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Recession indicators adding up

19 Jun 2019

Indicators are currently accumulating that point to a recession. The most alarming warning sign is the US yield curve which plots the yields of Treasury maturities.

Business optimism across Asia Pacific continues to decline

19 Jun 2019

Latest research from Grant Thornton International reveals that business optimism continues to decline amid swirling economic uncertainty; across the Asia Pacific region, optimism took a dive in Q2 2019 dropping to 23% from 55% percent in Q2 2018.

More focus on mid-sized businesses critical for New Zealand’s economic growth

19 Jun 2019

Despite their significant contribution to the economy, a New Zealand study released today has found our mid-sized businesses are not performing as well as their counterparts overseas.

First liquidators’ report on Cryptopia released today

31 May 2019

The liquidators for Christchurch-based crypto exchange, Cryptopia released their first report into the company’s affairs today.

Cryptopia Limited appoints Grant Thornton as liquidators

15 May 2019

David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from Grant Thornton New Zealand were yesterday appointed liquidators of Cryptopia Limited, a New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange based in Christchurch.

NZ land prices still the elephant in the room for construction sector

16 Apr 2019

The Government’s Construction Sector Accord is a welcome initiative for the troubled sector.

Trading with the US is now more taxing for NZ businesses

26 Mar 2019

Businesses currently operating in the United States or planning to tap into this market should review their tax obligations as the rules are everchanging.

Deal or no deal: NZ businesses need to anticipate Brexit impact now, regardless of outcomes

14 Mar 2019

The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has been rejected by the UK Parliament for a second time, and the chances of a no-deal Brexit have increased exponentially.

Grant Thornton New Zealand announces new senior appointments

22 Jan 2019

Grant Thornton New Zealand is delighted to announce several senior appointments within the firm.

NZ economic uncertainty soars, business optimism dips: international business report

22 Jan 2019

Following a period of heightened optimism and strong economic growth, the outlook for businesses internationally in 2019 is declining as the global economic cycle cools and political uncertainty sets in, according to research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR).