Thursday, October 17, 2013
New Zealand's annual inflation rate rose to 1.4 percent in the 12 months to September, official data showed Wednesday, as higher petrol and vegetable prices pushed up the cost of living.
Friday, June 21, 2013
New Zealand's economic growth slowed to a crawl in the first quarter of 2013 as a major drought hit the farming sector, official data released Thursday showed.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Air New Zealand said Thursday it had boosted its stake in Virgin Australia to 23 percent and was considering buying more, but denied any plans to seize control of the discount carrier.
Friday, May 10, 2013
During 26 years at the helm of Chinese tech giant Huawei, founder Ren Zhengfei never once agreed to be interviewed by a journalist.
Friday, March 22, 2013
New Zealand's economic growth reached a four-year high in 2012, the best since the country went through a recession that it has long struggled to shake off, official data showed Thursday.
Friday, March 15, 2013
New Zealand's central bank left interest rates at a record low of 2.5 percent on Thursday and predicted they would remain there for the rest of the year.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The New Zealand dollar is significantly overvalued compared with its economic fundamentals, but there are no quick means to bringing it down, including intervention, the central bank governor said on Wednesday, skittling the currency by nearly half a cent.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
New Zealand announced plans Tuesday to force tobacco companies to sell cigarettes in plain packaging, becoming only the second country in the world after Australia to introduce the measure.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, said Monday that its milk was “100-percent” safe to drink despite tests finding trace elements of an agricultural chemical in milk powder.
Friday, November 9, 2012
New Zealand's unemployment rate jumped to a 13-year high of 7.3 percent in the three months to Sep. 30, official figures released Thursday showed.