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April 9, 2015

NZ Prime Minister: Australia is our Top Risk

While the drivers for New Zealand’s economy remain largely intact, a sharper-than-anticipated slowdown in neighboring Australia poses a threat to growth, Prime Minister John Key warned. […]
April 8, 2015

Australian Consumer Confidence at Lowest in Seven Months

Aussie consumer confidence is at its lowest in seven months but consumers are still feeling reasonably optimistic, thanks to loose monetary policy and buoyant house prices. […]
April 7, 2015

RBA Sits on Rates as May Cut Now Expected

The Reserve Bank has once again defied expectations by avoiding another interest rate cut, but economists insist the razor is being sharpened for just the right […]
April 7, 2015

RBA Leaves Cash Rate Unchanged at 2.25%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has chosen to put off a cut in interest rates by another month, keeping borrowing costs steady at a record […]