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6 Feb 16, 12:02pm
Chris Green responds to the RBNZ's criticism of 'some commentators advocating mechanistic rate cuts'; says RBNZ seeing inflationary ghosts and has systematic upward bias; ignoring rise in real interest rates and tightening relative to other central banks
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5 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; big dairy lender goes bearish, commercial building activity jumps, optimists in Australia, NZD slips
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5 Feb 16, 12:05pm
BNZ borrows NZ$300 mln through 7-year covered bond issued to local institutional investors
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5 Feb 16, 8:39am
BoE Governor Carney says next move for rates were "more likely than not to rise"; market pricing in slim chance of RBNZ rate cut in March; investors attracted to NZ's higher long term rates
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5 Feb 16, 7:43am
US jobless rise, productivity falls; EU and UK cut growth forecasts; junk debt costs ratchet higher; China struggles to attract investment; UST 10yr yield 1.86%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 7.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.9
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4 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Auckland house prices drop, car sales top out, more cruises, yields still falling, swaps flatter, NZD holds high
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4 Feb 16, 11:58am
RBNZ Assistant Governor says the bank's wholesale interest rate forecasts should not be taken as a commitment to a specific set of actions
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4 Feb 16, 8:01am
Wheeler's speech changes market perceptions, emphasises the flexibity he has, de-emphases the focus on the headline inflation rate
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4 Feb 16, 7:16am
US service sector slow, Fed notices; more liquidity coming in China; record Aussie trade deficit; UST 10yr yield 1.86%, sharp fall in NZ swap rates; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.5 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.5
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3 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy prices stun, house asking prices weak, labour market 'too good'?, China services rise, swaps flatten, NZD holds
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3 Feb 16, 1:04pm
Governor says will interpret 1-3% inflation target flexibly in defiant speech; says won’t be ‘mechanistic’ about cutting rates just because CPI inflation below 1-3% target; Auckland still a financial stability risk
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3 Feb 16, 11:11am
PM says 15% dairy price fall this year linked to lower oil prices, which helps consumers; says RBNZ will be monitoring dairy prices; says no need to exclude foreign land buying from TPP as NZ can still impose big taxes on buyers, but no plans to for now
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3 Feb 16, 11:04am
Statistics NZ reports unemployment rate of 5.3% in December, down from 6%; But participation rate lower; Annual wage inflation only 1.5%
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3 Feb 16, 7:57am
Price of WMP plummets in GDT auction; BP reports record loss & job cuts; US new car sales weather storms; Hong Kong property sales dive; UST 10yr yield 1.88%; oil dips below US$30/bbl, gold stable; NZ$1 = 65.0 US¢, TWI-5 = 70.5
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3 Feb 16, 7:40am
UST yields keep falling but still attractive to yield investors; NZGBs even more so. Prospects for further Fed rate hikes diminishing by the day
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2 Feb 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; minor mortgage rate cuts, hard savings rate cuts, rents rise, commodity prices fall, swaps rise with NZD
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2 Feb 16, 8:18am
Risk off tone can't prevent US treasury yields from climbing; NZ swap rates moving to the beat of the offshore markets; 2-year swap rate 2.60%, 2s-10s spread remains in tight range
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2 Feb 16, 7:24am
US incomes rise, spending flat; US factories expand, China's contract; China arrests 21 in P2P fraud; UST 10yr yield 1.94%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 65.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 70.6
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1 Feb 16, 11:10am
Statistics NZ reports record high net migration in 2015 year; seasonally adjusted net migration 5,500 in Dec, down from 6,200 in Nov; Net migration from Australia at 800 in 2015; highest since Oct 1991; Tourism up 10% in 2015
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1 Feb 16, 8:31am
Roger J Kerr says high and rising inflation favour borrowers over savers and that is not what the economy needs
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