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New Zealand Consumer Confidence Up in August as Rates Peak Extends

Australian Consumer Confidence Up a Little, But Doldrums Persist Amid Mortgage Pain

By James Glynn SYDNEY–Consumer confidence in New Zealand rose by one point in August as the country’s central bank continued to indicate interest rates have peaked. Consumer confidence rose one point in August to 85.0, with the lift driven by an increase in the question of whether it is a good time to buy a major household item, which rose …

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