The Otago Chamber of Commerce is starting a process of consultation to try to better understand the future employment needs of regional businesses and workers.
Consumer confidence fell in June but Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon says there is no obviously political slant to the trend.
Strategists are becoming more cautious about the path of the NZ currency as the US economy starts to strengthen and the Federal Reserve appears likely to raise interest rates this year.
The introduction of a capital gains tax in New Zealand remains a charged topic of debate.
Overseas investment rules in New Zealand's forests will be changed as the Government prepares to bring in changes to promote genuine benefits for New Zealanders.
The Government is pressing on with its ban on overseas buyers of existing houses.
The President of the United States is threatening to impose a 10% tariff on $US200 billion ($NZ290 billion) of Chinese goods in a move which will provoke reaction from China, observers say.
GDP data out on Thursday will be the main financial event this week but there are plenty of other things to digest, Craigs Investment Partners broker says.
A lift in new orders and business contributed to New Zealand's services sector experiencing a rise in activity in May, in contrast to many of the country's other economic indicators.
Air New Zealand management appears confident the business is well-positioned to manage the changing environment, although the company remains cautious about rising fuel prices.
New Zealand’s balance of payments and GDP figures released this week are expected to show the economy is slowing.
Hopes the South will benefit from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund are fading fast, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says.
New Zealand’s transport companies are facing several barriers to growth, including rising labour and fuel costs. Forsyth Barr broker Damian Foster tells business editor Dene Mackenzie businesses...
Long-serving MP Winston Peters is having a week of it.
Online accountancy software provider Xero continues to deliver impressive subscriber growth, and its 2018 financial result partially exceeded expectations.
Spending growth is expected to stay weak this year after electronic card spending rose a modest 0.4% in May after a larger 2.1% fall in April.
New Zealand's economy has moved from its rock star status to being a support act, Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens says.
Spark New Zealand, the country’s largest telecommunications provider, is attracting the attention of brokers and analysts following the announcement it was accelerating the implementation of its...
Non-repeating costs from industry compliance, ex-cyclone Gita and organisational restructuring hurt the bottom line of New Zealand's largest poultry producer, Tegel Group Holdings.
Central bank meetings are likely to dominate the financial landscape this week, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.