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27th Mar 20, 9:55am
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
18th Mar 20, 11:23am
No sign of downturn in house prices or sales volumes as buyers thumb their noses at coronavirus threat
No sign of downturn in house prices or sales volumes as buyers thumb their noses at coronavirus threat
18th Mar 20, 11:23am
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
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16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
13th Mar 20, 7:42am
Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
13th Mar 20, 7:42am
12th Mar 20, 10:46am
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
A downbeat economic outlook is seeing more banks cut their term deposit offers and the trend is probably only just starting
12th Mar 20, 10:46am

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