Credit Ratings

14th May 18, 8:07am
USD closed the week slightly lower against most of the G10, although the movements were very modest; NZD traded a narrow range on Friday night, ending the week just below 0.6970 USD; Budget on Thursday is the key event for the local rates
USD closed the week slightly lower against most of the G10, although the movements were very modest; NZD traded a narrow range on Friday night, ending the week just below 0.6970 USD; Budget on Thursday is the key event for the local rates
14th May 18, 8:07am
11th May 18, 7:58am
NZD is the worst performing currency the past 24 hours; local rates lower; GBP was the second worst performing currency; USD fell after a slightly lower than expected US core CPI release; UST yields declined slightly
NZD is the worst performing currency the past 24 hours; local rates lower; GBP was the second worst performing currency; USD fell after a slightly lower than expected US core CPI release; UST yields declined slightly
11th May 18, 7:58am
10th May 18, 8:11am
UST 10yr up over 3% again despite weaker US PPI. Eyes on US CPI data. Eyes also on the new RBNZ Governor and the MPS
UST 10yr up over 3% again despite weaker US PPI. Eyes on US CPI data. Eyes also on the new RBNZ Governor and the MPS
10th May 18, 8:11am
9th May 18, 7:59am
USD has extended its recent gains overnight, with the Bloomberg DXY moving up to a new high for 2018; NZD broke below 0.70 to a low of 0.6954, before bouncing back slightly to 0.6965; US 10 year Treasury is up 2bps to 2.97%
USD has extended its recent gains overnight, with the Bloomberg DXY moving up to a new high for 2018; NZD broke below 0.70 to a low of 0.6954, before bouncing back slightly to 0.6965; US 10 year Treasury is up 2bps to 2.97%
9th May 18, 7:59am
8th May 18, 8:29am
Oil prices pushed on to a new post-2014 high; USD is generally stronger, with the Bloomberg DXY and the (euro-centric) DXY both making new highs for 2018; GBP is the strongest currency in the G10
Oil prices pushed on to a new post-2014 high; USD is generally stronger, with the Bloomberg DXY and the (euro-centric) DXY both making new highs for 2018; GBP is the strongest currency in the G10
8th May 18, 8:29am
7th May 18, 8:23am
USD moved higher after payrolls, in tandem with the increase in Treasury yields off the intraday lows, Bloomberg DXY was up 0.2%; NZD hit a low of 0.6994 after payrolls, before recovering to end the week at 0.7020
USD moved higher after payrolls, in tandem with the increase in Treasury yields off the intraday lows, Bloomberg DXY was up 0.2%; NZD hit a low of 0.6994 after payrolls, before recovering to end the week at 0.7020
7th May 18, 8:23am
7th May 18, 7:46am
Mixed US payrolls data, deadlocked China talks, EMs doing it tough, but UST 10yr yields little changed at 2.95%. Eyes on commodity risks
Mixed US payrolls data, deadlocked China talks, EMs doing it tough, but UST 10yr yields little changed at 2.95%. Eyes on commodity risks
7th May 18, 7:46am
4th May 18, 7:56am
UST yields have nudged a little lower; USD is mainly softer; NZD is modestly higher across the board; NZ rates curve barely showed any movement yesterday
UST yields have nudged a little lower; USD is mainly softer; NZD is modestly higher across the board; NZ rates curve barely showed any movement yesterday
4th May 18, 7:56am
3rd May 18, 8:03am
USD index (BBDXY) has lost about 0.25% since the FOMC announcement; NZD sits this morning at 0.7020, up from the overnight low of 0.6996 immediately before the FOMC; local market saw a slight steepening of the yield curve
USD index (BBDXY) has lost about 0.25% since the FOMC announcement; NZD sits this morning at 0.7020, up from the overnight low of 0.6996 immediately before the FOMC; local market saw a slight steepening of the yield curve
3rd May 18, 8:03am
2nd May 18, 8:07am
NZD temporarily broke down through 0.70 although it has managed to hold just above 0.70 over the past few hours; USD indices up 0.5-0.7%; UST rates are about 1bp higher across the curve; weakest of the majors has been the GBP
NZD temporarily broke down through 0.70 although it has managed to hold just above 0.70 over the past few hours; USD indices up 0.5-0.7%; UST rates are about 1bp higher across the curve; weakest of the majors has been the GBP
2nd May 18, 8:07am
1st May 18, 8:06am
Key US inflation data overnight were in line with expectations; USD has weakened slightly since the inflation data release; AUD has underperformed alongside the NZD which sees the NZDAUD cross flat around 0.9345
Key US inflation data overnight were in line with expectations; USD has weakened slightly since the inflation data release; AUD has underperformed alongside the NZD which sees the NZDAUD cross flat around 0.9345
1st May 18, 8:06am
30th Apr 18, 8:04am
Korean detente ignored. US and UK growth subdued, although US inflation firms. BofJ gives up on 2% inflation target. Eyes on NZ business confidence
Korean detente ignored. US and UK growth subdued, although US inflation firms. BofJ gives up on 2% inflation target. Eyes on NZ business confidence
30th Apr 18, 8:04am
27th Apr 18, 8:19am
Mixed US data ahead of Q1 GDP which is expected to be modest. Oil prices jump on Iran tiff between Trump and Macron
Mixed US data ahead of Q1 GDP which is expected to be modest. Oil prices jump on Iran tiff between Trump and Macron
27th Apr 18, 8:19am
27th Apr 18, 7:43am
President Draghi acknowledged “some moderation in growth” but noted the economic recovery was still solid, EUR fell to 1.21; NZD still trading close to where it was this time yesterday at 0.7060 USD
President Draghi acknowledged “some moderation in growth” but noted the economic recovery was still solid, EUR fell to 1.21; NZD still trading close to where it was this time yesterday at 0.7060 USD
27th Apr 18, 7:43am
26th Apr 18, 8:12am
Foundations for US rates above 3% are far stronger this time around than they were last time they hit this level
Foundations for US rates above 3% are far stronger this time around than they were last time they hit this level
26th Apr 18, 8:12am
26th Apr 18, 8:10am
USD higher as the Bloomberg DXY moving to its highest levels since mid-January; EUR has fallen below 1.22; NZD has fallen to year-to-date lows over the past two days, and currently sits just above 0.7050 USD
USD higher as the Bloomberg DXY moving to its highest levels since mid-January; EUR has fallen below 1.22; NZD has fallen to year-to-date lows over the past two days, and currently sits just above 0.7050 USD
26th Apr 18, 8:10am
24th Apr 18, 8:11am
USD strengthened across the board for the third day running, Bloomberg DXY rose around 0.75%; EUR has fallen to 1.2200 USD; NZD has followed the broad USD move and moved down towards 0.7150
USD strengthened across the board for the third day running, Bloomberg DXY rose around 0.75%; EUR has fallen to 1.2200 USD; NZD has followed the broad USD move and moved down towards 0.7150
24th Apr 18, 8:11am
24th Apr 18, 7:55am
Markets push bond yields higher on inflation expectations. Curves steepen. US pulls back from some tough positions on China, Russia. Wall Street up, then down
Markets push bond yields higher on inflation expectations. Curves steepen. US pulls back from some tough positions on China, Russia. Wall Street up, then down
24th Apr 18, 7:55am
23rd Apr 18, 2:50pm
The country's biggest bank is suggesting New Zealand’s 'urgent' need for infrastructure outweighs the Government’s 'arbitrary [debt] target'
The country's biggest bank is suggesting New Zealand’s 'urgent' need for infrastructure outweighs the Government’s 'arbitrary [debt] target'
23rd Apr 18, 2:50pm
23rd Apr 18, 7:47am
The USD was stronger across the board for a second day running, Bloomberg DXY was around 0.5% higher; EUR fell below 1.23 on Friday, a two week low; commodity currencies were among the worst performers on Friday, with the NZD down almost 1%
The USD was stronger across the board for a second day running, Bloomberg DXY was around 0.5% higher; EUR fell below 1.23 on Friday, a two week low; commodity currencies were among the worst performers on Friday, with the NZD down almost 1%
23rd Apr 18, 7:47am

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