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  • NZ unemployment jumps to 4.3% as job creation slows
  • Fitch expects slower GDP growth than Treasury
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  • Lack of business investment is slowing growth - economist
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    Investment

  • Lack of business investment is slowing growth - economist
  • The $9 billion iwi empire: Māori groups' assets grow, despite ...
  • IAG NZ profit margins soar as Hayne reports
  • New Zealand quarterly unemployment rises above forecasts
  • IAG's NZ premium growth and margins outpace Australia
  • LivBar Hires New CEO, Raises Series A Investment Round
  • 500 jobs promised at $100 million Auckland superyacht and marine ...
  • Unemployment up as jobs growth stalls
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    Demographics

  • New Zealand's resident population to reach 5 mln later 2019
  • Are we there yet? Heading for a population of 5 million
  • Are we there yet? Heading for a population of 5 million - Stats NZ
  • New Zealand's population set to hit 5 million this year
  • New Zealand unemployment spikes sharply
  • Housing and migration, a messy business
  • Asia Minute: New Zealand's Approaching Population Milestone
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    Export/Import

  • Winemakers have a nose for exports as production grows rapidly
  • Artificial Intelligence: It's not stealing your jobs
  • New Zealand CPTPP trade deal unsettles US dairying
  • When it comes, New Zealand cannot help but import a global storm
  • Favourable forecast for NZ apples and pears
  • ONS trade statistics: Exports rise by £14 billion
  • BNZ looks into its crystal ball
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    Public Spending

  • IRD expects to boost tax take by making it easier for Airbnb hosts to ...
  • New Zealand finance in good shape amid global risks: minister
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    Public Debt

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  • US shutdown threatens to delay major Puerto Rico debt case
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    2017-05-15NZServices NZ PSI APR59.0 59.4
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    2017-05-15NZRetail Sales QoQ Q10.6% 0.0081
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    2017-05-15NZRetail Sales YoY Q14.2% 0.0471
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    2017-05-12NZBusiness NZ PMI APR56.857.8 56.340
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    2017-05-11NZInterest Rate Decision 0.01751.75% 0.01750
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    2017-05-11NZFood Inflation YoY APR0.0021.3% 0.013501
    2017-05-03NZEmployment Change QoQ Q10.0120.8% 0.01100
    2017-05-03NZParticipation Rate Q10.70670.5% 0.70700
    2017-05-03NZLabour Costs Index YoY Q10.0151.6% 0.01700
    2017-05-03NZLabour Costs Index QoQ Q10.0040.4% 0.00400