Bonds news

27 May 16, 8:08am
Investors finding US bonds more attractive than European or Japanese equivalents; NZ yields fall as Fonterra annnounces lower than expected milk price forecast; NZ government cuts bond issuance program
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27 May 16, 8:06am
Trump closer to being President; Fed talks up rate rise "fairly soon"; first global code of conduct for FX calls for info sharing; US pending home sales hit 10-yr high; UST 10yr yield 1.84%; oil tips over US$50, gold higher; NZ$1 = 67.5 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.5
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26 May 16, 4:07pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Few Budget handouts, big price rises for smokers; More bad news for dairy farmers; Tax Freedom Day; NZD falls
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26 May 16, 3:45pm
Our compilation of some of the key business, economic and political comment made in response to the 2016 Budget
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26 May 16, 3:45pm
Terry Baucher says IRD's new computer system is a winner and smokers and carbon emitters are the losers in an underwhelming Budget
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26 May 16, 2:14pm
Elizabeth Kerr looks deep inside Budget 2016 to find...not much. There's big new taxes for smokers, but nothing for wage earners. IRD's computer builders are winners, but there's not much for housing
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26 May 16, 2:03pm
Govt sees NZ$0.7 bln OBEGAL surplus in 2016/17; rises to NZ$6.7 bln by 2019/20; NZDMO to borrow NZ$2bln less this year and repay NZ$9.2 bln of debt by 2020; NZSF contributions to restart 2 yrs earlier in 2020/21
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26 May 16, 2:03pm
Govt sees NZ$0.7 bln OBEGAL surplus in 2016/17; rises to NZ$6.7 bln by 2019/20; NZDMO to borrow NZ$2bln less this year and repay NZ$9.2 bln of debt by 2020; NZSF contributions to restart 2 yrs earlier in 2020/21
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26 May 16, 7:51am
WTO red flags costs of Brexit; global watchdog warns regulators don't have a grip on shadow banks; Fed President calls for looser regulation of small US banks; UST 10yr yield 1.85%; oil up, gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.8
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26 May 16, 7:28am
US yields hold firm; odds of Fed hike in June drifting higher; local focus turns to budget and bond issuance program
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25 May 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Surplus surprises, a not-so mighty fraud, TSB's rates on the move, commerical property on the move, swap rates up, NZD rises
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25 May 16, 3:46pm
Paula Bennett announces plan to offer $5,000 to homeless Aucklanders and state house tenants to leave Auckland live in provinces; policy developed in recent days; Govt accused of flailing and making policy on the run
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25 May 16, 7:49am
Local rates see downward pressure as offshore investors sense the recent short end rises have been overdone. Eyes on NZ Budget
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25 May 16, 7:24am
US new home sale surge; equities shine; IMF warns on China debt; Aussies give supermarkets the finger; foreigner restrictions could backfire; UST 10yr yield 1.88%; oil up, gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.3
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24 May 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Liberty cuts rates, Quin joins Westpac's board, more housing required, more hotels required, swap rates slip, NZD slips too
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24 May 16, 8:02am
Markets no longer price in a full OCR cut. BNZ pushes back its estimate. RBNZ can find many excuses not to cut
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24 May 16, 7:21am
US PMI weak; EU PMI expanding; Greeks ok austerity; China can't stomach reform; office construction binge; UST 10yr yield 1.85%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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23 May 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ASB cuts TD rates, BNZ grows mortgage book, livestock tax values change, hedge funds short Aussie banks, swaps flatten, NZD rises
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23 May 16, 3:25pm
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has a great opportunity to catch the markets out with a surprise interest rate cut next month
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23 May 16, 7:29am
Financial markets sceptical that any of the FOMC, the RBNZ or the RBA will alter rates soon, either up or down
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