Video updates

Bite-sized video updates on the New Zealand economy and markets.

Weekly Economics Video Update

20 April:

The housing market is tracking along nicely at present, but a wide tableau of factors suggests that house prices are more likely to fall than rise over the remainder of the year. Meanwhile, inflation has slipped to 1.1%, but is likely to bounce back.

13 April:

The Government plans to increase the minimum wage to $20 an hour – in this week’s video, Dominick discusses what this might mean for the economy and society.

Monthly Agri Economic Insights

We hope you find these updates helpful in shaping a view of what's in store for you beyond the farm gate.

2 March:

The economic conditions facing farmers is pretty reasonable, but sentiment is not great. The reason is domestic factors such as labour shortages that may impact farm profitability.

2 March:

Prices for New Zealand’s exports have fared well in a strengthening global economy. A tit-for-tat trade war could put that at risk, even if New Zealand isn’t directly targeted.