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25 Apr 17, 7:59am
Markets rally after French election result; US govt shutdown looms as debt ceiling reached; Trump wants 15% corporate tax rate; Malaysia pays price for scandal; UST 10yr 2.27%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc, TWI = 7.48
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24 Apr 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; Westpac cuts some rates for savers, Cabinet reshuffled, odd French vote, swap rates rise & steepen, NZD up
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24 Apr 17, 10:36am
Roger J Kerr thinks we need to be watching 'the three Cs'; says nobody believes interest rates are going to stay low now - the only question is how much they will rise by
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24 Apr 17, 8:42am
US tax cuts take focus - but border tax may be abandoned. Implications for US deficits queried. US Fed says still on track for two more 2017 rate increases
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24 Apr 17, 7:25am
French runoff candidates decided; US spring house selling strong; China says fewer mortgages issued; ASIC to clamp down on cross selling; trade rhetoric changes; UST 10yr yield at 2.25%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.2
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21 Apr 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; buoyant farm sales, record lifestyle block sales, consumer confidence slips, Aussies hike mortgage rates, swaps steepen, NZD slips
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21 Apr 17, 7:51am
NZD and local rates moved up after CPI release but subsequently reversed some gains, NZDUSD currently at 0.7010 and 2yr and 10yr swaps at 2.32% and 3.30%; despite soft data releases recently, US Fed speakers still looking to raise rates as planned
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21 Apr 17, 7:32am
Airfreight growth extends; China cuts taxes; India on inflation watch; Toronto tackles housing affordability; NZ unit undermines Fujifilm results; UST 10yr yield at 2.24%; oil unchanged, gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 75
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20 Apr 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; number of working-aged beneficiaries drops, inflation up, rents rise, NZGBs popular, housing values stratospheric, swap rates rise
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20 Apr 17, 2:42pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #600; coverage ratio drops from 7.13 to 4.5 times and spread between tendered yields up to 0.12 bps from 0.09 bps; weighted average yield drops from 3.14% to 2.90%
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20 Apr 17, 8:10am
NZ CPI rise expected although RBNZ vows to 'look-through' it. Yield curve flatter. Markets welcome more NZGB supply
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20 Apr 17, 7:38am
US economy expanding 'modest-to-moderate'; IMF sees debt binge risk; Indonesian voters choose hard-line religion; Aussie bank pay review attacks commissions; UST 10yr yield at 2.21%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.9
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19 Apr 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; dairy prices inch up, service sector booming, more job vacancies, new Christchurch home-buying fund, Shanghai markets wobble, swaps hang in there
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19 Apr 17, 8:09am
NZD trades close to 0.7040 USD, around its high for the session, and above 0.9300 AUD; GBPUSD up over 2% as an early UK election announced; US Treasury rates lower on weak CPI data and delayed fiscal stimulus, 10yr rate down 7bps
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19 Apr 17, 7:39am
Dairy prices up +3.1%, IMF sees global economy gaining momentum; US building permits rise, real wages jump; UK to get snap election; Aussies to end '457' visas; UST 10yr yield at 2.17%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.1
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18 Apr 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; Resimac goes low, TD rates tweaked, The Hawk loses in court, pay equity funded for 55,000, good dairy signal, who owns Govt debt, swaps firm and steepen
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18 Apr 17, 9:30am
Roger J Kerr doesn't see the 'geo-political risk' inspired reversal of interest rates continuing for long, but says the recent drop has provided an opportunity
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18 Apr 17, 9:09am
Economists expect the Consumers Price Index to hit levels not seen in years; Reserve Bank not expected to act at this stage
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18 Apr 17, 8:07am
NZ rates flatter as markets question whether the US Fed will raise rates in 2017. UST 10yr yields bounce back from lows. NZ eyes on Q1 CPI
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18 Apr 17, 7:31am
US trade strong on West Coast; US retail sales stall, consumer prices fall; China growth impresses, but social costs high; RBA joins critique of bank lending; UST 10yr yield at 2.26%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.2 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.1
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