Displaying items by tag: ANZ

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 09:13

Milk price forecasting ‘tricky’

Rising milk production in the Americas and Europe, the COVID-19 pandemic and a strong NZ dollar are making it difficult for economists to forecast the 2020-21 milk price.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 April 2020 13:48

COVID-19: Storm clouds are gathering

ANZ is warning that New Zealand will be unable to avoid the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 11:28

Banks urged to act sensibly

Banks should act sensibly when dealing with debt-ridden farmers, says economist Cameron Bagrie.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:16

Boo-hoo

OPINION: Your old mate can’t believe the gall of the NZ big banks crying about their ‘reduced’ profitability this year.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 08:55

Why low morale in a good season?

Low morale and uncertainty in the dairy industry appear to be overshadowing the positive outlook for the sector.

Published in General News

Meat and dairy prices are strong and horticulture is leaping ahead, yet farmer and business confidence in the primary sector remains low – especially dairy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 August 2019 08:41

A fair go — Editorial

OPINION: If you borrow money from the bank, it holds a grip (‘death pledge’) over you.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 13:55

Commodity outlook positive

A sudden drop in log prices which impacted the New Zealand commodity price index in July seems to have stabilised, says ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 10:55

Forecasts steady as demand holds

Banks are mainly holding firm on their forecasts of $7/kgMS despite last week’s flat Global Dairy Trade result – a small decline of 0.4% in the overall price index.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 11:55

Limbo causes drop in confidence

An air of uncertainty hangs over the whole agri sector, says the ANZ’s managing director of commercial and agri, Mark Hiddleston.

Published in General News
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