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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 09:54

Fat prices drag GDT index down

Dairy prices were below expectations at last week’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, largely due to fat prices.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 07:55

Milk price rises, volatility eases

ASB bumped up its this season milk price forecast by 50c to $7.50/kgMS after last week’s 1.7% rise in the Global Dairy Trade.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 08:55

Skim milk no longer poor cousin in GDT

Powders led the way for the 3.7% jump in the Global Dairy Trade last week with economists now looking at an upside to current milk price forecasts.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 06:55

Lamb on a roll

Lamb prices hit an all-time high of $8.60/kg early last month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 12:55

Farmer confidence lagging, but...

The latest survey of farmer confidence from Federated Farmers does not make pretty reading, says BNZ senior economic Doug Steel.

But it's not all doom and gloom.

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
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 09:55

$7 payout still on the cards

Economists are still sticking to a 2019/20 season forecast of around $7/kgMS despite the 3.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade overall price index last week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 08:55

Market watchers split over GDT price drop

Was last week’s 3.4% drop in the Global Dairy Trade overall price index a warning sign or a temporary dip? Economists are divided.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 10:27

Optimism for the new season

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index rose just 0.4% last week, but positive indicators will maintain market optimism for the new season, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 April 2019 07:55

Mixed signals — despite high prices

The rural property market is lacking ‘zing’ despite high primary product prices and low interest rates, says BNZ’s agribusiness report Rural Wrap.

Published in General News
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