Otago Daily Times: Business News

Fed signals higher interest rates coming

Fed signals higher interest rates coming

New Zealand exporters may start feeling better about their prospects after the United States Federal Reserve yesterday calmly signalled higher interest rates were on the way.

Quarterly GDP to June 0.7%

Business, accommodation and food services all combined to drive up gross domestic product (GDP) for the year to June to 3.9% growth, marking the measurement's highest level in seven years.

Melbourne wool prices 'encouraging'

Melbourne wool prices 'encouraging'

''Encouraging without being spectacular'' was how New Zealand Merino Company commercial manager Keith Ovens described this week's wool sale in Melbourne.

Price forecast tipped to fall by up to $1.50

Price forecast tipped to fall by up to $1.50

Economists have signalled a milk price forecast as low as the mid-$4 range for the 2014-15 season after a flat result in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Skilled worker demand grows

Skilled vacancies are reaching highs in Otago-Southland and the region is one of seven, out of 10 in New Zealand, showing a shortage of skilled workers.

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