NZIER economist Christina Leung

Kiwi dollar plummets against Aussie – expect further drops

Thu 5 Nov 1

The cherry on top of this cross rate cake was yesterday’s Australian retail sale figures.


NZIER economist Christina Leung says the RBNZ won't cut the OCR below 2.5%

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

Economist forecasts return to 3% GDP growth

Tue 3 Nov 1

But it looks as though the economy will be tested before the forecast figure is achieved.


Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon discusses his reasoning for picking GDP to rebound to 3% on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Wheeler likely to pause as economy shows unexpected strength

Mon 26 Oct

The slowdown the Reserve Bank and other forecasters were anticipating even six weeks ago now appears to be much more gentle than previous turns in the economic cycle.

ANZ senior FX strategist Sam Tuck (Left) and HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham

Will the RBA drop its interest rate below 2%?

Tue 13 Oct

NBR poll participants pick which way the Aussie OCR is heading.

Editorial: TPP deal opens a door that won’t shut

Sat 10 Oct

History is often a tough judge of the losers. The hindsight bouquets usually go to those who bore the arrows of ridicule to achieve change – not those who resisted it.

KPMG performance consultant Simon Hunter

NZ not doing enough to attract ‘young wealth creators'

Thu 1 Oct

A "magnet city" approach in Auckland could increase its GDP by an average 2%.


KPMG Magnet Cities co-author Caroline Haynes talks about the state on New Zealand cities on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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