24 May 2021 Weekly Commentary

Reshaping the world

New Zealand’s recovery is gaining traction and we expect economic activity will…

17 May 2021 Weekly Commentary

In the good books

After waning a little over summer, the economic recovery has regained…

10 May 2021 Weekly Commentary

Rounding the bend

The New Zealand economy has come through the ‘tourist-less summer’ with…

03 May 2021 Weekly Commentary

Here and back again

It’s early days for the trans-Tasman travel bubble, but the evidence to date supports…

30 Apr 2021 Economic data and RBNZ

NZ labour market preview, Q1 2021

We expect the unemployment rate to hold steady at 4.9% for the March quarter…

27 Apr 2021 Weekly Commentary

The land of milk and money

General inflation remains low. And while it may rise temporarily later this year...

21 Apr 2021 Economic data and RBNZ

NZ CPI review, Q1 2021

Consumer price inflation has started to edge higher, and we think there is more to...

21 Apr 2021 Agri

NZ Dairy Update

We upgrade our 2021/22 farmgate milk price forecast by 75 cents to $8.00/kg.

19 Apr 2021 Weekly Commentary

Biding their time

There were no surprises from the Reserve Bank in last week’s Monetary Policy Review...

16 Apr 2021 Economic data and RBNZ

NZ CPI preview, Q1 2021

We expect a 0.7% rise in consumer prices in the March quarter. That would see annual...

14 Apr 2021 Economic data and RBNZ

Biding their time – RBNZ Monetary Policy Review

The Reserve Bank left monetary policy settings unchanged, as expected...

12 Apr 2021 Weekly Commentary

Shifting foundations

We have updated our economic forecasts to reflect the housing policy changes...