Currencies

26 May 18, 8:51am
US durable goods orders slip; US confidence also slips; some key EU concerns grow; Turkey turmoil may bring opportunity; UST 10yr 2.93%; oil drops and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
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25 May 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage rate changes; small business roadshows; plastics recycling; Australia's housing boom; Apple vs Samsung; Netflix eclipses Disney; rates higher; bitcoin lower; NZD holds
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25 May 18, 8:44am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, May 25, 2018
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25 May 18, 8:05am
Fonterra avoids credit rating downgrade - just; Markets get jittery as Donald Trump cancels meeting with Kim Jong Un; US home sales fall in April; UST 10yr at 2.98%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
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25 May 18, 7:56am
JPY and CHF have been the best performers overnight; Germany 10-year bunds have reached a fresh low for the year; NZD has remained stuck in a trading range this week of less than 1-cent and currently sits at 0.6930; NZ’s yield curve flattened yesterday
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24 May 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes; overseas trade; base erosion profit shifting; retail markets; bond tender; rates lower; bitcoin lower; NZD holds
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24 May 18, 8:28am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, May 24, 2018
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24 May 18, 8:19am
Massive digital privacy law set to kick in; Fed on track for June rate rise; Turkish central bank holds emergency meeting; RBA on edge over Chinese debt; UST 10yr at 3.02%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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24 May 18, 8:15am
Safe-haven currencies like JPY outperform, with softer global equity markets and lower global bond rates; UST10s dipped below 3%; NZD is currently around 0.6920, only down slightly from this time yesterday
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23 May 18, 4:37pm
David Hargreaves says Fonterra's still failing to balance the commodity cycles - and that's bad for New Zealand
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23 May 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, Fonterra ups milk price, China demands more, Moody's likes Budget 2018, Pharmac budget hidden, swaps slip, NZD soft
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23 May 18, 9:10am
Dairy giant Fonterra lifts current season milk price forecast to $6.75 from $6.55, but says dividend may be more than halved; milk price forecast for new season, at $7, is much higher than expected
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23 May 18, 8:10am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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23 May 18, 8:03am
NZD climbed up to a high of 0.6975 USD in early London trading but there has been a steady decline since, retreating to 0.6930; 10-year Treasury rate tightly range-bound between 3.05-3.08%; EUR was stronger after the China car tariff news
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23 May 18, 7:44am
China cuts car tariffs; US banks report bumper profits; US economic well-being up; shipping stress rises; China bond investors turn cautious; UST 10yr at 3.06%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
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22 May 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; home loan affordability updates, housing confidence bounces back, Kiwibank likes the outlook, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer
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22 May 18, 2:27pm
USD has continued its run pushing higher against all its rivals; US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US trade war with China is "on hold"; NZD dipped 50 points on the weekly open versus the USD
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22 May 18, 8:17am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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22 May 18, 8:12am
Despite disappointing retail sales, the NZD may not weaken further as it is bolstered by strong terms of trade. Italy toys with issuing parallel currency, worrying its EU partners
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22 May 18, 7:28am
Wall Street in tariff relief rally; Japan's trade balance rises; Italian fiscal prudence concerns; China to end birth rules; UST 10yr at 3.06%; oil firm, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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