Michael Gordon

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

Dollar spikes as market picks end of RBNZ’s easing cycle

Thu 28 Apr

Reserve Bank likely to call time on the easing cycle in its June statement. With special feature audio.

Westpac Senior economist Michael Gordon

NZ posts bigger-than-forecast trade surplus in February

Thu 24 Mar

Exports were bolstered by a $267 million drilling platform.

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

Strong economic growth not good enough – experts

Fri 18 Mar 1

A cut to the OCR is still well and truly on the cards for the Reserve Bank.

Westpac economist Michael Gordon

Auckland house price inflation still abating; momentum grows elsewhere

Mon 14 Mar 1

Annual house price inflation in Auckland has slowed from 29% last September to 11.1% in February but elsewhere the pace has picked up. With special audio feature.

Westpac Banking Corp New Zealand senior economist Michael Gordon

Manufacturing sales volumes gain 1.3% in 2015 fourth quarter

Tue 8 Mar

Total seasonally adjusted sales volumes increased 1.3 percent in the three months through December.

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

The ‘not-so-sexy’ data trail blazes third quarter GDP forecasts

Thu 10 Dec

Most wouldn’t dwell too long on manufacturing and wholesale data – here’s a reason people should.


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