Bonds

22 Nov 17, 8:09am
Markets starting to accept the US Fed will be raising rates, ahead of Fed minutes release. Local rates follow. Local migration data unlikely to move markets
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22 Nov 17, 7:25am
Dairy prices drop again; US to start a trade war; US home sales rise; HNA in credit trouble in Hong Kong; 'girls better than boys'; UST 10yr yield at 2.36%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.4
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21 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Tuesday; cautious investors, more credit card use, fewer farm sales, far fewer lifestyle block sales, no uptick for dairy, swaps rise, NZD stable, new bitcoin record
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21 Nov 17, 7:49am
Equity markets rise in improving outlook. Local liquidity factors weigh on our rates with loan demand soft. Eyes on RBA speech
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21 Nov 17, 7:27am
US expanding faster; London to lose to Frankfurt; German MMP negotiations collapse; RBA says mortgage rates lack transparency; Westpac glum on NZ; UST 10yr yield at 2.37%; oil down, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.1 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.2
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20 Nov 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home Monday; TD rate changes, new rating values in Akl, food prices up, MTF reports, Gem changes terms, services expanding, swaps and NZD slip, bitcoin up strongly
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20 Nov 17, 9:30am
Roger J Kerr says the reasons for super-low interest rates no longer exist
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20 Nov 17, 8:03am
US yields flatten. NZ 90 day bank bill rate hits record low. Domestic liquidity conditions very 'easy'. Lower rates loom as loan demand softens
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20 Nov 17, 7:25am
China pulls plug on new subway plans; China house price growth cools; US housing starts jump; Aust. watching AfterPay, and contactless systems; UST 10yr yield at 2.35%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.2 US¢, TWI-5 = 71.1; bitcoin at new record
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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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