After two decades, Sir Eion Edgar has retired as chairman from the board of Forsyth Barr.
Both the New Zealand and Australian sharemarkets came out of February relatively unscathed, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says. He tells business editor Dene Mackenzie market...
The uncertainty being created by the Tax Working Group about the future tax system may make people hesitant about investing, causing the economy to stall, a Dunedin tax expert says.
Businesses are concerned pay equity claims may demand significant wage increases, Otago-Southland Employers Association chief executive Virginia Nicholls says.
Otago, the West Coast and Southland have felt the benefits of strong spending growth by international tourists, Paymark says.
Residential building activity appears to have weakened, despite the January lift in the number of building consents issued in some parts of the country.
Consumer confidence is at robust levels and ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner is looking further than the tight labour market to explain why.
Industry speculation is intensifying over Amazon’s interest in the New Zealand rugby broadcasting sporting rights.
Regional labour markets remain the strongest in the country and nine of them are showing double-digit growth, according to the ANZ Job Ads survey.
Kiwi Property has committed to its long-awaited Galleria expansion at Silvia Park, which would enlarge the shopping centre by 18,000sq m and add 900 new car parks.
New Zealand has recorded its highest terms of trade, helped by rising lamb and butter export prices.
Monthly migration continues to rise, placing more pressure on New Zealand's housing and job markets.
Business confidence in New Zealand is starting to look up as headline confidence and firms' view of their own activity continue to recover from post-election lows.
SKY Network Television will from today be offering new pricing and packaging for customers although brokers believe it will not be sufficient to stave off competitive pressures.
New Zealand's unusually large trade surplus in December was followed by an unusually large deficit in January.
The year ahead could be one of technology companies trying to outsmart each other with new and impressive smartphones.
The most eagerly anticipated thing on the local economic calendar this week will be the ANZ Business Outlook survey, due out at 1pm tomorrow.