New Zealand's company reporting season will be overshadowed by events overseas, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
Headline inflation is expected to have stayed steady at 1.9% at the end of last year, slightly above the Reserve Bank's forecasts.
New Zealand’s manufacturing activity slowed during September and BNZ head of research Stephen Toplis believes it could be either an aberration or a warning sign.
Auckland International Airport has received applause for the sale of its minority ownership in North Queensland Airports (NQA) from Australian research firm Morningstar.
Regional economic confidence of Otago households about the year ahead has increased sharply, in what can be seen as an unusually optimistic result.
Otago households have the highest level of regional economic confidence in the country by a considerable margin.
Fonterra is likely to struggle this year due to a lower milk collection outlook and the continuation of unfavourable commodity prices affecting profitability, a Forsyth Barr report says.
Dunedin has the fastest internet speed in the country by a huge margin but city residents are not making the best use of the gigabit speed.
The Government is being accused of corporate welfare by making available $3.7 million in funding for electric vehicles and charging stations.
New Zealanders are switching electricity companies in record numbers as competition in the market increases to levels never seen before, the Electricity Authority says.
Historically, the number eight has not been particularly kind to New Zealand, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says.
Higher fuel spending in the three months ending December meant retail card spending lodged another increase, Statistics NZ figures released yesterday showed.
Employment confidence in Southland took a dive in the three months ended December and households in the region are now the most pessimistic in the country.
Two regional pictures of confidence are emerging in Otago, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan said yesterday.
Uncertainty over new government policies appears to have made New Zealand businesses more downbeat.
Employment confidence in Southland slumped in the three months ended December and households in the region are now the most pessimistic in the country.
The Warehouse Group has opportunities to increase its ``wallet share'' across all categories by focusing on consumers with high disposable incomes.
New Zealand has been somewhat of a dangerous media asset hunting ground for companies, Morningstar analyst Brian Han says.
The New Zealand economy remains in good shape but Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms believes the pace of growth will slow.
Tourism Holdings Ltd (THL) is the key New Zealand beneficiary of United States tax reform, which will boost its US-derived income from 2019.