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17th Jul 19, 7:52am
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
17th Jul 19, 7:52am
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
10th Jul 19, 7:59am
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
10th Jul 19, 7:59am
9th Jul 19, 7:43am
US Treasury yields have largely held onto their post-payrolls gains overnight while equity markets have fallen modestly; NZD is little changed from Friday night’s close; NZ rates opened higher but gradually drifted lower
US Treasury yields have largely held onto their post-payrolls gains overnight while equity markets have fallen modestly; NZD is little changed from Friday night’s close; NZ rates opened higher but gradually drifted lower
9th Jul 19, 7:43am
8th Jul 19, 8:27am
US rates and the USD increased sharply on Friday night after stronger than expected payrolls led the market to scale back expectations of a 50bp Fed rate cut in July; amidst the stronger USD, the NZD underperformed and fell almost 1%
US rates and the USD increased sharply on Friday night after stronger than expected payrolls led the market to scale back expectations of a 50bp Fed rate cut in July; amidst the stronger USD, the NZD underperformed and fell almost 1%
8th Jul 19, 8:27am
5th Jul 19, 8:09am
US cash market closed for Independence Day and no major data released; NZD has reversed some of its outperformance from yesterday and has slipped back below 0.67; focus tonight is on the monthly US non-farm payrolls release
US cash market closed for Independence Day and no major data released; NZD has reversed some of its outperformance from yesterday and has slipped back below 0.67; focus tonight is on the monthly US non-farm payrolls release
5th Jul 19, 8:09am
4th Jul 19, 7:35am
Global rates continued to head lower overnight as the market readies for a wave of central bank easing; lower rate outlook has boosted equities; NZD has outperformed, alongside the AUD, and has risen back above 0.67
Global rates continued to head lower overnight as the market readies for a wave of central bank easing; lower rate outlook has boosted equities; NZD has outperformed, alongside the AUD, and has risen back above 0.67
4th Jul 19, 7:35am
3rd Jul 19, 7:44am
Global rates fell sharply overnight after BoE Governor Carney warned that an intensification of trade tensions had the potential to “shipwreck the global economy”; NZD is unchanged from this time yesterday
Global rates fell sharply overnight after BoE Governor Carney warned that an intensification of trade tensions had the potential to “shipwreck the global economy”; NZD is unchanged from this time yesterday
3rd Jul 19, 7:44am
2nd Jul 19, 8:11am
US equities have reversed most of their initial gains while US bond yields are modestly higher; USD has performed strongly overnight, which has taken the NZD back below 0.67; AUD opened slightly higher on Monday morning
US equities have reversed most of their initial gains while US bond yields are modestly higher; USD has performed strongly overnight, which has taken the NZD back below 0.67; AUD opened slightly higher on Monday morning
2nd Jul 19, 8:11am
1st Jul 19, 8:30am
Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to a ceasefire in the US-China trade war; while existing tariffs on Chinese imports will remain in place, the outcome will be seen as positive for risk assets, the NZD and the AUD to start the week; 10 year US Treasury yield
Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to a ceasefire in the US-China trade war; while existing tariffs on Chinese imports will remain in place, the outcome will be seen as positive for risk assets, the NZD and the AUD to start the week; 10 year US Treasury yield
1st Jul 19, 8:30am
28th Jun 19, 8:23am
NZD is top of the leaderboard yet again, hitting 0.67, although currency movements have been small ahead of the crucial Trump-Xi meeting tomorrow; US equities are up modestly, while UST yields have trended lower
NZD is top of the leaderboard yet again, hitting 0.67, although currency movements have been small ahead of the crucial Trump-Xi meeting tomorrow; US equities are up modestly, while UST yields have trended lower
28th Jun 19, 8:23am
27th Jun 19, 7:44am
NZD tops the leaderboard again, after the RBNZ left rates unchanged and supported by a tailwind for commodity currencies; global rates are higher, with European rates bouncing off record lows
NZD tops the leaderboard again, after the RBNZ left rates unchanged and supported by a tailwind for commodity currencies; global rates are higher, with European rates bouncing off record lows
27th Jun 19, 7:44am
26th Jun 19, 8:06am
Despite a risk-off session overnight with equities and global bond rates lower, the NZD has been the best performing of the major currencies, ahead of today’s RBNZ OCR review; AUD has been hovering around the 0.6960 mark
Despite a risk-off session overnight with equities and global bond rates lower, the NZD has been the best performing of the major currencies, ahead of today’s RBNZ OCR review; AUD has been hovering around the 0.6960 mark
26th Jun 19, 8:06am
25th Jun 19, 8:02am
USD continues to drift lower, with the commodity currencies showing some of the best, albeit moderate, gains; US equities are flat while global rates have nudged lower, reversing Friday’s move higher
USD continues to drift lower, with the commodity currencies showing some of the best, albeit moderate, gains; US equities are flat while global rates have nudged lower, reversing Friday’s move higher
25th Jun 19, 8:02am
24th Jun 19, 8:07am
EUR ended the week on a strong note after better than expected PMI data, which also helped lift rates and drag US Treasury yields higher; NZD and AUD were flat for the day
EUR ended the week on a strong note after better than expected PMI data, which also helped lift rates and drag US Treasury yields higher; NZD and AUD were flat for the day
24th Jun 19, 8:07am
21st Jun 19, 8:28am
US equities reached a record high, US Treasury rates slipped below 2% and the USD is under further downward pressure, as the afterglow continues following the Fed’s opening of the door to an easing cycle; NZD’s recovery this week continues
US equities reached a record high, US Treasury rates slipped below 2% and the USD is under further downward pressure, as the afterglow continues following the Fed’s opening of the door to an easing cycle; NZD’s recovery this week continues
21st Jun 19, 8:28am
20th Jun 19, 8:11am
Fed members who thought that rate cuts were appropriate this year pleasantly surprised the market, seeing the USD weaken and Treasury yields fall; GBP has been the best performer; NZD is fairly flat on the other crosses
Fed members who thought that rate cuts were appropriate this year pleasantly surprised the market, seeing the USD weaken and Treasury yields fall; GBP has been the best performer; NZD is fairly flat on the other crosses
20th Jun 19, 8:11am

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