Jason Wong

11 Jul 18, 7:50am
NZDUSD remains stuck near 0.6840, near where it closed last week; US 10-year Treasuries have traded in a narrow 1.5bp range and currently sit 1bp higher at 2.87%; GBP has remained range-bound
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10 Jul 18, 7:51am
AUD has modestly outperformed, while trading in GBP has been whippy, driven by political forces; US Treasury yields higher; NZD has been out of the spotlight and traded a narrow range
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9 Jul 18, 7:38am
NZD rises on improved risk appetite, but remains vulnerable to trade tiff fallout. UK decides to keep EU regulation on industry and ag. NZ swaps higher across the curve
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6 Jul 18, 8:02am
Key equity markets are higher; NZD pushed up towards the 0.68 mark overnight where it met some resistance; AUD is flat to slightly lower; US 10-year treasury rates have traded in a 2.82-2.86% range and are flat versus the level at the NZ close
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5 Jul 18, 8:00am
The fortunes of the NZD remained linked to CNY, with a further recovery to as high as 0.6783 after the reported CNY fix; EUR recovered from a low of 1.1630 and currently sits at 1.665; trade wars continue
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4 Jul 18, 8:00am
NZD has recovered, helped by a verbal intervention by the PBoC to help support the yuan; US equities and bond yields have moved lower; USD is broadly weaker across the board
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3 Jul 18, 8:18am
NZD and AUD dive to fresh lows; despite the negative risk tone, global bond yields remain steady; USD has been the strongest of the majors
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2 Jul 18, 7:54am
Markets ignore US inflation rise. NZ wholesale rates continue downward bias. US-initiated trade tensions rise so risk remains elevated
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2 Jul 18, 7:52am
USD was broadly weak on Friday; this saw the NZD recover a little from a fresh 2-year low; EUR rose from around 1.1570 to end the week more than a cent higher at 1.1685; CAD was the strongest of the majors in Friday night trading
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29 Jun 18, 7:51am
Kiwi currency at fresh two-year low after dovish OCR review. Meanwhile, the EUR is keeping pace with teh USD. But Fed member now hearing "full-throated angst" about prospects for the US economy
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28 Jun 18, 8:06am
NZD has been one of the worst performers; local rates curve saw a slight steepening bias; US equities slightly lower and UST10s down 5bps; WTI oil prices rose over 3%
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27 Jun 18, 8:07am
Against a backdrop of a broadly stronger USD, the NZD has underperformed, while rates markets have barely moved; higher oil prices seem to have offered some support to CAD and AUD; US 10-year rate in a tight range and steady at 2.88%
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26 Jun 18, 7:57am
Global equity markets have been rattled by focus on escalating US-China trade tensions; commodity currencies have underperformed but movements have been modest; safe-havens have outperformed; bond market reaction to the trade news has been well contained
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25 Jun 18, 8:01am
NZD and AUD ended the week on a positive note; USD struggled to perform against the majors; rates were little changed for the day; PBoC cut the reserve ratio requirement for large commercial banks; focus will remain on the US-China trade war
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21 Jun 18, 8:08am
Fed's Powell says case for continued gradual increases in the federal funds rate is strong; USD DXY index up marginally on day; UST 10 yr yields pushed higher; NZD sits at the bottom of the G10 currency leaderboard; local rates were marginally higher
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15 Jun 18, 8:01am
USD is stronger across the board while the EUR has been hit by a dovish ECB; global rates faced downward pressure; NZD has performed better than most but the USD strength sees it down to around 0.6980
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14 Jun 18, 7:43am
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
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13 Jun 18, 7:48am
NZD and AUD have slightly underperformed in overnight trading; USD is better bid in overnight trading with various dollar indices up around 0.3%; UST 10-year rates have traded in a 2.94-2.98% range and currently sit at 2.96%, up 1bp from the NZ close
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12 Jun 18, 8:02am
NZD sits this morning around 0.7020, down ever so slightly from the 0.7030 level it was anchored around for much of last week; EUR has generally had a positive session; US Treasury rates are higher, with a slight flattening bias
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11 Jun 18, 7:50am
Markets ignore Trump trade tensions. Brazil recovers. Canada wage data strong, bolstering rate hike expectations. Eyes on US CPI, Fed, ECB, BofJ
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