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18 Feb 19, 7:49am
US government shutdown averted and more positive vibes on US-China trade developments; commodity currencies outperformed alongside GBP, while US and European equities made decent gains; global rates were flat on Friday
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18 Feb 19, 7:26am
US equities rally despite a raft of poor data; Canada house sales up; Bill Gates wants capital gains taxes; China lending rises sharply; UST 10yr 2.66%; oil holds and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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16 Feb 19, 8:46am
US industrial production drops; trade talk expectations rise; Canada home sales up; China debt balloons, China inflation falls; AU housing risks; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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15 Feb 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; some rate changes, dairy prices rise, migration data update, PMIs soft, swap rates fall, NZD rises, & more
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15 Feb 19, 8:34am
Global rates fell overnight after a much weaker than expected US retail sales; NZD has outperformed amidst further short-covering in the wake of Wednesday’s RBNZ MPS while NZ swap rates rose again yesterday; S&P500 is close to flat on the day
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15 Feb 19, 7:46am
US retail sales drop; China exports zoom; US-China talks to be extended; Airbus raises white flag on A380; ACCC investigates collusion dinner; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil up and gold holds; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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14 Feb 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no retail rate changes, REINZ flat, food price rises modest, insurers survive Hayne, swaps and NZD rise again, & more
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14 Feb 19, 2:13pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #669; weighted average yield accepted was 2.22%; coverage ratio was 2.20x
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14 Feb 19, 7:53am
Global equity markets have moved higher again, although US indices are now only slightly up on the day; NZD is the top performing currency over the past 24 hours; NZ rates were higher across the curve yesterday
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14 Feb 19, 7:46am
US inflation lower; real wages higher; mortgage market slows; China services deficit swells; EU points money laundering finger; world equities rise; UST 10yr 2.70%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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13 Feb 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; ASB cuts TD rates, RBNZ holds, markets adjust after misreading them, QV house prices, swaps and NZD jump, & more
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13 Feb 19, 2:08pm
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
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13 Feb 19, 7:48am
Hopes grow for an extension to the trade war ceasefire between the US and China; global equities and bond yields have moved higher; USD has fallen back from its year-to-date highs overnight
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13 Feb 19, 7:43am
US job openings jump but SMEs less optimistic; US car loan delinquencies at record high; equity markets rise; China plays defense; AU business conditions flat; UST 10yr 2.69%; oil up and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
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12 Feb 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; NBS cuts TD rates, truckometer slows, inflation low, retail activity picks up, swaps and NZD settle, & more
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12 Feb 19, 8:17am
Equity markets moved higher across Asia and Europe overnight; USD has again strengthened overnight; NZD is down slightly on the day against the USD; NZ rates bounced modestly yesterday on profit-taking ahead of the RBNZ meeting
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12 Feb 19, 7:45am
US treading water on trade, shutdown; China holiday spending growth disappoints; Italy and Spain take economic risks; ASX dips on Hayne; UST 10yr 2.66%; oil and gold dip; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
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11 Feb 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; home loan rate changes, reading the MPS tea leaves; retail investors downbeat; heavy truck buyers upbeat; swaps rally, NZD firm, & more
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11 Feb 19, 1:54pm
David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
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11 Feb 19, 12:16pm
Mauldin Economics' Robert Ross argues the corporate debt bubble is strikingly similar to the subprime mortgage bubble
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