The Reserve Bank is ruling out any increase in its official
cash rate, which will be a relief to exporters and those who
are battling a high dollar driven by this country's high
interest rates compared with Australia's.
One of the most-heard complaints about petrol prices is
the claim companies are quick to pass on oil price rises but
are slow to pass on the falling prices. NZX-listed Z Energy
commissioned NZIER to update its 2013 report on the issue.
Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports.