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28th Jul 21, 12:35pm
David Hargreaves looks at the Reserve Bank's options ahead of next month's Monetary Policy Statement and whether the bank will do more to try to dampen the housing market
David Hargreaves looks at the Reserve Bank's options ahead of next month's Monetary Policy Statement and whether the bank will do more to try to dampen the housing market
28th Jul 21, 12:35pm
28th Jul 21, 8:01am
Risk off as China's regulatory crackdown on sectors spills over into other markets. S&P500 down over 1%, Nasdaq down over 2% at their lows. USD surprisingly weak during risk-off episode, but NZD and AUD still dragged down by hit on CNY
Risk off as China's regulatory crackdown on sectors spills over into other markets. S&P500 down over 1%, Nasdaq down over 2% at their lows. USD surprisingly weak during risk-off episode, but NZD and AUD still dragged down by hit on CNY
28th Jul 21, 8:01am
27th Jul 21, 2:23pm
David Hargreaves has a further crunch of the latest monthly mortgage figures and awards a chocolate fish to the investors for the biggest percentage increase in size of average mortgage this year
David Hargreaves has a further crunch of the latest monthly mortgage figures and awards a chocolate fish to the investors for the biggest percentage increase in size of average mortgage this year
27th Jul 21, 2:23pm
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
Interest charged on home loans fell to a low in the June quarter but will start rising along with mortgage rates
27th Jul 21, 10:30am
27th Jul 21, 7:41am
Risk appetite recovers after weak Asian trading session. US equities up slightly to a fresh record high. US nominal 10-year rate little changed for the day but real rate prints a record low. NZD regains the 0.70 handle amidst broad USD weakness
Risk appetite recovers after weak Asian trading session. US equities up slightly to a fresh record high. US nominal 10-year rate little changed for the day but real rate prints a record low. NZD regains the 0.70 handle amidst broad USD weakness
27th Jul 21, 7:41am
26th Jul 21, 3:34pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.5 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, which was easily a record for a June; over $50 billion of mortgages taken out in first six months of year
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.5 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, which was easily a record for a June; over $50 billion of mortgages taken out in first six months of year
26th Jul 21, 3:34pm
26th Jul 21, 11:40am
The inflation 'beast' of the 1970s and 80s WAS slain and any inflation we see ahead of us is 'only a distant cousin', Kiwibank economists say
The inflation 'beast' of the 1970s and 80s WAS slain and any inflation we see ahead of us is 'only a distant cousin', Kiwibank economists say
26th Jul 21, 11:40am
26th Jul 21, 7:36am
Equity markets reach new record highs, supported by corporate earnings expectations. Global rates and currencies little changed on Friday. FOMC meeting, Australian CPI the key highlights this week
Equity markets reach new record highs, supported by corporate earnings expectations. Global rates and currencies little changed on Friday. FOMC meeting, Australian CPI the key highlights this week
26th Jul 21, 7:36am
23rd Jul 21, 7:46am
Global equities push higher; global rates push lower. ECB reasserts dovish credentials resulting in small EUR underperformance. NZD and AUD show small gains. Strong demand for NZGBs even after QE ends in NZ
Global equities push higher; global rates push lower. ECB reasserts dovish credentials resulting in small EUR underperformance. NZD and AUD show small gains. Strong demand for NZGBs even after QE ends in NZ
23rd Jul 21, 7:46am
22nd Jul 21, 3:07pm
The expected time lag between when New Zealand begins hiking official interest rates and when Australia does is set to be the longest lag in over 20 years, ANZ economists say
The expected time lag between when New Zealand begins hiking official interest rates and when Australia does is set to be the longest lag in over 20 years, ANZ economists say
22nd Jul 21, 3:07pm
22nd Jul 21, 7:48am
Higher risk sentiment drives up equities, global rates, commodities and commodity currencies. US 10-year rate back up towards 1.3%. Strong US earnings help; companies report widespread inflation pressures
Higher risk sentiment drives up equities, global rates, commodities and commodity currencies. US 10-year rate back up towards 1.3%. Strong US earnings help; companies report widespread inflation pressures
22nd Jul 21, 7:48am
21st Jul 21, 1:13pm
Economists at the country's largest bank believe inflation will stay elevated - above the RBNZ's targeted level - for about the next 12 months before declining again
Economists at the country's largest bank believe inflation will stay elevated - above the RBNZ's targeted level - for about the next 12 months before declining again
21st Jul 21, 1:13pm
21st Jul 21, 9:59am
Gareth Vaughan on the limits to growth 49 years on; @boner4bitcoin & friends; will China's economy overtake the US; BoJ's 0% climate change loans & how OCR hikes will benefit the Aussie banks
Gareth Vaughan on the limits to growth 49 years on; @boner4bitcoin & friends; will China's economy overtake the US; BoJ's 0% climate change loans & how OCR hikes will benefit the Aussie banks
21st Jul 21, 9:59am
21st Jul 21, 7:51am
US equities bounce back strongly but other markets don't. US 10-year rate hits fresh low below 1.13% before reversing course. NZD and AUD hit fresh year-to-date lows. COVID19 risks overhang the market; conviction of August RBNZ rate hike recedes
US equities bounce back strongly but other markets don't. US 10-year rate hits fresh low below 1.13% before reversing course. NZD and AUD hit fresh year-to-date lows. COVID19 risks overhang the market; conviction of August RBNZ rate hike recedes
21st Jul 21, 7:51am
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20th Jul 21, 2:09pm
BNZ economists raise the possibility that the Reserve Bank might hike the Official Cash Rate by half a percentage point in one go - something that last happened over 21 years ago
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BNZ economists raise the possibility that the Reserve Bank might hike the Official Cash Rate by half a percentage point in one go - something that last happened over 21 years ago
20th Jul 21, 2:09pm
20th Jul 21, 10:58am
Supply issues facing builders have made the challenge to address the country's housing shortage that much harder, say Kiwibank economists; new supply now 'at risk'
Supply issues facing builders have made the challenge to address the country's housing shortage that much harder, say Kiwibank economists; new supply now 'at risk'
20th Jul 21, 10:58am
20th Jul 21, 7:51am
Risk sentiment sours on worries about delta variant and increased geopolitical tensions with China. Equities tumble, US 10-year rate plunges to 5-month low of 1.17%. Commodity currencies down around 1%; NZD nears 0.6920 support level
Risk sentiment sours on worries about delta variant and increased geopolitical tensions with China. Equities tumble, US 10-year rate plunges to 5-month low of 1.17%. Commodity currencies down around 1%; NZD nears 0.6920 support level
20th Jul 21, 7:51am
19th Jul 21, 7:40am
Risk appetite weaker on Friday as US consumer sentiment softens. US 10-year rate closes below 1.30%; USD well supported. NZD supported as inflation surges to above the RBNZ's 1-3% target range
Risk appetite weaker on Friday as US consumer sentiment softens. US 10-year rate closes below 1.30%; USD well supported. NZD supported as inflation surges to above the RBNZ's 1-3% target range
19th Jul 21, 7:40am
18th Jul 21, 6:01am
David Hargreaves has for some time been fretting over our 30% house price inflation bender. The events of the past week have not made him feel any better
David Hargreaves has for some time been fretting over our 30% house price inflation bender. The events of the past week have not made him feel any better
18th Jul 21, 6:01am
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16th Jul 21, 11:11am
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 1.3% in June quarter, a rise which is far more than economists expected; August 18 RBNZ rate hike now seems a done deal
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 1.3% in June quarter, a rise which is far more than economists expected; August 18 RBNZ rate hike now seems a done deal
16th Jul 21, 11:11am
16th Jul 21, 7:49am
Market sentiment turns more cautious. Equity markets lower, US 10-year falls below 1.30%. USD strengthens to near a three-month high. NZ 2-year swap jumps another 6bps ahead of the CPI release this morning
Market sentiment turns more cautious. Equity markets lower, US 10-year falls below 1.30%. USD strengthens to near a three-month high. NZ 2-year swap jumps another 6bps ahead of the CPI release this morning
16th Jul 21, 7:49am
15th Jul 21, 7:48am
RBNZ announces an end to bond buying - market prices ~70% chance of an August OCR hike. US 10-year and USD pull back after yesterday's post-US CPI increases. Bank of Canada tapers QE, but market expected more hawkish guidance
RBNZ announces an end to bond buying - market prices ~70% chance of an August OCR hike. US 10-year and USD pull back after yesterday's post-US CPI increases. Bank of Canada tapers QE, but market expected more hawkish guidance
15th Jul 21, 7:48am
14th Jul 21, 7:09pm
Bank economists respond to a hawkish RBNZ, picking an OCR hike for August, but opinion remains divided over whether the economy needs cooling just yet
Bank economists respond to a hawkish RBNZ, picking an OCR hike for August, but opinion remains divided over whether the economy needs cooling just yet
14th Jul 21, 7:09pm
14th Jul 21, 4:08pm
The Reserve Bank has swapped its dove clothes for hawkish attire - while we will all now be watching economic data like hawks over the next few weeks to see if the RBNZ is likely to kick off Official Cash Rate hikes as soon as August
The Reserve Bank has swapped its dove clothes for hawkish attire - while we will all now be watching economic data like hawks over the next few weeks to see if the RBNZ is likely to kick off Official Cash Rate hikes as soon as August
14th Jul 21, 4:08pm
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14th Jul 21, 2:13pm
Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
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Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
14th Jul 21, 2:13pm

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