business confidence

NZ business confidence still upbeat as firms anticipate more activity, bigger profits

Fri 28 Apr

ANZ's survey of 374 firms shows companies lifted their investment intentions 3 points to a net 24%.

Potential US government shutdown likely to dominate this week

Mon 24 Apr

Global politics is likely to take centre stage.

NZ business confidence continues to decline in March, wariness grows

Fri 31 Mar

Firms' own activity expectations, employment and investment intentions were not showing the same downward drift.

Inflation stirs as economic boom rolls on

Fri 3 Mar

The economy is on the up and up, so why the complacency about inflation?


ANZ Bank New Zealand economist Cameron Bagrie

Business confidence slips in February

Tue 28 Feb 5

ANZ Bank New Zealand economist Cameron Bagrie said the survey showed economic indicators were still "well above average" and indicated more of a levelling out in the pace of growth rather than signalling a downturn.

ANZ Bank New Zealand chief economist Cameron Bagrie

NZ business confidence slips as credit availability tightens

Wed 30 Nov

All sectors reported that it was getting more difficult to get credit, with 22% of respondents reporting "sand in the gears." 


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