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9th Mar 21, 7:44am
USD remains well supported as US 10-year rate consolidates around 1.60%. EM currencies struggling, as is the NZD. US and European equities start the week on a positive note
USD remains well supported as US 10-year rate consolidates around 1.60%. EM currencies struggling, as is the NZD. US and European equities start the week on a positive note
9th Mar 21, 7:44am
8th Mar 21, 7:44am
US nonfarm payrolls much stronger than expected. Yields initially spike higher, before reversing. Equities rebound strongly, USD appreciates again. NZD falls towards 0.71 before rebounding with equities
US nonfarm payrolls much stronger than expected. Yields initially spike higher, before reversing. Equities rebound strongly, USD appreciates again. NZD falls towards 0.71 before rebounding with equities
8th Mar 21, 7:44am
5th Mar 21, 7:55am
Bond market sell-off resumes, with US 10-year breaking back above 1.5%. Market seemingly disappointed Powell didn't push back more firmly on yield rise. Equities lower, USD higher. 10-year swap rate back to 2% as NZ tracks Aussie rates higher
Bond market sell-off resumes, with US 10-year breaking back above 1.5%. Market seemingly disappointed Powell didn't push back more firmly on yield rise. Equities lower, USD higher. 10-year swap rate back to 2% as NZ tracks Aussie rates higher
5th Mar 21, 7:55am
2nd Mar 21, 7:54am
Calmer conditions return to bond markets overnight encouraging equity investors to buy the dip. US ISM manufacturing positively surprises. RBA bond buying activity drives strong rally in rates and helps drag NZ rates lower. Commodity currencies outperform
Calmer conditions return to bond markets overnight encouraging equity investors to buy the dip. US ISM manufacturing positively surprises. RBA bond buying activity drives strong rally in rates and helps drag NZ rates lower. Commodity currencies outperform
2nd Mar 21, 7:54am
1st Mar 21, 7:54am
Volatility in bonds continues - global rates sharply lower. Risk-off moves on Friday - equities mostly lower, commodities fall, USD strengthens. NZD and AUD fall 2%. Auckland back in Level 3 lockdown for a week, which may temper OCR rate hike expectations
Volatility in bonds continues - global rates sharply lower. Risk-off moves on Friday - equities mostly lower, commodities fall, USD strengthens. NZD and AUD fall 2%. Auckland back in Level 3 lockdown for a week, which may temper OCR rate hike expectations
1st Mar 21, 7:54am
26th Feb 21, 8:01am
Huge moves (up) in bond yields again overnight putting pressure on equities, especially tech stocks. NZD hits new post-2018 high yesterday, above 0.7450, before slipping back. NZ 10-year swap hits 2% as market moves to price >50% chance of an OCR hike
Huge moves (up) in bond yields again overnight putting pressure on equities, especially tech stocks. NZD hits new post-2018 high yesterday, above 0.7450, before slipping back. NZ 10-year swap hits 2% as market moves to price >50% chance of an OCR hike
26th Feb 21, 8:01am
26th Feb 21, 5:00am
Proceeds of crime from foreign criminals restrained by New Zealand authorities weigh in at nearly $1 billion over the past decade
Proceeds of crime from foreign criminals restrained by New Zealand authorities weigh in at nearly $1 billion over the past decade
26th Feb 21, 5:00am
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
23rd Feb 21, 7:53am
Rates fall back overnight after yesterday's carnage. Commodity prices on the charge, supporting fresh highs in NZD and AUD. USD broadly weaker as well 
Rates fall back overnight after yesterday's carnage. Commodity prices on the charge, supporting fresh highs in NZD and AUD. USD broadly weaker as well 
23rd Feb 21, 7:53am
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
22nd Feb 21, 7:43am
Bond yields higher again, as reflationary sentiment dominates. S&P500 down slightly, but big gains for cyclical and small cap stocks. USD lower despite higher US real yields. NZD up to 0.73, AUD makes a fresh three-year high
Bond yields higher again, as reflationary sentiment dominates. S&P500 down slightly, but big gains for cyclical and small cap stocks. USD lower despite higher US real yields. NZD up to 0.73, AUD makes a fresh three-year high
22nd Feb 21, 7:43am
19th Feb 21, 7:57am
Equities fall back after their recent strong run. Nerves on higher global bond rates backdrop and weak US labour market data not helping. NZD remains range-bound; GBP still in favour
Equities fall back after their recent strong run. Nerves on higher global bond rates backdrop and weak US labour market data not helping. NZD remains range-bound; GBP still in favour
19th Feb 21, 7:57am
16th Feb 21, 7:47am
Global reflation trade doesn't stop for the US holiday. Global equity markets at new highs; commodity prices higher; global rates higher. USD and JPY on the weak side
Global reflation trade doesn't stop for the US holiday. Global equity markets at new highs; commodity prices higher; global rates higher. USD and JPY on the weak side
16th Feb 21, 7:47am
15th Feb 21, 8:06am
Higher inflation expectations drive US 10-year rate above 1.20%. Equity market unperturbed, with S&P500 posting fresh high. Yellen tells G7 Finance Ministers to "go big" on fiscal policy. NZD/AUD drifts down further to 0.93
Higher inflation expectations drive US 10-year rate above 1.20%. Equity market unperturbed, with S&P500 posting fresh high. Yellen tells G7 Finance Ministers to "go big" on fiscal policy. NZD/AUD drifts down further to 0.93
15th Feb 21, 8:06am
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
Gareth Vaughan gets lost in a fictional world full of fairies, rainbows and unicorns where banks use cheap public money in ways that make New Zealand a better place
14th Feb 21, 6:02am
12th Feb 21, 7:45am
Low volatility in most asset prices seen this week continues. Slightly improving trend in US jobless claims. US rates nudge up; NZD and AUD push higher. Big flattening in NZGB curve yesterday
Low volatility in most asset prices seen this week continues. Slightly improving trend in US jobless claims. US rates nudge up; NZD and AUD push higher. Big flattening in NZGB curve yesterday
12th Feb 21, 7:45am
9th Feb 21, 7:51am
Market brushes off weak payrolls report, looks ahead to US fiscal stimulus. S&P500 hits new all-time high, US 30-year yield reaches 2% before reversing. US inflation expectations make post-2014 high as debate over Biden stimulus intensifies
Market brushes off weak payrolls report, looks ahead to US fiscal stimulus. S&P500 hits new all-time high, US 30-year yield reaches 2% before reversing. US inflation expectations make post-2014 high as debate over Biden stimulus intensifies
9th Feb 21, 7:51am
5th Feb 21, 10:51am
Risk sentiment buoyant. The USD starts to rise again. EUR under pressure. NZD gives back the gains it made from the good employment data. Eyes on US non farm payrolls
Risk sentiment buoyant. The USD starts to rise again. EUR under pressure. NZD gives back the gains it made from the good employment data. Eyes on US non farm payrolls
5th Feb 21, 10:51am
4th Feb 21, 9:26am
Expectations 'very high' ahead of half-year financial results from ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Expectations 'very high' ahead of half-year financial results from ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4th Feb 21, 9:26am
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
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3rd Feb 21, 9:07am
Fonterra boosts price it expects to pay farmers by 20c per kilogram of milk solids on the back of continued global dairy price increases
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Fonterra boosts price it expects to pay farmers by 20c per kilogram of milk solids on the back of continued global dairy price increases
3rd Feb 21, 9:07am
2nd Feb 21, 7:50am
Equity markets bounce back strongly to start the week. USD stronger across the board; NZD drifts lower overnight. Global rates unmoved by equity market swings
Equity markets bounce back strongly to start the week. USD stronger across the board; NZD drifts lower overnight. Global rates unmoved by equity market swings
2nd Feb 21, 7:50am
1st Feb 21, 8:27am
Positive vaccine and economic news Friday night, but equities slump and VIX surges on US equity market shenanigans. Other markets unperturbed. Global rates push higher. RBNZ to taper asset purchases this week
Positive vaccine and economic news Friday night, but equities slump and VIX surges on US equity market shenanigans. Other markets unperturbed. Global rates push higher. RBNZ to taper asset purchases this week
1st Feb 21, 8:27am
29th Jan 21, 7:58am
Restrictions on retail trading platforms restore market confidence. US GDP up 4%; US jobless claims fall back. US equities up 2%, UST10s higher after going sub-1%. NZD and AUD show decent bounce-backs
Restrictions on retail trading platforms restore market confidence. US GDP up 4%; US jobless claims fall back. US equities up 2%, UST10s higher after going sub-1%. NZD and AUD show decent bounce-backs
29th Jan 21, 7:58am

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