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Imre Speizer

New Zealand Government Bonds now qualify for the World Government Bond Index, and while they may be the smallest component of that index, they offer the highest yield for a AAA/AA rating
5th Apr 22, 12:35pm
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New Zealand Government Bonds now qualify for the World Government Bond Index, and while they may be the smallest component of that index, they offer the highest yield for a AAA/AA rating
Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
17th Nov 21, 12:35pm
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Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
Volatility and a lack of liquidity causing ructions in local wholesale money markets, which isn't good news for people with home loans
29th Oct 21, 12:46pm
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Volatility and a lack of liquidity causing ructions in local wholesale money markets, which isn't good news for people with home loans
No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
20th Aug 21, 1:26pm
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No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
Reserve Bank decides to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged due to the uncertainty the new outbreak of Covid brings
18th Aug 21, 2:07pm
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Reserve Bank decides to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged due to the uncertainty the new outbreak of Covid brings
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
26th May 21, 2:07pm
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
Westpac's senior market strategist Imre Speizer takes a look at past elections to see how the Kiwi dollar reacted to election uncertainty, and what we can expect leading up to our imminent poll
4th Oct 20, 10:36am
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Westpac's senior market strategist Imre Speizer takes a look at past elections to see how the Kiwi dollar reacted to election uncertainty, and what we can expect leading up to our imminent poll
Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
18th Sep 19, 11:06am
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Westpac economists say unconventional monetary policy could help the Reserve Bank meet its inflation target but they warn that any monetary policy is 'no panacea'
If NZ rates stay low, demand for NZ Govt bonds will likely rise. If the decoupling extends it will mean that our rates won't rise like their international counterparts, says Westpac
18th Sep 18, 10:22am
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If NZ rates stay low, demand for NZ Govt bonds will likely rise. If the decoupling extends it will mean that our rates won't rise like their international counterparts, says Westpac
Goldman Sachs' predicting a February OCR increase makes the investment bank the market hawk, with most other forecasters picking a hike in the second half of 2019
18th Jul 18, 2:16pm
by Jason Walls
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Goldman Sachs' predicting a February OCR increase makes the investment bank the market hawk, with most other forecasters picking a hike in the second half of 2019
Global investment bank giant JPMorgan is warning its clients that in a recession, the NZ dollar will be the worst performing major currency
12th Jul 18, 7:53am
by Jason Walls
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Global investment bank giant JPMorgan is warning its clients that in a recession, the NZ dollar will be the worst performing major currency
Westpac's Imre Speizer shows why our bank bill rates have started to rise, sees the impact as 'modest' so far, but cautions on further upside potential and what is driving that
11th Apr 18, 10:10am
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Westpac's Imre Speizer shows why our bank bill rates have started to rise, sees the impact as 'modest' so far, but cautions on further upside potential and what is driving that
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; reiterates view that monetary policy will remain accommodative for a considerable period; notes recent construction sector weakness
28th Sep 17, 9:09am
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Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; reiterates view that monetary policy will remain accommodative for a considerable period; notes recent construction sector weakness
Economists say further dairy supply cutbacks and increased demand from China are needed to pull prices out of the dumps; ASB calls for Fonterra to provide evidence it's cutting production
19th Aug 15, 10:32am
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Economists say further dairy supply cutbacks and increased demand from China are needed to pull prices out of the dumps; ASB calls for Fonterra to provide evidence it's cutting production
Even though a negative rate slope is not likely in the next few weeks, Westpac picks an inversion to happen after that and last maybe a year
26th Jan 15, 10:49am
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Even though a negative rate slope is not likely in the next few weeks, Westpac picks an inversion to happen after that and last maybe a year
ANZ economists say the third food safety issue for the NZ dairy sector in three years sees the country's reputation risk being sullied
5th Aug 13, 12:15pm
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ANZ economists say the third food safety issue for the NZ dairy sector in three years sees the country's reputation risk being sullied
Government's debt manager ends big fluctuations in value of bonds auctioned weekly; Treasurer hints trial of set limit of NZ$250 mln auctioned weekly likely to continue
19th Sep 12, 4:07pm
Government's debt manager ends big fluctuations in value of bonds auctioned weekly; Treasurer hints trial of set limit of NZ$250 mln auctioned weekly likely to continue
BusinessDesk: NZ government bond yields fall to record low as euro woes stoke flight to safety
31st May 12, 6:47pm
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BusinessDesk: NZ government bond yields fall to record low as euro woes stoke flight to safety
Small signs of life showing in NZD Eurobond market
29th Feb 12, 6:00pm
Small signs of life showing in NZD Eurobond market
NZ dollar holds below 80 US cts as fears of eurozone crisis fears rebuilding; Westpac's Speizer sees eventual fall to 71 USc
18th Oct 11, 5:40pm
NZ dollar holds below 80 US cts as fears of eurozone crisis fears rebuilding; Westpac's Speizer sees eventual fall to 71 USc