sign uplog in
Want to go ad-free? Find out how, here.

BNZ

13th Apr 21, 8:34am
Credit rating agency Fitch revises big Australasian banks' credit ratings to stable from negative except for on-the-block Westpac NZ
Credit rating agency Fitch revises big Australasian banks' credit ratings to stable from negative except for on-the-block Westpac NZ
13th Apr 21, 8:34am
13th Apr 21, 7:13am
Equity markets slightly lower; UST yields slightly higher. NZD and AUD flat. US CPI tonight to be closely watched
Equity markets slightly lower; UST yields slightly higher. NZD and AUD flat. US CPI tonight to be closely watched
13th Apr 21, 7:13am
12th Apr 21, 7:18am
Bond yields and USD tick up on Friday, but both still lower on the week. RBNZ Monetary Policy Report on Wednesday - not expecting any major changes from the February MPS.
Bond yields and USD tick up on Friday, but both still lower on the week. RBNZ Monetary Policy Report on Wednesday - not expecting any major changes from the February MPS.
12th Apr 21, 7:18am
11th Apr 21, 6:00am
RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
RBNZ expected to put the property investor crackdown, trans-Tasman bubble, slowing growth and higher inflation expectations aside, and take a breather before changing monetary policy
11th Apr 21, 6:00am
9th Apr 21, 7:42am
Trends this month continue overnight: equities higher, rates and USD lower. No fresh insights from Powell speech. GBP underperforms as more countries restrict AstraZeneca vaccine for younger people.
Trends this month continue overnight: equities higher, rates and USD lower. No fresh insights from Powell speech. GBP underperforms as more countries restrict AstraZeneca vaccine for younger people.
9th Apr 21, 7:42am
6th Apr 21, 7:51am
Super strong US economic data. Equities higher but bond yields go sideways. USD weakens across the board, NZD back to 0.7060. RBA meeting today and NZ govt. announcement on Trans-Tasman bubble
Super strong US economic data. Equities higher but bond yields go sideways. USD weakens across the board, NZD back to 0.7060. RBA meeting today and NZ govt. announcement on Trans-Tasman bubble
6th Apr 21, 7:51am
1st Apr 21, 12:03pm
NZ's Vivier & Company, allegedly run by a convicted British fraudster, is accused by a NZ foreign trust of failing provide insurance and pay interest on $4m of deposits. So what was the point of the FMA's action against Vivier almost 6 years ago?
NZ's Vivier & Company, allegedly run by a convicted British fraudster, is accused by a NZ foreign trust of failing provide insurance and pay interest on $4m of deposits. So what was the point of the FMA's action against Vivier almost 6 years ago?
1st Apr 21, 12:03pm
30th Mar 21, 7:42am
No contagion evident from forced selling as hedge fund gets in trouble. Ship freed, allowing Suez Canal to reopen. Risk sentiment turns from negative to positive. NZD shows tentative signs of recovering after last week's selldown
No contagion evident from forced selling as hedge fund gets in trouble. Ship freed, allowing Suez Canal to reopen. Risk sentiment turns from negative to positive. NZD shows tentative signs of recovering after last week's selldown
30th Mar 21, 7:42am
29th Mar 21, 7:39am
Risk-on market moves on Friday - equities and rates up, USD down. US inflation expectations make new multi-year highs. NZD back at 0.70. RBNZ to reduce QE bond buying by $200m this week
Risk-on market moves on Friday - equities and rates up, USD down. US inflation expectations make new multi-year highs. NZD back at 0.70. RBNZ to reduce QE bond buying by $200m this week
29th Mar 21, 7:39am
26th Mar 21, 7:55am
US bond yields and equities track sideways overnight. EUR remains under pressure - falls to its lowest level since November, below 1.18. NZD edges down, hits a four-month low. NZ rates rebound yesterday, following two days of heavy falls
US bond yields and equities track sideways overnight. EUR remains under pressure - falls to its lowest level since November, below 1.18. NZD edges down, hits a four-month low. NZ rates rebound yesterday, following two days of heavy falls
26th Mar 21, 7:55am
25th Mar 21, 11:14am
BNZ economists say the Government is 'dead set' on curtailing soaring house prices and will do what it takes - 'it will almost certainly win in the end'
BNZ economists say the Government is 'dead set' on curtailing soaring house prices and will do what it takes - 'it will almost certainly win in the end'
25th Mar 21, 11:14am
23rd Mar 21, 7:58am
US Treasury yields retreat supporting risk sentiment. No fallout from plunge in Turkish Lira. NZD recovers to around 0.7180. RBNZ continues to suppress NZ long term rates
US Treasury yields retreat supporting risk sentiment. No fallout from plunge in Turkish Lira. NZD recovers to around 0.7180. RBNZ continues to suppress NZ long term rates
23rd Mar 21, 7:58am
22nd Mar 21, 7:55am
Market moves subdued on Friday. Fed ends temporary capital exemption for US Treasury bonds - US 10-year ends week at 1.72%. Turkey central bank Governor fired after only three months - could lead to more emerging market volatility
Market moves subdued on Friday. Fed ends temporary capital exemption for US Treasury bonds - US 10-year ends week at 1.72%. Turkey central bank Governor fired after only three months - could lead to more emerging market volatility
22nd Mar 21, 7:55am
19th Mar 21, 7:39am
UST yields surge higher in the aftermath of Fed's policy update. US equities and USD reverse some of the initial post-FOMC move. NZD underperforms, back below 0.72 not helped by softer GDP and strong Australian labour market report
UST yields surge higher in the aftermath of Fed's policy update. US equities and USD reverse some of the initial post-FOMC move. NZD underperforms, back below 0.72 not helped by softer GDP and strong Australian labour market report
19th Mar 21, 7:39am
16th Mar 21, 7:45am
Markets quiet overnight. More European countries suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine, but little market impact. NZD nudges back towards 72 cents, despite broadly stronger USD
Markets quiet overnight. More European countries suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine, but little market impact. NZD nudges back towards 72 cents, despite broadly stronger USD
16th Mar 21, 7:45am
[Updated]
15th Mar 21, 4:21pm
Fourth drawdown made from RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme; RBNZ plans to buy larger volume of bonds via its LSAP again this week as markets continue betting on rising inflation
[Updated]
Fourth drawdown made from RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme; RBNZ plans to buy larger volume of bonds via its LSAP again this week as markets continue betting on rising inflation
15th Mar 21, 4:21pm
15th Mar 21, 7:52am
Bond yields lurch higher again - US 10-year closes the week at 1.625%. Equities reasonably resilient, although NASDAQ underperforms. USD stronger, NZD back below 0.72. Big week ahead - FOMC meeting and NZ Q4 GDP amongst the highlights
Bond yields lurch higher again - US 10-year closes the week at 1.625%. Equities reasonably resilient, although NASDAQ underperforms. USD stronger, NZD back below 0.72. Big week ahead - FOMC meeting and NZ Q4 GDP amongst the highlights
15th Mar 21, 7:52am
12th Mar 21, 7:44am
Big gains in equity markets again. US 10-year consolidates around 1.5%. ECB says it will front-load bond buying, but keeps QE program size unchanged. NZD moves above 0.72 amidst broad-based USD weakness
Big gains in equity markets again. US 10-year consolidates around 1.5%. ECB says it will front-load bond buying, but keeps QE program size unchanged. NZD moves above 0.72 amidst broad-based USD weakness
12th Mar 21, 7:44am
9th Mar 21, 7:44am
USD remains well supported as US 10-year rate consolidates around 1.60%. EM currencies struggling, as is the NZD. US and European equities start the week on a positive note
USD remains well supported as US 10-year rate consolidates around 1.60%. EM currencies struggling, as is the NZD. US and European equities start the week on a positive note
9th Mar 21, 7:44am
8th Mar 21, 7:44am
US nonfarm payrolls much stronger than expected. Yields initially spike higher, before reversing. Equities rebound strongly, USD appreciates again. NZD falls towards 0.71 before rebounding with equities
US nonfarm payrolls much stronger than expected. Yields initially spike higher, before reversing. Equities rebound strongly, USD appreciates again. NZD falls towards 0.71 before rebounding with equities
8th Mar 21, 7:44am
5th Mar 21, 7:55am
Bond market sell-off resumes, with US 10-year breaking back above 1.5%. Market seemingly disappointed Powell didn't push back more firmly on yield rise. Equities lower, USD higher. 10-year swap rate back to 2% as NZ tracks Aussie rates higher
Bond market sell-off resumes, with US 10-year breaking back above 1.5%. Market seemingly disappointed Powell didn't push back more firmly on yield rise. Equities lower, USD higher. 10-year swap rate back to 2% as NZ tracks Aussie rates higher
5th Mar 21, 7:55am
2nd Mar 21, 7:54am
Calmer conditions return to bond markets overnight encouraging equity investors to buy the dip. US ISM manufacturing positively surprises. RBA bond buying activity drives strong rally in rates and helps drag NZ rates lower. Commodity currencies outperform
Calmer conditions return to bond markets overnight encouraging equity investors to buy the dip. US ISM manufacturing positively surprises. RBA bond buying activity drives strong rally in rates and helps drag NZ rates lower. Commodity currencies outperform
2nd Mar 21, 7:54am
1st Mar 21, 7:54am
Volatility in bonds continues - global rates sharply lower. Risk-off moves on Friday - equities mostly lower, commodities fall, USD strengthens. NZD and AUD fall 2%. Auckland back in Level 3 lockdown for a week, which may temper OCR rate hike expectations
Volatility in bonds continues - global rates sharply lower. Risk-off moves on Friday - equities mostly lower, commodities fall, USD strengthens. NZD and AUD fall 2%. Auckland back in Level 3 lockdown for a week, which may temper OCR rate hike expectations
1st Mar 21, 7:54am
26th Feb 21, 8:01am
Huge moves (up) in bond yields again overnight putting pressure on equities, especially tech stocks. NZD hits new post-2018 high yesterday, above 0.7450, before slipping back. NZ 10-year swap hits 2% as market moves to price >50% chance of an OCR hike
Huge moves (up) in bond yields again overnight putting pressure on equities, especially tech stocks. NZD hits new post-2018 high yesterday, above 0.7450, before slipping back. NZ 10-year swap hits 2% as market moves to price >50% chance of an OCR hike
26th Feb 21, 8:01am
26th Feb 21, 5:00am
Proceeds of crime from foreign criminals restrained by New Zealand authorities weigh in at nearly $1 billion over the past decade
Proceeds of crime from foreign criminals restrained by New Zealand authorities weigh in at nearly $1 billion over the past decade
26th Feb 21, 5:00am

Pages