Inflation

20 Nov 18, 2:07pm
Currency markets ended the week uneventfully after a huge week of Brexit related headlines; NZD rallied to 0.6880 against the greenback during Friday’s NY session where it closed the week; NZDAUD is still mysteriously holding up over 0.9300 levels
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20 Nov 18, 9:25am
Terry Baucher details how the previous National-led government appears to have successfully raised at least $1 billion of extra revenue annually with little or no fanfare
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13 Nov 18, 2:16pm
Markets are still figuring out what it all means post US elections and Fed policy announcement; NZD climbed to a four month high of 0.6817; NZD has continued to climb against the AUD
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6 Nov 18, 1:54pm
The potential future of Donald Trump's presidency could be decided this week; NZD held its ground late Friday reaching a high of 0.6685 against the USD after Non Farm Payroll numbers printed; NZDAUD pair continues to be range bound
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30 Oct 18, 2:47pm
Equity markets in the US closed down for the week with the DOW at -3.0% and the S&P and Nasdaq both around -3.9%; NZD traded from 0.6600 levels from last week’s open down to 0.6470 Friday against the USD; NZDAUD cross opened at 0.9200
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30 Oct 18, 11:07am
Average annual housing costs rose faster than average annual household income over the past decade, Statistics NZ says
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23 Oct 18, 9:50am
Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
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16 Oct 18, 3:03pm
US based indices are down over 4% which marks the third biggest weekly loss this year; CPI figures published well up on expectations this morning pushing the NZD higher to 0.6595; NZD is back trading above 0.9200 levels against the AUD
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9 Oct 18, 2:36pm
Starting the week around 0.6600 NZDUSD sank to 0.6440 a 2.5 year low; NZDAUD pair is still bouncing around within recent ranges but closer to the bottom of our support area of 0.9050; US Dollar has been the strongest performer over the past 10 days
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3 Oct 18, 9:24am
Brian Fallow delves into the multifaceted debate around the proposed overhaul of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework
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2 Oct 18, 2:00pm
US Dollar strength was the theme closing the week out on a high as markets retreated on risk sentiment; travelling below 0.6600 to 0.6590 the NZDUSD cross look vulnerable for further downside; NZDAUD at 0.9130
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2 Oct 18, 10:09am
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows worst level of business confidence since March 2009
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25 Sep 18, 2:02pm
NZD opens the week with a softer tone currently at the 0.6650 level; NZD has underperformed on the NZDAUD cross and is now back around the 0.9150 level; Fed is expected to increase interest rates by 0.25% for the third time this year
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19 Sep 18, 9:55am
Westpac McDermott Miller survey shows the collapsing confidence contagion is spreading, with the lowest level of consumer confidence in six years
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18 Sep 18, 1:55pm
President Trump has delivered remarks to impose 10% tariffs on 200 Billion worth of Chinese imported products; NZD has started the week well gaining against the USD to 0.6600; NZDAUD rangebound for the fourth week
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14 Sep 18, 10:02am
Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
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11 Sep 18, 2:11pm
US Dollar traded higher across the board with the US Index jumping to 95.43; President Trump said Friday he was willing to slap additional tariffs on 267B worth of Chinese products; NZD is trading at fresh low of 0.6515 versus the USD
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8 Sep 18, 10:02am
Oliver White looks at how online sales are muddying both our understanding and our measures of inflation. The problem will only get worse, he says
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6 Sep 18, 1:25pm
Brad Olsen of Infometrics argues there are clear reasons for the Reserve Bank to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged over the next year
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4 Sep 18, 11:57am
GBP has shown its sensitivity to Brexit negotiations over the past week; NZD and AUD are particularly vulnerable to bouts of risk aversion; number of emerging market currencies flashing warning signs of major trouble ahead
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