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7 Jun 17, 7:33am
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Dairy prices rise, despite WMP drop; US job openings at record high; RBA holds despite current weaknesses; Murray Goulburn starts 2017/8 low; Harvard selling out of NZ; UST 10yr yield 2.14%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 76
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6 Jun 17, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; rate changes for mortgages and TDs, Govt surplus grows, Auckland housing hits skids, wholesale trade up, commodity prices up, swaps slip, NZD rises
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6 Jun 17, 2:22pm
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Roger J Kerr looks at the choices large bond fund managers are facing, wondering how these will impact our long term interest rates
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6 Jun 17, 8:36am
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With the UST 10yr at 2.18% and little change to Aussie bond futures, the chance of local rates making any big moves is limited
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6 Jun 17, 7:31am
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Conflicting US jobs signals; US trade gap widens; airfreight trade growing fast; China services sector expands; China dairy co fraud; China tries to 'buy' Aussie politicians; UST 10yr yield 2.18%; oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.6
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5 Jun 17, 7:08am
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US jobs growth sags, trade deficit widens; global airfreight growth strong; China debt stress grows; foreigners disappear from NZ housing sales; UST 10yr 2.16%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 71.5 USc, TWI = 75.6
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2 Jun 17, 4:00pm
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Australia - NZ's top trading partner; China demands Fonterra products; housing debt up 8.2%, household deposits up 7.2%; real estate market favours buyers; smartphone rankings; Trump loses advisers, rates higher, NZD unchanged
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2 Jun 17, 8:32am
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UST 10yr rate traded in a 2.20-2.24% range and currently sits around 2.22%; 90% chance of June rate hike priced in by the market; local rates make fresh lows for longer term rates
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2 Jun 17, 8:08am
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US withdraws from Paris climate agreement; First-home buyers given hand up in NSW; China's factory activity contracts contrary to US & Europe; Chinese govt boosts yuan; UST 10yr yield 2.22%; oil stable, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.1
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1 Jun 17, 3:58pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; term deposit and savings account rate changes; terms of trade; information exchange; state sector productivity; Australian house prices and retail sales; rates and NZD lower
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1 Jun 17, 11:14am
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New Zealand terms of trade highest since June 1973, Statistics NZ says, as upward trend continues
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1 Jun 17, 8:39am
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UST rates continue to drift lower, 10yr rate down 1 bps to 2.20%; speculators are long the US 10yr futures and with rates close to their year-to-date low, the market is backing that Fed will back down from its policy guidance on rate hikes
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1 Jun 17, 8:08am
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Trump to pull out of Paris climate agreement; Chinese currency rule breakers shamed; Australian authorities attempt to plug A$40 billion black economy; European unemployment at 8-yr low; UST 10yr yield 2.21%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 71 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.2
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31 May 17, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; BNZ cuts RapidSave rate, business confidence even higher, online retail spending growth slows, financial system 'sound', swap rates fall, NZD rises
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31 May 17, 8:08am
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CFTC data shows the largest net long positioning in US10s futures in nearly 10 years, but perhaps there is upside as softness already priced
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31 May 17, 7:34am
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US household income and spending rise quicker; US Q2 GDP growth improves; EU targets record budget; NIB sued for 'deceptive conduct'; UST 10yr yield 2.21%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 71 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.3
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30 May 17, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; NZCU Baywide changes rates, housing consents slump, Synlait ups payout forecast, KiwiSaver balances jump, household net worth sags, swaps slip
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30 May 17, 10:24am
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No early repayment of 2 Kiwibank bond issues worth a combined $250 mln that are no longer regarded as capital by the RBNZ
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30 May 17, 8:09am
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NZD is hovering around 0.7060 USD after meeting some resistance near 0.7090 last night; local rates market saw modest upward pressure, reversing some of Friday’s move
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30 May 17, 7:26am
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OECD says G20 trade rising faster; US consumer credit scores hit record high; Draghi still has tap turned on; Aussie LVRs falling; UST 10yr yield 2.25%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 75
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29 May 17, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; SBS Bank raises mortgage rate, Heartland raises TD rate, TradeMe to offer personal loans, curbs coming for bank risk weights, affordability improves, swaps and NZD up
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29 May 17, 12:12pm
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Roger J Kerr sees an opportunity now to lock in low borrowing rates ahead of a period when public policy actions are likely to take rates higher
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29 May 17, 7:51am
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Markets happy with current rate settings. Washington politics gets more volatile. Holiday weekend in some major economies
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29 May 17, 7:22am
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US growth stronger than first reported; rift between US and EU grows; China ODI collapses; Xi readies Hong Kong takeover; UST 10yr yield 2.25%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.1
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26 May 17, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; HNZC cuts home loan rate, UDC back with restrictions, NZGB yields down, GMT gets the max, greenhouse gas target on track, swaps and NZD slip
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