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Unusually large jumps in local wholesale swap rates, followed by an 11 year high for the main US Treasury benchmark, are putting mortgage borrowers on notice that they face even higher rates in the very near future
15th Jun 22, 9:26am
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Unusually large jumps in local wholesale swap rates, followed by an 11 year high for the main US Treasury benchmark, are putting mortgage borrowers on notice that they face even higher rates in the very near future
Friday breakfast briefing: Stagflation fears dominate financial markets, Bank of England hikes, modest oil supply increase from OPEC
6th May 22, 7:35am
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Friday breakfast briefing: Stagflation fears dominate financial markets, Bank of England hikes, modest oil supply increase from OPEC
Thursday breakfast briefing: US Fed hikes, eyes quantitative tightening from June, EU to ban Russian crude oil
5th May 22, 7:30am
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Thursday breakfast briefing: US Fed hikes, eyes quantitative tightening from June, EU to ban Russian crude oil
Wednesday breakfast briefing: Reserve Bank of Australia rate hike sees NZ dollar drop, dairy prices tumble, equity markets remain choppy
4th May 22, 7:25am
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Wednesday breakfast briefing: Reserve Bank of Australia rate hike sees NZ dollar drop, dairy prices tumble, equity markets remain choppy
Tuesday breakfast briefing: US dollar strength, NZ dollar soft v greenback, US 10-year Treasury tops 3%, RBA rate rise expected
3rd May 22, 7:25am
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Tuesday breakfast briefing: US dollar strength, NZ dollar soft v greenback, US 10-year Treasury tops 3%, RBA rate rise expected
US Fed, Reserve Bank of Australia & Bank of England expected to raise rates this week, with NZ unemployment set for a new low
2nd May 22, 7:24am
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US Fed, Reserve Bank of Australia & Bank of England expected to raise rates this week, with NZ unemployment set for a new low
With interest rates on two-year bank mortgage rates seemingly poised to rise above floating rates, could we see growth in the number of borrowers choosing to float over fixing?
21st Apr 22, 10:13am
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With interest rates on two-year bank mortgage rates seemingly poised to rise above floating rates, could we see growth in the number of borrowers choosing to float over fixing?
Economists see the Reserve Bank cranking up the OCR by another 50 points in May to prevent it ultimately landing as high as financial markets were expecting
13th Apr 22, 7:05pm
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Economists see the Reserve Bank cranking up the OCR by another 50 points in May to prevent it ultimately landing as high as financial markets were expecting
Reserve Bank lifts Official Cash Rate by 50 points to 1.5%, 'bringing forward' monetary tightening to avoid high inflation becoming embedded
13th Apr 22, 2:10pm
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Reserve Bank lifts Official Cash Rate by 50 points to 1.5%, 'bringing forward' monetary tightening to avoid high inflation becoming embedded
What happens to mortgage rates, and household spending, if ANZ is right and the RBNZ leans into the sharp-rising inflationary pressures with vigour?
9th Mar 22, 8:32am
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What happens to mortgage rates, and household spending, if ANZ is right and the RBNZ leans into the sharp-rising inflationary pressures with vigour?
The economic data seems to point clearly to higher policy rates soon, and financial markets are pricing them in. Home loan and TD rates are primed to follow
28th Jan 22, 9:19am
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The economic data seems to point clearly to higher policy rates soon, and financial markets are pricing them in. Home loan and TD rates are primed to follow
David Hargreaves crunches some facts and numbers and worries about what might be ahead in 2022
23rd Nov 21, 2:29pm
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David Hargreaves crunches some facts and numbers and worries about what might be ahead in 2022
Volatility and a lack of liquidity causing ructions in local wholesale money markets, which isn't good news for people with home loans
29th Oct 21, 12:46pm
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Volatility and a lack of liquidity causing ructions in local wholesale money markets, which isn't good news for people with home loans
Wholesale swap rates get new energy to push on sharply higher, even on top of the recent sharp increases. This fire is now well ablaze
27th Oct 21, 4:50pm
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Wholesale swap rates get new energy to push on sharply higher, even on top of the recent sharp increases. This fire is now well ablaze
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
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
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Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
In the past week, and despite strong RBNZ signals it wants interest rates to stay very low, local wholesale markets have pushed through a rising rate curve anyway. Borrowers should stay alert
13th Nov 20, 11:55am
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In the past week, and despite strong RBNZ signals it wants interest rates to stay very low, local wholesale markets have pushed through a rising rate curve anyway. Borrowers should stay alert
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
27th Oct 20, 6:55pm
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ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
9th Sep 20, 8:38pm
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Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
27th Aug 20, 9:21pm
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Treasury and New Zealand Debt Management won't provide detail of exposure to reform of discredited LIBOR, but say they are working to transition away from LIBOR
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
25th Aug 20, 6:10pm
New Zealand's financial services sector readies for the replacement of the discredited LIBOR benchmark interest rate system as the clock ticks
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
by Guest
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
26th May 20, 12:06pm
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ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
14th May 20, 11:00am
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Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion
5th May 20, 12:39pm
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Since the RBNZ started cutting official rates hard, term deposit savers have been on the back foot facing diminishing returns. They won't have noticed the small cushion