The New Zealand consumer confidence index reached 101 in Q3 2016 – the highest score since Q1 2015. In the latest online survey, the three key drivers of New Zealand’s confidence all increased from the previous quarter.
Long lauded as the backbone of New Zealand's economy, farmers and growers work hard to 'get the job done'. Today the mood of rural consumers is looking up.
According to Nielsen’s consumer confidence survey results for the second quarter of 2014, the rising cost of utility bills is the biggest concern for Australians over the next six months – higher than any other nation in the world.
The housing sector is hot with housing “churn” increasing and house prices rising. March 2014 credit data from APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) and the RBA (Reserve Bank of Australia) shows housing credit growth is up by 5.9 percent calendar YTD, driven by investor and owner...