OCR

4th Dec 20, 7:48am
US equities up modestly but reach a fresh record high taking an optimistic view of the news. USD remains under significant pressure. NZD underperforms but still breaks 0.71 overnight
US equities up modestly but reach a fresh record high taking an optimistic view of the news. USD remains under significant pressure. NZD underperforms but still breaks 0.71 overnight
4th Dec 20, 7:48am
3rd Dec 20, 7:40am
Flat US equities after yesterday's record high. US 10-year rate pushes higher. GBP under pressure as trade deal no guarantee. NZD prints fresh high before paring gains and underperforms AUD
Flat US equities after yesterday's record high. US 10-year rate pushes higher. GBP under pressure as trade deal no guarantee. NZD prints fresh high before paring gains and underperforms AUD
3rd Dec 20, 7:40am
2nd Dec 20, 7:56am
Equities, bond yields, inflation expectations all higher overnight on vaccine hopes, renewed fiscal stimulus talk, strong data. USD falls to a fresh 2½ year low, EUR breaks above 1.20. NZD up to 0.7060, with NZD/AUD cross pushing towards 0.96
Equities, bond yields, inflation expectations all higher overnight on vaccine hopes, renewed fiscal stimulus talk, strong data. USD falls to a fresh 2½ year low, EUR breaks above 1.20. NZD up to 0.7060, with NZD/AUD cross pushing towards 0.96
2nd Dec 20, 7:56am
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1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
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Reserve Bank provides details of its Funding for Lending Programme, which will launch next Monday, December 7 offering banks cheap, three-year funding
1st Dec 20, 2:50pm
1st Dec 20, 7:43am
Month-end flows a factor in overnight moves. US equities weaker after a huge month. USD stronger after a poor month. NZD lower after printing a fresh 2½-year high
Month-end flows a factor in overnight moves. US equities weaker after a huge month. USD stronger after a poor month. NZD lower after printing a fresh 2½-year high
1st Dec 20, 7:43am
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
30th Nov 20, 7:38am
Quiet markets on Friday, after Thanksgiving. Equities nudge higher, bond yields lower. USD drifts lower to set a fresh multi-year low. NZD consolidates above 0.70
Quiet markets on Friday, after Thanksgiving. Equities nudge higher, bond yields lower. USD drifts lower to set a fresh multi-year low. NZD consolidates above 0.70
30th Nov 20, 7:38am
27th Nov 20, 7:37am
AstraZeneca to re-run trial after flaws in recent trial. S&P500 futures and Treasury futures little perturbed with US on holiday. NZD hovers around 0.70. Bitcoin plunges
AstraZeneca to re-run trial after flaws in recent trial. S&P500 futures and Treasury futures little perturbed with US on holiday. NZD hovers around 0.70. Bitcoin plunges
27th Nov 20, 7:37am
26th Nov 20, 7:56am
NZD prints new highs, back above 0.70, up 6% for the month to date. Steeper domestic curve as market re-positions for policy outlook. Cautious trading overnight ahead of US holiday
NZD prints new highs, back above 0.70, up 6% for the month to date. Steeper domestic curve as market re-positions for policy outlook. Cautious trading overnight ahead of US holiday
26th Nov 20, 7:56am
25th Nov 20, 7:44am
NZD touches 0.70 overnight amidst broad-based USD weakness. But NZD/AUD back below 0.95, unwinding initial reaction to announcement. Risk-on tone to offshore markets - equities, commodities, rates all higher as Trump consents to transition process
NZD touches 0.70 overnight amidst broad-based USD weakness. But NZD/AUD back below 0.95, unwinding initial reaction to announcement. Risk-on tone to offshore markets - equities, commodities, rates all higher as Trump consents to transition process
25th Nov 20, 7:44am
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
24th Nov 20, 7:36am
Surprisingly strong US Markit PMI data drives USD higher; NZD falls from fresh 2-year high. GBP outperforms on hope for a trade deal this week
Surprisingly strong US Markit PMI data drives USD higher; NZD falls from fresh 2-year high. GBP outperforms on hope for a trade deal this week
24th Nov 20, 7:36am
20th Nov 20, 7:50am
New restrictions outweigh positive vaccine news. Global equities and rates push lower. AUD underperforms, sending NZD/AUD to 0.95
New restrictions outweigh positive vaccine news. Global equities and rates push lower. AUD underperforms, sending NZD/AUD to 0.95
20th Nov 20, 7:50am
19th Nov 20, 7:46am
More positive vaccine news supports risk assets. Global equities and rates nudge higher. NZD prints a fresh 20-month high of 0.6940 
More positive vaccine news supports risk assets. Global equities and rates nudge higher. NZD prints a fresh 20-month high of 0.6940 
19th Nov 20, 7:46am
18th Nov 20, 7:46am
A more cautious market, following yesterday's record highs for US equities. Global rates nudge lower. NZD back below 0.69 after touching fresh 20-month high
A more cautious market, following yesterday's record highs for US equities. Global rates nudge lower. NZD back below 0.69 after touching fresh 20-month high
18th Nov 20, 7:46am
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
17th Nov 20, 7:38am
Moderna announces its Covid-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective. Equities and bond yields spike higher, before paring gains. Rotation continues in US equity market - small caps outperforming tech. USD broadly weaker, NZD moves back towards 0.69
Moderna announces its Covid-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective. Equities and bond yields spike higher, before paring gains. Rotation continues in US equity market - small caps outperforming tech. USD broadly weaker, NZD moves back towards 0.69
17th Nov 20, 7:38am
16th Nov 20, 7:40am
Equities increase further on vaccine optimism, global rates tick higher. NZD flat on Friday, but up more than 1% last week. Brexit in focus this week as talks reach crunch time
Equities increase further on vaccine optimism, global rates tick higher. NZD flat on Friday, but up more than 1% last week. Brexit in focus this week as talks reach crunch time
16th Nov 20, 7:40am
13th Nov 20, 7:41am
Markets take on a more cautious tone overnight. Soft US CPI; US Treasuries rally. Commodity currencies on the soft side
Markets take on a more cautious tone overnight. Soft US CPI; US Treasuries rally. Commodity currencies on the soft side
13th Nov 20, 7:41am
12th Nov 20, 7:50am
NZ rates and NZD surge post RBNZ MPS. No follow-through overnight, as USD recovers. NZD pushes higher on the crosses
NZ rates and NZD surge post RBNZ MPS. No follow-through overnight, as USD recovers. NZD pushes higher on the crosses
12th Nov 20, 7:50am
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11th Nov 20, 2:19pm
RBNZ says a Funding for Lending Programme will be launched in December; no changes made to either the Official Cash Rate or to the Large Scale Asset Purchases (QE) programme
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RBNZ says a Funding for Lending Programme will be launched in December; no changes made to either the Official Cash Rate or to the Large Scale Asset Purchases (QE) programme
11th Nov 20, 2:19pm
11th Nov 20, 7:46am
Rotation continues in equity markets - tech stocks underperform, small-cap stocks increase further. Global rates push higher again. Big moves higher in NZ rates yesterday as market pares back OCR rate cut pricing
Rotation continues in equity markets - tech stocks underperform, small-cap stocks increase further. Global rates push higher again. Big moves higher in NZ rates yesterday as market pares back OCR rate cut pricing
11th Nov 20, 7:46am
10th Nov 20, 7:51am
Risk appetite surges on positive vaccine news and US election result. US equities surge to record high. Global yields much higher. Vaccine news must surely weigh on RBNZ policy outlook update tomorrow
Risk appetite surges on positive vaccine news and US election result. US equities surge to record high. Global yields much higher. Vaccine news must surely weigh on RBNZ policy outlook update tomorrow
10th Nov 20, 7:51am
9th Nov 20, 3:19pm
Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
Economists have differing views on whether the cheap money lending programme for banks to be announced this week will be specifically aimed at lending for businesses or will be available for banks to lend wherever, including on houses
9th Nov 20, 3:19pm
9th Nov 20, 1:29pm
Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
Top economists, business people and academics see a reduced need for negative interest rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy review this week
9th Nov 20, 1:29pm

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