What's happening in the world of business, finance and economics today? We have the latest business, markets, currency and personal finance news, opinion and market reports.

1. Farmers
Federated Farmers national annual conference opens today and continues for the next two days. It is being held at Shed 5, TSB Arena, Queen's Wharf, Wellington.

2. Local government
Local Government NZ's quarterly briefing is on today at 10am.

3. Wealth
Household net worth statistics will be released at 10.45am, giving a gauge of our wealth.


4. United States
First quarter gross domestic product data comes out from the US today, along with information on house prices and consumer confidence.

5. Brexit
Further news and announcements are expected on the breakup this week.