We follow the economic events and trends that affect New Zealand.
Recession talk but few signs it is imminent
US retail delivers real gains, but sentiment wavers; Canadian growth impresses; Japan retail soft; reprisals start in China; German inflation tops out; EU sentiment holds
Karen Silk: what RBNZ Monetary Policy Committee members will be watching over summer
Assistant Governor Karen Silk explains what needs to happen for the Reserve Bank to moderate its hawkish monetary policy outlook
Hold or fold?
US off the boil but Fed voices call for staying the course. China doubles down on restrictions. Aussie retail dips. The rice price rises.
Social unrest surfaces in China
US retail sales waver. China under stress and social unrest surfaces. EU sentiment stabilises. ALP wins in Victoria. insurance pressure.
China struggles to find way forward
US data sags, credit conditions tighten. Taiwan export orders drop. China torn. Malaysia uncertain. German PPI falls. Swedish house prices drop.
Strength in some key labour markets holds things together
US labour stress low but housing markets weak; US factory sentiment weak; China scrambles on bond stress; UK takes medicine for own goals; Aussie job gains good
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