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.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is still finding favour with analysts despite having to pay a record fine to settle civil proceedings.
The New Zealand sharemarket continued to reach new heights this week, and Craigs Investment Partners broker Peter McIntyre says forces have aligned in favour of investors.
Otago has slipped down two places on the ASB Regional Economic Scoreboard as places at the top of the table changed.
Shoppers south of the Waitaki River continued to spend in May, according to the latest Paymark figures.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has responded to criticism the Government is focusing too much on forming working parties rather than implementing policy.
Restricting 90-day trial periods to employers with fewer than 20 staff would disadvantage unskilled and young people in Otago and Southland, Otago-Southland Employers Association's chief executive says.
Downbeat business sentiment and uncertainty about labour relations policy are making businesses cautious about taking on more workers, ANZ senior economist Liz Kendall said yesterday.
The strength of the Crown’s financial accounts gave the Government the ability to respond to shocks like the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said yesterday.
Former National prime minister Jim Bolger will lead the Government’s latest working party on establishing fair pay agreements, taking the total working parties or inquiries to about 105.
Polson Higgs is warning its clients to consult their accountant immediately if Inland Revenue makes contact directly about tax issues, offering to visit the taxpayer.