Inflation

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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14 Jan 17, 12:01pm
The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively
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6 Dec 16, 3:32pm
NZD looks to AU data and GDT dairy auction for guidance; ECB likely to extend QE; USD consolidates prior to expected rate rise
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29 Nov 16, 2:29pm
Post-Trump gains in USD total over 6%; focus on OPEC and commodity currencies; expect volatility in oil price
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25 Nov 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
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25 Nov 16, 9:58am
Westpac's economists assess how things are likely to play out with inflation and the interest rate markets to drive RBNZ monetary policy
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23 Nov 16, 8:53am
RBNZ sees 'tentative evidence' of a shift in saving behaviour in Aust & NZ due to pessimism about income growth and 'wealth hit' from the GFC
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22 Nov 16, 1:44pm
Greenback posts fresh 13½ year highs; USD direction to be driven by upcoming data; strong exporter interest in NZD/USD around 70c mark
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15 Nov 16, 1:56pm
Higher inflation and productivity in US under Trump; 85% chance of Fed rate hike in December, more could follow
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10 Nov 16, 9:13am
RBNZ cuts OCR by 25 bps to record low 1.75%; forecasts OCR to be flat from here; but says may have to adjust policy again given international uncertainties
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