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9th Apr 20, 8:02am
US equity markets rise strongly again. Oil spikes higher ahead of OPEC+ meeting tonight. Offshore bond yields head higher. RBNZ officials signal increase to QE program size, seem to push back on corporate purchases
US equity markets rise strongly again. Oil spikes higher ahead of OPEC+ meeting tonight. Offshore bond yields head higher. RBNZ officials signal increase to QE program size, seem to push back on corporate purchases
9th Apr 20, 8:02am
8th Apr 20, 8:01am
Hope on COVID-19 outlook drives further improvement in risk sentiment. USD under pressure; AUD higher on RBA “tapering”; NZD rallies as well. Higher government rates across the board
Hope on COVID-19 outlook drives further improvement in risk sentiment. USD under pressure; AUD higher on RBA “tapering”; NZD rallies as well. Higher government rates across the board
8th Apr 20, 8:01am
7th Apr 20, 7:43am
Big rise in equities on optimism that containment measures will get lifted soon in Europe. Global rates and commodity currencies rise on improved sentiment. RBNZ buys LFGA bonds for the first time in small size
Big rise in equities on optimism that containment measures will get lifted soon in Europe. Global rates and commodity currencies rise on improved sentiment. RBNZ buys LFGA bonds for the first time in small size
7th Apr 20, 7:43am
6th Apr 20, 8:11am
Oil prices surge ahead on hope of production cuts. USD rises further, sending NZD and AUD down to fresh lows for the week. RBNZ ramps up QE this week and signals openness to expand scope of program
Oil prices surge ahead on hope of production cuts. USD rises further, sending NZD and AUD down to fresh lows for the week. RBNZ ramps up QE this week and signals openness to expand scope of program
6th Apr 20, 8:11am
3rd Apr 20, 7:50am
Oil rockets more than 20% higher after Trump says OPEC+ to cut production by 10m-15m barrels per day boosting energy stocks and inflation expectations. US jobless claims hit 6.65 million. Further signs of life in offshore credit markets
Oil rockets more than 20% higher after Trump says OPEC+ to cut production by 10m-15m barrels per day boosting energy stocks and inflation expectations. US jobless claims hit 6.65 million. Further signs of life in offshore credit markets
3rd Apr 20, 7:50am
2nd Apr 20, 7:54am
A bad start to Q2 for risk assets. NZ bond market underperforms as issuance program ramps up. NZD goes sub-0.59 overnight
A bad start to Q2 for risk assets. NZ bond market underperforms as issuance program ramps up. NZD goes sub-0.59 overnight
2nd Apr 20, 7:54am
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
13th Mar 20, 7:42am
Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
13th Mar 20, 7:42am

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