Inflation

20 Feb 18, 1:37pm
NZD remains near 6 month highs against the USD with momentum still to the upside; NZD also continues to gain support over the AUD, trading to a Friday high of 0.9345; AUDUSD remained supported throughout last week
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19 Feb 18, 3:15pm
ANZ economists see house prices being capped by affordability constraints and new Government measures
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19 Feb 18, 11:14am
Westpac economists say many are getting it wrong expecting interest rates to rise soon; they don't see a rise till late next year; a subdued housing market will be a key reason why
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17 Feb 18, 9:02am
Cameron Bagrie, former ANZ chief economist, now heads Bagrie Economics – Interest.co.nz picks his brain on why he made the change, and some of the big economic issues facing NZ
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13 Feb 18, 3:55pm
NZD closed the week higher against the USD and should appreciate if a risk-on move occurs; NZDAUD market continues to be choppy with a move down to 0.9170 possible; AUD on the back foot against the USD
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5 Feb 18, 2:17pm
USD recovered on better than expected non-farm payrolls data; NZDUSD down to 0.7285 on the USD rally, however, the 0.7250 support level is expected to hold in the short term; AUDUSD now below the critical 0.8000 level
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4 Feb 18, 6:53am
ANZ Group's chief economist Richard Yetsenga argues technology's at least as big for the global economy as the epoch of China but the impacts are probably broader
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30 Jan 18, 3:31pm
The NZD is currently trading at 0.7334 USD and is expected to consolidate ahead of the Fed meeting later in the week; any break below 0.7300 USD would likely extend to the 0.7250 levels; NZD also vulnerable against the AUD if the AU CPI data is strong
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25 Jan 18, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says inflation for 2017 was just 1.6%, versus market expectations of 1.9%, after a virtually flat December quarter; Kiwi dollar falls
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24 Jan 18, 10:01am
Patrick Watson delves into the supply and demand of bitcoin and concludes the crypto-currency has a kind of inflation risk
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23 Jan 18, 1:39pm
The continued shutdown of the US government has seen the US dollar remain under pressure; NZD continues to hold above 0.7300 and is now building a more solid base; NZD opens the week higher against the AUD
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22 Jan 18, 9:47am
Egg on Elliott's face, World Bank sees cyclical recovery, Paymark sale concludes, PSD2 underway, house sales volumes soft, the year for social payments & more 
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16 Jan 18, 4:08pm
NZD reached an overnight high of 0.7313 USD, the highest level since the end of September 2017; against the AUD the NZD drifted lower to currently sit at 0.9160; GDT results may be pivotal for the NZD
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12 Jan 18, 2:25pm
Statistics NZ completes its 3-yearly review of CPI components that monitor consumer inflation. Food and housing are weighted a little higher in this new review
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29 Dec 17, 10:12am
Inflation targeting is a means to an end – full employment and higher GDP growth. Koichi Hamada asks if higher prices, like higher unemployment, implies economic and social costs, why should the monetary authorities be wanting that?
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22 Dec 17, 10:52am
The 2017 Interesties featuring Jacinda Ardern, Steven Joyce, Metiria Turei, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, Grant Spencer, Mark Quickfall, bitcoin, DTIs, CBA, Tony Alexander, Zombie ponzi & many more
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19 Dec 17, 3:58pm
After a high against the USD of 0.7032 the NZD has drifted lower and now stands at 0.7003, upside looks capped at the 0.7020 level; NZD has also drifted lower against the AUD, now at 0.9134
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12 Dec 17, 12:08pm
Market prices in 98% chance for Fed rate hike this week; ECB, BoE, Swiss National Bank and Bank of Norway to also announce policies this week
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21 Nov 17, 5:29pm
NZD trading at 0.6809 USD and remains susceptible to further USD strength; NZD continues to trade lower against the AUD; US data continues to be supportive; political uncertainty in Germany weighs in on sentiment
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14 Nov 17, 6:05pm
NZD is now at 0.6877 USD and should trade around current levels ahead of the US CPI and growth data; NZD trading at 0.9004 AUD and a pullback below the 0.9000 level is favoured
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