Tony Alexander

Economic Commentaries

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BNZ Confidence Survey results – August 2016

Wednesday August 31st 2016

Our latest BNZ Confidence Survey elicited over 570 responses from Weekly Overview readers and the overwhelming tone of sentiment is positive. Construction, civil engineering, horticulture and tourism are all very strong. Staff shortages are evident across a wide range of sectors. In residential real estate listings are in very short supply though some investors have pulled back following introduction of the 40% minimum deposit requirement.