Trade unions need to address the challenge of resourcing
their campaigns to avoid running them on a shoestring,
retiring Council of Trade Union president Helen Kelly says.
The pressure is building for the Reserve Bank to lower the
official cash rate to 2% despite most economists saying the
central bank believes 2.5% will be low enough to generate
inflation of 2%.
By early afternoon, New Zealand will know whether Finance
Minister Bill English has delivered on his promise to return
the Crown accounts to surplus.
The September quarter was one of the most volatile in some
time but the good news was the quarter was traditionally the
weakest of the year and was now behind us, Craigs Investment
Partners broker Chris Timms said.
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund took a hit in August as
global markets continued their volatile runs.
Another strong earnings statement from Air New Zealand has
led to a substantial upgrade on the company from Craigs
Investment Partners and a buy recommendation.
A significant rebound in the number of New Zealanders leaving
for Australia looks unlikely but a slowing in the net inflow
of migrants is on the cards, Westpac economist Felix Delbruck
The management of A2 Corporation could now focus on
delivering growth following the successful capital-raising
announced yesterday, Craigs Investment Partners broker Peter
Household spending has bounced back to its early 2015 peak
but the growth is expected to moderate for the rest of the
Wicked Networks, the Dunedin Wi-Fi supplier, is providing
free gigabit-capable public Wi-Fi at today's Vogel St party
to help celebrate Dunedin as the City of Literature and
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