economic growth

Hot, dry weather appeared to drag down primary production.

Economic growth below expectation in December quarter

Thu 15 Mar

Weather effects on farming production weighed down the figures.

Craigs Investment Partners wealth research head Mark Lister says GDP data can move the market.

Most expect GDP to accelerate but some hold contrarian views

Mon 12 Mar

Will Real Estate Institute figures show the housing market has revived further?

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says NZ needs to be innovative to create 21st century infrastructure. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O"Connor)

Robertson signals growth priorities in first major speech

Fri 1 Dec 17

The assumption a transition to a more productive economy can be made in a year seems simplistic. 

RBNZ's Grant Spencer is prudence personified (photo: Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank's Spencer: A tough message may be needed

Mon 6 Nov 5

The government should be told to be prudent.

Westpac senior economist Satish Ranchhod said the June quarter will probably be a high point for GDP

Economy seen expanding in June quarter

Fri 15 Sep

But per capita growth is still weak.

OECD chief economist Catherine Mann says price rise growth is at its lowest level in nearly eight years

Inflation fall creates central bank dilemma

Tue 8 Aug

Editor's Insight: New OECD figures show inflation in the 20 largest economies has fallen to its lowest level in almost eight years.


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