business confidence

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." 

ANZ National Bank chief economist Cameron Bagrie

Winter is coming – but it's business as usual

Fri 29 Apr

A net 6.2% of firms surveyed in the ANZ Business Outlook in April were upbeat about the economy's prospects for the year ahead.

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung

Businesses turn pessimistic in March quarter as margin squeeze bites

Tue 5 Apr 1

The survey follows ANZ Bank New Zealand's business confidence survey last week showing just 3% of firms were optimistic about the economy.


NZ online job vacancies rise in December as all skill levels in hot demand

Wed 20 Jan

The all vacancies index increased to a seasonally adjusted 128.8.

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Firms on hiring spree as business mood rebounds

Tue 19 Jan

Optimism returns, with firms investing and hiring more into 2016. With special audio feature.

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung

Business confidence out of the doldrums

Tue 19 Jan

Increasing confidence doesn't drop to bottom line.


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