Friday, June 22, 2012
New Zealand's agriculture-driven economy is picking up steam, growing at the fastest pace in five years as the region continues to offer a bright spot in a gloomy world economy.
Friday, June 15, 2012
New Zealand's central bank left the official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.5 percent Thursday, saying it wanted to stimulate the economy amid a weaker domestic outlook and uncertainty in Europe.
Friday, May 25, 2012
New Zealand said Thursday it would contain spending to try to put the government's books back in the black within three years, while also fostering growth in the struggling economy.
Friday, April 27, 2012
New Zealand's central bank left the official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.5 percent Thursday but warned it would reconsider if the country's currency remained too strong.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Fiji's military government says it is taking control of the country's national carrier Air Pacific from Australian company Qantas.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
New Zealand Internet and technology lobby groups are planning to attend the 11th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Australia to voice concerns that U.S.-backed intellectual property laws could be imposed on TPP partner states.
New Zealand's central bank left the official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at a record low of 2.5 percent Thursday, saying the European debt crisis continued to threaten the country's recovery.
Saturday, October 1, 2011
New Zealand's credit rating has been downgraded by two of the three major ratings agencies amid increased global concern over high debt burdens in developed nations.