Bonds news

6 Jun 18, 8:09am
NZD has traded in about a 40pip range over the past 24 hours, dipping as low as 0.6998 this morning, but now back to the 0.7030 mark; GBP has outperformed; US 10-year rate is 3bps lower, likely dragged lower by falling German rates
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6 Jun 18, 7:38am
Dairy prices fall; US services sector expands faster, jobs openings now exceed jobless; world services sectors healthy; light rail a vanity project; record car sales; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil lower, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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5 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; 95% LVRs, TD rate changes, bigger Govt surplus, foreign student's big win, new Meridian bond, swaps up, NZD stable
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5 Jun 18, 7:46am
AUD at the top of the leaderboard; NZD trading higher since Friday’s NZ 5pm close against all majors except for the AUD; US 10-year Treasuries are up 3bps to 2.93% for the day, and closer to 6bps higher since the NZ local close on Friday
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5 Jun 18, 7:30am
US payrolls rise, PMIs mixed, factory orders fall; G7 rebuke US; IMF concerned; CBA pays record fine; Aussie house prices falling; UST 10yr at 2.94%; oil lower, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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4 Jun 18, 7:39am
US offends allies on trade; Google to give up Pentagon AI contract; US PMIs mixed; Chinese reject US trade position; Swiss mull money policy; UST 10yr 2.90%; oil and gold drop; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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2 Jun 18, 9:02am
US jobs gains beat estimates; trade tensions rise; mortgage bond fund quality suffers; Vancouver taxes fail; India milk production leaps; UST 10yr 2.90%; oil and gold drop; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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1 Jun 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; NZCU Baywide trims an online saver rate, consumer confidence average, terms of trade strong, rents firm, a thank you from us, swaps and NZD firm
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1 Jun 18, 8:11am
The Americans impose unilateral tariffs on steel, threaten more on cars. EU and others respond. Markets look on with disapproving concern
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1 Jun 18, 7:35am
US imposes steel tariffs; 'allies' respond; US consumer spending rises; EU inflation up; India growth rises; air travel growth sags; UST 10yr at 2.83%; oil mixed, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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31 May 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, NZGB yields drop, business confidence sags again, consumers show no fear, deposits grow faster, swaps stabilise, NZD rises
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31 May 18, 2:11pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #636; weighted average accepted yield was 3.24%; coverage ratio was 2.45x
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31 May 18, 8:15am
Yields rise as risk appetite returns. Equity markets also recover sharply. But US-China trade tensions spike again
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31 May 18, 7:27am
Wall Street recovers; Fed's Beige Book positive; Canada readies rate hikes; German inflation rises; world airfreight higher; OECD bullish; UST 10yr at 2.84%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
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30 May 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; clean over here, no LVR relief yet, more Auckland consents, no leverage progress, Apple casual about our law, swaps drop, NZD stable
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30 May 18, 8:31am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton highlights the risk ratepayers have if local Councils get into financial trouble and says we all need to keep an eye on whether Council debt-funded projects make sense
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30 May 18, 7:51am
Italy delivers serious investor angst which has spread fast to most major markets. The brutal selloff and flight to safety brings sharply lower bond yields
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30 May 18, 7:44am
Optimism staggers as Italy and Trump deliver weird decisions; Aussie confidence slumps and Hayne's impact dawns on markets; UST 10yr at 2.79%; oil holds, gold up; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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29 May 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes; banking dashboard; Holidays Act taskforce; meth contaminated homes; online sales; rates lower; NZD holds
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29 May 18, 7:47am
Italian yields have skyrocketed again and the EUR weakened, as the market prepares for new elections in Italy; US 10 year Treasury futures yield down 7bps; NZD is around 0.3% higher; NZ 10 year swap rate fell 2.25bps
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