The New Zealand economy has issued today an important data regarding the unemployment during the second quarter of the year, which declined to 6.5% from 6.6% a quarter earlier that revised to 6.5%, while the actual reading came inline with the market's expectations.

Moreover, employment change index has slid to 0.0% in the quarter through June, compares with a previous incline 1.4% in the first quarter, which was revised to 1.3%, where the analysts' forecasts estimated of 0.0%.

The annualized employment change (2Q) increased by 2.0%, more than a previous reading 1.8% last year, and the actual reading is compatible with the anticipations which noted that.