There's no doubt coronavirus has hit New Zealand's economy like a sledgehammer. On this page we will update data as it becomes available.
Coronavirus impact index
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Fundamental shifts in financial services have propelled changes and reshaped the way in which so many companies in the sector operate.
Covid-19 has been a tipping point for many retailers previously undecided on the value of contactless payments. Almost overnight, contactless went from a nice-to-have to being a necessity as customers became aware that touching cash and point-of-sale keypads was a potential source of infection.