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15th Jul 19, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says conventional economic “cause and effect” paradigms are out the window and the currency markets are just one part of the jig-saw trying to work out what it means for them
Roger J Kerr says conventional economic “cause and effect” paradigms are out the window and the currency markets are just one part of the jig-saw trying to work out what it means for them
15th Jul 19, 8:34am
8th Jul 19, 8:17am
Roger J Kerr says the strong US jobs figures in June will not in themselves be enough to deter the Federal Reserve from cutting American interest rates
Roger J Kerr says the strong US jobs figures in June will not in themselves be enough to deter the Federal Reserve from cutting American interest rates
8th Jul 19, 8:17am
1st Jul 19, 8:21am
Roger J Kerr says the negative forces on the NZ dollar have reduced in intensity, while the economy’s relative performance is still pretty good, so, further gains to above 0.6800 seem likely  
Roger J Kerr says the negative forces on the NZ dollar have reduced in intensity, while the economy’s relative performance is still pretty good, so, further gains to above 0.6800 seem likely  
1st Jul 19, 8:21am
25th Jun 19, 1:13pm
Policy blunders have become the rule, not the exception, for the US administration. The combination of ill-timed fiscal stimulus, aggressive tariffs, and attacks on the Federal Reserve demands a far more critical assessment of Trumponomics
Policy blunders have become the rule, not the exception, for the US administration. The combination of ill-timed fiscal stimulus, aggressive tariffs, and attacks on the Federal Reserve demands a far more critical assessment of Trumponomics
25th Jun 19, 1:13pm
24th Jun 19, 8:41am
Roger J Kerr reckons something positive has already happened behind the scenes that we haven't yet been told about in the US-China trade dispute and he sees upcoming developments as positive for our currency
Roger J Kerr reckons something positive has already happened behind the scenes that we haven't yet been told about in the US-China trade dispute and he sees upcoming developments as positive for our currency
24th Jun 19, 8:41am
20th Jun 19, 4:00pm
Interest rates around the world drop sharply - many to record lows - after the US Federal Reserve signals strongly toward a future interest rate cut
Interest rates around the world drop sharply - many to record lows - after the US Federal Reserve signals strongly toward a future interest rate cut
20th Jun 19, 4:00pm
17th Jun 19, 8:35am
Roger J Kerr says Thursday's GDP figures may be a key short term factor in whether the New Zealand dollar can push back upwards again
Roger J Kerr says Thursday's GDP figures may be a key short term factor in whether the New Zealand dollar can push back upwards again
17th Jun 19, 8:35am
10th Jun 19, 9:27am
Roger J Kerr says changing interest rate market pricing in the US has caused the American dollar to lose ground
Roger J Kerr says changing interest rate market pricing in the US has caused the American dollar to lose ground
10th Jun 19, 9:27am
3rd Jun 19, 8:28am
Roger J Kerr says selling of the Antipodean currencies may be exhausted, and the US greenback's rise could well prompt traders to reprise using the AUD and NZD as part of a safe haven strategy again
Roger J Kerr says selling of the Antipodean currencies may be exhausted, and the US greenback's rise could well prompt traders to reprise using the AUD and NZD as part of a safe haven strategy again
3rd Jun 19, 8:28am
27th May 19, 8:29am
Roger J Kerr says low inflation has only come about through the global technology revolution - but this has not stopped the price of household staple items increasing at a much faster rate
Roger J Kerr says low inflation has only come about through the global technology revolution - but this has not stopped the price of household staple items increasing at a much faster rate
27th May 19, 8:29am
20th May 19, 8:10am
Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
20th May 19, 8:10am
13th May 19, 8:35am
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
13th May 19, 8:35am
6th May 19, 8:13am
Roger J Kerr explains why he thinks neither the Reserve Bank of New Zealand nor its Australian counterpart will cut rates this week
Roger J Kerr explains why he thinks neither the Reserve Bank of New Zealand nor its Australian counterpart will cut rates this week
6th May 19, 8:13am
29th Apr 19, 7:58am
Roger J Kerr gives both the local and international reasons why the markets will be forced to rethink their view of the New Zealand currency
Roger J Kerr gives both the local and international reasons why the markets will be forced to rethink their view of the New Zealand currency
29th Apr 19, 7:58am
23rd Apr 19, 8:12am
Roger J Kerr gives six reasons why the Official Cash Rate should not be cut and says a reversal of the value of the New Zealand dollar upwards again is inevitable once the Reserve Bank leaves the OCR unchanged on May 8
Roger J Kerr gives six reasons why the Official Cash Rate should not be cut and says a reversal of the value of the New Zealand dollar upwards again is inevitable once the Reserve Bank leaves the OCR unchanged on May 8
23rd Apr 19, 8:12am
15th Apr 19, 8:43am
Roger J Kerr says there a high hurdle to any reduction in the Official Cash Rate by the Reserve Bank; outlines why interest rate cuts are not warranted
Roger J Kerr says there a high hurdle to any reduction in the Official Cash Rate by the Reserve Bank; outlines why interest rate cuts are not warranted
15th Apr 19, 8:43am
8th Apr 19, 9:12am
Roger J Kerr says there is a fair chance Reserve Bank's next statement in May will again surprise the financial markets as being more balanced on the economic outlook than the outright dovish tone currently expected
Roger J Kerr says there is a fair chance Reserve Bank's next statement in May will again surprise the financial markets as being more balanced on the economic outlook than the outright dovish tone currently expected
8th Apr 19, 9:12am
1st Apr 19, 8:57am
Roger J Kerr questions the change in stance of the Reserve Bank and says conditions in the economy have not really changed to justify the renewed dovish tone
Roger J Kerr questions the change in stance of the Reserve Bank and says conditions in the economy have not really changed to justify the renewed dovish tone
1st Apr 19, 8:57am
25th Mar 19, 2:37pm
Global gloom following signs of falling EU and US growth drives NZ swap rate to record low
Global gloom following signs of falling EU and US growth drives NZ swap rate to record low
25th Mar 19, 2:37pm
25th Mar 19, 9:04am
Roger J Kerr says it will take some 'extraordinarily positive' news to propel the Kiwi dollar through the US70c barrier in coming months
Roger J Kerr says it will take some 'extraordinarily positive' news to propel the Kiwi dollar through the US70c barrier in coming months
25th Mar 19, 9:04am

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