VIX

29th Jun 18, 7:51am
Kiwi currency at fresh two-year low after dovish OCR review. Meanwhile, the EUR is keeping pace with teh USD. But Fed member now hearing "full-throated angst" about prospects for the US economy
Kiwi currency at fresh two-year low after dovish OCR review. Meanwhile, the EUR is keeping pace with teh USD. But Fed member now hearing "full-throated angst" about prospects for the US economy
29th Jun 18, 7:51am
28th Jun 18, 8:06am
NZD has been one of the worst performers; local rates curve saw a slight steepening bias; US equities slightly lower and UST10s down 5bps; WTI oil prices rose over 3%
NZD has been one of the worst performers; local rates curve saw a slight steepening bias; US equities slightly lower and UST10s down 5bps; WTI oil prices rose over 3%
28th Jun 18, 8:06am
27th Jun 18, 8:07am
Against a backdrop of a broadly stronger USD, the NZD has underperformed, while rates markets have barely moved; higher oil prices seem to have offered some support to CAD and AUD; US 10-year rate in a tight range and steady at 2.88%
Against a backdrop of a broadly stronger USD, the NZD has underperformed, while rates markets have barely moved; higher oil prices seem to have offered some support to CAD and AUD; US 10-year rate in a tight range and steady at 2.88%
27th Jun 18, 8:07am
26th Jun 18, 7:57am
Global equity markets have been rattled by focus on escalating US-China trade tensions; commodity currencies have underperformed but movements have been modest; safe-havens have outperformed; bond market reaction to the trade news has been well contained
Global equity markets have been rattled by focus on escalating US-China trade tensions; commodity currencies have underperformed but movements have been modest; safe-havens have outperformed; bond market reaction to the trade news has been well contained
26th Jun 18, 7:57am
25th Jun 18, 8:01am
NZD and AUD ended the week on a positive note; USD struggled to perform against the majors; rates were little changed for the day; PBoC cut the reserve ratio requirement for large commercial banks; focus will remain on the US-China trade war
NZD and AUD ended the week on a positive note; USD struggled to perform against the majors; rates were little changed for the day; PBoC cut the reserve ratio requirement for large commercial banks; focus will remain on the US-China trade war
25th Jun 18, 8:01am
22nd Jun 18, 8:02am
Equity markets and global bond yields have fallen modestly overnight; GBP is stronger on the day; NZD made a new year-to-date low yesterday; NZ 10 year bond yield up 7bps
Equity markets and global bond yields have fallen modestly overnight; GBP is stronger on the day; NZD made a new year-to-date low yesterday; NZ 10 year bond yield up 7bps
22nd Jun 18, 8:02am
21st Jun 18, 8:08am
Fed's Powell says case for continued gradual increases in the federal funds rate is strong; USD DXY index up marginally on day; UST 10 yr yields pushed higher; NZD sits at the bottom of the G10 currency leaderboard; local rates were marginally higher
Fed's Powell says case for continued gradual increases in the federal funds rate is strong; USD DXY index up marginally on day; UST 10 yr yields pushed higher; NZD sits at the bottom of the G10 currency leaderboard; local rates were marginally higher
21st Jun 18, 8:08am
20th Jun 18, 7:58am
Trump announced that he was considering tariffs on $200b worth of Chinese imports; markets have recovered some ground overnight after a generalised flight to safety move; NZD down to around 0.69 USD; UST yields lower
Trump announced that he was considering tariffs on $200b worth of Chinese imports; markets have recovered some ground overnight after a generalised flight to safety move; NZD down to around 0.69 USD; UST yields lower
20th Jun 18, 7:58am
19th Jun 18, 8:04am
NZD is down very slightly from Friday night’s close of 0.6940 and has traded a relatively tight range overnight; concerns about Chinese growth have likely weighed on the AUD; GBP is down 0.2%
NZD is down very slightly from Friday night’s close of 0.6940 and has traded a relatively tight range overnight; concerns about Chinese growth have likely weighed on the AUD; GBP is down 0.2%
19th Jun 18, 8:04am
18th Jun 18, 8:14am
Commodities bear brunt of escalating trade restriction actions and emerging economies also buffeted, but New Zealand gets off very lightly
Commodities bear brunt of escalating trade restriction actions and emerging economies also buffeted, but New Zealand gets off very lightly
18th Jun 18, 8:14am
15th Jun 18, 8:01am
USD is stronger across the board while the EUR has been hit by a dovish ECB; global rates faced downward pressure; NZD has performed better than most but the USD strength sees it down to around 0.6980
USD is stronger across the board while the EUR has been hit by a dovish ECB; global rates faced downward pressure; NZD has performed better than most but the USD strength sees it down to around 0.6980
15th Jun 18, 8:01am
14th Jun 18, 7:43am
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
Fed's Powell suggests every meeting 'live' for a change higher. US PPI higher than expected. US preparing new tariffs on China's goods. Eyes on ECB decision
14th Jun 18, 7:43am
13th Jun 18, 7:48am
NZD and AUD have slightly underperformed in overnight trading; USD is better bid in overnight trading with various dollar indices up around 0.3%; UST 10-year rates have traded in a 2.94-2.98% range and currently sit at 2.96%, up 1bp from the NZ close
NZD and AUD have slightly underperformed in overnight trading; USD is better bid in overnight trading with various dollar indices up around 0.3%; UST 10-year rates have traded in a 2.94-2.98% range and currently sit at 2.96%, up 1bp from the NZ close
13th Jun 18, 7:48am
12th Jun 18, 8:02am
NZD sits this morning around 0.7020, down ever so slightly from the 0.7030 level it was anchored around for much of last week; EUR has generally had a positive session; US Treasury rates are higher, with a slight flattening bias
NZD sits this morning around 0.7020, down ever so slightly from the 0.7030 level it was anchored around for much of last week; EUR has generally had a positive session; US Treasury rates are higher, with a slight flattening bias
12th Jun 18, 8:02am
11th Jun 18, 7:50am
Markets ignore Trump trade tensions. Brazil recovers. Canada wage data strong, bolstering rate hike expectations. Eyes on US CPI, Fed, ECB, BofJ
Markets ignore Trump trade tensions. Brazil recovers. Canada wage data strong, bolstering rate hike expectations. Eyes on US CPI, Fed, ECB, BofJ
11th Jun 18, 7:50am
8th Jun 18, 8:07am
Brazil’s Real is under significant pressure for the third consecutive day; NZD has held up relatively well, against a backdrop of softer equity markets and lower US Treasury yields; NZ rates were higher across the curve
Brazil’s Real is under significant pressure for the third consecutive day; NZD has held up relatively well, against a backdrop of softer equity markets and lower US Treasury yields; NZ rates were higher across the curve
8th Jun 18, 8:07am
7th Jun 18, 8:15am
AUD and EUR show the best gains for the day, with safe-havens JPY and CHF dragging the chain; Italy’s bond market remains under pressure, with its 10-year rate up 14bps to 2.90%; NZD is flat to slightly down on most crosses apart from NZDJPY
AUD and EUR show the best gains for the day, with safe-havens JPY and CHF dragging the chain; Italy’s bond market remains under pressure, with its 10-year rate up 14bps to 2.90%; NZD is flat to slightly down on most crosses apart from NZDJPY
7th Jun 18, 8:15am
6th Jun 18, 8:09am
NZD has traded in about a 40pip range over the past 24 hours, dipping as low as 0.6998 this morning, but now back to the 0.7030 mark; GBP has outperformed; US 10-year rate is 3bps lower, likely dragged lower by falling German rates
NZD has traded in about a 40pip range over the past 24 hours, dipping as low as 0.6998 this morning, but now back to the 0.7030 mark; GBP has outperformed; US 10-year rate is 3bps lower, likely dragged lower by falling German rates
6th Jun 18, 8:09am
5th Jun 18, 7:46am
AUD at the top of the leaderboard; NZD trading higher since Friday’s NZ 5pm close against all majors except for the AUD; US 10-year Treasuries are up 3bps to 2.93% for the day, and closer to 6bps higher since the NZ local close on Friday
AUD at the top of the leaderboard; NZD trading higher since Friday’s NZ 5pm close against all majors except for the AUD; US 10-year Treasuries are up 3bps to 2.93% for the day, and closer to 6bps higher since the NZ local close on Friday
5th Jun 18, 7:46am
1st Jun 18, 8:11am
The Americans impose unilateral tariffs on steel, threaten more on cars. EU and others respond. Markets look on with disapproving concern
The Americans impose unilateral tariffs on steel, threaten more on cars. EU and others respond. Markets look on with disapproving concern
1st Jun 18, 8:11am

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