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28 Nov 17, 8:45am
US yields flatten further but NZ rates perk up at the long end. Powell faces confirmation hearings with pressure to wind back GFC reforms
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28 Nov 17, 7:58am
US new home sales jump unexpectedly; US retail sales strong; China moves to control WMP industry; EU meat industry facing upheaval; La Niña signaled; UST 10yr yield at 2.34%; oil down, gold stable; NZ$1 = 69.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.8
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27 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; SBS Bank ups TD rate, NZCU South cuts, no signs of credit stress, new mortgage lending low, swaps firm, NZD soft, bitcoin surges (again)
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27 Nov 17, 11:16am
Roger J Kerr sees business and consumer confidence staying high amid 'just right' export conditions, but warns that the RBNZ may wait too late to signal interest rate rises
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27 Nov 17, 8:01am
EUR was the best performer, rising 0.7% to 1.1935 USD; stronger euro spilled over into other European currencies, including GBP; NZD remained tightly range-bound and the ended the week around 0.6880 USD; US Treasury rates rose by 2bps across the curve
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27 Nov 17, 7:21am
US loan growth slows; China M&A pullback; HNA troubles extend; China cuts import duties; Germany 'booms'; AU bank satisfaction high; UST 10yr yield at 2.34%; oil up, gold stable; NZ$1 = 68.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.4; bitcoin surges again
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24 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; Kiwibank cuts two rates, goods trade deficit shrinks, butter slides, government finance stats released, swaps and NZD firm
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24 Nov 17, 8:07am
USD has sustained the fall seen post the slightly dovish FOMC minutes yesterday; weaker USD saw the NZD push higher, peaking at 0.6905; EUR also pushed up to the 1.1850 USD mark; local yield curve saw some slight downward pressure on rates
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24 Nov 17, 7:37am
China stocks drop; China eyes large aircraft orders; EU confidence jumps; AU seeks new way without the US; Adelaide battery ready; UST 10yr yield at 2.32%; China 10yr yield hits 4%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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23 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; no rate changes, retailers quiet, NZGB yields fall, Govt gets poll bounce, WMP futures rise, swaps slip, NZD holds
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23 Nov 17, 2:11pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #621; weighted average yield accepted falls to 3.13% and coverage ratio falls to 2.48x
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23 Nov 17, 7:44am
USD has struggled and is the biggest loser; US equities are flat around record highs while UST yields are down slightly; NZD up to 0.6860 USD and has managed to hold its ground on all the key major crosses; NZ bond market continues to be well supported
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23 Nov 17, 7:32am
US durable goods orders slip; confidence high; Yellen frank; China pulls back EV subsidies; Canada raises minimum wage; Australia frets about US and China; UST 10yr yield at 2.34%; oil up, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.5
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22 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; no rate changes, online job ads up, visitor numbers grow, peak migrant, dairy downside, blockchain review; swaps soft, NZD up
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22 Nov 17, 8:09am
Markets starting to accept the US Fed will be raising rates, ahead of Fed minutes release. Local rates follow. Local migration data unlikely to move markets
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22 Nov 17, 7:25am
Dairy prices drop again; US to start a trade war; US home sales rise; HNA in credit trouble in Hong Kong; 'girls better than boys'; UST 10yr yield at 2.36%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.4
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21 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; cautious investors, more credit card use, fewer farm sales, far fewer lifestyle block sales, no uptick for dairy, swaps rise, NZD stable, new bitcoin record
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21 Nov 17, 7:49am
Equity markets rise in improving outlook. Local liquidity factors weigh on our rates with loan demand soft. Eyes on RBA speech
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21 Nov 17, 7:27am
US expanding faster; London to lose to Frankfurt; German MMP negotiations collapse; RBA says mortgage rates lack transparency; Westpac glum on NZ; UST 10yr yield at 2.37%; oil down, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.2
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20 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; TD rate changes, new rating values in Akl, food prices up, MTF reports, Gem changes terms, services expanding, swaps and NZD slip, bitcoin up strongly
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