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1st Aug 19, 7:54am
Markets greet US Fed rate cut with sharp equity falls, a rising USD, and a flattened US Treasury yield curve. The NZD/AUD cross pushed lower on better AU data and weaker NZ data
Markets greet US Fed rate cut with sharp equity falls, a rising USD, and a flattened US Treasury yield curve. The NZD/AUD cross pushed lower on better AU data and weaker NZ data
1st Aug 19, 7:54am
31st Jul 19, 7:43am
Equity markets fell overnight after Trump hit out at China for continuing to “ripoff” the US; GBP has stabilised overnight after falling further during the Asian trading session; NZD and AUD have continued to move lower
Equity markets fell overnight after Trump hit out at China for continuing to “ripoff” the US; GBP has stabilised overnight after falling further during the Asian trading session; NZD and AUD have continued to move lower
31st Jul 19, 7:43am
30th Jul 19, 8:43am
Most currencies stable ahead of central bank rate reviews. But the UK pound falls as a no-deal Brexit looks almost certain and the EU rejects Johnson taunts. AU and NZ interest rates move lower
Most currencies stable ahead of central bank rate reviews. But the UK pound falls as a no-deal Brexit looks almost certain and the EU rejects Johnson taunts. AU and NZ interest rates move lower
30th Jul 19, 8:43am
29th Jul 19, 8:53am
US dollar rises on policy guidance. Share buybacks push US equities to record highs. US Q2 GDP beats estimates, but down sharply from Q1. NZD and AUD weaken. Trade talks restart but expectations low
US dollar rises on policy guidance. Share buybacks push US equities to record highs. US Q2 GDP beats estimates, but down sharply from Q1. NZD and AUD weaken. Trade talks restart but expectations low
29th Jul 19, 8:53am
29th Jul 19, 7:58am
Roger J Kerr says the US Fed Reserve will likely cut interest rates this week; the accompanying rhetoric on economic risks and future rate cuts will determine whether the US dollar holds its recent gains or recoils
Roger J Kerr says the US Fed Reserve will likely cut interest rates this week; the accompanying rhetoric on economic risks and future rate cuts will determine whether the US dollar holds its recent gains or recoils
29th Jul 19, 7:58am
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
25th Jul 19, 7:37am
Equities higher on some better logistics earnings, but key manufacturers slip back. AUD weakens after Westpac sees even lower rates. Eyes on ECB for signs of imminent easing
Equities higher on some better logistics earnings, but key manufacturers slip back. AUD weakens after Westpac sees even lower rates. Eyes on ECB for signs of imminent easing
25th Jul 19, 7:37am
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
22nd Jul 19, 8:18am
Roger J Kerr says spectacular increases in iron ore, coal and gold prices are producing massive positive cash flows and profits for the mining companies and boosting Aussie government royalty revenue inflows and stimulating investment into new mines
Roger J Kerr says spectacular increases in iron ore, coal and gold prices are producing massive positive cash flows and profits for the mining companies and boosting Aussie government royalty revenue inflows and stimulating investment into new mines
22nd Jul 19, 8:18am
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
18th Jul 19, 8:34am
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
18th Jul 19, 8:34am
17th Jul 19, 7:52am
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
USD has made broadly based gains and US rates are higher across the curve; this backdrop sees the NZD push back down to the 0.67 mark, retreating from a 3-month high; oil prices are down around 3%
17th Jul 19, 7:52am
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
NZD and AUD pushing higher, supported by positive monthly China activity indicators; US equities are flat after posting a record high at the end of last week while global rates have nudged lower after rising last week
16th Jul 19, 7:52am
15th Jul 19, 8:34am
Roger J Kerr says conventional economic “cause and effect” paradigms are out the window and the currency markets are just one part of the jig-saw trying to work out what it means for them
Roger J Kerr says conventional economic “cause and effect” paradigms are out the window and the currency markets are just one part of the jig-saw trying to work out what it means for them
15th Jul 19, 8:34am
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
US equities closed the week at a fresh record high, buoyed by the prospect of rate cuts, which kept Treasury yields in check; USD was weaker, seeing the NZD stretch out towards the 0.67 mark
15th Jul 19, 8:12am
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
US yield curve continued to steepen overnight; Fed Chair Powell’s Senate testimony didn’t break any new ground; equities and currencies have consolidated overnight; NZ 10 year swap rate traded 6bps higher
12th Jul 19, 8:04am
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
Short-end US rates and the USD fell after a dovish testimony from Fed Chair Powell overnight; US equity markets rose to new record highs; NZD had a mini ‘flash crash’ yesterday afternoon but it has risen strongly overnight amid broad-based USD weakness
11th Jul 19, 8:29am
10th Jul 19, 7:59am
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
There has been little movement in either US bonds or equity markets over the past 24 hours; NZD has drifted down to 0.66 against a backdrop of a slightly stronger USD; GBP fell to its lowest level since April 2017
10th Jul 19, 7:59am

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