Bonds

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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23 May 16, 7:06am
US home sales up, credit card debt up; China banks, corporates under pressure; another Greek bailout vote; UST 10yr yield 1.84%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.7
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22 May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
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20 May 16, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ASB cuts hard, tourists spend $10 bln, longer lives, R/E agent fined $1.2 mln, Aussie bankers nervous, swaps flatten, NZD rises
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20 May 16, 7:47am
Despite Fed signals, US markets still not pricing in all full rate hikes. Locally, strong bond tender demand did not result in lower yields
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20 May 16, 7:23am
US jobless claims fall; Europe back in deflation; Mexico to raise rates again; eyes on local migration data; UST 10yr yield 1.85%; oil unchanged, gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.5 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.5
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19 May 16, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ANZ does a good thing, NZGBs in high demand, huge commissions, job ads up, sentiment eased, swap rates jump, NZD holds
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19 May 16, 2:15pm
Latest 2020 Government nominal tender #571; investors attracted to 4-year maturity; average weighted accepted yield steady at 2.20%
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19 May 16, 7:54am
Expect upward pressure on local rates today as curve steepens on reassessment from US Fed minutes
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19 May 16, 7:17am
US Fed signals June rate hike; traders don't like it; Japan Q1-16 GDP rises unexpectedly; Aussie wage growth slows; UST 10yr yield 1.82%; oil unchanged, gold lower; NZ$1 = 68 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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18 May 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; mortgage and TD rate cuts, confidence dented, more irrigation funds, big resource consent fine, swaps inch up, NZD unchanged
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18 May 16, 1:00pm
Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
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18 May 16, 8:00am
Rates rise as commodity prices up. RBA signals cuts less likely. NZ inflation expectations won't change RBNZ views
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18 May 16, 7:22am
Dairy prices up +2.6%; US CPI up +2.1%; Fed officials say markets underestimate rate hike; stocks fall; HSBC censured on bad advice; UST 10yr yield 1.74%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 68.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.7
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17 May 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; BNZ & TSB cut td/savings accounts, inflation expectations stable, IRD ready for online GST, swap rates rise, NZD rises
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