Economy

Boris Johnson, leader of the Leave campaign (right) and Prime Minister David Cameron

Political Week: Two important messages from Brexit for New Zealand

Fri 1 Jul 5

New Zealanders can take two big messages from British citizens' vote to leave Europe – one reassuring, the other warning. With special feature audio.

Finance Minister Bill English (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Bill English says NZ well placed to deal with Brexit turmoil

Wed 29 Jun

Bill English said NZ was comparable with just a few other countries such as Iceland that had room to respond if the vote led to a downward spiral in the world economy. With special feature audio.

Winston Peters

Brexit: the messy, unpredictable aftermath

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 25 Jun 1

The financial markets have responded in overwrought fashion. It's like that tragic day Princess Diana died, only with economics.

ANZ Bank New Zealand economist Philip Borkin

Economy grows faster-than-forecast 0.7% in first quarter; kiwi dollar jumps

Thu 16 Jun

UPDATED: The Reserve Bank held off cutting interest rates in its monetary policy statement this month as it awaited more data on the economy.

Finance Minister Bill English (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Inflation unlikely to go any lower as deflationary effects roll out, English says

Thu 16 Jun 1

The country's consumers price index has been sitting below the Reserve Bank's target range of between 1 percent and 3 percent since September 2014. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Building boom, tourism, push economic growth higher

Thu 16 Jun 4

Unexpectedly strong GDP growth makes RBNZ rate cut less likely in August.

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