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:              
Mar 2013 110.8     22.80     91.47
Mar 2014 121.7     51.70     89.40
Quarterly:              
Jun 2014 121.2     31.72     90.63
Sep 2014 116.7     19.03     90.57
Dec 2014 114.8     22.79     91.86
Mar 2015 117.4     ..     ..
               
               
Last updated 4 May 2015
Source: Westpac McDermott Miller, NZIER

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