The influential New Zealand Institute of Economic Research's consensus forecasts are showing a further slight downward revision to the country's latest growth outlook.
Total retail card spending showed a strong increase in Auckland and the likely catalysts include the Government's families package and petrol prices at record highs.
Several points of hard data are due this week for market traders to analyse and react to, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
A wider tax base, rather than a capital gains tax, is likely to be recommended by the Government’s tax working group when the report is released, probably later this week.
Employers say they are bitterly disappointed at the lack of heed paid to concerns business had raised in relation to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill.
The United States economy is going "gangbusters", despite the political uncertainty with President Donald Trump in charge, Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says.
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The National Party’s focus on the concerns of small and medium-sized businesses appears to be paying early dividends.
Fallout from the scrutiny of United States social media companies continued to hurt global sharemarkets this week, something which may continue into next week.
The resignation of Dunedin South MP Clare Curran as a minister will still bring distractions to a Labour-NZ First Government struggling to present a united face, Dene Mackenzie writes.
Consumer and business confidence may be at new low levels but some businesses may be in for a pleasant surprise during the next few months.
ASB economists are providing a different view of the economy than the ones recently released by their counterparts in other retail banks.
Kiwibank is being touted as one of New Zealand's success stories by its chief executive Steve Jurkovich.
Air New Zealand’s annual profit was good news for shareholders and employees but passengers will need to hold their breath for the next few days.
All-weather race tracks look more likely than ever to become reality with revelations the Cabinet has approved spending for "several" courses.
Auckland International Airport chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden made a very low-key announcement about the company’s profit for the year ended June, despite some good news on the balance sheet.
Forecasts continued to predict strong passenger growth for Queenstown Airport, chairwoman Prue Flacks said yesterday.
The recent dairy gains from the lower New Zealand dollar appear as if they might be shortlived, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Perry said yesterday.
Telecommunications company Spark is starting to feel the bite of competition but chief executive Simon Moutter remains confident the company can continue delivering to shareholders.
Health insurer Nib Holdings produced an impressive profit, but analysts were more interested in the softer guidance for the next financial year.