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Analysts at ANZ note that for the New Zealand economy, the recent improvement in business activity indicators out of the ANZ Business Outlook survey stalled in February.

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“Business confidence fell 7 points, while firms’ views of their own activity eased 3 points.”

“Activity indicators generally ticked down. Export intentions fell to the weakest since March 2009. Pricing intentions remain range-bound.”

“Expected availability of credit dropped sharply.”