About the Economics Team

The ANZ Economics & Markets Research team is headed by Chief Economist, Sharon Zollner. Sharon’s team of experienced strategists and economists provide forecasts and research on the New Zealand economy and financial markets.

Weekly Focus 

Weekly developments in the international and local financial markets, and economic commentary.

Economic News

View important data and policy releases.

Economic Outlook

View forecasts for the macro-economy and trends in New Zealand’s financial markets.

Business Outlook Survey

The results of a monthly survey of hundreds of businesses nationwide. Components in the survey are highly correlated with GDP.

Commodity Price Index

A summary of the price trends for New Zealand’s 17 main commodity exports.

Agri Focus

Bi-monthly overview of developments in the rural sector, combined with research on topical issues (previously Rural Focus).

Property Focus

Monthly overview of property market, assessing trends, the outlook and suggested strategies for borrowers.

Consumer Confidence

A monthly measure of consumer confidence in the New Zealand economy and how this affects their spending behaviour.

Job Ads

Monthly indication of New Zealand labour market trends based on online and print job advertising.


Monthly indicator of NZ economic momentum using traffic volumes data.

Monthly Inflation Gauge

Our Monthly Inflation Gauge provides a directional signal of broad trends and movements in non-tradable CPI inflation.

Exchange rate graphs

View the value of the New Zealand dollar (NZD) exchange rate from historical rates through to the most recent hourly updates.

Interest rate graphs

A graphical summary of key NZ interest rates, updated throughout each business day.

Data timetable

A timetable of forthcoming releases for ANZ Commodity Price Index and ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence.

More information

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Call Us Call (04) 802 2217

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