13 Jun 2022 Weekly Commentary

Dairy’s back on the horse

After a period of weakness, global dairy prices got back on the horse last week...

07 Jun 2022 Weekly Commentary

Building a mystery

Demand for new builds, particularly housing, continues to run hot. But what should be…

30 May 2022 Weekly Commentary

Go large

As expected, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand followed April’s 50 basis point…

23 May 2022 Weekly Commentary

Differing views

From a fiscal point of view, Budget 2022 was in line largely with our and market…

16 May 2022 Weekly Commentary

Throwing the doors open

For the past two years, the closure of the borders has been a significant drag on…

09 May 2022 Weekly Commentary

Overdoing it?

There’s no question that the New Zealand labour market is running hot. Not only is…

04 May 2022 Agri

NZ Dairy Update

Dairy auction prices took a sizeable hit overnight. The Omicron outbreak…

02 May 2022 Weekly Commentary

Running to catch up

The state of the labour market has been overshadowed to some degree lately, as…

28 Apr 2022 Economic data and RBNZ

NZ labour market preview, Q1 2022

We expect the unemployment rate to fall to 3.0% in the March quarter…

26 Apr 2022 Weekly Commentary

The Misery Index

New Zealand inflation has hit its highest level in more than three decades…

21 Apr 2022 Economic data and RBNZ

NZ CPI review, Q1 2022

Consumer prices rose 1.8% in the March quarter. Coming on top of the…

20 Apr 2022 Agri

NZ Dairy Update

Dairy auction prices slid for the third consecutive auction overnight…