Bonds news

2 Nov 17, 7:27am
US Fed signals December hike; strong US jobs growth; factory index stays high; airfreight grows +9.2%, HSBC accused again; Aussies to force banks to open up; UST 10yr yield at 2.37%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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1 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; SBS Bank trims a rate, jobless rate falls, participation rate heroic, labour penalties high, housing market cools, rents unchanged, swaps rise, NZD firms
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1 Nov 17, 1:06pm
NZIER economists urge inclusion of nominal GDP growth in the upcoming review of the Reserve Bank Act
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1 Nov 17, 8:07am
Local data expected to influence next weeks RBNZ MPS which may be looking at an earlier start to higher inflation. US markets ignore data, focusing instead on prospects for US tax 'reform'
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1 Nov 17, 7:27am
US confidence rises, home ownership rising; NZ wins World Bank review; China PMIs sag; EU growth up; Swiss make huge profit speculating; Medcraft rips into auditors; UST 10yr yield at 2.37%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.4 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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31 Oct 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; no rate changes, business confidence turns sharply negative, housing consents struggle, Moody's likes NZ banks, lending droops, deposits rise, swaps slip again, NZD dips on confidence
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31 Oct 17, 8:41am
Rates fall worldwide despite positive consumer sentiment. Low German inflation may be behind the drop, and reports US tax cut proposals are faltering. Data rush coming
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31 Oct 17, 7:42am
US consumer spending jumps; Canada struggles with NAFTA tussle; EU smiling; HSBC leaps; China SOE banks win; Aussie banking inquiry closer; UST 10yr yield at 2.37%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.7 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.9
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30 Oct 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; Jobs demand strong, who has a second job, Throne speech date set, Southern Response loses class action ruling, swap rates slip, NZD firms, bitcoin at new record
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30 Oct 17, 11:08am
Roger J Kerr says the interest rate outlook has become cloudier
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30 Oct 17, 7:45am
Focus goes on employment and jobs growth data. New NZ Govt won't add a jobless rate target to RBNZ mandate. Local rates may drift lower
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30 Oct 17, 7:20am
US grows +2.3% in year to September; Powell now Fed chair favourite; Bezos world's richest; Canada housing 'vulnerable' again; AU family FHB financing 'evades taxes'; UST 10yr yield at 2.42%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.1
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27 Oct 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; Kiwibank cuts two mortgage rates, adds to TD rate, apartments very hard to sell, Canadians buy Murray Goulburn, swaps and NZD little changed
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27 Oct 17, 8:02am
ECB to halve its bond purchase program to €30 bln in January, EUR weaker and European rate lower on the day; NZD continued lower trend on stronger USD; long dated local swap rates rise a touch
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27 Oct 17, 7:33am
ECB starts its unwinding; US pending home sales slow; Mexico's trade deficit rises; China sells Govt bonds successfully but major losses loom; Fonterra likes Australia; UST 10yr yield at 2.45%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.6
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26 Oct 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; lower personal loan rate, fraud cases, ANZ NZ's record profits, unmatched by 'contribution'; tiny trade deficit, mini-budget?, swaps and NZD stable
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26 Oct 17, 8:04am
Local swap rates little changed after being pulled by opposing forces, higher US rates and lower Australian rates. But markets price in higher long-term inflation to inflation-adjusted bonds
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26 Oct 17, 7:32am
US home sales, durable goods orders beat expectations; Canada sees strong growth; India juices up its SOE banks; China borrows; Germany confident; AU inflation slows; UST 10yr yield at 2.45%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.7
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25 Oct 17, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; Labour provides direction; Labour Inspectorate investigation; Australian CPI, Fletcher earnings guidance, China PSC, rates higer, NZD lower
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25 Oct 17, 8:15am
NZD has been the standout performer down 1% to sub-0.69 and near its lows for the session; local swap curve showed rates flat to down 1bp; US 10-year rate nudges higher to 2.41%, past what many consider to be a key technical resistance level of 2.40%
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