Currencies

22 May 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; TD rate changes, Westpac grumpy, S&P downgrades second tier financials, banks not in Top 10 'most trusted', swaps up, NZD steady
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22 May 17, 9:27am
Roger J Kerr says international FX markets have reduced their US dollar exposures as the post election 'Trump rally' unwinds
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22 May 17, 9:04am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Monday, May 22, 2017
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22 May 17, 8:44am
UST and local rates traded in a tight range with little movement in the yield curve; USD was under pressure on Friday, USD majors index down 0.7%; NZD up to 0.6925 on USD weakness
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22 May 17, 7:29am
American household finances improve; TPP to be revived without the US; Australia at risk of Irish-style bust over interest-only mortgages; UST 10yr yield 2.24%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 73.5
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19 May 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; no rate changes, migration peaking, visitor numbers impress, new bigger Tasman Housing Accord; RBNZ extends currency swap deal with China, swaps & NZD slip
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19 May 17, 8:13am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, May 19, 2017
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19 May 17, 7:57am
USD recovered after being supported by strong data; NZDUSD below the 0.6900 level as USD strengthened and NZDAUD is also lower, now trading at the 0.9300 mark; Brazilian real down 6% on the President's corruption allegations
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19 May 17, 7:30am
Improving US data; NAFTA renegotiation triggered; China house price surge ends; AU jobless rate slips, hours worked down; ATO scandal shock; UST 10yr yield 2.23%; oil firms, gold falls; NZ$1 = 68.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 73.4
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18 May 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; no rate changes, strong farm sales, weak lifestyle block sales, consumer sentiment up, just one winner, swap rates fall & flatten
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18 May 17, 8:30am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, May 18, 2017
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18 May 17, 8:15am
NZD up 0.8% against the USD as the risk off mood sees the USD index 0.6% lower; UST yields down 6 bps and 11 bps for the 2 yr and 10 yr rates respectively; local yields were down across the curve yesterday and further downward pressure is expected today
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18 May 17, 7:32am
Risk aversion grips markets; US personal debt now above 2008 level; world record property price; Aust keeps AAA; Aust bank chiefs gagged; UST 10yr yield down to 2.22%; oil firms, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 69.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 73.7
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17 May 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; no rate changes, dairy payout prospects improve, milk output spurt, job ads grow, PPI rises slow, Akl concrete output jumps, swaps down
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17 May 17, 9:01am
ANZ economists now pick an opening forecast milk price of $6.75 per kilogram of milk solids following the fifth consecutive rise of prices at the GlobalDairyTrade auction
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17 May 17, 8:36am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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17 May 17, 8:21am
USD breaks below the 200-day moving average and the DXY is down to its lowest level since November's election; despite positive dairy auction and USD weakness, NZD did not find upward momentum and traded a tight 40 pip range
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17 May 17, 7:35am
Dairy prices rise again; US factory output surges; China juices market with big cash carrot; AU politicians round on bank bosses; Labour parties call for higher taxes; UST 10yr yield up to 2.33%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 73.5
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16 May 17, 5:38pm
Supportive fundamentals are countered by RBNZ's neutral policy, which limits upside potential of the NZD; AUD back above the 0.7400 USD level, however overall tone remains negative; US data releases mixed but overall positive trend in economy expected
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16 May 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; another floating rate rise, more TD rate changes, expect to live longer, more houses everywhere, higher inflation expectations, swaps rise
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