David Chaston

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23 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; HNZC cuts 2yr rate, early adopters, LGFA yield falls, "no higher tax rate"; living wage ok; swaps up, NZD slips
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23 Aug 17, 7:29am
US bank profits up; China house buyers shift; German sentiment slips; Mexico growth rolls on; Aussie dairy realigned; techs pay more tax in Aust.; UST 10yr yield at 2.22%; oil unchanged, gold down; NZ$1 = 72.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.4
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19 Aug 17, 6:02am
David Chaston probes how much realised capital gain is being made by landlords and by owner-occupiers, and how much windfall flows to them from their tax-free status
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16 Aug 17, 5:15pm
New Zealand's largest home loan lender resets its two year rate lower, now almost the lowest for this term in the market. Westpac follows partly
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16 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; Co-op Bank trims a mortgage rate, fewer farms being sold, Auckland world-ranked liveable, more construction workers needed, swaps firm, NZD weaker
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16 Aug 17, 7:34am
Dairy prices unchanged; US retails sales rise; US household debt under control; IMF says China debt 'dangerous'; China ODI plunges; UST 10yr yield at 2.27%; oil unchanged, gold down; NZ$1 = 72.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.1
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15 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; ANZ NZ raises profits, citizens satisfied; NZSF goes low-carbon, tackling student loan defaulters, swaps firm, NZD stable
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15 Aug 17, 7:31am
Dudley signals asset sales, rate hike; Japan grows +4%; China puts SOEs in Party's control; China data softens; EU factory output falls; UST 10yr yield at 2.22%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 72.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.5
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14 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; NZCU South changes TD rates, PSI still strong, population younger, retail sales jump, Narev's time limit, swaps up, NZD up, bitcoin leaps
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14 Aug 17, 7:08am
US inflation subdued; Tesla junk bond popular; China consumer confidence up, Alibaba offers full rental service; Putin uses Schröder; electric cars get boost; UST 10yr yield at 2.19%; oil unchanged, gold up; NZ$1 = 73.2US¢, TWI-5 = 75.6
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12 Aug 17, 8:42am
We review how much New Zealand households have in financial assets, the components, and how they are growing (or not). The levels may surprise you
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12 Aug 17, 8:42am
David Chaston says the sudden ascent of Jacinda Ardern says a lot about us as voters, and not in a good way. He wishes party positions counted for more
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11 Aug 17, 4:05pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; ASB cuts a rate; NZCU Baywide raises one, housing market in correction, KiwiSaver data updated, PMI strong, food prices up, swaps slip, NZD down
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11 Aug 17, 8:39am
ASB moves to improve the competitiveness of a key rate as wholesale rates fall, and real estate transactions slim down in a softening market
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11 Aug 17, 7:33am
Korea worries markets; S&P500 down sharply; US PPI falls unexpectedly; US Federal budget deficit rises, default looms; ASIC said to ready suit against CBA board; UST 10yr yield at 2.21%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 72.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.4
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10 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; RBNZ holds, low petrol stubs retail sales, accommodation low season spike, broadband rollout 80% done, swap rates rally, NZD holds
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10 Aug 17, 9:46am
Live-streamed video from the August 2017 RBNZ press conference with Governor Graeme Wheeler
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10 Aug 17, 7:26am
US productivity up; markets unsettled; NAFTA tensions rise; Canada house building jumps; Brits rush FX accounts; Aussie consumer confidence dips again; UST 10yr yield at 2.24%; oil unchanged, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 73.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.9
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9 Aug 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; Sovereign unwanted?, latest foreign house buyer figures, Truckometer weak, more REA penalties, a low emissions economy review, swaps unchanged, NZD lower
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9 Aug 17, 7:34am
US job openings jump; SME optimism returns; OECD sees good outlook; China still gets strong real estate growth; Indonesia slipping; Aussie AML claims widen; UST 10yr yield at 2.28%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 73.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.9
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