economic growth

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.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler said "we are working to deepen the bank's understanding of the evolving conditions"

Outlook for NZ economic growth positive, but uncertainty remains says RBNZ

Wed 28 Jun

The bank noted the outlook for global economic growth has improved.

 Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler is expected to keep rates on hold at next week's review

Reserve Bank tipped to stay on hold and stick to neutral bias

Fri 16 Jun 1

Economists at Citi said given the RBNZ was tipping much higher growth.

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