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Ahead of the US Fed, the Bank of Canada delivers a hawkish hold signaling higher rates from here. Eyes on NZ CPI
27th Jan 22, 7:31am
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Ahead of the US Fed, the Bank of Canada delivers a hawkish hold signaling higher rates from here. Eyes on NZ CPI
Volatility in equity markets continues. S&P500 down 2% after late 4% rally from its low yesterday. US 10-year rate shows little net movement
26th Jan 22, 7:51am
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Volatility in equity markets continues. S&P500 down 2% after late 4% rally from its low yesterday. US 10-year rate shows little net movement
Europe prepares for Russian invasion of Ukraine. Risk appetite takes a hit. Big slump in global equities. Modest rally in global bonds
25th Jan 22, 7:52am
Europe prepares for Russian invasion of Ukraine. Risk appetite takes a hit. Big slump in global equities. Modest rally in global bonds
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
21st Jan 22, 7:50am
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
20th Jan 22, 7:53am
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
19th Jan 22, 8:04am
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Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
18th Jan 22, 7:48am
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Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
17th Jan 22, 8:26am
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US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
Omicron fears and likely death of US spending bill drag global equity markets much lower. US 10-year rate down a touch, below 1.40%
21st Dec 21, 7:57am
Omicron fears and likely death of US spending bill drag global equity markets much lower. US 10-year rate down a touch, below 1.40%
Equities lower, yield curves flatter as Fed official says March is a "live meeting" for a rate hike Omicron continues to spread rapidly. Biden's $1.75tn Build Back Better bill now looks unlikely to pass
20th Dec 21, 7:51am
Equities lower, yield curves flatter as Fed official says March is a "live meeting" for a rate hike Omicron continues to spread rapidly. Biden's $1.75tn Build Back Better bill now looks unlikely to pass
Fed signals three hikes next year. BoE raises rates/ ECB to taper its bond buying next year but signals no hikes in 2022
17th Dec 21, 8:02am
Fed signals three hikes next year. BoE raises rates/ ECB to taper its bond buying next year but signals no hikes in 2022
Markets expect another incrementally hawkish tilt from US Fed. US equities lower for third day running, US rates steady
16th Dec 21, 7:55am
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Markets expect another incrementally hawkish tilt from US Fed. US equities lower for third day running, US rates steady
US PPI inflation surges, adding to inflation angst. US equities seemingly more nervous than rates market, ahead of FOMC update tomorrow
15th Dec 21, 8:04am
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US PPI inflation surges, adding to inflation angst. US equities seemingly more nervous than rates market, ahead of FOMC update tomorrow
Risk sentiment weaker to start the new week, ahead of busy event calendar, not helped by negative Omicron headlines and surging European gas prices
14th Dec 21, 7:51am
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Risk sentiment weaker to start the new week, ahead of busy event calendar, not helped by negative Omicron headlines and surging European gas prices
US CPI hits highest level in almost 40 years amidst broadening inflation pressures. Fed expected to announce a faster tapering pace later this week. S&P500 closes at new record high, oil prices increase on Omicron optimism
13th Dec 21, 7:54am
US CPI hits highest level in almost 40 years amidst broadening inflation pressures. Fed expected to announce a faster tapering pace later this week. S&P500 closes at new record high, oil prices increase on Omicron optimism
Equities and bond yields pull back slightly. China announces measures to dampen CNY strength. NZD back below 0.68 amidst a firmer USD
10th Dec 21, 8:03am
Equities and bond yields pull back slightly. China announces measures to dampen CNY strength. NZD back below 0.68 amidst a firmer USD
NZD and AUD recover further, supported by better sentiment on China driving yuan strength. Bank of Canada doesn't sanction early rate hike expectations built into market pricing. Global rates push higher; US curve steepens
9th Dec 21, 7:53am
NZD and AUD recover further, supported by better sentiment on China driving yuan strength. Bank of Canada doesn't sanction early rate hike expectations built into market pricing. Global rates push higher; US curve steepens
Omicron fears continue to recede, driving risk sentiment higher. US rates higher with more curve flattening
8th Dec 21, 8:01am
Omicron fears continue to recede, driving risk sentiment higher. US rates higher with more curve flattening
Risk appetite improves on Omicron optimism and China policy easing. US equities, UST yields, oil prices all higher
7th Dec 21, 7:59am
Risk appetite improves on Omicron optimism and China policy easing. US equities, UST yields, oil prices all higher
Risk-off moves across markets. Equities (especially tech) and rates tumble. US payrolls report a mixed bag. Relentless yield curve flattening in New Zealand
6th Dec 21, 7:46am
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Risk-off moves across markets. Equities (especially tech) and rates tumble. US payrolls report a mixed bag. Relentless yield curve flattening in New Zealand
Risk appetite rebounds. Markets remain volatile and sentiment driven as investors await more information on Omicron. Fed officials repeat support for a faster tapering
3rd Dec 21, 7:53am
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Risk appetite rebounds. Markets remain volatile and sentiment driven as investors await more information on Omicron. Fed officials repeat support for a faster tapering
Whippy market backdrop continues, with recovery in global equities. US ADP employment and ISM manufacturing in line; US Treasury rates push up a little
2nd Dec 21, 7:53am
Whippy market backdrop continues, with recovery in global equities. US ADP employment and ISM manufacturing in line; US Treasury rates push up a little
Markets volatile, VIX index up to 28, decent flattening in US Treasuries curve. Fed Chair Powell alludes to greater inflationary pressure and argues for a faster taper
1st Dec 21, 7:58am
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Markets volatile, VIX index up to 28, decent flattening in US Treasuries curve. Fed Chair Powell alludes to greater inflationary pressure and argues for a faster taper
US equities recover some of Friday's losses; US 10-year rate pushes higher. But an unconvincing bounce-back as investors adopt a cautious tone until we get more clarity on Omicron. Germany CPI inflation hits 6% but no support for EUR
30th Nov 21, 8:01am
US equities recover some of Friday's losses; US 10-year rate pushes higher. But an unconvincing bounce-back as investors adopt a cautious tone until we get more clarity on Omicron. Germany CPI inflation hits 6% but no support for EUR
New Covid-19 variant (Omicron) spooks markets. Equities and oil prices tumble, government bond yields fall sharply. Market moves exacerbated by thin conditions after Thanksgiving
29th Nov 21, 7:51am
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New Covid-19 variant (Omicron) spooks markets. Equities and oil prices tumble, government bond yields fall sharply. Market moves exacerbated by thin conditions after Thanksgiving