Bonds news

2 Dec 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Kiwibank ups mortgage rates, housing pressure widens, big new development starts, swap rates jump & steepen, NZD ranges
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2 Dec 16, 7:53am
Local interest rates follow the UST rates higher, especially at the long end. Rising oil prices are the driver. No surprises expected from US payrolls report. Aussie capex languishing
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2 Dec 16, 7:33am
Factory prospects improve in the US, Europe and China; China's cash clampdown catches foreign firms too; ANZ cans stock bonus; UST 10yr yield spurts to 2.46%; oil surges, gold sinks; NZ$1 = 70.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 76.6
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1 Dec 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; many TD rate changes, QV data out, terms-of-trade soften, Canadians (Kiwis?) chase phantoms, swaps rise sharply, NZD lower
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1 Dec 16, 7:45am
Core offshore yields surge higher along with the global oil price, boosted by good US jobs data. Expect higher NZ yields and a steeper curve today
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1 Dec 16, 7:29am
US jobs growth rises, personal income up; US car loans struggle; Canada growth shines; Aussie apartment market teeters; UST 10yr yield at 2.39%; oil races higher, gold sinks; NZ$1 = 70.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 76.9
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30 Nov 16, 4:57pm
RBNZ wary of increasing use by banks of wholesale offshore funding to fill gap left by falling growth of local deposits; says banks raising deposit and mortgage rates to help fill gap; see long term rates having bottomed out
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30 Nov 16, 4:05pm
RBNZ says Kaikoura quakes could cost NZ$3-8 billion, including up to NZ$3 bln of Govt spend and up to NZ$5 bln of insurance; still confident on economy; says insurers can handle claims
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30 Nov 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; $1 mln home values widespread, RBNZ FSR review, business confidence high, debt growth slows, swaps up, NZD up
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30 Nov 16, 9:18am
RBNZ warns in Financial Stability Report that housing imbalances remain; Wheeler says won't use Debt To Income multiple restriction 'at this time'; RBNZ notes rising use by banks of 'hot' overseas funds
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30 Nov 16, 7:59am
UST yields higher despite lower oil price. Eyes on US core PCE watched closely by the Fed. Local eyes on RBNZ Financial Stability review
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30 Nov 16, 7:34am
US economy grows faster; US confidence up, house prices up; Japan data shows pickup; China to curb outbound investment; UST 10yr yield at 2.31%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 71.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 76.9
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29 Nov 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Westpac hikes, Tower tanks, Synlait follows, another big R/E fine, Aussie hot, swaps slip again, NZD stable
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29 Nov 16, 8:19am
Lower UST yields see local rates soften. Rates drift in most markets as data flows and policymaker comments give little direction
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29 Nov 16, 7:39am
Boeing loses WTO challenge, Airbus may as well; OECD forecasts positive for NZ; iron ore price scorches higher; China pressures Singapore; UST 10yr yield at 2.32%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 70.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 76.4
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28 Nov 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; TD rates rise, rural accident rate, WMP prices turn up, Goff caps rate rises at +2.5%, swaps fall and flatten, NZD up
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28 Nov 16, 11:47am
Finance Minister says rise in long term interest rates since Trump's election sign of normalisation of rates and inflation; should signal to home buyers rates have bottomed out; also will help rebalance NZ$ lower
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28 Nov 16, 11:31am
PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity
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28 Nov 16, 9:27am
Roger J Kerr sees RBNZ looking at rate rises around this time next year
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28 Nov 16, 8:19am
NZ long-end rates to consolidate from here although the 2-10 curve could steepen further. Later, attention will turn to US payrolls and EU elections
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