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Surprisingly, the first retail interest rate rise in 2022 is for savers. BNZ takes its offers to the top of what all banks are prepared to pay, even if it is much lower than inflation's bite
21st Jan 22, 9:08am
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Surprisingly, the first retail interest rate rise in 2022 is for savers. BNZ takes its offers to the top of what all banks are prepared to pay, even if it is much lower than inflation's bite
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
21st Jan 22, 7:50am
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
20th Jan 22, 7:53am
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
19th Jan 22, 8:04am
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Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
18th Jan 22, 7:48am
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Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
17th Jan 22, 8:26am
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US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
Job ads end 2021 on a high note with the years, says BNZ/Seek Employment Report, but some Omicron clouds may be on the horizon
13th Jan 22, 12:22pm
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Job ads end 2021 on a high note with the years, says BNZ/Seek Employment Report, but some Omicron clouds may be on the horizon
We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
3rd Jan 22, 12:08pm
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We track which banks had the lowest home loan carded rate offers through 2021 and saw how low rates juiced up a housing market where values now threaten to exceed five times our annual economic activity
Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
30th Dec 21, 11:53am
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Despite recent interest rate rises, Kiwi home loan borrowers are still getting a good deal compared to those offered to Australians. We update our trans-Tasman comparison and find we are batting on even terms still
Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
21st Dec 21, 11:30am
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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
Omicron fears and likely death of US spending bill drag global equity markets much lower. US 10-year rate down a touch, below 1.40%
21st Dec 21, 7:57am
Omicron fears and likely death of US spending bill drag global equity markets much lower. US 10-year rate down a touch, below 1.40%
Equities lower, yield curves flatter as Fed official says March is a "live meeting" for a rate hike Omicron continues to spread rapidly. Biden's $1.75tn Build Back Better bill now looks unlikely to pass
20th Dec 21, 7:51am
Equities lower, yield curves flatter as Fed official says March is a "live meeting" for a rate hike Omicron continues to spread rapidly. Biden's $1.75tn Build Back Better bill now looks unlikely to pass
Fed signals three hikes next year. BoE raises rates/ ECB to taper its bond buying next year but signals no hikes in 2022
17th Dec 21, 8:02am
Fed signals three hikes next year. BoE raises rates/ ECB to taper its bond buying next year but signals no hikes in 2022
Markets expect another incrementally hawkish tilt from US Fed. US equities lower for third day running, US rates steady
16th Dec 21, 7:55am
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Markets expect another incrementally hawkish tilt from US Fed. US equities lower for third day running, US rates steady
ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
15th Dec 21, 9:01am
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ANZ economists are the last major bank to tip that house prices will drop - now picking a 4% decline next year
US PPI inflation surges, adding to inflation angst. US equities seemingly more nervous than rates market, ahead of FOMC update tomorrow
15th Dec 21, 8:04am
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US PPI inflation surges, adding to inflation angst. US equities seemingly more nervous than rates market, ahead of FOMC update tomorrow
Risk sentiment weaker to start the new week, ahead of busy event calendar, not helped by negative Omicron headlines and surging European gas prices
14th Dec 21, 7:51am
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Risk sentiment weaker to start the new week, ahead of busy event calendar, not helped by negative Omicron headlines and surging European gas prices
US CPI hits highest level in almost 40 years amidst broadening inflation pressures. Fed expected to announce a faster tapering pace later this week. S&P500 closes at new record high, oil prices increase on Omicron optimism
13th Dec 21, 7:54am
US CPI hits highest level in almost 40 years amidst broadening inflation pressures. Fed expected to announce a faster tapering pace later this week. S&P500 closes at new record high, oil prices increase on Omicron optimism
Equities and bond yields pull back slightly. China announces measures to dampen CNY strength. NZD back below 0.68 amidst a firmer USD
10th Dec 21, 8:03am
Equities and bond yields pull back slightly. China announces measures to dampen CNY strength. NZD back below 0.68 amidst a firmer USD
NZD and AUD recover further, supported by better sentiment on China driving yuan strength. Bank of Canada doesn't sanction early rate hike expectations built into market pricing. Global rates push higher; US curve steepens
9th Dec 21, 7:53am
NZD and AUD recover further, supported by better sentiment on China driving yuan strength. Bank of Canada doesn't sanction early rate hike expectations built into market pricing. Global rates push higher; US curve steepens
RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
8th Dec 21, 10:36am
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RBNZ runs double whammy of bank liquidity and solvency stress tests, says ​there's more work to do for banks to withstand a one-in-200 year event
Omicron fears continue to recede, driving risk sentiment higher. US rates higher with more curve flattening
8th Dec 21, 8:01am
Omicron fears continue to recede, driving risk sentiment higher. US rates higher with more curve flattening
ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
7th Dec 21, 9:12am
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ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
Risk appetite improves on Omicron optimism and China policy easing. US equities, UST yields, oil prices all higher
7th Dec 21, 7:59am
Risk appetite improves on Omicron optimism and China policy easing. US equities, UST yields, oil prices all higher
Risk-off moves across markets. Equities (especially tech) and rates tumble. US payrolls report a mixed bag. Relentless yield curve flattening in New Zealand
6th Dec 21, 7:46am
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Risk-off moves across markets. Equities (especially tech) and rates tumble. US payrolls report a mixed bag. Relentless yield curve flattening in New Zealand