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20 Mar 19, 3:50pm
Rising global dairy prices are increasing Fonterra's chances of being able to pay a farmgate milk price at the top end of its current forecast range
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20 Mar 19, 8:49am
Fonterra's new chief executive says the co-operative needs to put New Zealand 'front and centre' and extract the maximum value from milk produced here
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18 Mar 19, 8:16am
Roger J Kerr says the stage is set for a big turnaround in the Australian exchange rate and when that happens the NZ dollar-Aussie dollar cross-rate will reverse back towards A93c 'as it always does'
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11 Mar 19, 3:35pm
The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
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11 Mar 19, 8:22am
Roger J Kerr says the current pessimism around the Australian and New Zealand currencies is not justified
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5 Mar 19, 10:09am
Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
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4 Mar 19, 8:33am
Roger J Kerr says being over-reliant on a particular exchange forecast when managing FX risks has its own dangers when those forecasts suddenly change or are extreme and thus seem a long way from reality
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28 Feb 19, 9:09am
Very mixed news for farmers as Fonterra increases the milk price forecast by possibly as much as 60c, but slashes the earnings forecast possibly more than in half; no interim dividend
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25 Feb 19, 8:36am
After a wild week for the NZ dollar, Roger J Kerr says a positive trade outcome between the US and China would be good for the Kiwi currency
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18 Feb 19, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the 'reef fish' are still with us in the foreign exchange market and they've been forced to hastily swim back the other way
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11 Feb 19, 8:27am
Roger J Kerr says the latest unemployment figure seems like a 'rogue' number and he believes in time it will be proven that the labour market did not suddenly turn soft in the December quarter
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4 Feb 19, 8:01am
Roger J Kerr says a combination of a recovering Australian dollar and a weaker American currency has helped to push the NZ dollar higher; sees further gains for the Kiwi in coming weeks and months
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28 Jan 19, 8:13am
Roger J Kerr says low local inflation has reduced the risk of a NZD selloff, the NZD won't fall relative to the major currencies, and the gloomy AUD view is overdone
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21 Jan 19, 7:50am
Roger J Kerr says the NZD isn't rising on improving global risk tolerance, and upcoming inflation figures will be key to the Kiwi's direction
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14 Jan 19, 8:12am
Roger J Kerr sees the neagtives accumulating for the US dollar allowing the Kiwi dollar to rise along with a global sentiment shift
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7 Jan 19, 7:54am
Roger J Kerr looks at the new year currency puzzle and sees the Kiwi dollar caught in the backwash of global market volatility
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21 Dec 18, 10:10am
Roger J Kerr ends the year with some specific predictions on how the Kiwi dollar will track in 2019. He sees a game of three halves
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17 Dec 18, 8:25am
Roger J Kerr says the mood towards the US dollar value over 2019 should turn more negative, with the sharp increase in the US Government’s budget deficit cited as a reason to adjust USD currency holdings lower
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10 Dec 18, 8:08am
Roger J Kerr says moves in the US and Australian currencies will determine the next direction for the New Zealand dollar
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5 Dec 18, 2:23pm
Westpac economists are the latest to trim their milk price forecast for this season - down to $6.10 from $6.25
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