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30 Aug 16, 8:20am
Better risk appetite sees USD trade lower and NZD advance; markets looking to US job reports for directional guidance
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30 Aug 16, 7:46am
National miles ahead of Labour despite support falling; Australia's residential construction boom peaking; Strong consumer spending in US gives Fed ammunition; UST 10yr yield at 1.59%; oil down, gold stable; NZ$1 = 72.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.9
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29 Aug 16, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Improved profits at Airwork and Auckland Airport, profit flat at Chorus and down at Mercer, NZD down against USD, Spark makes $125m bond issue
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29 Aug 16, 1:24pm
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar should now come under downward pressure from a resurgent American currency
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29 Aug 16, 8:39am
Yellen offers no guidance on when hikes occurring; sustained rise in USD after Fischer's comments; NZD belted around
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29 Aug 16, 8:15am
Fed Chair says case for US rate rise has strengthened in recent months; ECB and BoJ reinforcing easing bias; Youi being investigated in Australia; UST 10yr yield at 1.63%; oil and gold stable; NZ$1 = 72.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.6
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26 Aug 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ICBC cuts TD rates, home building lags population growth, ANZ issues $350 mln, swaps unchanged, NZD higher
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26 Aug 16, 8:34am
Tight ranges and sideways trading the main theme. But some volatility from German IFO data. Markets awaiting restart of major data flows after northern summer break
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26 Aug 16, 7:32am
US durable goods orders rebound; jobless claims fall again; milk price prospects rise; self-driving cars arrive; NZGB CDS spreads in rare company; UST 10yr yield at 1.57%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 73 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.9
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25 Aug 16, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Fonterra boost for farmers and NZ$, problems identified with insolvency law, big govt hopes for sheep milk
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25 Aug 16, 8:41am
NZD/USD resistance selling at 73.4c capping rise; Market in wait and see mode ahead of Jackson Hole gathering; GBP remains susceptible to short term bounces
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25 Aug 16, 8:10am
High prices and limited supply cool the US's hot housing market; German GDP growth slows; US defends Apple in tax war; UK authorities crack down on evasion; UST 10yr yield at 1.55%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 76.0
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24 Aug 16, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Trade deficit wider than expected, home loan approval growth softens, finance companies refund $1.5m
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24 Aug 16, 8:39am
Wheelers speech gives NZD boost higher; USD in consolidation mode ahead of Jackson Hole gathering
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24 Aug 16, 8:09am
China's richest man steps up push into Hollywood; US housing booms, manufacturing shaky; Europe shows further recovery signs; UST 10yr yield at 1.55%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.8
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23 Aug 16, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HNZC passes on 9bps, more costly disasters, less people killed, more bond issues coming, swap rates lower, NZD higher
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23 Aug 16, 1:30pm
Investors focus on whether the US can extract one more rate hike this year; BoJ to take further steps to ease economic malaise; Wheelers speech causes spike in NZD
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23 Aug 16, 9:20am
Governor defends flexible inflation targeting regime; sticks with MPS view of another 35 bps of OCR cuts; says holding OCR would push up NZ$; but says more aggressive cuts would not lower NZ$ much and would worsen housing imbalances
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23 Aug 16, 8:29am
Support for both NZD and AUD, NZD winning on the cross rate; Iraq boosts crude exports, oil price down 3%; US inflation close to target and employment strong
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23 Aug 16, 7:20am
Obama starts push for Congress vote on TPPA; Mexico economy shrinks on low oil price; Aussie banks cut mortgage discounts; UST 10yr yield at 1.54%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 72.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.5
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