Bite-sized video updates on the New Zealand economy and markets.
Our latest economic forecasts suggest a steady pace of growth on the whole in New Zealand, but with the shift in the mix away from private consumption and towards construction and the public sector.
The Reserve Bank was remarkably unfazed by the recent uptick in inflation, and remains of the view that a hike in the Official Cash Rate is some time away.
We hope you find these updates helpful in shaping a view of what's in store for you beyond the farm gate.
Dairy prices have improved further in the last month. But fears of a more protectionist US Administration briefly came to the fore.
International markets have been fairly directionless in the last month, as optimism about the Trump administration’s stimulus plans has hit a snag.
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