Economy

News and analysis of what's making the NZ economy tick
 
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. File photo / AP

Wall St records fall overnight

Wall Street rose, with the Dow touching a record high and the Nasdaq climbing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen…

 

Terms of trade fall 1.9%

Fish prices rose 4.4 per cent in the latest quarter.  Photo / Brett Phibbs

New Zealand's export dollar does not stretch as far as it did, after the terms of trade fell 1.9 per cent in the last three…

Alarm over UK farm output drop

An alarming decline in food production at British farms will leave shoppers at the mercy of prices and quality elsewhere…

Relief as US wharf strike ends

Resolution of industrial action at ports along the West Coast of the United States has come as a relief to New Zealand meat…