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8th May 20, 7:58am
US rates fall as Fed fund futures trade with (slightly) negative rates. Equity markets push higher. USD weakens, NZD up 1.2% overnight
US rates fall as Fed fund futures trade with (slightly) negative rates. Equity markets push higher. USD weakens, NZD up 1.2% overnight
8th May 20, 7:58am
7th May 20, 7:59am
Tech sector leads US equities higher. Yield curves higher after steeper after US Treasury unveils more long-end issuance. Finance Minister Robertson to deliver pre-Budget address today
Tech sector leads US equities higher. Yield curves higher after steeper after US Treasury unveils more long-end issuance. Finance Minister Robertson to deliver pre-Budget address today
7th May 20, 7:59am
6th May 20, 7:56am
Risk appetite back up driving equities higher. Supported by higher oil prices. EUR softer after German court raises red flag on ECB purchases. NZD nudges higher; Dairy prices weaker, but not as weak as expected
Risk appetite back up driving equities higher. Supported by higher oil prices. EUR softer after German court raises red flag on ECB purchases. NZD nudges higher; Dairy prices weaker, but not as weak as expected
6th May 20, 7:56am
5th May 20, 7:59am
NZ rates fall to record lows, driven by RBNZ QE. NZD underperforms against other commodity currencies. EUR weak ahead of German constitutional court decision tonight
NZ rates fall to record lows, driven by RBNZ QE. NZD underperforms against other commodity currencies. EUR weak ahead of German constitutional court decision tonight
5th May 20, 7:59am
4th May 20, 8:24am
Equities fall sharply on Friday. NZD and AUD fall over 1%. RBNZ keeps the foot on the throttle with QE. Another big fall in NZ interest rates
Equities fall sharply on Friday. NZD and AUD fall over 1%. RBNZ keeps the foot on the throttle with QE. Another big fall in NZ interest rates
4th May 20, 8:24am
4th May 20, 8:19am
Roger J Kerr sees Government guaranteed loan schemes as useful kickstarters and wants this followed up with an active effort to recruit international business operations
Roger J Kerr sees Government guaranteed loan schemes as useful kickstarters and wants this followed up with an active effort to recruit international business operations
4th May 20, 8:19am
1st May 20, 7:58am
NZD holds up across a backdrop of weaker risk appetite. NZ rates fall to record low levels. NZD/AUD reverses course
NZD holds up across a backdrop of weaker risk appetite. NZ rates fall to record low levels. NZD/AUD reverses course
1st May 20, 7:58am
30th Apr 20, 7:58am
Sharp rise in equity markets after Gilead’s remdesivir drug shows positive trial results. Commodities, EM currencies, NZD and AUD bounce higher. Not much new from the Fed – global rates little changed
Sharp rise in equity markets after Gilead’s remdesivir drug shows positive trial results. Commodities, EM currencies, NZD and AUD bounce higher. Not much new from the Fed – global rates little changed
30th Apr 20, 7:58am
29th Apr 20, 7:59am
Strong recovery in NZD overnight after lower NZ rates drove it weaker yesterday. US equities see rotation into value/small caps. UST yields push lower overnight
Strong recovery in NZD overnight after lower NZ rates drove it weaker yesterday. US equities see rotation into value/small caps. UST yields push lower overnight
29th Apr 20, 7:59am
28th Apr 20, 7:54am
Equity markets push higher. NZD and (particularly) AUD outperform on positive risk sentiment. More volatility in the oil market, but little impact to other markets
Equity markets push higher. NZD and (particularly) AUD outperform on positive risk sentiment. More volatility in the oil market, but little impact to other markets
28th Apr 20, 7:54am
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
Roger J Kerr says the economic prospects have now changed positively enough for the Government to pull back from picking winners to prevent the longterm distortions that would impose
27th Apr 20, 10:41am
24th Apr 20, 7:56am
More dire economic data, but largely ignored. Commodity currencies recover, with higher oil prices noted. EUR weak as EU can’t (yet) agree on a recovery package
More dire economic data, but largely ignored. Commodity currencies recover, with higher oil prices noted. EUR weak as EU can’t (yet) agree on a recovery package
24th Apr 20, 7:56am
23rd Apr 20, 7:57am
Equity markets, oil prices bounce back overnight. ECB says it will accept high-yield bonds as collateral in its operations. NZD/AUD reaches lowest level since mid-November
Equity markets, oil prices bounce back overnight. ECB says it will accept high-yield bonds as collateral in its operations. NZD/AUD reaches lowest level since mid-November
23rd Apr 20, 7:57am
22nd Apr 20, 7:57am
Further oil market turmoil impacts risk sentiment. Chunky falls in equities; USTs and USD well supported. RBNZ offers more support to the economy
Further oil market turmoil impacts risk sentiment. Chunky falls in equities; USTs and USD well supported. RBNZ offers more support to the economy
22nd Apr 20, 7:57am
21st Apr 20, 7:48am
WTI oil price trades below zero on oil glut and technical factors. But little ripple effect elsewhere – S&P500 -1.5% but bonds little changed. NZ plans to come off Covid Level 4 next Tuesday
WTI oil price trades below zero on oil glut and technical factors. But little ripple effect elsewhere – S&P500 -1.5% but bonds little changed. NZ plans to come off Covid Level 4 next Tuesday
21st Apr 20, 7:48am
20th Apr 20, 10:58am
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand has an opportunity to get an advantage from the current adversity. We have done it before. It just requires brave/bold leadership and execution  
Roger J Kerr says New Zealand has an opportunity to get an advantage from the current adversity. We have done it before. It just requires brave/bold leadership and execution  
20th Apr 20, 10:58am
20th Apr 20, 7:58am
Another strong rally in equity markets on hope for the future. USD under pressure sees NZD back above 0.60. NZ short end rates down to record lows while curve steepens
Another strong rally in equity markets on hope for the future. USD under pressure sees NZD back above 0.60. NZ short end rates down to record lows while curve steepens
20th Apr 20, 7:58am
17th Apr 20, 8:02am
Subdued moves overnight. Broad-based increase in the USD. NZD underperforms as Governor Orr says negative rates haven’t been ruled out in the future
Subdued moves overnight. Broad-based increase in the USD. NZD underperforms as Governor Orr says negative rates haven’t been ruled out in the future
17th Apr 20, 8:02am
16th Apr 20, 7:57am
Dire US economic data helps trigger a reality check. US equities, US rates lower; USD in strong demand. NZD slips back below 0.60
Dire US economic data helps trigger a reality check. US equities, US rates lower; USD in strong demand. NZD slips back below 0.60
16th Apr 20, 7:57am
15th Apr 20, 7:53am
Equity markets push higher. USD weakens as risk appetite continues to recover, but NZD underperforms. NZ government announces more fiscal assistance for businesses
Equity markets push higher. USD weakens as risk appetite continues to recover, but NZD underperforms. NZ government announces more fiscal assistance for businesses
15th Apr 20, 7:53am

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Days to the General Election: 37
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.