NZ’s ‘worry index’ remains high

Staff reporters
Thu, 05 May 2022

Worries cause uncertainties. (Image: Getty)
Worries cause uncertainties. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Thu, 05 May 2022
Worry about the future remains about 22% higher than normal, despite the covid pandemic starting to subside, at least for now, according to an uncertainty index produced by the economic consultancy, Sense Partners.Also known as the NEU – the index is derived from analysing news stories held in the Knowledge Basket archive, allowing analysis of topic and tone trends drawn from daily news media coverage.While uncertainty levels are well down on levels seen in the first covid lockdown in March 2020 and during the Auckland lockdown in the thi...

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