Virus crushes farmer confidence - ANZ survey

Virus crushes farmer confidence - ANZ survey
Dan Brunskill
Business confidence fell six points in February, as the effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak dealt a blow to exporters' economic expectations.Sharon Zollner, chief economist at ANZ New Zealand, said the result of its latest New Zealand Business Outlook survey result had been a “game of two halves”.Survey responses taken earlier in February were more positive than those taken later, as exporters became increasingly concerned about the economic impact of containing covid-19.Two-thirds of survey responses were received at the beginning of th...

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