Jason Wong

9th Aug 19, 7:50am
Market sentiment improves, and both equity and bond yield markets push higher. China's management of their exchange rate cheered by markets. But the NZD faces headwinds as the yuan depreciates
Market sentiment improves, and both equity and bond yield markets push higher. China's management of their exchange rate cheered by markets. But the NZD faces headwinds as the yuan depreciates
9th Aug 19, 7:50am
8th Aug 19, 7:50am
NZD drags the AUD down after surprise RBNZ decision. Global outlook gets negative views in most markets and benchmark interest rates ease further in race to zero or below
NZD drags the AUD down after surprise RBNZ decision. Global outlook gets negative views in most markets and benchmark interest rates ease further in race to zero or below
8th Aug 19, 7:50am
7th Aug 19, 7:43am
China uses market action to support the yuan after US currency rebuke. US Administration walks back trade hardline. Even dovish Fed members don't want a US rate cut yet. Eyes now on the RBNZ
China uses market action to support the yuan after US currency rebuke. US Administration walks back trade hardline. Even dovish Fed members don't want a US rate cut yet. Eyes now on the RBNZ
7th Aug 19, 7:43am
6th Aug 19, 7:46am
Equity markets and US rates in freefall. Trade war concerns dominate and the CNY pushes above 7. The NZD remarkably resilient but downside risks ahead
Equity markets and US rates in freefall. Trade war concerns dominate and the CNY pushes above 7. The NZD remarkably resilient but downside risks ahead
6th Aug 19, 7:46am
5th Aug 19, 7:12am
Economic data rendered out-of-date as new US tariffs on China sharply twist market views very negative. Global bond yields fall to record lows. The NZD falls as outlook turns negative, but 'saved' as worse expected from the USD
Economic data rendered out-of-date as new US tariffs on China sharply twist market views very negative. Global bond yields fall to record lows. The NZD falls as outlook turns negative, but 'saved' as worse expected from the USD
5th Aug 19, 7:12am
2nd Aug 19, 7:40am
US tariffs remaining imports from China. Global interest rates dive. Equities spike lower. AUD hardest hit. Eyes now on US non-farm payrolls
US tariffs remaining imports from China. Global interest rates dive. Equities spike lower. AUD hardest hit. Eyes now on US non-farm payrolls
2nd Aug 19, 7:40am
29th Jul 19, 8:53am
US dollar rises on policy guidance. Share buybacks push US equities to record highs. US Q2 GDP beats estimates, but down sharply from Q1. NZD and AUD weaken. Trade talks restart but expectations low
US dollar rises on policy guidance. Share buybacks push US equities to record highs. US Q2 GDP beats estimates, but down sharply from Q1. NZD and AUD weaken. Trade talks restart but expectations low
29th Jul 19, 8:53am
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
25th Jul 19, 7:37am
Equities higher on some better logistics earnings, but key manufacturers slip back. AUD weakens after Westpac sees even lower rates. Eyes on ECB for signs of imminent easing
Equities higher on some better logistics earnings, but key manufacturers slip back. AUD weakens after Westpac sees even lower rates. Eyes on ECB for signs of imminent easing
25th Jul 19, 7:37am
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
18th Jul 19, 8:34am
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
18th Jul 19, 8:34am
17th Jul 19, 7:52am
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
17th Jul 19, 7:52am
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
10th Jul 19, 7:59am
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
10th Jul 19, 7:59am

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