Inflation

28 Mar 17, 4:32pm
NZD consolidated against the USD and outperformed the AUD over the last week, this trend looks to continue in the coming week; USD softens as markets question Trump's ability to deliver promised tax cuts
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22 Mar 17, 3:42pm
Economist warns capital controls could see inflation in China spike and spread around the world, putting the Fed behind the eight ball as it tightens monetary policy 
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21 Mar 17, 4:38pm
NZDUSD spiked to 0.7072 Monday night but was unable to hold, currently trading at 0.7058; Wednesday's GDT prices are expected to be lower as futures prices are down 5%; AUD has rallied over 0.7700 USD, supported by stronger commodity prices
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21 Mar 17, 3:28pm
Inflationary risks are rising, but NZIER Shadow Board agrees the Reserve Bank should hold fire before raising interest rates 
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14 Mar 17, 4:05pm
NZDUSD has held on the 0.6910 level this week but remains at risk to weak local data and a Fed statement that is more aggressive than expected; NZD continues to struggle against the AUD, as the latter is supported by firm commodity prices
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7 Mar 17, 3:52pm
New Zealand fundamentals remain strong but rising US rates likely to put NZD under pressure; AUD too under pressure from USD despite strong commodity prices; USD payroll data on Friday likely to be pivotal for both NZD and AUD
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3 Mar 17, 10:08am
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
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2 Mar 17, 4:10pm
Mortgage rates to keep rising as OCR remains on hold, NZIER says; House prices may not fall far as population growth boosts demand and supply struggles to keep pace
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28 Feb 17, 6:00pm
NZDUSD still around the 0.7180 mark, with support at 0.7130 and resistance expected at 0.7240; AUD lower against the USD and NZD and further downward pressure is expected
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22 Feb 17, 8:35am
NZDUSD currently sits around 0.7160 but if 0.7150 breaks look for a test of 0.7100; AUD struggling to stay above the 0.77 level despite strong economic news; Greek debt and political risk remains a focus in the EU
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14 Feb 17, 4:44pm
NZD drifts lower on dovish RBNZ and USD and AUD strength; USD outperforms on Trump's promised tax package and meetings with global leaders; AUDUSD encounters strong resistance at the 0.7700 level, unable to extend gains despite 6.5% rise in iron ore price
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8 Feb 17, 8:33am
Lower than expected wage growth reduced rate rise expectations in the US; EUR down on political instability as anti-establishment parties gain traction; JPY and gold up, in a risk-off environment
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7 Feb 17, 12:46pm
NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold, yet changes tack to a tightening bias
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31 Jan 17, 5:05pm
NZD trading at 0.7280 USD and 0.9630 AUD after disappointing AU data; US markets look towards FOMC meeting and Non-farm payrolls; Asian markets subdued as nations celebrate Chinese New Year holiday
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26 Jan 17, 11:18am
CPI rose 0.4% in December quarter against 0.3% market expectations; 1.3% inflation for the year; first time inflation has breached 1% in two years, taking it back into the RBNZ's targeted 1% to 3% band
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25 Jan 17, 8:38am
NZD pushing towards resistance level of 0.7250, a break of which would target 0.7300; NZDAUD trading at 0.9540 and has strong support in this trading area; NZ CPI along with Trump policy announcements key data releases for this week
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24 Jan 17, 10:18am
Construction, tourism and the dairy price rebound are seeing the NZ economy 'firing all cylinders again', says HSBC economist Paul Bloxham
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23 Jan 17, 11:35am
What happened while this newsletter has been away: UDC sold, mortgage rates hiked, bank executive appointments, property market cools & more
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17 Jan 17, 3:00pm
NZD trading at the 0.7100 level; GBPUSD has fallen 19% since Brexit vote; Safe havens gold and yen rise as stocks across Asia fall
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17 Jan 17, 10:15am
Business confidence ended 2016 on a high, NZIER says, with pricing indicators pointing to an increase in inflation 
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