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19 Jan 18, 7:31am
US housing starts slip; China growth above target; China housing strong; China retail near global #1; coal still king; Aussie debt-to-income ratio jumps; UST 10yr 2.61%; oil unchanged, gold down; NZ$1 = 73.1 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
18 Jan 18, 5:43pm
New Zealand's largest bank trims its hi-viz TD rates, leaving its rivals with better offers, and the challenger banks with much better offers. Weak loan demand may be behind the move
18 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes yet, house sales levels skid, beneficiary ratio improves, NZGB yields up, swap rates up strongly, NZD unchanged, bitcoin wilder
18 Jan 18, 12:24pm
We have had seven years where the growth in the number of workers has been faster than the growth in beneficiaries, despite the ageing population. But is that trend about to reverse?
18 Jan 18, 7:35am
US industrial production up sharply; US equities jump; Canada raises policy rate; big French dairy recall; interest-only loan shift worries Aussies; UST 10yr 2.56%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 73.2 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4; bitcoin below US$10,000
17 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, dairy prices jump, trucking activity softens, commodity prices softer, landlord sanctioned; swap rates flatten; NZD soft, bitcoin tumbles
17 Jan 18, 7:30am
Dairy prices rise on lower volume; China ODI declines; China downgrades US credit rating; Germans on strike; AU savings interest rates drop; UST 10yr 2.56%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 72.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.2; bitcoin down -US$3,000
16 Jan 18, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, business mood lower, jobs mood softens, retail sales growth soft, milk production down, swaps flat, NZD higher, bitcoin slips
16 Jan 18, 12:51pm
RBNZ decision making & governance report commissioned by Treasury calls for committee decision making, minutes to be released & neutering the RBNZ board
16 Jan 18, 7:30am
US dollar sinks; Ford goes electric; EU's big surplus; Canada house sales rise; Fitch warns of unexpected consequences, key UST 10yr 2.55%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 73.1 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
15 Jan 18, 4:08pm
Bernstein's Michael Parker probes cryptocurrencies and asks if you're paying for everything via your smartphone, why does the currency in which you are paying matter?
15 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; fresh food more expensive, rents higher, domestic online wins retail, big kauri, swap rates up, NZD holds
15 Jan 18, 7:16am
US debt limit issues rise again; US inflation up; China trade rises, PwC barred in India; hard commodity prices rise, key US and China interest rates jump; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.5 USc; TWI-5 = 74.1
13 Jan 18, 8:48am
US inflation stirs on strong retail; China's trade surplus slips; NZ exports too much cheese; India bars PwC; Merkel nears deal; key US and China rates jump; oil slips and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.5 USc; TWI-5 = 74.2
12 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; a rate change, building consents jump, CPI updated, ANZ gives up on selling UDC to HNA, swap rates slip, NZD holds
12 Jan 18, 2:25pm
Statistics NZ completes its 3-yearly review of CPI components that monitor consumer inflation. Food and housing are weighted a little higher in this new review
12 Jan 18, 11:13am
Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
12 Jan 18, 8:22am
US PPI falls; China catches US retail crown; air travel booming; China corporate debt wall; China growth rises; China deny's UST move; UST 10yr yield 2.53%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.5 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
11 Jan 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; A rate trimmed, QV data goes both ways, fewer job ads, Aussie retail up, NZX50 down, swaps up, NZD listless
11 Jan 18, 8:37am
Wall Street rally stalls; US growth tame; Fed dividend smaller; global airfreight jumps; Canada dobs in rogue US actions; China CPI up; UST 10yr yield 2.56%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 71.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.1


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