Bonds news

6 Nov 17, 7:57am
NZD closed the day slightly weaker, near 0.6910 USD, having twice met resistance around 0.6950; NZDAUD rose 0.7% for the day to 0.9030; US 10-year rate ended at 2.33%, down 1bp from the NZ close; NZ rate curve flattened on Friday
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6 Nov 17, 7:32am
US job growth underwhelms; US slaps Canada; US truck orders zoom; Canada jobs improve; China risks rise, QE jumps; Venezuela infects bond yields; UST 10yr yield at 2.33%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.5
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3 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; Westpac ups TD rate, housing market sags, car market booms, Tarrant leaves, Aussie data underwhelms, swaps rates flatten, NZD holds
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3 Nov 17, 8:24am
The US tax bill was viewed by the market as underwhelming, UST 10yr nudged down to 2.34-2.35%; NZD trades at 0.6920 USD after seeing some resistance at 0.6930-0.6940; global forces have pushed local rates down, 10yr swap down 3bps to 3.15%
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3 Nov 17, 7:35am
US tax reform has markets sceptical; HNA struggles to raise money; US productivity jumps; global air travel sags; Chinese pay most for infant formula; UST 10yr yield at 2.35%; oil up and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.2 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.4
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2 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; no rate changes, QV says markets have turned, Fonterra holds, job ads rise, bank funding growth slows, swaps lower, NZD up again, bitcoin bursts higher
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2 Nov 17, 8:04am
US bond market waiting on tax bill, Fed chair nomination, after UST refunding details sent rates lower. BofE also in spotlight
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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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