Tony Alexander

Economic Commentaries

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Confidence At record High

Monday December 2nd 2013

Confidence about where the NZ economy will be in a year’s time has hit a record net 69% positive, up from 66% last month. Construction and its many associated industries is strong, accountants are more positive than for many years, and things are less negative in a number of sectors such as retailing. The LVR changes have dented residential real estate turnover, taken pressure off prices, and led to vendors moving away from selling using auctions. Listings shortages persist however.