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Whippy market backdrop continues, with recovery in global equities. US ADP employment and ISM manufacturing in line; US Treasury rates push up a little
2nd Dec 21, 7:53am
Whippy market backdrop continues, with recovery in global equities. US ADP employment and ISM manufacturing in line; US Treasury rates push up a little
US data releases continue to positively surprise. Another US FOMC member on verge of joining "faster taper" camp. US short rates higher and USD up to fresh 16-month high
25th Nov 21, 7:52am
US data releases continue to positively surprise. Another US FOMC member on verge of joining "faster taper" camp. US short rates higher and USD up to fresh 16-month high
GBP outperforms following yet another positive inflation surprise. NZD consolidates around 0.70; AUD on the soft side following no smoking gun in wage data. UST yields nudge lower
18th Nov 21, 7:39am
GBP outperforms following yet another positive inflation surprise. NZD consolidates around 0.70; AUD on the soft side following no smoking gun in wage data. UST yields nudge lower
US CPI inflation surges to a 30-year high driving US rates higher across the curve and spilling over into other markets. USD stronger
11th Nov 21, 8:00am
US CPI inflation surges to a 30-year high driving US rates higher across the curve and spilling over into other markets. USD stronger
US Fed tapers asset purchases as expected by -US$15 bln per month and shows less confidence that elevated inflation will be transitory. Market pricing well contained
4th Nov 21, 7:56am
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US Fed tapers asset purchases as expected by -US$15 bln per month and shows less confidence that elevated inflation will be transitory. Market pricing well contained
Australian CPI, UK Budget and hawkish Bank of Canada all trigger market reactions. Global rates lower overnight. But NZ rates market caught up in Australian CPI aftermath, seeing further ramp up in yields
28th Oct 21, 7:54am
Australian CPI, UK Budget and hawkish Bank of Canada all trigger market reactions. Global rates lower overnight. But NZ rates market caught up in Australian CPI aftermath, seeing further ramp up in yields
Risk sentiment continues to improve. USD weaker, driving NZD up to 0.72 and AUD through 0.75; NZD/EUR and NZD/JPY hit four-year highs. Domestic rates market remains a minefield
21st Oct 21, 7:53am
Risk sentiment continues to improve. USD weaker, driving NZD up to 0.72 and AUD through 0.75; NZD/EUR and NZD/JPY hit four-year highs. Domestic rates market remains a minefield
US CPI close to expectations but underlying inflationary pressures continue to build. Yield curves flatten. Equities higher, with the NASDAQ outperforming
14th Oct 21, 7:51am
US CPI close to expectations but underlying inflationary pressures continue to build. Yield curves flatten. Equities higher, with the NASDAQ outperforming
Natural gas prices surge higher, before soothing comments form President Putin save the day. Still, confidence knocked and risk assets underperform overnight
7th Oct 21, 7:27am
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Natural gas prices surge higher, before soothing comments form President Putin save the day. Still, confidence knocked and risk assets underperform overnight
USD surges ahead, many majors break key levels. NZD underperforms, not helped by bad news on local COVID-19 outbreak and dwindling vaccination rate. Equity and bond markets settle down after recent sell-offs
30th Sep 21, 7:54am
USD surges ahead, many majors break key levels. NZD underperforms, not helped by bad news on local COVID-19 outbreak and dwindling vaccination rate. Equity and bond markets settle down after recent sell-offs
Risk appetite improves after Evergrande negotiates a coupon payment. Fed adopts a more hawkish stance, but market well prepared for that. FOMC members bring forward rate hike expectations
23rd Sep 21, 7:48am
Risk appetite improves after Evergrande negotiates a coupon payment. Fed adopts a more hawkish stance, but market well prepared for that. FOMC members bring forward rate hike expectations
US equities stronger against the grain of other markets. UK and Canadian inflation surprises alongside higher energy prices drive global rates higher. Negative newsflow out of China keeps on coming
16th Sep 21, 7:48am
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US equities stronger against the grain of other markets. UK and Canadian inflation surprises alongside higher energy prices drive global rates higher. Negative newsflow out of China keeps on coming
Cautious tone continues, equities push lower. US 10-year rate reverses course. Small moves in currencies
9th Sep 21, 8:01am
Cautious tone continues, equities push lower. US 10-year rate reverses course. Small moves in currencies
US labour market indicators on the soft side ahead of Friday's key non-farm payrolls report. US rates and USD lower on that. NZ and AU long bond rate rates jump higher yesterday
2nd Sep 21, 7:46am
US labour market indicators on the soft side ahead of Friday's key non-farm payrolls report. US rates and USD lower on that. NZ and AU long bond rate rates jump higher yesterday
Higher risk appetite the theme overnight. US equities higher, global rates higher, NZD and AUD higher. NZ rates higher, now pricing in almost two full 25bps rate hikes over the remaining RBNZ meetings this year
26th Aug 21, 7:46am
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Higher risk appetite the theme overnight. US equities higher, global rates higher, NZD and AUD higher. NZ rates higher, now pricing in almost two full 25bps rate hikes over the remaining RBNZ meetings this year
Hawkish hold from RBNZ sees NZD volatility but little net change; NZ curve steepens a little. Nerves ahead of FOMC minutes, but fears of some hawkish soundbites not realised. Fresh year-to-date lows for EUR, AUD and NZD printed but moderate changes in FX
19th Aug 21, 8:00am
Hawkish hold from RBNZ sees NZD volatility but little net change; NZ curve steepens a little. Nerves ahead of FOMC minutes, but fears of some hawkish soundbites not realised. Fresh year-to-date lows for EUR, AUD and NZD printed but moderate changes in FX
NZ$ slightly weaker on back of "dovish" OCR statement and falls in interest rate differentials
29th Apr 11, 8:59am
NZ$ slightly weaker on back of "dovish" OCR statement and falls in interest rate differentials
NZ$ plays rollercoaster on back of business confidence and A$ profit taking; OCR statement expected to be balanced
28th Apr 11, 8:54am
NZ$ plays rollercoaster on back of business confidence and A$ profit taking; OCR statement expected to be balanced
NZ dollar tops three year high at 80.5 USc as US dollar weakens and risk appetites surge; Focus ahead for FOMC and NZ business confidence
27th Apr 11, 8:53am
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NZ dollar tops three year high at 80.5 USc as US dollar weakens and risk appetites surge; Focus ahead for FOMC and NZ business confidence
Kiwi$ falls to 74 USc on Euro debt worries, higher US interest rates
16th Dec 10, 8:27am
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Kiwi$ falls to 74 USc on Euro debt worries, higher US interest rates
The Fed adds interest to unwinding plans
29th Dec 09, 1:41pm
The Fed adds interest to unwinding plans
90 at 9: 'Don't get too excited by GDP'; Fed extends purchase program
24th Sep 09, 8:52am
90 at 9: 'Don't get too excited by GDP'; Fed extends purchase program
90 at 9: Fed to keep rates near zero; ECB's massive emergency loans; OECD sees green shoots
25th Jun 09, 9:10am
90 at 9: Fed to keep rates near zero; ECB's massive emergency loans; OECD sees green shoots
Have your say: Will NZ be forced to revert to quantitative easing (printing money)?
17th Apr 09, 4:10pm
Have your say: Will NZ be forced to revert to quantitative easing (printing money)?
Why the NZ dollar rose 11% in 8 days
19th Mar 09, 1:48pm
Why the NZ dollar rose 11% in 8 days