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24 Nov 18, 8:45am
Stocks drop and retail struggles in US; Canada CPI rises; Italy financial stability waivers; Shanghai stocks tank; Hayne hearings become bar fight; UST 10yr 3.05%; oil plunges and gold holds; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
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23 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; HSBC goes to 3.79% again, business pay faster, more new-build lending, savings rate turns negative, swaps and NZD soft, & more
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23 Nov 18, 7:48am
US focus on retail results; China & Russia try to go own way; ECB confirms stimulus dialback; EU confidence wanes; more Brexit details; UST 10yr at 3.07%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
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22 Nov 18, 6:07pm
HSBC reprises its lowest-ever mortgage rate of 3.79% making that offer 16 basis points better than any other bank for a one year fixed term
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22 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, fewer incoming workers, tourism still thriving, swap rates unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
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22 Nov 18, 7:52am
Latest US data goes soft quickly; China investment funds shrink; EU chastises Italy; Hayne has broker conflicts on its reform agenda; UST 10yr at 3.07%; oil bounces, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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21 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, first homes less affordable, bear market for dairy, good farm sales, more job vacancies, swap rates on hold, NZD slips, & more
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21 Nov 18, 7:37am
Dairy prices drop; US housing starts fall; US retail weak; S&P500 sinks; China resue plans gamed; IMF tells RBA to hold; China grabs Aussie internet traffic; UST 10yr at 3.05%; oil plunges, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
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20 Nov 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; fee free education; Fletcher Building; false representation; water review; bond issue; swaps up slightly; NZD holds
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20 Nov 18, 7:43am
US homebuilder sentiment dives; Apple cuts back; S&P500 drops; Japan gets huge trade deficit; China housing faces recession; RBI pays off Govt; UST 10yr at 3.07%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
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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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