New Zealand GDP quarterly reading showed that the economy expanded 0.1% in the second quarter compared with a prior contraction by 1.0% that was revised to -0.8%, while it was forecasted to shrink 0.2%. The economy shrank an annual 2.1% in the second quarter after a previous contraction by 2.7% that was revised to -2.6%, while the reading came better than the forecasted -2.6%.