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Mike Jones

18th Sep 13, 8:17am
Investors hold their breath ahead of tomorrow’s watershed FOMC meeting; NZ$ strongest performer of majors
Investors hold their breath ahead of tomorrow’s watershed FOMC meeting; NZ$ strongest performer of majors
18th Sep 13, 8:17am
17th Sep 13, 8:14am
Prospects of more accommodative monetary policy by US Fed suggests longer-term US$ weakness; NZ$/US$ consolidating just under 82c
Prospects of more accommodative monetary policy by US Fed suggests longer-term US$ weakness; NZ$/US$ consolidating just under 82c
17th Sep 13, 8:14am
16th Sep 13, 8:22am
RBNZ's hawkish statement last week could see NZ$/US$ trade above the 200-day moving average of 0.8185
RBNZ's hawkish statement last week could see NZ$/US$ trade above the 200-day moving average of 0.8185
16th Sep 13, 8:22am
13th Sep 13, 8:23am
Add soft Aussie employment data to yesterday's RBNZ announcement and you get the biggest one day gain for the NZ$/A$ since May 2010
Add soft Aussie employment data to yesterday's RBNZ announcement and you get the biggest one day gain for the NZ$/A$ since May 2010
13th Sep 13, 8:23am
12th Sep 13, 7:50am
No impediment to further appreciation of the NZ$/US$ with BNZ seeing 'fair value' being up to 86c
No impediment to further appreciation of the NZ$/US$ with BNZ seeing 'fair value' being up to 86c
12th Sep 13, 7:50am
11th Sep 13, 8:06am
Chinese Industrial production, business investment, and retail sales all came in above market expectations in August
Chinese Industrial production, business investment, and retail sales all came in above market expectations in August
11th Sep 13, 8:06am
10th Sep 13, 8:22am
Successful 2020 olympic bid, Nikkei index up 2.5% and upward revisions to Q2 GDP cap off good day for Japan
Successful 2020 olympic bid, Nikkei index up 2.5% and upward revisions to Q2 GDP cap off good day for Japan
10th Sep 13, 8:22am
9th Sep 13, 8:37am
Chinese data and weaker-than-expected US employment numbers support NZ$
Chinese data and weaker-than-expected US employment numbers support NZ$
9th Sep 13, 8:37am
6th Sep 13, 8:18am
Combination of a stronger US$ and a dovish sounding ECB amounted to a perfect storm for the Euro
Combination of a stronger US$ and a dovish sounding ECB amounted to a perfect storm for the Euro
6th Sep 13, 8:18am
5th Sep 13, 8:17am
Safe haven currencies shunned as risk on trading takes over; appears markets are becoming less nervous about Syria
Safe haven currencies shunned as risk on trading takes over; appears markets are becoming less nervous about Syria
5th Sep 13, 8:17am
4th Sep 13, 8:29am
Rumours and denials about missile launches in the Med rattled investor confidence; oil rises 1.7%
Rumours and denials about missile launches in the Med rattled investor confidence; oil rises 1.7%
4th Sep 13, 8:29am
3rd Sep 13, 8:30am
BNZ's Terms of Trade adjusted PPP model shows long run equilibrium for both NZ$/US$ and NZ$/A$ bumped up by 2c
BNZ's Terms of Trade adjusted PPP model shows long run equilibrium for both NZ$/US$ and NZ$/A$ bumped up by 2c
3rd Sep 13, 8:30am
2nd Sep 13, 8:48am
Imminent western intervention in Syria could see the NZ$/US$ climb even further
Imminent western intervention in Syria could see the NZ$/US$ climb even further
2nd Sep 13, 8:48am
30th Aug 13, 8:33am
Eyes on China PMI, India and Indonesia move to shore up support for their currencies, NZD slips
Eyes on China PMI, India and Indonesia move to shore up support for their currencies, NZD slips
30th Aug 13, 8:33am
29th Aug 13, 8:50am
Risk aversion and safe-haven demand eases; markets wary of further signs of EM stress
Risk aversion and safe-haven demand eases; markets wary of further signs of EM stress
29th Aug 13, 8:50am
23rd Aug 13, 8:28am
USD will remain on the front foot, as it continues to benefit from rising yields and snippets of ‘safe-haven’ demand
USD will remain on the front foot, as it continues to benefit from rising yields and snippets of ‘safe-haven’ demand
23rd Aug 13, 8:28am
22nd Aug 13, 8:50am
US Federal Reserve were 'broadly comfortable' with the plan to reduce bond purchases later this year
US Federal Reserve were 'broadly comfortable' with the plan to reduce bond purchases later this year
22nd Aug 13, 8:50am
21st Aug 13, 8:20am
Imposition of the LVR limits has done nothing to change BNZ's NZ$ view; Fundamentals are still positive
Imposition of the LVR limits has done nothing to change BNZ's NZ$ view; Fundamentals are still positive
21st Aug 13, 8:20am
20th Aug 13, 8:01am
Latest PMI & PSI data adds to previous signs NZ economic expansion is now accelerating; chance of getting 5% GDP growth over the coming 12-months
Latest PMI & PSI data adds to previous signs NZ economic expansion is now accelerating; chance of getting 5% GDP growth over the coming 12-months
20th Aug 13, 8:01am
19th Aug 13, 8:44am
Local economic data (consumer confidence, retail sales, house sales, and manufacturing PMI) means above-trend GDP growth a risk
Local economic data (consumer confidence, retail sales, house sales, and manufacturing PMI) means above-trend GDP growth a risk
19th Aug 13, 8:44am
16th Aug 13, 8:07am
Markets are responding to the prospects of the Fed tapering rather than focusing on the positive economic and growth data
Markets are responding to the prospects of the Fed tapering rather than focusing on the positive economic and growth data
16th Aug 13, 8:07am
15th Aug 13, 7:54am
Low interest rates plus a buoyant housing market boosts Q2 Retail Sales and gives NZ$ a boost; NZ$/A$ back near 88c
Low interest rates plus a buoyant housing market boosts Q2 Retail Sales and gives NZ$ a boost; NZ$/A$ back near 88c
15th Aug 13, 7:54am
14th Aug 13, 8:20am
Upbeat US retail figures is one of the drivers behind the stronger US$ however, speculative buying in US$/JPY looks to be the more dominant factor
Upbeat US retail figures is one of the drivers behind the stronger US$ however, speculative buying in US$/JPY looks to be the more dominant factor
14th Aug 13, 8:20am
13th Aug 13, 7:30am
BNZ sees further appreciation in NZ$/A$ cross rate as relative growth, commodity price and interest rate trajectories favour the NZ$
BNZ sees further appreciation in NZ$/A$ cross rate as relative growth, commodity price and interest rate trajectories favour the NZ$
13th Aug 13, 7:30am
12th Aug 13, 9:55am
Market relieved Chinese data dump failed to provide any nasty surprises; Industrial production was seen growing 9.7%y/y (8.9% expected)
Market relieved Chinese data dump failed to provide any nasty surprises; Industrial production was seen growing 9.7%y/y (8.9% expected)
12th Aug 13, 9:55am

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