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4 Feb 18, 6:53am
ANZ Group's chief economist Richard Yetsenga argues technology's at least as big for the global economy as the epoch of China but the impacts are probably broader
3 Feb 18, 8:39am
US jobs rise, wages rise faster; bond yields jump, stocks fall; China data tampering; China Party tampering; UST 10yr 2.85%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.2 USc; TWI-5 = 74
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2 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; some terms deposit rate cuts, confidence up, building consents down, record visitor arrivals, migration levels off, swap rates rising, bitcoin dumped, NZD unchanged
2 Feb 18, 11:28am
Net migration fell by nearly 7% in December 2017 compared to the same month the previous year; Annual net migration slipped to 70,000
2 Feb 18, 7:40am
US PMI healthy; Canada frustrated with US zero-sum attitude; Argentina white-flags inflation; culture inquiry at CBA doesn't find anything yet; UST 10yr at 2.74%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 74 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6; bitcoin in hard fall
2 Feb 18, 5:02am
A raft of economic issues, such as low business confidence and less govt roading investment, will see GDP growth begin to taper off early next year, according to Infometrics
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1 Feb 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; US FOMC leaves funds rates unchanged, no movement in Chinese PMI, a jump in ANZ job ads, bitcoin back above $10,000
1 Feb 18, 2:46pm
Government completes its 100 Day Plan; Here is what it has done
1 Feb 18, 7:32am
US jobs growth up; US home sales stumble; Canada growth strong; China PMI weak; China travel explodes; global airfreight expanding; US debt grows; UST 10yr rises to 2.74%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 73.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
31 Jan 18, 5:20pm
Aussie parent FlexiGroup bringing the curtain down on Fisher & Paykel Finance's long-running deposit programme with existing depositors to be repaid
31 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor rate changes, volatility rises, rents up in Auckland, 'more investors leaving', AU CPI undershoots, swaps stable, NZD strengthens, bitcoin under US$10K
31 Jan 18, 7:42am
US confidence rises; home ownership rate rises; HNA faces cash crunch; EU growth up, confidence up; ASIC hits CBA on BBSW; S&P affirms NZ rating; UST 10yr jumps to 2.73%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74
30 Jan 18, 8:16pm
TSB launches a raised 18 month term deposit offer among two other rate adjustments, one up, one down. It is the fourth bank to move this month
30 Jan 18, 4:30pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill will ensure NZ becomes 'the best place in the world to be a child'
30 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Co-op Bank trims rates, trade data very positive, personal bankruptcies low, Aussie confidence high, wholesale rates stable, NZD little changed
30 Jan 18, 7:28am
US savings rate sinks to 10yr low; PCE at +1.5%; Chinese risk in 5G brings US nationalisation option; India sets +7.5% growth target; UST 10yr jumps to 2.71%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
29 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Narev's replacement found, RBNZ leaves NZD to it, more interest/fewer repayments, swaps up, steeper, NZD holds but slips against the Aussie
29 Jan 18, 12:17pm
CBA chooses internal candidate Matt Comyn as its new CEO, replacing Ian Narev at Aussie banking behemoth that owns ASB
29 Jan 18, 10:29am
ASB trims two key term deposit rate offers, raises one in changes that merely reposition its rate card to line up with its main rivals
29 Jan 18, 7:56am
US growth tame; US loses trade dispute with Canada; China profits up; Westpac AU launches 3.59% mortgage rate; UST 10yr 2.66%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 73.5 USc; TWI-5 = 74.1


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