Bonds news

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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5 Feb 18, 9:53am
With bond yields suddenly in focus and more chance of rising interest rates globally, we take a closer look at the signals markets are giving and what they might mean for us
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5 Feb 18, 7:59am
USD back in favour on 'position reduction' by US investors. NZD drops by more than 1%. The AUD fell more. The GBP also slumped on data and political turmoil
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5 Feb 18, 7:50am
Faster, unexpected US wage growth spooks markets with bond yields jumping, stock prices falling. Local rates steepen and may do so further today ahead of NZ jobs report and RBNZ review
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5 Feb 18, 7:21am
US jobs and pay rise; interest rates jump; Japan pay claims rise; Canada threatens NAFTA; UPS confident on trade growth; Vancouver and Hong Kong house prices jump; UST 10yr at 2.84%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73 USc; TWI-5 = 74
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3 Feb 18, 8:39am
US jobs rise, wages rise faster; bond yields jump, stocks fall; China data tampering; China Party tampering; UST 10yr 2.85%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.2 USc; TWI-5 = 74
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2 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; some terms deposit rate cuts, confidence up, building consents down, record visitor arrivals, migration levels off, swap rates rising, bitcoin dumped, NZD unchanged
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2 Feb 18, 8:28am
UST 10yr can't break higher. NZ bond yields nudge up. Eyes on US non-farm payrolls report but expectations aren't high
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2 Feb 18, 7:40am
US PMI healthy; Canada frustrated with US zero-sum attitude; Argentina white-flags inflation; culture inquiry at CBA doesn't find anything yet; UST 10yr at 2.74%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 74 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6; bitcoin in hard fall
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1 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; US FOMC leaves funds rates unchanged, no movement in Chinese PMI, a jump in ANZ job ads, bitcoin back above $10,000
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1 Feb 18, 2:24pm
September 2040 Government inflation-linked tender #626; weighted average accepted yield down to 2.06%; coverage ratio down to 1.89x
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1 Feb 18, 8:28am
Local rates pressed by higher US rates and lower AU rates with the Aussie influence tending to revail with slightly lower yields
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1 Feb 18, 7:32am
US jobs growth up; US home sales stumble; Canada growth strong; China PMI weak; China travel explodes; global airfreight expanding; US debt grows; UST 10yr rises to 2.74%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 73.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
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31 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor rate changes, volatility rises, rents up in Auckland, 'more investors leaving', AU CPI undershoots, swaps stable, NZD strengthens, bitcoin under US$10K
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31 Jan 18, 7:58am
USD appears to be in some sort of consolidation mode over recent days, after the steady fall we’ve seen since mid-December; US 10-year yields have consolidated around the 2.70% mark; NZD trading at 0.7335 USD after dipping to 0.7280 last evening
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31 Jan 18, 7:42am
US confidence rises; home ownership rate rises; HNA faces cash crunch; EU growth up, confidence up; ASIC hits CBA on BBSW; S&P affirms NZ rating; UST 10yr jumps to 2.73%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74
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