Dairy prices

15 Aug 17, 9:04am
As dairy companies get their processing capacity ahead of expected milk production, farmers may benefit from the increased competition to secure milk supply
2 Aug 17, 8:26am
ASB economists see butter prices in particular heading higher this year
27 Jul 17, 9:13am
Fonterra is now forecasting a $6.75 milk price for farmers in the current season, but its earnings forecast of 45c to 55c per share is only the same as that for the previous year
24 Jul 17, 11:32am
Roger J Kerr says the NZ dollar has surged as a result of the Reserve Bank of Australia's missteps; higher exchange rate puts pressure on RBNZ
17 Jul 17, 11:42am
Roger J Kerr now sees several factors leaving the New Zealand dollar open to a sell-off in FX markets; one factor not being reflected in the market yet is the possibility of a hung Parliament after September 23
10 Jul 17, 11:04am
Roger J Kerr says the US Fed is correct on the economic outlook and believes the US dollar should recover
5 Jul 17, 8:33am
Aggressive buying for near term contracts sees Whole Milk Powder prices reverse some of their recent losses
3 Jul 17, 9:28am
Roger J Kerr says the 'risk/reward equation' suggests profit-taking from speculators will send the New Zealand dollar lower over coming weeks and months
26 Jun 17, 11:17am
Roger J Kerr says political opinion polls will be as important as economic indicators in setting the direction of the Kiwi dollar in coming months
22 Jun 17, 10:14am
Fonterra confirms overall milk production for the season just concluded was down by nearly 3%, but is forecasting that drop to reverse this year
21 Jun 17, 8:34am
Run of six consecutive gains ended at GlobalDairyTrade auction; Whole Milk Powder prices disappoint with 3.3% fall
19 Jun 17, 1:12pm
Roger J Kerr says the only thing that will drive the NZ currency back below US70 now would be a resurging American dollar
12 Jun 17, 11:07am
Roger J Kerr says with all the good news for the NZ economy already out, it's questionable how much better things can get for the NZ dollar
30 May 17, 2:23pm
Keith Woodford says Synlait’s purchase of canning and blending facilities is driven by exponential demand for a2 Platinum infant formula
24 May 17, 8:39am
Fonterra is now forecasting a $6.15 milk price for farmers this season, up from $6; opening forecast price for next season is $6.50, which is higher than economists thought likely
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
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
15 May 17, 1:33pm
Roger J Kerr doesn't expect the current divergence between the rising value of our commodity export prices and the value of the Kiwi dollar to continue for long
8 May 17, 1:08pm
Roger J Kerr says several factors are holding back the NZ dollar at the moment, but he does see it rising back over US70c eventually
3 May 17, 8:14am
Economists see results at latest dairy auction as boding well for the milk price to farmers in the upcoming season; overnight overall dairy prices lifted 3.6%, while Whole Milk Powder gained 5.2%


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