consumer confidence

ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner says "It is hard to argue the optimism is unwarranted."

Consumer confidence rises in January

Fri 2 Feb 2

Housing market stabilises and election jitters fade.

Westpac senior economist Satish Ranchhod says "It’s not surprising that many households are a little apprehensive."

Confidence falls sharply in December from policy and economic concerns

Tue 19 Dec 18

The drop in confidence was largest in better-off households.

ANZ economist Phil Borkin says consumers seem relaxed at the cooling property market.

NZ consumer confidence eases in December

Mon 18 Dec

Fewer consumers are expecting good economic times ahead.

ANZ senior economist Philip Borkin said "Consumers appear to be looking through housing headwinds"

Consumer confidence dips in November as economic outlook dims

Thu 16 Nov 3

A rise in the number of pessimists.

Much of Winston Peters' alarmism is just that — alarmism (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

The economic outlook and Peters' bid to build an alibi

Thu 26 Oct 5

Business is sizing up the new government’s approach to the economy. Winston Peters is not doing anything to help – quite the reverse, in fact.

ANZ Senior Economist Sharon Zollner said "History suggests consumers should be feeling a little spooked"

Consumer confidence dips in October, but 'no fear'

Thu 12 Oct 1

Sentiment was increasingly diverging from data on consumer spending.


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