Bonds

17 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; HNZC cuts a rate, PMI stays high, PPI shows rising prices, no farm inflation, RMO a new 3-letter code, China too tough, swaps and NZD stable
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17 Nov 17, 7:56am
NZD sits at 0.6860 USD after testing support at 0.6820-0.6840; equities rebound after five consecutive daily falls; UST rates 2-3 bps higher across the curve; local swap rates lower at the long end
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17 Nov 17, 7:36am
US manufacturing jumps; Canada's likewise; China improves yuan signals, suggests more reform coming; China fx outflow becomes inflow; UST 10yr yield at 2.36%; oil down, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.7
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16 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Thursday; no rate changes, confidence high, less concrete poured, fewer rentals available, Auckland Council valuations up +45%, swaps and NZD lower
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16 Nov 17, 2:09pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #620; weighted average yield accepted down to 2.67% and coverage ratio slightly down to 2.62x
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16 Nov 17, 7:42am
NZD remains steady at around 0.6875 USD after rising to 0.6920 last evening on the back of USD weakness; UST 10yr yields fell to 2.32% before CPI data helped it get back to 2.34%; lower global rates placed downward pressure on the local swap curve
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16 Nov 17, 7:40am
US retail growth, CPI as expected; Japan's growth streak extends; HNA cuts top exec; Canada challenges US; NAB has CML woes; AU adopts vacancy tax; UST 10yr yield at 2.40%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.9
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15 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Wednesday; ANZ cuts two home loan rates, REINZ reports sales slide, Nash moves on online GST, RBNZ slaps Westpac, swaps down, NZD holds
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15 Nov 17, 8:10am
Yellen expresses frustration over 'lots of speeches'. UST 10yr pulls back from 2.40% level, curve flatter. Eyes on US CPI and AU wage data. Local rates little changed
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15 Nov 17, 7:40am
Key China benchmarks slow; German growth rises; IEA sees 'major upheavals'; Venezuela in default; FDA approves digital drug; Aust. confidence high; UST 10yr yield at 2.40%; oil down, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.9
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14 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; NZCU Baywide trims some rates, Heartland adds new saver, population younger again, Geneva profit up, NZD out of favour, swaps stable, NZD down, bitcoin recovers
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14 Nov 17, 8:02am
GBP at the bottom of the leaderboard; USD slightly higher; NZDUSD faces downside risk; AUDUSD continues to probe lower; global yields lower; local yields tried to push higher, reflecting global moves from the previous session
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14 Nov 17, 7:43am
China new loans rise less than expected; Juwai issues 'last chance' promotion; RBA laments lack of bank support for SME lending; UST 10yr yield at 2.40%; oil and gold unchanged; bitcoin bounces; NZ$1 = 69.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.5
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13 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; mortgage rate changes, Greens oppose Labour's CPTPP, Tower in halt, Harcourts' volumes fall, exporter confidence strong, swaps up, NZ stable, bitcoin slumps
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13 Nov 17, 11:20am
Roger J Kerr is surprised how relatively few New Zealand corporate borrowers have taken advantage of conducive conditions for bond issues
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13 Nov 17, 7:55am
US rates follow EU rates higher, with UST10yr back at 2.40%. NZ bond markets settles. Eyes on US CPI.
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13 Nov 17, 7:23am
US sentiment falls; China opens up financial industry, Singles Day hits stunning levels; China SOE banks hit limits early; Saputo to challenge Fonterra; UST 10yr yield at 2.40%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.5; bitcoin tumbles
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10 Nov 17, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Friday; small TD reductions, retail spending weak, SI hospitality strong; dairy prices soft, linkers dip, big new Māori fund, swaps stable, NZD soft
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10 Nov 17, 2:16pm
September 2040 Government inflation-linked tender #619; weighted average accepted yield falls to 2.16%; coverage ratio up to 3.0x
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10 Nov 17, 8:17am
Long end yields rise sharply after MPS adds to surprise DMO delay earlier. More rises not expected. Focus shifts to Aussie MPS
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