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21 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; not rate changes, local data brightens, GDT a better option, UFB slower than advertised, swaps stabilise, NZD recovers, & more
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21 Dec 18, 7:44am
Equity markets dive; many central bank reviews with most downgrading growth; China credit stress; Fitch likes New Zealand; UST 10yr at 2.77%; oil dives, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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20 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, GDP growth disappoints, ANZ sees lower OCR, mortgage debt up faster, US Fed sets tone, swap rates dive, NZD weakens, & more
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20 Dec 18, 8:07am
Fed ups policy rate to 2.5%, signals fewer in future; US home sales rise; US population growth slows; China adds new stimulus; Italy gets EU deal; UST 10yr at 2.86%; oil stabilises, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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19 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; smaller savings rates, higher minimum wages, bigger C/A deficit, more farm sales, swaps lower and flatter, NZD higher, & more
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19 Dec 18, 12:03pm
Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
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19 Dec 18, 7:58am
Dairy prices rise again; equity markets await Fed signals; US housing starts weak; China retreats into its shell; German sentiment falls; UST 10yr at 2.83%; oil slumps but gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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18 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HSBC raises home loan rates, business confidence improves, eyes on dairy auction, CU ructions, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
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18 Dec 18, 8:40am
The bank that led fixed mortgage rates lower ends its 'specials', reverting some key rates back to 3.99%. Almost all banks have now raised fixed rates in the past month
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18 Dec 18, 7:45am
US Fed meeting; Canada home sales fall; EU inflation lower; Malaysia sues Goldman Sachs; Indonesia under pressure; Aussie tax revenues jump; UST 10yr at 2.86%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
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17 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more sub-4% rates disappear, PSI shows modest growth, guest nights rise, GDP Live launches, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
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17 Dec 18, 8:37am
The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
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17 Dec 18, 7:17am
US faces govt shutdown again; US data mixed; China data weak; Russia raises rates; Ireland reverses course; US junk bond market eerily quiet; UST 10yr at 2.90%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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15 Dec 18, 8:49am
Equity markets down sharply; US retail sales solid; US & Europe PMIs weaken, hold in Japan; Hong Kong & China homeowners jittery; UST 10yr 2.88%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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14 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; UDC trims rates, house prices rise, PMI up, RBNZ wants banks better capitalised, currency swaps popular, interest swap rates unchanged, NZD drifts, & more
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14 Dec 18, 7:46am
Canada DTIs sky-high; ECB ends EQ; Far East equities rise; US deficit rises further; PBoC boss signals more stimulus; ATO releases tax details; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil and gold little changed; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.3
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13 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; FEI changes 6m special, healthy food prices slip, HYFEU assumes solid house price gains, equities up, swaps firm, NZD slips, & more
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13 Dec 18, 1:03pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
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13 Dec 18, 7:44am
US core CPI stays high; China corporate default risk climbs; big China airport building plans; EU-Japan FTA good to go; equity markets rise; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil and gold little changed; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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12 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Heartland changes a rate, letting fee now illegal, successful LGFA tender, what cash is used for, swaps firm, NZD up, & more
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