Spending by the new Government is likely to be increasingly stimulatory to the economy, helping keep economic growth averaging 3.4% for 2018 and 2019.
Reducing the number of migrants coming to New Zealand will be a test of will for the incoming Labour-led Government but it appears it will get some help from the market.
Fresh uncertainty about overall economic policy to be implemented by the new Government has caused what economists are calling "sticker shock" to the New Zealand dollar.
Dunedin has two new Labour Cabinet ministers and two others in Cabinet with close ties to the city, something which is seen as an advantage by former Cabinet minister Stan Rodger.
Recent acquisitions have helped push Restaurant Brands’ profits higher and provided shareholders with a higher dividend on the previous corresponding period.
Headline small business confidence eased to a net 14% in September, down from 17% in August but remained respectable, ANZ managing director retail and business banking Antonia Watson said.
New Zealanders may or may not know the future of their government by dinner time.
Mercury Energy has lifted its 2018 profit guidance 3% from $500 million to $515 million thanks to recent wet weather in the Taupo area.
Rising rates, rents and increasing construction costs combined to help lift annual inflation higher than the market and the Reserve Bank expected.
More than 100 Bank of New Zealand jobs are at risk from a restructuring but it appears no Otago jobs are threatened.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has an attractive growth outlook but Forsyth Barr broker Lyn Howe sees little scope for further share price rises after the company's investor day briefing.
Property investors are expecting slower growth in asset prices and rental income than a year ago but remain confident about the future of the sector.
More than 100 BNZ jobs are at risk from a restructure but it appears most are in the North Island.
The Otago and Southland regional economies continue to show good activity with the region leading the pack when it comes to service industry activity.
It will be a monster week ahead for political, economic and corporate news flow, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.
Seddon's has scooped a major award for a ceiling the Mosgiel company created for the new ANZ Centre in Christchurch.
Vodafone delivered some news yesterday which Sky Network TV shareholders will probably relish at their annual meeting on Thursday.
Shareholders should vote to separate Domain from Fairfax as the best option being put forward at the November 2 meeting to separate Domain from the group.
Low inflation is unlikely to concern the Reserve Bank when official figures are released tomorrow.
Former Dunedin man Leith Donaldson was a frustrated home buyer in Australia so he decided to use technology to help his cause.