Economy

New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys president Corinne Cole

Patent law changes: government rush to please Aussies will hurt NZ business

Tue 3 May

Given the choice between hurting a part of New Zealand business or having a few red faces on the next Canberra visit, ministers have opted to hurt New Zealand business. With special feature audio.

ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley

What’s behind ASB’s optimistic GDP forecast?

Tue 3 May

The bank is picking 4% economic growth by the end of 2017 and GDP per capita to rebound to 2%. With special feature audio.

Finance Minister Bill English (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Job figures likely to show rise in unemployment – but by how much?

Mon 2 May 1

Job market figures out this week should give some indication as to how well the economy is holding up under the dairy price downturn. With special feature audio

Chronicles: On our Troubled Times

BOOK EXTRACT: Chronicles: On our Troubled Times

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr

An extract from the latest collection of essays by infamous economist Thomas Piketty.

Moody’s Analytics associate economist in Sydney Faraz Syed

Prepare for coming storm

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr 8

New Zealand is about to be buffeted by bad economic weather, according to Moody’s Analytics. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

RBNZ: further cuts on way, but Wheeler less gung-ho than previously

Thu 28 Apr

Economic understatement of the year: 'There are some indications that house price inflation in Auckland may be picking up' With special feature audio.

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