Interest rates

20 Oct 17, 8:01am
Change of Government expected to bring higher inflation expectations, increased debt issuance and an added risk premium for a steeper curve from here
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19 Oct 17, 11:29am
Statistics New Zealand says housing costs increased 50.5% in the past decade, while household income rose just 42%
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18 Oct 17, 2:37pm
With no current Government and no permanent Reserve Bank Governor, there's potential for important decisions regarding housing to be left late
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18 Oct 17, 8:25am
Further weakness in the latest global dairy auction has prompted economists to drop their forecast milk price from $6.75 to as low as $6.30
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17 Oct 17, 8:05am
NZ rates followed the US rates down from Friday, but US rates turned up today. EU rates lower. Eyes now on NZ CPI and next dairy auction
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16 Oct 17, 11:40am
Latest ANZ residential property survey finds sharp spike in concern over meth contamination and over LVR restrictions
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16 Oct 17, 8:45am
Roger J Kerr says an inflation rate over 2% looks likely next year
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16 Oct 17, 8:26am
Roger J Kerr says local US dollar exporting companies have been actively positioning their hedge books ahead of the decision on a new government
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13 Oct 17, 8:58am
Westpac launches 4.94% three year fixed home loan rate, lower than all its main rivals, nearly as low as HSBC's three-year 'Premier' rate
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13 Oct 17, 8:23am
Oil price fall supports rise in bond prices, despite US PPI inflation. NZ yields fall across the curve in sympathy. Eyes on US, China and AU data
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12 Oct 17, 12:03pm
FMA's BKBM guidance hailed as 'pragmatic, practical and sensible' guidance that 'stands out globally'. NZ banks pleased FMA has 'confirmed there are no systemic conduct issues'
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12 Oct 17, 8:00am
UST 10yr yields trading at 2.34%, about 2 bps lower than the NZ close; local rates market was quiet yesterday, with rates down 1-2 bps across the swaps and government curves, driven by global forces
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11 Oct 17, 9:05am
Local rates will meander sideways until next Government is revealed. US Fed decision awaits US CPI reading, most analysts expect a December rise
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10 Oct 17, 8:03am
European 10yr bond yields ease 1-3 bps; local rates movements all within a basis point across the swap curve; NZ government bond yields did push 2 to 3.5 basis points higher across the curve
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9 Oct 17, 9:38am
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar could go up or down depending on the composition of the future government
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9 Oct 17, 9:22am
Roger J Kerr says higher interest rates could be expected if we get a Labour-Greens-led government
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7 Oct 17, 8:26am
US non-farm payrolls fall by 33,000, prior months revised lower. But pay rises 2.9% and Fed expected to look past hurricane-distorted data to raise rates again
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6 Oct 17, 8:00am
UST 10yr rises to 2.35% on Fed talk. Eyes on US NFPs. Aussie retail hits local swap rates. Markets not worried even if National loses up to two seats in final election count
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5 Oct 17, 8:12am
Lower global rates weigh on NZ swaps. German rates slip. US data strong and Fed leadership speculation rises
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4 Oct 17, 12:50pm
As the rate of mortgage borrowing growth continues to slow sharply, David Hargreaves ponders on what level of growth the RBNZ would be content with
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