30 Jul 2021

Economy forecasts tricky to balance for the experts

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:20 pm on 30 July 2021

Economists are often asked to forecast our financial futures.

Whether interest rates will increase, what will happen to the housing market or unemployment.

But how seriously should we take these predictions, especially in an unprecedented pandemic?

David McLeish is a senior portfolio manager at Fisher Funds and he talks to Jesse about the complexities of economic predictions.

New Zealand banknotes, pen and calculator on background with rising trend green line

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