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20th Jun 18, 7:58am
Trump announced that he was considering tariffs on $200b worth of Chinese imports; markets have recovered some ground overnight after a generalised flight to safety move; NZD down to around 0.69 USD; UST yields lower
Trump announced that he was considering tariffs on $200b worth of Chinese imports; markets have recovered some ground overnight after a generalised flight to safety move; NZD down to around 0.69 USD; UST yields lower
20th Jun 18, 7:58am
19th Jun 18, 8:06am
Oil prices move higher on more restrained output targets. US yield curve flattest since 2007. Fed official reports significant change in US corporate mood
Oil prices move higher on more restrained output targets. US yield curve flattest since 2007. Fed official reports significant change in US corporate mood
19th Jun 18, 8:06am
19th Jun 18, 8:04am
NZD is down very slightly from Friday night’s close of 0.6940 and has traded a relatively tight range overnight; concerns about Chinese growth have likely weighed on the AUD; GBP is down 0.2%
NZD is down very slightly from Friday night’s close of 0.6940 and has traded a relatively tight range overnight; concerns about Chinese growth have likely weighed on the AUD; GBP is down 0.2%
19th Jun 18, 8:04am
18th Jun 18, 8:14am
Commodities bear brunt of escalating trade restriction actions and emerging economies also buffeted, but New Zealand gets off very lightly
Commodities bear brunt of escalating trade restriction actions and emerging economies also buffeted, but New Zealand gets off very lightly
18th Jun 18, 8:14am
15th Jun 18, 8:01am
USD is stronger across the board while the EUR has been hit by a dovish ECB; global rates faced downward pressure; NZD has performed better than most but the USD strength sees it down to around 0.6980
USD is stronger across the board while the EUR has been hit by a dovish ECB; global rates faced downward pressure; NZD has performed better than most but the USD strength sees it down to around 0.6980
15th Jun 18, 8:01am
14th Jun 18, 7:43am
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
14th Jun 18, 7:43am
13th Jun 18, 7:48am
NZD and AUD have slightly underperformed in overnight trading; USD is better bid in overnight trading with various dollar indices up around 0.3%; UST 10-year rates have traded in a 2.94-2.98% range and currently sit at 2.96%, up 1bp from the NZ close
NZD and AUD have slightly underperformed in overnight trading; USD is better bid in overnight trading with various dollar indices up around 0.3%; UST 10-year rates have traded in a 2.94-2.98% range and currently sit at 2.96%, up 1bp from the NZ close
13th Jun 18, 7:48am
12th Jun 18, 8:02am
NZD sits this morning around 0.7020, down ever so slightly from the 0.7030 level it was anchored around for much of last week; EUR has generally had a positive session; US Treasury rates are higher, with a slight flattening bias
NZD sits this morning around 0.7020, down ever so slightly from the 0.7030 level it was anchored around for much of last week; EUR has generally had a positive session; US Treasury rates are higher, with a slight flattening bias
12th Jun 18, 8:02am
11th Jun 18, 7:50am
Markets ignore Trump trade tensions. Brazil recovers. Canada wage data strong, bolstering rate hike expectations. Eyes on US CPI, Fed, ECB, BofJ
Markets ignore Trump trade tensions. Brazil recovers. Canada wage data strong, bolstering rate hike expectations. Eyes on US CPI, Fed, ECB, BofJ
11th Jun 18, 7:50am
8th Jun 18, 8:07am
Brazil’s Real is under significant pressure for the third consecutive day; NZD has held up relatively well, against a backdrop of softer equity markets and lower US Treasury yields; NZ rates were higher across the curve
Brazil’s Real is under significant pressure for the third consecutive day; NZD has held up relatively well, against a backdrop of softer equity markets and lower US Treasury yields; NZ rates were higher across the curve
8th Jun 18, 8:07am
7th Jun 18, 8:15am
AUD and EUR show the best gains for the day, with safe-havens JPY and CHF dragging the chain; Italy’s bond market remains under pressure, with its 10-year rate up 14bps to 2.90%; NZD is flat to slightly down on most crosses apart from NZDJPY
AUD and EUR show the best gains for the day, with safe-havens JPY and CHF dragging the chain; Italy’s bond market remains under pressure, with its 10-year rate up 14bps to 2.90%; NZD is flat to slightly down on most crosses apart from NZDJPY
7th Jun 18, 8:15am
6th Jun 18, 8:09am
NZD has traded in about a 40pip range over the past 24 hours, dipping as low as 0.6998 this morning, but now back to the 0.7030 mark; GBP has outperformed; US 10-year rate is 3bps lower, likely dragged lower by falling German rates
NZD has traded in about a 40pip range over the past 24 hours, dipping as low as 0.6998 this morning, but now back to the 0.7030 mark; GBP has outperformed; US 10-year rate is 3bps lower, likely dragged lower by falling German rates
6th Jun 18, 8:09am
5th Jun 18, 7:46am
AUD at the top of the leaderboard; NZD trading higher since Friday’s NZ 5pm close against all majors except for the AUD; US 10-year Treasuries are up 3bps to 2.93% for the day, and closer to 6bps higher since the NZ local close on Friday
AUD at the top of the leaderboard; NZD trading higher since Friday’s NZ 5pm close against all majors except for the AUD; US 10-year Treasuries are up 3bps to 2.93% for the day, and closer to 6bps higher since the NZ local close on Friday
5th Jun 18, 7:46am
31st May 18, 8:15am
Yields rise as risk appetite returns. Equity markets also recover sharply. But US-China trade tensions spike again
Yields rise as risk appetite returns. Equity markets also recover sharply. But US-China trade tensions spike again
31st May 18, 8:15am
31st May 18, 8:08am
From a low of 0.6883 yesterday morning, the NZD is now nudging up against 0.7000 USD; EUR is around 1% higher against the USD at 1.1650
From a low of 0.6883 yesterday morning, the NZD is now nudging up against 0.7000 USD; EUR is around 1% higher against the USD at 1.1650
31st May 18, 8:08am
30th May 18, 7:51am
Italy delivers serious investor angst which has spread fast to most major markets. The brutal selloff and flight to safety brings sharply lower bond yields
Italy delivers serious investor angst which has spread fast to most major markets. The brutal selloff and flight to safety brings sharply lower bond yields
30th May 18, 7:51am
29th May 18, 7:47am
Italian yields have skyrocketed again and the EUR weakened, as the market prepares for new elections in Italy; US 10 year Treasury futures yield down 7bps; NZD is around 0.3% higher; NZ 10 year swap rate fell 2.25bps
Italian yields have skyrocketed again and the EUR weakened, as the market prepares for new elections in Italy; US 10 year Treasury futures yield down 7bps; NZD is around 0.3% higher; NZ 10 year swap rate fell 2.25bps
29th May 18, 7:47am
28th May 18, 8:19am
Saudi Arabia said it was “likely” OPEC and Russia would boost production; decline in oil prices in turn pushed down core bond yields and energy stocks; against a backdrop of broad USD strength on Friday, the NZD has outperformed
Saudi Arabia said it was “likely” OPEC and Russia would boost production; decline in oil prices in turn pushed down core bond yields and energy stocks; against a backdrop of broad USD strength on Friday, the NZD has outperformed
28th May 18, 8:19am
25th 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
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
25th May 18, 7:56am
24th 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
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
24th May 18, 8:15am

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