employment confidence

This is a quarterly reading of employment confidence, done by McDemott-Miller for Westpac, and published by Westpac economics.

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Housing confidence

The ASB Housing Confidence survey is produced by AC Nielsen. It is a quarterly assessment of what people responded to three questions:

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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... 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... 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... Read full story