Friday, July 1, 2022

Economy


How much money is too much?

How much money is too much?

BySteve Wyn-HarrisApr 21, 2022
Inflation will see the prices of far inputs such as fertiliser, fuel and labour rise, biting into profits despite the decent prices farmgate returns, Steve Wyn-Harris says. Just when you thought there were enough things to trouble you and worry…

Dairy’s on solid ground

ByCameron BagrieApr 4, 2022
Economist Cameron Bagrie says while there are some areas of agriculture that are concerning, he is not worried about the dairy sectorRed lights are starting to flash across some sectors…

Top analyst’s warning over China-US tension

ByNigel StirlingMar 30, 2022
Rabobank’s Singapore-based global analyst Michael Every says the scenario he was outlining threatened to pull the rug on the decades-old global free trade mode.China’s role as the biggest buyer of…

GDT takes a breather for war and covid reasons

ByHugh StringlemanMar 23, 2022
Westpac senior agri-economist Nathan Penny says that uncertainties arising from surging covid numbers in China are likely to have weighed on dairy prices.Buyers of dairy commodities on the Global Dairy…


House prices looking vulnerable

House prices looking vulnerable

ByCameron BagrieMar 23, 2022
Some, including the Reserve Bank, predict a modest fall in house prices over 2022 of 5%, but the supply and…
Fertiliser boss concerned over local covid impact

Fertiliser boss concerned over local covid impact

ByStaff reporterMar 22, 2022
Ravensdown chief executive Garry Diack says his greatest concern is the increased global demand for fertiliser arising due to the…
NZD big air beneath commodity prices

NZD big air beneath commodity prices

ByHugh StringlemanFeb 10, 2022
Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny says today’s 66c NZD is something of a windfall for sheep and beef farmers,…
Growing concerns over rising costs

Growing concerns over rising costs

ByNeal WallaceFeb 4, 2022
A 30-YEAR spike in New Zealand’s annual inflation rate is likely to be a precursor to what economist Cameron Bagrie…
Expect market volatility for next decade

Expect market volatility for next decade

ByGerald PiddockFeb 3, 2022
RIPPLE EFFECT: Virginia Tech Emeritus professor David Kohl predicts that covid-induced issues, such as global supply chain disruptions, will continue…
No end in sight for rising costs

No end in sight for rising costs

ByNeal WallaceFeb 2, 2022
IT APPEARS we have not seen the end of inflation, which has just hit a 30-year high.Commentators are warning that…
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