Data tables for the Monetary Policy Challenge

A summary of recent outturns of the key variables that Monetary Policy Challenge participants will be forecasting. These include some of the key economic indicators that participants may wish to refer to when formulating forecasts.


Quarterly Indicators
               
  Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index   QSBO: Business Confidence   QSBO: Manufacturers and Builders Capacity Utilisation
  Index     Net %     (%)
Previous Years:              
Jun 2012 99.9     -4.6     89.28
Jun 2013 116.6     35.9     91.80
Quarterly:              
Sep 2013 115.4     37.8     91.44
Dec 2013 120.1     52.8     90.94
Mar 2014 121.7     51.7     89.40
Jun 2014 121.2     ..     ..
               
               
Last updated 21 July 2014
Source: Westpac McDermott Miller, NZIER

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