Bonds

30 Jun 16, 7:50am
Chances for a US rate hike fade. Chances for a NZ rate cut also fade. Global bond markets stabilise as Brexit risks isolated to Europe
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30 Jun 16, 7:25am
US consumer spending and sentiment rise; new home sales up, used home sales down; Wall Street races higher; NZ offers UK trade negotiation skills; UST 10yr yield at 1.47%; oil up, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.7
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29 Jun 16, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; ASB hikes variable mortgage rate, FMA warns on commissions behaviour, online retail booms, KiwiSaver reminder, swaps up, NZD up
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29 Jun 16, 7:53am
Markets take a less risk-averse tone. They even reduce their bets that the RBNZ will cut again. Credit spreads narrow
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29 Jun 16, 7:19am
US data improves, consumers more confident; VW gets NZ$20 bln penalty; Italy readies a huge bank bailout; UST 10yr yield at 1.46%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.2 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.2
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28 Jun 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage rates inch up, equities lower, gold down, cheaper electricity, 1-5 swap curve dives lower, NZD active but unchanged
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28 Jun 16, 10:48am
Australasia's major banks' pre-funding seen alleviating any Brexit-derived problems in overseas wholesale funding markets
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28 Jun 16, 8:41am
Benchmark rates tumble everwhere as sentiment sours for risk assets. Expect local swap rates to fall today following main market moves. CDS spreads widen
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28 Jun 16, 7:36am
UK loses AAA rating; equities down -2%; US services growth subdued; China housing demand up; Aust polls say no-change; UST 10yr yield down to 1.46%; oil lower, gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 73.9
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27 Jun 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many mortgage rate changes, job confidence falls, bigger trade surplus, high interest-only lending, swaps and NZD both hold their ground
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27 Jun 16, 3:05pm
Shewan Inquiry into foreign trusts recommends stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details; Revenue Minister plans to stop 'excessive payments' by local units to foreign parents
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27 Jun 16, 12:43pm
Roger J Kerr looks at the implications of Britain's 'leave' vote for the interest rate outlook
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27 Jun 16, 10:29am
PM doesn't see OCR cut on August 11 more likely after Brexit vote; says RBNZ still forecasting 3%-plus growth; Wheeler still has buffer, but Brexit no reason to cut by itself, he says; New FTA needed with UK post Brexit
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27 Jun 16, 7:27am
Benchmark interest rates fall on Brexit, but rise on 'perphery'. UK to lose AAA status. Markets downgrade chance of US rate rises, upgrade chance of RBNZ rate cuts
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27 Jun 16, 7:18am
Brexit changes London's financial status; NZ Govt reaches out directly to the EU; NZ to increase focus on Pacific; UST 10yr yield up to 1.59%; oil lower, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 71.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 74.7
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26 Jun 16, 10:31pm
'Urgent need' to rebalance policy with the aim of preventing costly financial boom-bust cycles, the Bank for International Settlements argues. Wants bias towards debt accumulation removed
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25 Jun 16, 8:45am
An update of where major markets ended the week following the UK vote to leave the European Union, as they affect New Zealand
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24 Jun 16, 5:21pm
Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens ponders what Brexit might mean for NZ, now sees August OCR cut as much more likely
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24 Jun 16, 3:51pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Kiwibank raises TD rate; the Brits vote to Leave, cattle prices at risk, share markets drop, swap rates dive, NZD holds
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24 Jun 16, 2:10pm
Bernard's Top 10: Is a US recession coming?; NZ's awful productivity performance; Our just as awful export sector; Why are consumers so worried about the future?; Clarke and Dawe; John Oliver on Brexit
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