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3rd Apr 20, 7:50am
Oil rockets more than 20% higher after Trump says OPEC+ to cut production by 10m-15m barrels per day boosting energy stocks and inflation expectations. US jobless claims hit 6.65 million. Further signs of life in offshore credit markets
Oil rockets more than 20% higher after Trump says OPEC+ to cut production by 10m-15m barrels per day boosting energy stocks and inflation expectations. US jobless claims hit 6.65 million. Further signs of life in offshore credit markets
3rd Apr 20, 7:50am
2nd Apr 20, 7:54am
A bad start to Q2 for risk assets. NZ bond market underperforms as issuance program ramps up. NZD goes sub-0.59 overnight
A bad start to Q2 for risk assets. NZ bond market underperforms as issuance program ramps up. NZD goes sub-0.59 overnight
2nd Apr 20, 7:54am
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
Market moves reasonably modest overnight (for a change). Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure package, Japan outlines big fiscal stimulus too
1st Apr 20, 7:50am
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
Equities markets start the week on a positive note, even in the face of some dire economic data. New policies to support growth continue to be announced
31st Mar 20, 7:49am
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
Roger J Kerr says If the New Zealand economy can 'dodge a bullet', with relatively less negative economic impact than other economies, it is difficult to see the NZ dollar going down in value
30th Mar 20, 8:18am
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
Equities, bond yields lower despite US $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package. Bank of Canada cuts -50bps, announces first QE program. USD weakens again
30th Mar 20, 7:55am
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
Global equities up for the third day running as central banks and governments show policy support. USD under pressure as risk sentiment improves. NZD, AUD and GBP all more than 2% higher overnight
27th Mar 20, 7:56am
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
Global equities stage another strong rally on US fiscal package. USD on the back foot on higher risk appetite. NZD little changed from NZ close
26th Mar 20, 7:56am
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
Big leap in risk appetite drives equity markets higher. Hope for US lawmakers to sign off on large fiscal package. Global rates higher. USD under pressure as financial market stress eases
25th Mar 20, 7:48am
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
Fed takes central bank policy to its limit with new initiatives. But US equities weaker anyway, while USTs supported. Fed announcement sees NZD recover overnight. RBNZ QE policy drives NZ rates down significantly
24th Mar 20, 8:00am
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
23rd Mar 20, 7:44am
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar is caught in the crossfire of US investors retreating to home base
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar is caught in the crossfire of US investors retreating to home base
23rd Mar 20, 7:44am
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
RBNZ takes steps to shore-up NZ financial markets, on top of Monday's OCR cut, as coronavirus crisis escalates. Bank economists anticipate RBNZ's next move will be buying Government bonds, or QE
20th Mar 20, 1:22pm
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20th Mar 20, 8:20am
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The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
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The RBNZ issues details of its plan to ensure financial markets don't freeze up during the global Covid-19 emergency
20th Mar 20, 8:20am
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
Markets show some tentative signs of stability. Central banks ramp up policy support. Fed sets up Money Market fund to ease funding strains, expands FX swap lines
20th Mar 20, 7:57am
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
Equity markets lower, but bond yields higher again. NZGB market coming under stress. Another huge USD rally with the NZD down to 0.5750, Oil falls to its lowest level since 2003
19th Mar 20, 7:50am
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
Volatile markets continue – S&P500 rises 5%, US 10y higher as White House sets out big fiscal stimulus plans. Fed announces programme to buy commercial paper in a bid to help funding markets
18th Mar 20, 8:03am
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
GFC-like moves in markets – S&P500 falls sharply. RBNZ cuts OCR to 0.25%, signals QE. Government to announce Phase-1 fiscal response. Fed cuts rates to 0%-0.25% and restarts QE
17th Mar 20, 7:58am
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
Extreme volatility continues. Many central banks make large rate cuts. Bond yields continue to head higher and curves steeper. NZD hits lowest level since 2009
16th Mar 20, 7:49am
16th Mar 20, 7:15am
Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
Roger J Kerr says the pandemic panic will keep the Kiwi dollar under pressure (and watch out for incoming billionaires)
16th Mar 20, 7:15am

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