Credit Ratings

22nd Aug 18, 7:57am
NZD is touching 0.67 amidst a weaker USD backdrop; global rates have drifted higher; AUD rose up through 0.7380 but has slightly underperformed the NZD; GBP and EUR up about 1%
NZD is touching 0.67 amidst a weaker USD backdrop; global rates have drifted higher; AUD rose up through 0.7380 but has slightly underperformed the NZD; GBP and EUR up about 1%
22nd Aug 18, 7:57am
22nd Aug 18, 7:51am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny talks to S&P's US Chief Economist about the US being strong enough to weather a trade war, but vulnerable to fiscal stimulus creating more inflation than productivity
Jen​ée Tibshraeny talks to S&P's US Chief Economist about the US being strong enough to weather a trade war, but vulnerable to fiscal stimulus creating more inflation than productivity
22nd Aug 18, 7:51am
21st Aug 18, 7:59am
GBP is near the top of the leaderboard; NZD was in a drift-down mode for much of Monday but ended the day flat at 0.6630 on USD weakness; UST yields have drifted lower and the curve shows a slight flattening bias
GBP is near the top of the leaderboard; NZD was in a drift-down mode for much of Monday but ended the day flat at 0.6630 on USD weakness; UST yields have drifted lower and the curve shows a slight flattening bias
21st Aug 18, 7:59am
20th Aug 18, 8:14am
USD was the weakest of the majors; US 10-year rate traded in a 3bp range; NZD closed the week on a strong note; CAD’s performance was supported by Canada CPI inflation
USD was the weakest of the majors; US 10-year rate traded in a 3bp range; NZD closed the week on a strong note; CAD’s performance was supported by Canada CPI inflation
20th Aug 18, 8:14am
17th Aug 18, 7:54am
US and China to resume trade talks; amidst a sharp rise in the offshore Chinese Renminbi, the NZD and AUD are amongst the better performing currencies; Turkish lira continued its recent recovery
US and China to resume trade talks; amidst a sharp rise in the offshore Chinese Renminbi, the NZD and AUD are amongst the better performing currencies; Turkish lira continued its recent recovery
17th Aug 18, 7:54am
16th Aug 18, 8:19am
Emerging markets remaining under pressure, despite a further recovery in the Turkish lira; USD has continued to strengthen; NZD made a fresh low overnight; bond yields lower
Emerging markets remaining under pressure, despite a further recovery in the Turkish lira; USD has continued to strengthen; NZD made a fresh low overnight; bond yields lower
16th Aug 18, 8:19am
15th Aug 18, 7:51am
USD has continued to push higher overnight; EUR, GBP and AUD have all made new lows for the year; NZD is down slightly on the day but has outperformed most of the G10; NZ swap rates pushed higher yesterday
USD has continued to push higher overnight; EUR, GBP and AUD have all made new lows for the year; NZD is down slightly on the day but has outperformed most of the G10; NZ swap rates pushed higher yesterday
15th Aug 18, 7:51am
14th Aug 18, 7:42am
Turkey remains in the headlines after more volatility in the lira; developed market equities are modestly lower overnight and core bond yields are little changed; USD is stronger against emerging market currencies
Turkey remains in the headlines after more volatility in the lira; developed market equities are modestly lower overnight and core bond yields are little changed; USD is stronger against emerging market currencies
14th Aug 18, 7:42am
13th Aug 18, 7:56am
Macroeconomic situation in Turkey escalated into an all-out currency crisis; emerging market currencies were weaker and markets saw broad-based strength in the USD; NZD has fallen further to below 0.66; NZ rates experienced another substantial fall
Macroeconomic situation in Turkey escalated into an all-out currency crisis; emerging market currencies were weaker and markets saw broad-based strength in the USD; NZD has fallen further to below 0.66; NZ rates experienced another substantial fall
13th Aug 18, 7:56am
27th Jul 18, 8:08am
Trump and Juncker agree to hold off tariffs; EUR fell after Draghi confirmed that the ECB wouldn’t raise rates until after next summer; NZD has moved lower in sympathy with the EUR and remains firmly range-bound for now; UST yields stable
Trump and Juncker agree to hold off tariffs; EUR fell after Draghi confirmed that the ECB wouldn’t raise rates until after next summer; NZD has moved lower in sympathy with the EUR and remains firmly range-bound for now; UST yields stable
27th Jul 18, 8:08am
26th Jul 18, 7:48am
US equities moved higher overnight, helped in part by some conciliatory comments from President Trump; USD weakened across the board; NZD has pushed on to 0.6825; US 10 year Treasury yield is down 1bp
US equities moved higher overnight, helped in part by some conciliatory comments from President Trump; USD weakened across the board; NZD has pushed on to 0.6825; US 10 year Treasury yield is down 1bp
26th Jul 18, 7:48am
23rd Jul 18, 8:07am
President Trump blamed China and the EU for manipulating their currencies and interest rates and again questioning the Fed for raising rates; USD fell sharply; NZD has moved up above 0.68; UST 10 year yield up 4bps on the day to 2.89%
President Trump blamed China and the EU for manipulating their currencies and interest rates and again questioning the Fed for raising rates; USD fell sharply; NZD has moved up above 0.68; UST 10 year yield up 4bps on the day to 2.89%
23rd Jul 18, 8:07am
20th Jul 18, 8:09am
US dollar index made a fresh year-to-date high overnight; CNY made a new low for the year; NZD moved lower overnight, in sympathy with the moves in the CNY; US Treasury yields are 2 to 3bps lower on the day
US dollar index made a fresh year-to-date high overnight; CNY made a new low for the year; NZD moved lower overnight, in sympathy with the moves in the CNY; US Treasury yields are 2 to 3bps lower on the day
20th Jul 18, 8:09am
19th Jul 18, 8:06am
USD DXY rose close to its year-to-date highs during the London morning, before retreating; GBP is again the weakest performing currency; NZD has moved up close to 0.68, supported by the improvement in risk appetite and probably some position squaring
USD DXY rose close to its year-to-date highs during the London morning, before retreating; GBP is again the weakest performing currency; NZD has moved up close to 0.68, supported by the improvement in risk appetite and probably some position squaring
19th Jul 18, 8:06am
18th Jul 18, 8:03am
Fed intends to stick to its gradual rate rise path “for now”; US equities are higher on the day and the USD stronger; NZD is the top performing currency over the past 24 hours
Fed intends to stick to its gradual rate rise path “for now”; US equities are higher on the day and the USD stronger; NZD is the top performing currency over the past 24 hours
18th Jul 18, 8:03am
17th Jul 18, 8:04am
NZD is one of the outperformers, up around 0.3% to 0.6776 USD; GBP is one of the worst performing currencies; Chinese activity data showed GDP meeting expectations in Q2
NZD is one of the outperformers, up around 0.3% to 0.6776 USD; GBP is one of the worst performing currencies; Chinese activity data showed GDP meeting expectations in Q2
17th Jul 18, 8:04am
16th Jul 18, 8:04am
NZD ended the week just below 0.6770, a 0.4% fall on the day while the NZDAUD fell 0.5%; US dollar had a round-trip on Friday before ending weaker against most currencies; EUR closed higher on the day at 1.1686
NZD ended the week just below 0.6770, a 0.4% fall on the day while the NZDAUD fell 0.5%; US dollar had a round-trip on Friday before ending weaker against most currencies; EUR closed higher on the day at 1.1686
16th Jul 18, 8:04am
13th Jul 18, 8:05am
Against a backdrop of better risk sentiment, the NZD has bounced a little, but it remains near multi-year lows; US bond yields are near unchanged on the day; AUD is the strongest performer
Against a backdrop of better risk sentiment, the NZD has bounced a little, but it remains near multi-year lows; US bond yields are near unchanged on the day; AUD is the strongest performer
13th Jul 18, 8:05am
12th Jul 18, 8:10am
President Trump continued with plans to impose tariffs on an additional $200b of Chinese goods; equity markets, US bond yields, and commodity prices generally fell; AUD and NZD continued to press lower overnight
President Trump continued with plans to impose tariffs on an additional $200b of Chinese goods; equity markets, US bond yields, and commodity prices generally fell; AUD and NZD continued to press lower overnight
12th Jul 18, 8:10am
6th Jul 18, 8:02am
Key equity markets are higher; NZD pushed up towards the 0.68 mark overnight where it met some resistance; AUD is flat to slightly lower; US 10-year treasury rates have traded in a 2.82-2.86% range and are flat versus the level at the NZ close
Key equity markets are higher; NZD pushed up towards the 0.68 mark overnight where it met some resistance; AUD is flat to slightly lower; US 10-year treasury rates have traded in a 2.82-2.86% range and are flat versus the level at the NZ close
6th Jul 18, 8:02am

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