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14 Jan 19, 11:24am
Confounding the grumps, it turns out we are a happy, optimistic lot going into the New Year, according to a poll that has been tracking this since 1989
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14 Jan 19, 7:47am
US wants back in to TPP; US inflation cools; China readies a large tax cut; Brazil sees strong growth ahead; Australian coal exports zoom; UST 10yr 2.70%; oil and gold softer; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
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12 Jan 19, 8:27am
US CPI inflation eases; survey sees recession chance low; no shutdown progress; US deficit swells; market volatility eases; UST 10yr 2.69%; oil slips and gold firms; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
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12 Jan 19, 6:02am
The first 2019 home loan rate reduction has arrived, taking the two year fixed to a market-leading 4.19% level. Eyes are now on rival moves
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11 Jan 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Kiwibank cuts a mortgage rate, dwelling consents hit capacity limits, REINZ warns, swaps drift up, bitcoin tanks, NZD says firm, & more
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11 Jan 19, 8:16am
Powell says inflation data to set rate track from here; no movement on big issues; Mexico confidence jumps; hard Brexit looms; China CPI drops; UST 10yr 2.73%; oil and gold little changed; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
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10 Jan 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Westpac makes some TD changes, ANZ's truckometer flashes warning, used imports stall, swaps drop, NZD stays high, & more
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10 Jan 19, 8:51am
Fed speakers sound caution but minutes do not; Canada holds but cuts forecasts; EU jobless rate falls; World Bank downgrades China; UST 10yr 2.72%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
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9 Jan 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; a TD rate rise, home ownership rate falls again, commodity prices fall, Wellington job demand up, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
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9 Jan 19, 12:00pm
We look at some key data available from the RBNZ Dashboard to help investors and depositors in our banks understand where some important hazards lie
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9 Jan 19, 8:31am
Beijing trade talks go into third day; US job openings fall; Canada exports slump; China eyes more stimulus; EU confidence slumps; Aussie trade surplus healthy; UST 10yr 2.71%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.4
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8 Jan 19, 2:19pm
Tradie orders drive new vehicle sales growth in the commercial segment but overall new vehicle sales are softening and expected to soften further in 2019
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8 Jan 19, 7:52am
Markets obsessed by US-China trade talks; equity markets in relief rallies; US service sector weakens; EU retail surprises; China reserves holding; UST 10yr 2.68%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
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7 Jan 19, 12:15pm
Term deposit rates are tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities even when rates are low. We compare where rates are at the start of 2019, and look at some practical options
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7 Jan 19, 7:31am
Positive US jobs report; trade talks to resume; but US Govt shutdown drags on; China services impress; China cuts reserve ratio; eyes on Aussie mortgage transition; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil firms, gold down; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
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5 Jan 19, 7:48am
Equities recover on strong US jobs report; US & China to restart trade talks; Canada and German jobs data good; China cuts reserve ratio hard; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil firms, gold down; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
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4 Jan 19, 8:28am
Apple crumbles; S&P500 drops -2%; US data weak; China adds more stimulus; new Italy bank crisis; Google outed on tax; Aussie credit crunch worsens; UST 10yr 2.59%; oil lower, gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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3 Jan 19, 8:25am
Dairy prices rise for third time; world factory data weak; China bond defaults catch attention; Aussie housing slides further; investors see Fed pause; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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31 Dec 18, 7:02am
Will the current prosperity last? Will our politicians and central bankers act to improve things, or make them run off track? We want your opinion about what is likely to happen, on anything that affects our economy
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30 Dec 18, 7:02am
We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce new features coming 2019
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