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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
27th Oct 21, 3:39pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
US and European break-even inflation rates push higher. US consumer confidence unexpectedly rises while consumer inflation expectations hit 13-year high
27th Oct 21, 7:55am
US and European break-even inflation rates push higher. US consumer confidence unexpectedly rises while consumer inflation expectations hit 13-year high
Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
26th Oct 21, 3:15pm
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Kiwibank economists say there's currently an 'imbalance' in the wholesale interest rate markets and they see more 'upside risk' for mortgage rates
Inflation expectations continue to increase with WTI futures hitting a 7-year high, US natural gas prices jumping. S&P500 hits fresh all-time high ahead of a deluge of corporate earnings reports
26th Oct 21, 7:53am
Inflation expectations continue to increase with WTI futures hitting a 7-year high, US natural gas prices jumping. S&P500 hits fresh all-time high ahead of a deluge of corporate earnings reports
Market continues to increase Fed rate hike expectations as inflation concerns mount. S&P500 flat overnight, commodity prices fall
22nd Oct 21, 8:02am
Market continues to increase Fed rate hike expectations as inflation concerns mount. S&P500 flat overnight, commodity prices fall
Risk sentiment continues to improve. USD weaker, driving NZD up to 0.72 and AUD through 0.75; NZD/EUR and NZD/JPY hit four-year highs. Domestic rates market remains a minefield
21st Oct 21, 7:53am
Risk sentiment continues to improve. USD weaker, driving NZD up to 0.72 and AUD through 0.75; NZD/EUR and NZD/JPY hit four-year highs. Domestic rates market remains a minefield
A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
20th Oct 21, 8:42am
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A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
One-year and two-year New Zealand swap rates in biggest one-day rises since before the OCR was introduced
20th Oct 21, 8:04am
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One-year and two-year New Zealand swap rates in biggest one-day rises since before the OCR was introduced
Risk appetite higher but market peels back bets on Fed hikes, seeing steeper Treasuries curve; US-10 year hits fresh 4-month high
20th Oct 21, 7:45am
Risk appetite higher but market peels back bets on Fed hikes, seeing steeper Treasuries curve; US-10 year hits fresh 4-month high
With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
19th Oct 21, 3:37pm
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With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
19th Oct 21, 10:15am
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The Reserve Bank's own calculations show core NZ-generated inflation running at 3.5%, well above the top of the central bank's target range
Surge in NZ inflation drives NZ (and Australian) rates much higher. Volatility in global energy prices. Global rates push higher
19th Oct 21, 7:43am
Surge in NZ inflation drives NZ (and Australian) rates much higher. Volatility in global energy prices. Global rates push higher
BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
18th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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BNZ economists say the RBNZ is now 'well and truly behind the curve' as inflation heads to 'a number well above 5%'
Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
18th Oct 21, 10:55am
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Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose 2.2% in September quarter, which was by far more than economists and the Reserve Bank picked
Equities and commodities higher capping off a good week for risk assets. Global rates higher as market continues to pull forward Fed rate hikes. Inflation expectations continue to push higher
18th Oct 21, 7:39am
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Equities and commodities higher capping off a good week for risk assets. Global rates higher as market continues to pull forward Fed rate hikes. Inflation expectations continue to push higher
Risk on session overnight - equities, commodities, NZD and AUD all higher. US 10-year rate slips further despite yesterday's strong CPI release
15th Oct 21, 7:49am
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Risk on session overnight - equities, commodities, NZD and AUD all higher. US 10-year rate slips further despite yesterday's strong CPI release
New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
14th Oct 21, 9:02am
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New Zealand's inflation is set to hit another 10-year high, but the key question will be whether this is a short run thing or the start of a lasting wage and price spiral
US CPI close to expectations but underlying inflationary pressures continue to build. Yield curves flatten. Equities higher, with the NASDAQ outperforming
14th Oct 21, 7:51am
US CPI close to expectations but underlying inflationary pressures continue to build. Yield curves flatten. Equities higher, with the NASDAQ outperforming
Fed officials seem to confirm a November tapering announcement is coming, with markets raising Fed rate hike expectations. Commodity currencies outperform
13th Oct 21, 7:48am
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Fed officials seem to confirm a November tapering announcement is coming, with markets raising Fed rate hike expectations. Commodity currencies outperform
Energy prices and bond yields continue to head higher. AUD outperforms as NSW starts reopening, NZD/AUD hits a fresh 2-month low
12th Oct 21, 7:47am
Energy prices and bond yields continue to head higher. AUD outperforms as NSW starts reopening, NZD/AUD hits a fresh 2-month low
A mixed US payrolls report seen as unlikely to stop the Fed announcing tapering in November. Bond yields continue to head higher as inflation concerns start to mount
11th Oct 21, 7:42am
A mixed US payrolls report seen as unlikely to stop the Fed announcing tapering in November. Bond yields continue to head higher as inflation concerns start to mount
BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
8th Oct 21, 10:46am
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BNZ follows ANZ and raises its floating mortgage rate by less than the RBNZ OCR increase, completing adjustments from the main banks. But the challenger banks are all yet to follow
Market sentiment improves with equities rebounding strongly, US 10-year rising to 1.57%, commodity currencies outperforming
8th Oct 21, 7:43am
Market sentiment improves with equities rebounding strongly, US 10-year rising to 1.57%, commodity currencies outperforming
Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
7th Oct 21, 2:01pm
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Westpac raises floating mortgage rates by 25bps and increases some savings rates too
Natural gas prices surge higher, before soothing comments form President Putin save the day. Still, confidence knocked and risk assets underperform overnight
7th Oct 21, 7:27am
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Natural gas prices surge higher, before soothing comments form President Putin save the day. Still, confidence knocked and risk assets underperform overnight