Currencies news

5 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; big dairy lender goes bearish, commercial building activity jumps, optimists in Australia, NZD slips
5 Feb 16, 9:32am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, February 5, 2016
5 Feb 16, 8:27am
Expectations of Fed rate hike ease on economic outlook; ECB & BoJ fail to talk down their currencies; USD weak across the board, NZD/USD over 67c
5 Feb 16, 7:43am
US jobless rise, productivity falls; EU and UK cut growth forecasts; junk debt costs ratchet higher; China struggles to attract investment; UST 10yr yield 1.86%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 7.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.9
4 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Auckland house prices drop, car sales top out, more cruises, yields still falling, swaps flatter, NZD holds high
4 Feb 16, 11:58am
RBNZ Assistant Governor says the bank's wholesale interest rate forecasts should not be taken as a commitment to a specific set of actions
4 Feb 16, 8:26am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, February 4, 2016
4 Feb 16, 8:10am
USD weaker as NY Fed chief notes tighter conditions. NZD gains on both jobless rate fall and Wheeler comments. Global equities weaker while commodities gain
4 Feb 16, 7:16am
US service sector slow, Fed notices; more liquidity coming in China; record Aussie trade deficit; UST 10yr yield 1.86%, sharp fall in NZ swap rates; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.5 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.5
3 Feb 16, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy prices stun, house asking prices weak, labour market 'too good'?, China services rise, swaps flatten, NZD holds
3 Feb 16, 1:04pm
Governor says will interpret 1-3% inflation target flexibly in defiant speech; says won’t be ‘mechanistic’ about cutting rates just because CPI inflation below 1-3% target; Auckland still a financial stability risk
3 Feb 16, 11:11am
PM says 15% dairy price fall this year linked to lower oil prices, which helps consumers; says RBNZ will be monitoring dairy prices; says no need to exclude foreign land buying from TPP as NZ can still impose big taxes on buyers, but no plans to for now
3 Feb 16, 11:04am
Statistics NZ reports unemployment rate of 5.3% in December, down from 6%; But participation rate lower; Annual wage inflation only 1.5%
3 Feb 16, 8:43am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
3 Feb 16, 8:22am
Fonterra's recently revised milk price forecast is under pressure after global dairy prices sank a further 7.4%
3 Feb 16, 7:57am
Price of WMP plummets in GDT auction; BP reports record loss & job cuts; US new car sales weather storms; Hong Kong property sales dive; UST 10yr yield 1.88%; oil dips below US$30/bbl, gold stable; NZ$1 = 65.0 US¢, TWI-5 = 70.5
3 Feb 16, 7:51am
Oil majors thrashed with oversupply and softening demand; EU labour markets improve; NZD recovers quickly after less-than-expected GDT fall
2 Feb 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; minor mortgage rate cuts, hard savings rate cuts, rents rise, commodity prices fall, swaps rise with NZD
2 Feb 16, 2:50pm
Negative interest rate announcement in Japan catches market off guard; US Fed dials back rate hike expectations; NZD trading with a firm tone
2 Feb 16, 8:27am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Tuesday, February 2, 2016


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