Days to the General Election: 23
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OCR

[Updated]
23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
[Updated]
RBNZ wants interest rates lower, faster; Works towards introducing Funding for Lending programme before cutting the OCR next year
23rd Sep 20, 2:12pm
23rd Sep 20, 8:00am
Equities bounce back overnight. USD strengthens to a 6-week high. RBA's Debelle says more easing possible, AUD underperforms. RBNZ Monetary Policy Review today - should be uneventful
Equities bounce back overnight. USD strengthens to a 6-week high. RBA's Debelle says more easing possible, AUD underperforms. RBNZ Monetary Policy Review today - should be uneventful
23rd Sep 20, 8:00am
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
ANZ economists say negative interest rates won't be without potential costs and they believe the Reserve Bank will have to weigh these against perceived benefits when deciding whether to drop the Official Cash Rate below zero
22nd Sep 20, 2:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 7:27am
Risk sentiment sours, with a number of investor concerns raised. Chunky falls in equity markets, global rates fall. USD outperforms, NZD the worst down 1.4%
Risk sentiment sours, with a number of investor concerns raised. Chunky falls in equity markets, global rates fall. USD outperforms, NZD the worst down 1.4%
22nd Sep 20, 7:27am
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
The Reserve Bank's not expected to make any changes to either interest rates or its QE programme this week, but the markets will be looking for any further clues about the potential arrival of negative interest rates next year
21st Sep 20, 2:29pm
21st Sep 20, 7:38am
S&P500, NASDAQ fall again, on little news. Not much movement in bonds and currencies. NZD outperforms slightly on positive comments from FM Robertson. RBNZ MPS on Wednesday - no major changes expected
S&P500, NASDAQ fall again, on little news. Not much movement in bonds and currencies. NZD outperforms slightly on positive comments from FM Robertson. RBNZ MPS on Wednesday - no major changes expected
21st Sep 20, 7:38am
18th Sep 20, 7:41am
Equity markets tumble again but with little spillover into bonds and currencies. BoE flags the possibility of negative interest rates
Equity markets tumble again but with little spillover into bonds and currencies. BoE flags the possibility of negative interest rates
18th Sep 20, 7:41am
17th Sep 20, 7:51am
Fed adds state-contingent forward guidance to rates outlook. Market takes that in its stride, expects rates to remain low for many years. NZ debt funding program lowered, pushing long NZGB yields lower
Fed adds state-contingent forward guidance to rates outlook. Market takes that in its stride, expects rates to remain low for many years. NZ debt funding program lowered, pushing long NZGB yields lower
17th Sep 20, 7:51am
16th Sep 20, 7:47am
Global equities recover further, supported by positive China economic data. Lack of follow-through in yesterday's gains for NZD, AUD
Global equities recover further, supported by positive China economic data. Lack of follow-through in yesterday's gains for NZD, AUD
16th Sep 20, 7:47am
15th Sep 20, 7:36am
US equity markets rebound strongly helped by positive news on vaccines and spate of corporate activity. NZD higher, at the expense of AUD, on speculation of further RBA easing
US equity markets rebound strongly helped by positive news on vaccines and spate of corporate activity. NZD higher, at the expense of AUD, on speculation of further RBA easing
15th Sep 20, 7:36am
14th Sep 20, 7:35am
Tech stocks fall again, S&P500 flat on Friday. Little movement in currencies or US rates. Plenty on this week - NZ GDP, PREFU, FOMC and BoE meetings, RBA minutes, US retail sales
Tech stocks fall again, S&P500 flat on Friday. Little movement in currencies or US rates. Plenty on this week - NZ GDP, PREFU, FOMC and BoE meetings, RBA minutes, US retail sales
14th Sep 20, 7:35am
11th Sep 20, 7:44am
Equity markets fall sharply again. Brexit concerns mount, GBP plunges. President Lagarde suggests ECB won't overreact to the exchange rate - EUR outperforms
Equity markets fall sharply again. Brexit concerns mount, GBP plunges. President Lagarde suggests ECB won't overreact to the exchange rate - EUR outperforms
11th Sep 20, 7:44am
10th Sep 20, 7:56am
Equity markets reverse course, Nasdaq up 3%. NZD and AUD push higher. A historical day for domestic rates, as NZGB and swap rates go negative
Equity markets reverse course, Nasdaq up 3%. NZD and AUD push higher. A historical day for domestic rates, as NZGB and swap rates go negative
10th Sep 20, 7:56am
9th Sep 20, 9:16am
Equity markets tumble further. NZD falls over -1% with the risk-off backdrop. GBP remains under pressure on Brexit concerns
Equity markets tumble further. NZD falls over -1% with the risk-off backdrop. GBP remains under pressure on Brexit concerns
9th Sep 20, 9:16am
8th Sep 20, 7:45am
GBP down on negative Brexit talk. NZD/AUD back below 0.92. NZ curves steepen
GBP down on negative Brexit talk. NZD/AUD back below 0.92. NZ curves steepen
8th Sep 20, 7:45am
7th Sep 20, 7:34am
US equities recover after further big falls on Friday. US rates increase sharply, curve steepens, after payrolls. Limited moves in currencies
US equities recover after further big falls on Friday. US rates increase sharply, curve steepens, after payrolls. Limited moves in currencies
7th Sep 20, 7:34am
4th Sep 20, 7:47am
Equity markets slump after their rapid rise. Safe haven currencies outperform, NZD down to 0.6700. Modest fall in US Treasury yields
Equity markets slump after their rapid rise. Safe haven currencies outperform, NZD down to 0.6700. Modest fall in US Treasury yields
4th Sep 20, 7:47am
3rd Sep 20, 7:49am
USD recovers; EUR slumps. NZD outperforms with NZD/AUD higher. Global rates lower; Fresh highs for equities
USD recovers; EUR slumps. NZD outperforms with NZD/AUD higher. Global rates lower; Fresh highs for equities
3rd Sep 20, 7:49am
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
2nd Sep 20, 8:02am
Risk appetite remains firm, with US equities heading higher again. US rates fall and curve flattens. USD recovers from a two-year low as ECB's chief economist says the EUR "does matter". NZD outperforms despite the market increasing OCR rate cut pricing
Risk appetite remains firm, with US equities heading higher again. US rates fall and curve flattens. USD recovers from a two-year low as ECB's chief economist says the EUR "does matter". NZD outperforms despite the market increasing OCR rate cut pricing
2nd Sep 20, 8:02am
Days to the General Election: 23
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