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11th Aug 20, 7:42am
US stimulus extensions mired in disagreements. Equities nudge higher; little change in rates. NZD slips below 0.66; NZD/AUD finds support near 0.92
US stimulus extensions mired in disagreements. Equities nudge higher; little change in rates. NZD slips below 0.66; NZD/AUD finds support near 0.92
11th Aug 20, 7:42am
11th Aug 20, 7:21am
Inflation expectations rise in the US; China's CPI rises, PPI deflation eases; China's military pushes boundaries; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil firm, gold soft; NZ$1 = 65.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.2, bitcoin records annual high
Inflation expectations rise in the US; China's CPI rises, PPI deflation eases; China's military pushes boundaries; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil firm, gold soft; NZ$1 = 65.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.2, bitcoin records annual high
11th Aug 20, 7:21am
10th Aug 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rate changes, sagging business confidence, rising Chinese inflation, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rate changes, sagging business confidence, rising Chinese inflation, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
10th Aug 20, 3:59pm
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
Roger J Kerr points out that the New Zealand dollar has depreciated in value during August in nine out of the past 10 years
10th Aug 20, 8:45am
10th Aug 20, 7:48am
Tech stocks fall after Trump announces planned restrictions on Tencent-owned WeChat. USD and US rates higher after stronger-than-expected nonfarm payrolls. NZD falls back below 0.66 amidst US-China tensions, USD strength
Tech stocks fall after Trump announces planned restrictions on Tencent-owned WeChat. USD and US rates higher after stronger-than-expected nonfarm payrolls. NZD falls back below 0.66 amidst US-China tensions, USD strength
10th Aug 20, 7:48am
10th Aug 20, 7:21am
China exports jump on special public subsidies; Taiwan does even better; RBA sees 10% jobless; US jobs bounceback weaker; US Fed touts FedNow; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil soft, gold falls; NZ$1 = 66 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
China exports jump on special public subsidies; Taiwan does even better; RBA sees 10% jobless; US jobs bounceback weaker; US Fed touts FedNow; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil soft, gold falls; NZ$1 = 66 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
10th Aug 20, 7:21am
8th Aug 20, 8:20am
Rent stress rises sharply in the US; non-farm payrolls recovery slows; China's reserves expand, China and Taiwan report surging trade surpluses; Victoria struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil soft, gold falls; NZ$1 = 66 USc; TWI-5 = 69.2
Rent stress rises sharply in the US; non-farm payrolls recovery slows; China's reserves expand, China and Taiwan report surging trade surpluses; Victoria struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.57%; oil soft, gold falls; NZ$1 = 66 USc; TWI-5 = 69.2
8th Aug 20, 8:20am
7th Aug 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; both mortgage and TD rate cuts, property development underwrites, US warns on travel to NZ, swaps unchanged, NZD firms, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; both mortgage and TD rate cuts, property development underwrites, US warns on travel to NZ, swaps unchanged, NZD firms, & more
7th Aug 20, 3:59pm
7th Aug 20, 7:52am
US equities higher on data, travel advisory. BoE unchanged as expected. AUD, NZD push higher
US equities higher on data, travel advisory. BoE unchanged as expected. AUD, NZD push higher
7th Aug 20, 7:52am
7th Aug 20, 7:21am
US jobless claims rise, layoffs rise; US jobless benefits expire at fast pace; US household debt shrinks; China says low rate policies not working; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged, gold up again; NZ$1 = 66.8 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
US jobless claims rise, layoffs rise; US jobless benefits expire at fast pace; US household debt shrinks; China says low rate policies not working; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged, gold up again; NZ$1 = 66.8 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
7th Aug 20, 7:21am
6th Aug 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some minor retail rate changes, fewer complaints, two-speed retail, more big bond tenders, swaps & NZD unchanged, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some minor retail rate changes, fewer complaints, two-speed retail, more big bond tenders, swaps & NZD unchanged, & more
6th Aug 20, 3:59pm
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
6th Aug 20, 7:50am
Risk sentiment higher. Equities up, bond yields up. USD underperforms although NZD, AUD rally fades
Risk sentiment higher. Equities up, bond yields up. USD underperforms although NZD, AUD rally fades
6th Aug 20, 7:50am
6th Aug 20, 7:20am
US jobs signals weak; Vancouver house sales jump; China moves to exclude USD from trade; Aussie new car sales very weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged but gold hits another new record high; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
US jobs signals weak; Vancouver house sales jump; China moves to exclude USD from trade; Aussie new car sales very weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.54%; oil unchanged but gold hits another new record high; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
6th Aug 20, 7:20am
5th Aug 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some minor rate trimmings, dairy prices tumble, barely believable jobless rate, more used imports, gold jumps, swaps and NZD hold, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some minor rate trimmings, dairy prices tumble, barely believable jobless rate, more used imports, gold jumps, swaps and NZD hold, & more
5th Aug 20, 3:59pm
5th Aug 20, 7:50am
Little movement in equities or currencies overnight. But global rates continue to grind lower. No US fiscal deal yet. Eyes on NZ employment data
Little movement in equities or currencies overnight. But global rates continue to grind lower. No US fiscal deal yet. Eyes on NZ employment data
5th Aug 20, 7:50am
5th Aug 20, 7:19am
Dairy prices fall sharply; storms affect both China and the US; China car sales rise sharply; another huge Aussie trade surplus; RBA warns on jobs; UST 10yr yield at 0.51%; oil up and gold hits new record high; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
Dairy prices fall sharply; storms affect both China and the US; China car sales rise sharply; another huge Aussie trade surplus; RBA warns on jobs; UST 10yr yield at 0.51%; oil up and gold hits new record high; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.3
5th Aug 20, 7:19am
4th Aug 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Auckland house sales recover, car sales recover, more shovel ready projects, NZSF buys back some assets, swaps and NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Auckland house sales recover, car sales recover, more shovel ready projects, NZSF buys back some assets, swaps and NZD stable, & more
4th Aug 20, 3:59pm
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
4th Aug 20, 8:00am
Market likes flattening of US COVID19 case numbers and ISM data. Equities, USD and UST yields higher. NZD and AUD slightly underperform
Market likes flattening of US COVID19 case numbers and ISM data. Equities, USD and UST yields higher. NZD and AUD slightly underperform
4th Aug 20, 8:00am

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Days to the General Election: 39
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