OCR

22nd May 19, 8:09am
Equity markets have rebounded over the past 24 hours; Brexit continues to linger as a risk for markets; NZD made a fresh year-to-date low; bond yields have continued to edge higher
Equity markets have rebounded over the past 24 hours; Brexit continues to linger as a risk for markets; NZD made a fresh year-to-date low; bond yields have continued to edge higher
22nd May 19, 8:09am
21st May 19, 8:14am
Equity markets have remained under pressure overnight; moves in other markets have generally been contained, although the AUD benefited from the Liberal-National coalition’s unexpected election victory over the weekend
Equity markets have remained under pressure overnight; moves in other markets have generally been contained, although the AUD benefited from the Liberal-National coalition’s unexpected election victory over the weekend
21st May 19, 8:14am
20th May 19, 1:10pm
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
Kiwibank economists say following re-election of the Coalition the RBA is free to cut interest rates across the Tasman and this will increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate again here
20th May 19, 1:10pm
20th May 19, 8:15am
Equity markets ended last week on a soft note; AUD opened higher this morning; there may be some positive knock-on effect to the NZD; USD was stronger across-the-board on Friday
Equity markets ended last week on a soft note; AUD opened higher this morning; there may be some positive knock-on effect to the NZD; USD was stronger across-the-board on Friday
20th May 19, 8:15am
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18th May 19, 11:30am
ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
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ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
18th May 19, 11:30am
17th May 19, 8:05am
Risk sentiment has continued to improve overnight, with equities making further gains and Treasury yields moving higher; USD has strengthened; NZD and AUD have continued to drift to new lows
Risk sentiment has continued to improve overnight, with equities making further gains and Treasury yields moving higher; USD has strengthened; NZD and AUD have continued to drift to new lows
17th May 19, 8:05am
16th May 19, 2:10pm
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
David Chaston looks at how much of the RBNZ's rate cut is making it through to the real economy to do the job monetary policy needs it to do
16th May 19, 2:10pm
16th May 19, 7:49am
Equity markets have moved higher overnight after reports that Trump would delay a decision on auto tariffs by up to six months; in contrast, weaker Chinese and US economic data pulled bond yields lower; NZD has continued to grind lower overnight
Equity markets have moved higher overnight after reports that Trump would delay a decision on auto tariffs by up to six months; in contrast, weaker Chinese and US economic data pulled bond yields lower; NZD has continued to grind lower overnight
16th May 19, 7:49am
15th May 19, 7:48am
Markets have recovered over the past 24 hours after some more optimistic-sounding comments from President Trump on the prospect of a trade deal with China; equities and bond yields moved higher while the NZD and AUD increased modestly
Markets have recovered over the past 24 hours after some more optimistic-sounding comments from President Trump on the prospect of a trade deal with China; equities and bond yields moved higher while the NZD and AUD increased modestly
15th May 19, 7:48am
14th May 19, 8:07am
China retaliated by increasing tariffs on $60b of US imports by up to 25%; US equities plunged, bond yields fell and the AUD and NZD depreciated; CNY experienced a chunky 0.8% fall
China retaliated by increasing tariffs on $60b of US imports by up to 25%; US equities plunged, bond yields fell and the AUD and NZD depreciated; CNY experienced a chunky 0.8% fall
14th May 19, 8:07am
13th May 19, 8:07am
US to increase tariffs on around $200b worth of Chinese imports to 25%; after initially falling, US and Chinese equities and US Treasury yields ended higher on the day on Friday; currency movements, including the NZD, have been contained
US to increase tariffs on around $200b worth of Chinese imports to 25%; after initially falling, US and Chinese equities and US Treasury yields ended higher on the day on Friday; currency movements, including the NZD, have been contained
13th May 19, 8:07am
12th May 19, 6:31am
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
RBNZ's OCR cut unlikely to have much effect on the housing market due to miserly mortgage rate cuts, but savers with term deposits are facing a kick in the guts
12th May 19, 6:31am
11th May 19, 9:16am
Westpac economists expect Reserve Bank to keep OCR on hold until 2022 and low mortgage rates to push up house prices
Westpac economists expect Reserve Bank to keep OCR on hold until 2022 and low mortgage rates to push up house prices
11th May 19, 9:16am
10th May 19, 9:22am
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
10th May 19, 9:22am
10th May 19, 8:09am
Market nervous about US-China trade talks; equities and bond yields are lower but the USD is also under a little bit of pressure and shows broadly based losses; NZD recovering towards 0.66 and the AUD towards 0.70
Market nervous about US-China trade talks; equities and bond yields are lower but the USD is also under a little bit of pressure and shows broadly based losses; NZD recovering towards 0.66 and the AUD towards 0.70
10th May 19, 8:09am
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9th May 19, 12:03pm
Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
[Updated]
Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
9th May 19, 12:03pm
[Updated]
9th May 19, 11:07am
We track the changes banks made to their floating rates after the Reserve Bank cut its official cash rate by 25 basis points
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We track the changes banks made to their floating rates after the Reserve Bank cut its official cash rate by 25 basis points
9th May 19, 11:07am
9th May 19, 8:35am
US equities modestly positive and US rates slightly higher; NZD has only sustained a small fall after the RBNZ cut rates yesterday; GBP remains soft as hopes for a Brexit deal fade
US equities modestly positive and US rates slightly higher; NZD has only sustained a small fall after the RBNZ cut rates yesterday; GBP remains soft as hopes for a Brexit deal fade
9th May 19, 8:35am
9th May 19, 7:58am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr doesn't believe he'll get less bang for his buck cutting interest rates, the lower they go; Bank economists beg to differ
9th May 19, 7:58am
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8th May 19, 2:04pm
RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
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RBNZ cuts official interest rates for the first time since November 2016; ANZ and Kiwibank immediately cut rates
8th May 19, 2:04pm

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