US Federal Reserve

14th Oct 19, 8:40am
Roger J Kerr wonders whether the 'phase 1' trade deal and swine flu factors are game-changers for the Kiwi dollar
Roger J Kerr wonders whether the 'phase 1' trade deal and swine flu factors are game-changers for the Kiwi dollar
14th Oct 19, 8:40am
7th Oct 19, 8:38am
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
Roger J Kerr says the gloom being portrayed by businesses has nothing to do with the performance of the economy or their businesses
7th Oct 19, 8:38am
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
Roger J Kerr says while many commentators continue to be negative on the outlook for the NZ economy, the picture changes dramatically if China and the US can settle a trade agreement
30th Sep 19, 8:31am
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
Roger J Kerr says some currency speculators are likely to be disappointed when the Reserve Bank doesn't deliver an interest rate cut this week
23rd Sep 19, 9:01am
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
Roger J Kerr says the Australian dollar, with its much improved economic fundamentals, now stands out as the currency of choice for global investors
16th Sep 19, 7:49am
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
Capacity constraints in the New Zealand economy would hinder any future fiscal stimulus plans according to S&P Global Ratings
12th Sep 19, 3:27pm
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand may have to lead the way again in abandoning arbitrary inflation rate targets, as that regime is no longer fit for purpose
9th Sep 19, 8:08am
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
Roger J Kerr says so far the RBNZ's 50 basis point cut to the Official Cash Rate appears to be creating the exactly opposite effect to that intended on confidence
2nd Sep 19, 8:14am
26th Aug 19, 8:21am
Roger J Kerr questions whether the American dollar will continue to be a safe haven currency, with the financial and investment markets now seeing the trade wars directly damaging the US economy
Roger J Kerr questions whether the American dollar will continue to be a safe haven currency, with the financial and investment markets now seeing the trade wars directly damaging the US economy
26th Aug 19, 8:21am
19th Aug 19, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says the chances are now improving that the US President will finally start to heed the advice of those who view the escalating trade wars as counter-productive and hurting the US economy - and the President's re-election chances
Roger J Kerr says the chances are now improving that the US President will finally start to heed the advice of those who view the escalating trade wars as counter-productive and hurting the US economy - and the President's re-election chances
19th Aug 19, 8:34am
12th Aug 19, 9:36am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank is consistently surprising the markets with statements at odds to prior expectations - but the Kiwi dollar keeps bouncing back after the shocks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank is consistently surprising the markets with statements at odds to prior expectations - but the Kiwi dollar keeps bouncing back after the shocks
12th Aug 19, 9:36am
5th Aug 19, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr says the NZ dollar now looks undervalued again, with the major downside risk being if the Reserve Bank is gloomier at its OCR review this week than the market expects
Roger J Kerr says the NZ dollar now looks undervalued again, with the major downside risk being if the Reserve Bank is gloomier at its OCR review this week than the market expects
5th Aug 19, 8:22am
29th Jul 19, 7:58am
Roger J Kerr says the US Fed Reserve will likely cut interest rates this week; the accompanying rhetoric on economic risks and future rate cuts will determine whether the US dollar holds its recent gains or recoils
Roger J Kerr says the US Fed Reserve will likely cut interest rates this week; the accompanying rhetoric on economic risks and future rate cuts will determine whether the US dollar holds its recent gains or recoils
29th Jul 19, 7:58am
22nd Jul 19, 8:18am
Roger J Kerr says spectacular increases in iron ore, coal and gold prices are producing massive positive cash flows and profits for the mining companies and boosting Aussie government royalty revenue inflows and stimulating investment into new mines
Roger J Kerr says spectacular increases in iron ore, coal and gold prices are producing massive positive cash flows and profits for the mining companies and boosting Aussie government royalty revenue inflows and stimulating investment into new mines
22nd Jul 19, 8:18am
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

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