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15th May 19, 7:48am
Markets have recovered over the past 24 hours after some more optimistic-sounding comments from President Trump on the prospect of a trade deal with China; equities and bond yields moved higher while the NZD and AUD increased modestly
Markets have recovered over the past 24 hours after some more optimistic-sounding comments from President Trump on the prospect of a trade deal with China; equities and bond yields moved higher while the NZD and AUD increased modestly
15th May 19, 7:48am
14th May 19, 8:07am
China retaliated by increasing tariffs on $60b of US imports by up to 25%; US equities plunged, bond yields fell and the AUD and NZD depreciated; CNY experienced a chunky 0.8% fall
China retaliated by increasing tariffs on $60b of US imports by up to 25%; US equities plunged, bond yields fell and the AUD and NZD depreciated; CNY experienced a chunky 0.8% fall
14th May 19, 8:07am
13th May 19, 8:35am
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
Roger J Kerr says if the RBNZ hope that lower mortgage interest rates will stimulate more consumer spending and that demand will push up prices in the economy, they will be disappointed
13th May 19, 8:35am
13th May 19, 8:07am
US to increase tariffs on around $200b worth of Chinese imports to 25%; after initially falling, US and Chinese equities and US Treasury yields ended higher on the day on Friday; currency movements, including the NZD, have been contained
US to increase tariffs on around $200b worth of Chinese imports to 25%; after initially falling, US and Chinese equities and US Treasury yields ended higher on the day on Friday; currency movements, including the NZD, have been contained
13th May 19, 8:07am
10th May 19, 8:09am
Market nervous about US-China trade talks; equities and bond yields are lower but the USD is also under a little bit of pressure and shows broadly based losses; NZD recovering towards 0.66 and the AUD towards 0.70
Market nervous about US-China trade talks; equities and bond yields are lower but the USD is also under a little bit of pressure and shows broadly based losses; NZD recovering towards 0.66 and the AUD towards 0.70
10th May 19, 8:09am
9th May 19, 8:35am
US equities modestly positive and US rates slightly higher; NZD has only sustained a small fall after the RBNZ cut rates yesterday; GBP remains soft as hopes for a Brexit deal fade
US equities modestly positive and US rates slightly higher; NZD has only sustained a small fall after the RBNZ cut rates yesterday; GBP remains soft as hopes for a Brexit deal fade
9th May 19, 8:35am
8th May 19, 8:10am
Belated slump in US equities, while US Treasury rates are pushing lower; JPY and the USD are well supported in this environment; NZD slipped below 0.66 overnight while the AUD shredded its post-RBA gains
Belated slump in US equities, while US Treasury rates are pushing lower; JPY and the USD are well supported in this environment; NZD slipped below 0.66 overnight while the AUD shredded its post-RBA gains
8th May 19, 8:10am
7th May 19, 8:27am
Markets opened the week suffering under the weight of President Trump’s early Monday morning tweet; NZD has settled this morning around 0.6610; NZ rates pushed lower yesterday
Markets opened the week suffering under the weight of President Trump’s early Monday morning tweet; NZD has settled this morning around 0.6610; NZ rates pushed lower yesterday
7th May 19, 8:27am
6th May 19, 8:28am
Good US jobs report overshadowed by US:China trade negotiation 'surprise'. NZD may come under pressure. Market positioning suggests RBNZ rate cut more likely
Good US jobs report overshadowed by US:China trade negotiation 'surprise'. NZD may come under pressure. Market positioning suggests RBNZ rate cut more likely
6th May 19, 8:28am
6th May 19, 8:13am
Roger J Kerr explains why he thinks neither the Reserve Bank of New Zealand nor its Australian counterpart will cut rates this week
Roger J Kerr explains why he thinks neither the Reserve Bank of New Zealand nor its Australian counterpart will cut rates this week
6th May 19, 8:13am
3rd May 19, 8:15am
Yesterday’s fall in US equities, and rise in US rates and USD after Fed Chair Powell uttered the words low inflation may be “transitory” has carried through into another trading session; NZD currently sits at 0.6620
Yesterday’s fall in US equities, and rise in US rates and USD after Fed Chair Powell uttered the words low inflation may be “transitory” has carried through into another trading session; NZD currently sits at 0.6620
3rd May 19, 8:15am
2nd May 19, 8:12am
NZD has solidified the loss seen post the NZ labour market data yesterday; FOMC statement had no surprises; US rates were lower but have bounced back up
NZD has solidified the loss seen post the NZ labour market data yesterday; FOMC statement had no surprises; US rates were lower but have bounced back up
2nd May 19, 8:12am
1st May 19, 8:18am
Net result is a flat US equity market and softer USD across the board, with GBP outperforming; US rates have pushed lower; CAD has performed well despite Canada GDP growth
Net result is a flat US equity market and softer USD across the board, with GBP outperforming; US rates have pushed lower; CAD has performed well despite Canada GDP growth
1st May 19, 8:18am
30th Apr 19, 8:32am
Modest price action in currency markets, while US rates have pushed higher; US and China trade negotiators will be back at the table this week; NZ swap rates had an upward bias yesterday
Modest price action in currency markets, while US rates have pushed higher; US and China trade negotiators will be back at the table this week; NZ swap rates had an upward bias yesterday
30th Apr 19, 8:32am
29th Apr 19, 8:28am
NZD ended the week on a positive note, alongside other commodity currencies, helped along by an underwhelming US GDP report that also saw US treasury yields retreat
NZD ended the week on a positive note, alongside other commodity currencies, helped along by an underwhelming US GDP report that also saw US treasury yields retreat
29th Apr 19, 8:28am
29th Apr 19, 7:58am
Roger J Kerr gives both the local and international reasons why the markets will be forced to rethink their view of the New Zealand currency
Roger J Kerr gives both the local and international reasons why the markets will be forced to rethink their view of the New Zealand currency
29th Apr 19, 7:58am
26th Apr 19, 8:00am
USD remains well bid, although the NZD is trying to recover after reaching a fresh year-to date low on ANZAC Day; US 10-year Treasury yields have nudged higher overnight but are still lower than when we left the office on Wednesday
USD remains well bid, although the NZD is trying to recover after reaching a fresh year-to date low on ANZAC Day; US 10-year Treasury yields have nudged higher overnight but are still lower than when we left the office on Wednesday
26th Apr 19, 8:00am
24th Apr 19, 8:08am
USD has shown broadly based gains, seeing it make a fresh high for the year, while the NZD makes a low; that’s against a backdrop of stronger equity markets; meanwhile in bond markets, European rates are higher, while US Treasury rates are slightly lower
USD has shown broadly based gains, seeing it make a fresh high for the year, while the NZD makes a low; that’s against a backdrop of stronger equity markets; meanwhile in bond markets, European rates are higher, while US Treasury rates are slightly lower
24th Apr 19, 8:08am
23rd Apr 19, 8:12am
Roger J Kerr gives six reasons why the Official Cash Rate should not be cut and says a reversal of the value of the New Zealand dollar upwards again is inevitable once the Reserve Bank leaves the OCR unchanged on May 8
Roger J Kerr gives six reasons why the Official Cash Rate should not be cut and says a reversal of the value of the New Zealand dollar upwards again is inevitable once the Reserve Bank leaves the OCR unchanged on May 8
23rd Apr 19, 8:12am
23rd Apr 19, 7:54am
NZD and AUD fell late on Thursday and have sustained those losses; main price action to speak of is a strong gain in crude oil prices; higher oil prices have given a little boost to the US 10-year Treasury rate
NZD and AUD fell late on Thursday and have sustained those losses; main price action to speak of is a strong gain in crude oil prices; higher oil prices have given a little boost to the US 10-year Treasury rate
23rd Apr 19, 7:54am

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