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US consumer spending soft; Japanese factories slow down; China PMIs pick up; China to mine more coal; weak NZ-EU FTA agreed; freight rates fall; UST 10yr 2.98%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
1st Jul 22, 7:24am
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US consumer spending soft; Japanese factories slow down; China PMIs pick up; China to mine more coal; weak NZ-EU FTA agreed; freight rates fall; UST 10yr 2.98%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, business confidence sags, housing market faces tough times, household savings rise, swaps soft, NZD lower, & more
30th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, business confidence sags, housing market faces tough times, household savings rise, swaps soft, NZD lower, & more
It's now 12 months since mortgage interest rates bottomed out. Anybody who fixed for a year and is now looking to refix will not enjoy what comes next - namely increases in monthly payments of close to 50%
30th Jun 22, 8:15am
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It's now 12 months since mortgage interest rates bottomed out. Anybody who fixed for a year and is now looking to refix will not enjoy what comes next - namely increases in monthly payments of close to 50%
Powell lays out the inflation option explicitly; Japanese retail rises; China promises yet another stimulus package; German inflation tops out; Aussie retail sales impress; UST 10yr 3.10%; gold and oil soft; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
30th Jun 22, 7:20am
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Powell lays out the inflation option explicitly; Japanese retail rises; China promises yet another stimulus package; German inflation tops out; Aussie retail sales impress; UST 10yr 3.10%; gold and oil soft; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; regional confidence low, insurers scrimp on paying tax, Collin leaves DMO for ANZ, Aussie retail sales impress, swaps stable, NZD lower, & more
29th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; regional confidence low, insurers scrimp on paying tax, Collin leaves DMO for ANZ, Aussie retail sales impress, swaps stable, NZD lower, & more
Growing global inventories raise economic shock concerns; US confidence slides; China frets about grain harvest; NATO expansion deal done; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
29th Jun 22, 7:22am
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Growing global inventories raise economic shock concerns; US confidence slides; China frets about grain harvest; NATO expansion deal done; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; auction market withers, new mortgages lower, jobs still expanding & pay more so, healthy financial relationships toolkit, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
28th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; auction market withers, new mortgages lower, jobs still expanding & pay more so, healthy financial relationships toolkit, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
American data positive; Russia defaults; Chinese profits retreat; PBoC floods cash; Aussie demographics change sharply; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
28th Jun 22, 7:20am
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American data positive; Russia defaults; Chinese profits retreat; PBoC floods cash; Aussie demographics change sharply; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rate rises spread, revised class action law coming, China profits drop; swap rates drop, NZD holds, & more
27th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rate rises spread, revised class action law coming, China profits drop; swap rates drop, NZD holds, & more
G7 and BRICS meet to plot next moves; China's jobs market gets grim; US PMIs soften; US petrol prices top out; NZ dives in liveability survey; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
27th Jun 22, 7:19am
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G7 and BRICS meet to plot next moves; China's jobs market gets grim; US PMIs soften; US petrol prices top out; NZ dives in liveability survey; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
Bond and equity markets can't agree; US factories expanding slower; Japan inflation up; China struggles with extreme weather; container freight rates fall; UST 10yr 3.13%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
25th Jun 22, 8:08am
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Bond and equity markets can't agree; US factories expanding slower; Japan inflation up; China struggles with extreme weather; container freight rates fall; UST 10yr 3.13%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; more big retail rate rises, employment confidence dips, Fonterra raises payout guidance, swap rates fall further, NZD soft, & more
23rd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; more big retail rate rises, employment confidence dips, Fonterra raises payout guidance, swap rates fall further, NZD soft, & more
Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
23rd Jun 22, 9:01am
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Fonterra's now signalling a farmgate milk price of $9.50 for the recently started season - which could be a new record
Powell gives realistic testimony to Congress; US interest rates rise; Canada CPI up more than expected; China faces new flood pressures; UST 10yr 3.15%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
23rd Jun 22, 7:25am
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Powell gives realistic testimony to Congress; US interest rates rise; Canada CPI up more than expected; China faces new flood pressures; UST 10yr 3.15%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; some very chunky retail rate hikes, home loan affordability improves slightly, $10 dairy payout looms, trade deficit grows, swaps slip, NZD slips, & more
22nd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; some very chunky retail rate hikes, home loan affordability improves slightly, $10 dairy payout looms, trade deficit grows, swaps slip, NZD slips, & more
Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
22nd Jun 22, 2:47pm
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Following what's set to be a record milk price for the season just finished, ASB economists think the new season could see the price hit double figures for the first time
Dairy prices slip; US recession warnings grow; Chinese floods return; commodity prices slip; RBA's Lowe warns on 'excessive' wage hikes; UST 10yr 3.31%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
22nd Jun 22, 7:27am
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Dairy prices slip; US recession warnings grow; Chinese floods return; commodity prices slip; RBA's Lowe warns on 'excessive' wage hikes; UST 10yr 3.31%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; ANZ raises rates, yet another taskforce for another problem, more bank fundraising, eyes on dairy auction, swaps up, NZD stable, & more
21st Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; ANZ raises rates, yet another taskforce for another problem, more bank fundraising, eyes on dairy auction, swaps up, NZD stable, & more
US on holiday; China holds prime rates; Chinese sentiment dives; Taiwan export orders strong; German PPI rise stays very high; green hydrogen project makes progress; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
21st Jun 22, 7:23am
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US on holiday; China holds prime rates; Chinese sentiment dives; Taiwan export orders strong; German PPI rise stays very high; green hydrogen project makes progress; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rates rise, PSI firms, rising yields cut asset prices, auction clearance rates fall, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
20th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rates rise, PSI firms, rising yields cut asset prices, auction clearance rates fall, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
Bitcoin slumps; US factory output softens; expectations for recession grow; bond markets retreat; commodity prices fall; WTO claims minor win; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
20th Jun 22, 7:19am
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Bitcoin slumps; US factory output softens; expectations for recession grow; bond markets retreat; commodity prices fall; WTO claims minor win; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
Recession fears grow; uncertainty rises as central banks change focus; Japan stays its course; commodities under pressure; WTO makes changes; UST 10yr 3.24%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
18th Jun 22, 8:27am
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Recession fears grow; uncertainty rises as central banks change focus; Japan stays its course; commodities under pressure; WTO makes changes; UST 10yr 3.24%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; no retail rate changes, PMIs expand faster, hefty cartel penalty, a third of home loan borrowers face interest rate shock in 2022, swaps high & stable, NZD rises, & more
17th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; no retail rate changes, PMIs expand faster, hefty cartel penalty, a third of home loan borrowers face interest rate shock in 2022, swaps high & stable, NZD rises, & more
US markets take fright; US data weaker; other central banks follow the Fed in inflation fight focus; China's house prices fall; Aussie jobs expand; UST 10yr 3.30%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 63.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
17th Jun 22, 7:19am
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US markets take fright; US data weaker; other central banks follow the Fed in inflation fight focus; China's house prices fall; Aussie jobs expand; UST 10yr 3.30%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 63.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, house prices fall faster, economic activity shrinks, NZGB yields jump, swap rates hold, NZD rises, & more
16th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, house prices fall faster, economic activity shrinks, NZGB yields jump, swap rates hold, NZD rises, & more