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13 Feb 18, 7:46am
US Federal budget plans growing deficits; China new lending leaps; Spring Festival travel underway; AU Banking Commission 'lawyers picnic' underway; UST 10yr at 2.87%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
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12 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, smoke clouds inflation, retail sales rise +4.3%, ANZ to dump $835 mln in cash, wholesale rates hold, NZD unchanged
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12 Feb 18, 2:53pm
John Mauldin ponders last week's sharemarket ructions & US government debt and suggests what has happened so far may be just a hint of what is coming
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12 Feb 18, 8:16am
Economic analysts and markets view the rising tide of US Government debt differently. US curves steepen. Economists see four Fed hikes in 2018, markets now less than three
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12 Feb 18, 8:04am
Roger J Kerr believes employers will be confident enough in the economy to put through 'significant' wage increases for employees this year, therefore stoking higher general inflation
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12 Feb 18, 7:32am
Wall Street stabilises; US Govt shutdown averted; US wholesale trade healthy; Canada jobs disappoint; huge China migration starts; UST 10yr at 2.86%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 72.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74
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10 Feb 18, 8:27am
Wall Street gyrating; volatility high; US shutdown averted with more debt; US wholesale trade healthy; Canadian jobless rise; China inflation cools; HNA bailed out; UST 10yr 2.84%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.2
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9 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac cuts a key mortgage rate, BNZ raises some TD rates, Truckometer softer, another huge Akl project, share markets tank, swaps slip, NZD stable
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9 Feb 18, 8:01am
Stock markets slide again and bond yields rise again. Bank of England surprises markets. Fed officials brush off concerns, says sell-off "small potatoes"
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9 Feb 18, 7:38am
Wall Street posting more losses; US consumer debt up; China trade rises, surplus falls; German surplus falls; BofE sees earlier, faster rate rises; UST 10yr at 2.85%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 72.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
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8 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; BNZ cuts 1yr mortgage rate, RBNZ sits pat, we review car insurance rates/cover, FBU in trading halt, swap rates little changed, NZD falls sharply
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8 Feb 18, 9:06am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; notes rise in house price inflation but sees this moderating over time; revised down economic impact of new Government's measures
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8 Feb 18, 7:58am
Volativility calms, equity losses pared as earnings still beating expectations. Markets see 85% chance of March Fed hike. Eyes turn to RBNZ
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8 Feb 18, 7:32am
Wall Street calm; global economy sanguine; US Congress may have 2yr budget deal; China loosens currency controls; Germany gets grand coalition; UST 10yr at 2.84%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 72.8 USc; TWI-5 = 74.1
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7 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Westpac changes rates, wage gains pick up, ASB hits record profits, used imports soar, dairy prices up, equities recover, swaps slip, NZD firms
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7 Feb 18, 7:56am
US stocks down sharply, erasing gains for 2018; bond yields moved sharply lower in response to the sharp declines in stock markets; NZD is close to 0.7300 USD, similar to where it closed last week
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7 Feb 18, 7:23am
Dairy prices jump +5.9%; market volatility threatens wealth effect; global service sector strong; US & AU trade balances worsen; UST 10yr at 2.78%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73 USc; TWI-5 = 74.1
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6 Feb 18, 9:04am
Wall Street drops; global service PMIs rise; China threatens US grain trade; UST 10yr 2.80%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.9
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5 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; mortgage and TD rate changes, commodity prices up, rents up, Auckland house sales down, dairy prices looking up, wholesale rates rise, NZD stable
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5 Feb 18, 11:48am
Roger J Kerr doubts that our economy has improved so much compared with the US to justify our bonds nearly trading at interest rates on par to US bonds
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