Credit Ratings

16 Jan 19, 4:49pm
Fitch sees Auckland continuing to record lower house price growth than other NZ regions this year with price falls likely
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19 Dec 18, 9:56am
RBNZ bank capital proposals go well beyond the international norm, are highly conservative & positive for banks' credit profiles, Fitch says
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5 Dec 18, 9:35am
First Credit Union's First Insurance to offer insurance via other NZ credit unions after Co-op Money sells its insurance operations
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30 Nov 18, 9:50am
Fitch Ratings says a sharp housing market correction remains a possibility but slowing house price growth has dampened the risks of that occurring
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23 Nov 18, 5:08pm
Co-op Money, the credit union industry association, has its credit rating downgraded as Fitch frets about tight liquidity, weakening capitalisation & its lack of profitability
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21 Nov 18, 7:43am
US dollar has pushed higher across the board, arresting its slide over the past week; plunge in oil prices continues; NZD opens this morning close to its overnight lows around 0.6810; US interest rates traded a narrow range
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15 Nov 18, 7:54am
Equity markets oscillated around flat before pressing lower, likewise US yields; oil prices have recovered a small amount of recent heavy losses; NZD is at the top of the G10 leader board
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4 Oct 18, 3:49pm
Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
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14 Sep 18, 7:48am
US equities rose and US Treasury yields fell modestly; NZD is not much higher than this time yesterday; USD weakened after the CPI data; Turkish central bank raised its one week repo rate by a whopping 625bps, which has helped support EM currencies
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13 Sep 18, 7:54am
The USD and US rates drift lower. US wants more trade talks with China. Fed sees 'restrictive' rates needed. Oil prices reach four year highs. Eyes on US CPI
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12 Sep 18, 12:15pm
Credit rating agency has stable outlook for regional New Zealand banks despite pressures
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5 Sep 18, 8:12am
USD rises push the NZD and AUD to multi-year lows. Italy recommits to its EU membership. Eyes now on AU GDP, Canada rate review and NAFTA progress
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4 Sep 18, 7:58am
NZD is hovering around the 0.66 mark while GBP is the weakest of the majors; Sweden’s krona takes top honours, up 0.8%; AUD has outperformed; NZ rates market showed further downward pressure
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3 Sep 18, 8:08am
Safe-haven currencies and the USD outperform, while the AUD hit a fresh low; US equities and the 10-year Treasury rate were little changed; NZD was also on the soft side, NZD/AUD broke up through 0.92 for the first time since the beginning of August
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31 Aug 18, 7:51am
NZD is the weakest of the majors, with AUD and CAD underperforming as well; ANZ business outlook survey showed confidence lurching down to a fresh low; global yields are lower
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30 Aug 18, 7:33am
GBP strengthened after EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU was prepared to offer a special deal to the UK; AUD is the weakest currency; NZD fell in response to the move lower in the AUD
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29 Aug 18, 7:48am
USD was mixed, but the NZD has moved up towards resistance around 0.6725; EUR initially moved up towards resistance near 1.1750, but it has since retraced back towards 1.1700; US Treasury yields moved higher
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28 Aug 18, 7:59am
The US dollar continued where it left off on Friday, weakening across the board overnight, while US Treasury yields were modestly higher; the NZD is up only slightly from Friday’s close
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27 Aug 18, 8:12am
Both the DXY and broader Bloomberg DXY 0.5% lower, in part due to the Powell speech; CNY strength and USD weakness combined to help boost the NZD; AUD was the best performing currency
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24 Aug 18, 8:07am
USD is broadly stronger, recovering some of its losses seen earlier this week; NZD slipped around 30pips to 0.6670; AUD is the weakest of the majors, with political risk overhanging the currency; UST yields are little changed
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