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31st Jul 21, 8:50am
Mixed US data, some very strong; Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, German and the EU report Q2 GDP; China slips out some negative news; iron ore price slumps; UST 10yr 1.23%, oil up but gold price retreats; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
Mixed US data, some very strong; Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, German and the EU report Q2 GDP; China slips out some negative news; iron ore price slumps; UST 10yr 1.23%, oil up but gold price retreats; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
31st Jul 21, 8:50am
30th Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more retail rate rises, record dwelling consent levels, high inflation expectations, higher housing debt, lower business borrowing, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more retail rate rises, record dwelling consent levels, high inflation expectations, higher housing debt, lower business borrowing, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
30th Jul 21, 3:59pm
30th Jul 21, 7:56am
US Q2 GDP weaker than expected, but with strong consumption and investment. Equities and bond yields increase, USD continues to fall. NZD back above 0.70 with gains on all the key crosses
US Q2 GDP weaker than expected, but with strong consumption and investment. Equities and bond yields increase, USD continues to fall. NZD back above 0.70 with gains on all the key crosses
30th Jul 21, 7:56am
30th Jul 21, 7:22am
US grows fast but less than expected; US inflation up faster; new jobless claims stay high; German inflation high; aircargo expands fast; Sydney jobs at risk; UST 10yr 1.27%, oil up and gold price jumps; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US grows fast but less than expected; US inflation up faster; new jobless claims stay high; German inflation high; aircargo expands fast; Sydney jobs at risk; UST 10yr 1.27%, oil up and gold price jumps; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
30th Jul 21, 7:22am
29th Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no retail rate changes, inflation rising, AIA admits poor conduct, FHBs win more housing, supermarkets in the gun, swaps stable, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no retail rate changes, inflation rising, AIA admits poor conduct, FHBs win more housing, supermarkets in the gun, swaps stable, NZD firmer, & more
29th Jul 21, 3:59pm
29th Jul 21, 9:43am
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Willem Buiter offers an estimate of the remaining US output gap in light of the pandemic's lingering effects
Willem Buiter offers an estimate of the remaining US output gap in light of the pandemic's lingering effects
29th Jul 21, 9:43am
29th Jul 21, 7:52am
Fed tweaks policy Statement but unlikely to change market expectations of timing of tapering decision. Little market reaction; USD slightly weaker as Fed Chair Powell offers some dovish soundbites
Fed tweaks policy Statement but unlikely to change market expectations of timing of tapering decision. Little market reaction; USD slightly weaker as Fed Chair Powell offers some dovish soundbites
29th Jul 21, 7:52am
29th Jul 21, 7:23am
US Fed delivers upbeat assessment; US trade deficit swells; mixed corporate results; US mortgage rates fall; Australia CPI high; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
US Fed delivers upbeat assessment; US trade deficit swells; mixed corporate results; US mortgage rates fall; Australia CPI high; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
29th Jul 21, 7:23am
28th Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; sub 2% mortgage rates gone, TD rates rise, jobs momentum builds, no foreigners driving housing frenzy, swaps flat, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; sub 2% mortgage rates gone, TD rates rise, jobs momentum builds, no foreigners driving housing frenzy, swaps flat, NZD soft, & more
28th Jul 21, 3:59pm
28th Jul 21, 8:01am
Risk off as China's regulatory crackdown on sectors spills over into other markets. S&P500 down over 1%, Nasdaq down over 2% at their lows. USD surprisingly weak during risk-off episode, but NZD and AUD still dragged down by hit on CNY
Risk off as China's regulatory crackdown on sectors spills over into other markets. S&P500 down over 1%, Nasdaq down over 2% at their lows. USD surprisingly weak during risk-off episode, but NZD and AUD still dragged down by hit on CNY
28th Jul 21, 8:01am
28th Jul 21, 7:21am
US durable goods orders underwhelm but confidence up; Chinese industrial profits up; but IMF downgrades emerging Asia, upgrades developed economies; UST 10yr 1.24%, oil slips and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
US durable goods orders underwhelm but confidence up; Chinese industrial profits up; but IMF downgrades emerging Asia, upgrades developed economies; UST 10yr 1.24%, oil slips and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
28th Jul 21, 7:21am
27th Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some minor TD changes, imposter scam warning, household inflation low and even, Christchurch house building strong, swaps & NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some minor TD changes, imposter scam warning, household inflation low and even, Christchurch house building strong, swaps & NZD stable, & more
27th Jul 21, 3:59pm
27th Jul 21, 7:41am
Risk appetite recovers after weak Asian trading session. US equities up slightly to a fresh record high. US nominal 10-year rate little changed for the day but real rate prints a record low. NZD regains the 0.70 handle amidst broad USD weakness
Risk appetite recovers after weak Asian trading session. US equities up slightly to a fresh record high. US nominal 10-year rate little changed for the day but real rate prints a record low. NZD regains the 0.70 handle amidst broad USD weakness
27th Jul 21, 7:41am
27th Jul 21, 7:19am
US new home sales tumble; Dallas Fed survey slips; China flood cleanup buoys commodities; China spooks equity investors; UST 10yr 1.27%, oil and gold dip; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73
US new home sales tumble; Dallas Fed survey slips; China flood cleanup buoys commodities; China spooks equity investors; UST 10yr 1.27%, oil and gold dip; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73
27th Jul 21, 7:19am
26th Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday: Kiwibank raises TD rates; exports swell, importing less from the US, another $100 mln via the FLP, June mortgage interest a record low, swaps lower, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday: Kiwibank raises TD rates; exports swell, importing less from the US, another $100 mln via the FLP, June mortgage interest a record low, swaps lower, NZD holds, & more
26th Jul 21, 3:59pm
26th Jul 21, 8:53am
Roger J Kerr says the rapid spread of the delta strain has suddenly overshadowed any expectations that the RBNZ will act to tighten monetary policy and increase the OCR at their upcoming meeting on 18 August
Roger J Kerr says the rapid spread of the delta strain has suddenly overshadowed any expectations that the RBNZ will act to tighten monetary policy and increase the OCR at their upcoming meeting on 18 August
26th Jul 21, 8:53am
26th Jul 21, 7:36am
Equity markets reach new record highs, supported by corporate earnings expectations. Global rates and currencies little changed on Friday. FOMC meeting, Australian CPI the key highlights this week
Equity markets reach new record highs, supported by corporate earnings expectations. Global rates and currencies little changed on Friday. FOMC meeting, Australian CPI the key highlights this week
26th Jul 21, 7:36am
26th Jul 21, 7:19am
Iron ore drops; Baltic Dry index flatlines, but container rates rise again; US and EU PMIs in high expansion; But services sectors waver; G20 ignore climate calls; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil up and gold holds; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
Iron ore drops; Baltic Dry index flatlines, but container rates rise again; US and EU PMIs in high expansion; But services sectors waver; G20 ignore climate calls; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil up and gold holds; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
26th Jul 21, 7:19am
24th Jul 21, 8:31am
Yellen warns on new US debt ceiling crisis; strong PMIs in West; weather extremes raise coal demand; container prices spike higher; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
Yellen warns on new US debt ceiling crisis; strong PMIs in West; weather extremes raise coal demand; container prices spike higher; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil up and gold slips; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
24th Jul 21, 8:31am
23rd Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more retail rate changes, TT bubble closed again, IAG stumbles, Aussie PMIs droop, swaps flatten, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more retail rate changes, TT bubble closed again, IAG stumbles, Aussie PMIs droop, swaps flatten, NZD firm, & more
23rd Jul 21, 3:59pm
23rd Jul 21, 7:46am
Global equities push higher; global rates push lower. ECB reasserts dovish credentials resulting in small EUR underperformance. NZD and AUD show small gains. Strong demand for NZGBs even after QE ends in NZ
Global equities push higher; global rates push lower. ECB reasserts dovish credentials resulting in small EUR underperformance. NZD and AUD show small gains. Strong demand for NZGBs even after QE ends in NZ
23rd Jul 21, 7:46am
23rd Jul 21, 7:19am
US jobless claims rise; some factory data very positive; crop output wavers; new China flood threat; ECB stays dovish; Aussie exports boom; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US jobless claims rise; some factory data very positive; crop output wavers; new China flood threat; ECB stays dovish; Aussie exports boom; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
23rd Jul 21, 7:19am
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22nd Jul 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some rare FHB good news, insurers fail culture review, TSB fines for AML lapses, net worth jumps, swaps flatter, NZD firms, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some rare FHB good news, insurers fail culture review, TSB fines for AML lapses, net worth jumps, swaps flatter, NZD firms, & more
22nd Jul 21, 3:59pm
22nd Jul 21, 3:07pm
The expected time lag between when New Zealand begins hiking official interest rates and when Australia does is set to be the longest lag in over 20 years, ANZ economists say
The expected time lag between when New Zealand begins hiking official interest rates and when Australia does is set to be the longest lag in over 20 years, ANZ economists say
22nd Jul 21, 3:07pm
22nd Jul 21, 7:48am
Higher risk sentiment drives up equities, global rates, commodities and commodity currencies. US 10-year rate back up towards 1.3%. Strong US earnings help; companies report widespread inflation pressures
Higher risk sentiment drives up equities, global rates, commodities and commodity currencies. US 10-year rate back up towards 1.3%. Strong US earnings help; companies report widespread inflation pressures
22nd Jul 21, 7:48am

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