7 Aug 2018

Majority of business believes activity will improve - PM

From Morning Report, 7:23 am on 7 August 2018

The Treasury is warning the government's finances could be under threat. In its update on the economy for July, the agency says growth may be weaker than forecast in May's budget. A slump in business sentiment, a cooling housing market and fears of a trade war are seen as risks to the economy and the tax take. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discusses the details with Guyon Espiner.