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19 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some TD changes, PSI positive, PPI reveals margin pressure, Heartland profit up, fintech under microscope, swaps soft, NZD firm, & more
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19 Nov 18, 7:35am
Investors turning away from US Treasuries; China faces dollar debt crisis; Fed official turns dovish; Mexico & Indonesia raise rates; RBI to be muzzled; UST 10yr at 3.07%; oil flat and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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18 Nov 18, 5:23pm
Surprise! For the first time ever we are now not paying more than the Aussies for one key fixed rate. We look at how New Zealand mortgage pricing compares with what Aussies pay for the same sort of loans
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17 Nov 18, 8:31am
US household debt rises but safe; US factory production stalls; Fed view seen as dovish; Mexico and Indonesia raise rates; China faces US debt stress; UST 10yr 3.07%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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16 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; plenty of rate changes, PMIs improve, KiwiSavers take a hit, lakes refill fast, petrol prices drop, swaps soften, NZD rises, & more
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16 Nov 18, 7:42am
US retail sales up strongly; Canada housing sales dip; gig jobs impact labour stats; China data questionable; EU data soft; RBA sees overshoot & protracted decline; UST 10yr at 3.11%; oil flat and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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15 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some rate changes, big bond issues, Jones not spending fast enough, a $1.09 tln investment, swaps dip, NZD strong, & more
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15 Nov 18, 11:57am
Twyford says Waikato councils to consider business case for a start-up Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service to begin in 2020
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15 Nov 18, 9:26am
History is made with the weighted average one year fixed mortgage rate falling below 4% for the first time ever, bumped lower by Thursday's cut by TSB
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15 Nov 18, 7:53am
US inflation rising; Canadians fear global slump; China retail growth slows sharply; Japan contracts; Brexit details emerge; Aussie confidence up; UST 10yr at 3.09%; oil down and gold flat; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
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14 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, house sales 'normal', Anderson passes, swaps softer and flatter, NZD holds high, & more
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14 Nov 18, 7:40am
US deficits widen; OECD jobless rate falls; a Brexit deal on the table; RCEP pushed back; China & US in confusing trade talks; UST 10yr at 3.16%; oil slumps and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
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13 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ASB cuts, Co-op Bank changes, food prices unchanged, Fonterra has China win, population up +1.9%, swaps & NZD little changed, & more
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13 Nov 18, 1:59pm
ASB cuts one rate to 3.95% but raises two others as the sub 4% rate level embeds in the current home loan market; only three stragglers to go now
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13 Nov 18, 7:50am
Wall Street goes risk-off; Japan machine tool orders drop; China C/A may be in deficit; yuan management gettting tricky; US deficit issues grow; UST 10yr at 3.19%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
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12 Nov 18, 5:05pm
Another major bank reduces one mortgage rate below 4%, leaving only ASB and Kiwibank as majors with no offers at this new level
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12 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate and cash-back changes, good time to buy a house, consumer spending rises, more bond issues, swaps and NZD on hold, & more
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12 Nov 18, 1:31pm
BNZ unveils two year 3.99% home loan rate from November 13 as mortgage wars intensify
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12 Nov 18, 7:14am
US producer prices jump; Mexican production rises; China aims for more private sector support; Singles Day record; Fed targets financial stability; UST 10yr at 3.19%; oil and gold fall; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72
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10 Nov 18, 10:31am
For all the hype about the choice and flexibility of the ‘gig economy’ most people prefer a regular nine-to-five-style job. But when people start out in gig jobs, their chances of switching to a conventional job later are surprisingly low
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