currencies

9th Mar 20, 7:56am
Markets in panic mode on Friday. Rates down to record lows; VIX up through 50. Weaker USD helps support NZD. Oil prices slump and price war will see a further slump today
Markets in panic mode on Friday. Rates down to record lows; VIX up through 50. Weaker USD helps support NZD. Oil prices slump and price war will see a further slump today
9th Mar 20, 7:56am
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
Roger J Kerr sees China, Australia and New Zealand in much better fiscal position to battle economic effects of Covid-19, and that the greenback is starting to be seen as weakened by the crisis
9th Mar 20, 7:24am
9th Mar 20, 7:21am
China's exports tumble but imports hold; eyes on domestic China demand; Aussie retail trade weakens; markets ignore US jobs gains; Fed struggles with liquidity support; UST 10yr yield at 0.77%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
China's exports tumble but imports hold; eyes on domestic China demand; Aussie retail trade weakens; markets ignore US jobs gains; Fed struggles with liquidity support; UST 10yr yield at 0.77%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
9th Mar 20, 7:21am
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7th Mar 20, 8:29am
Markets turn seriously risk averse; benchmark bond prices jump; NY Fed struggles with liquidity support; US jobs data ignored; Aussie's mull stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.74%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
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Markets turn seriously risk averse; benchmark bond prices jump; NY Fed struggles with liquidity support; US jobs data ignored; Aussie's mull stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.74%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
7th Mar 20, 8:29am
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6th Mar 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac cuts both mortgage and TD rates, building completions tepid, NZGB 10yr falls below 1%, UST 10yr sinks further, swap curves flatten, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac cuts both mortgage and TD rates, building completions tepid, NZGB 10yr falls below 1%, UST 10yr sinks further, swap curves flatten, NZD firm, & more
6th Mar 20, 3:59pm
6th Mar 20, 7:49am
Risk sentiment sours. US equities dive; UST 10s go sub 0.90%. Safe haven currencies supported but NZD steady at 0.63, AUD weaker
Risk sentiment sours. US equities dive; UST 10s go sub 0.90%. Safe haven currencies supported but NZD steady at 0.63, AUD weaker
6th Mar 20, 7:49am
6th Mar 20, 7:18am
American mortgage rates tumble; factory orders fall; S&P500 dives; California declares an emergency; Australia faces a -½% GDP hit; UST 10yr yield at 0.91%; oil drops and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
American mortgage rates tumble; factory orders fall; S&P500 dives; California declares an emergency; Australia faces a -½% GDP hit; UST 10yr yield at 0.91%; oil drops and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
6th Mar 20, 7:18am
5th Mar 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Heartland's record low mortgage rates, used are imports shrink, local authority taxes up more than 3 times inflation, swaps yo-yo up, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Heartland's record low mortgage rates, used are imports shrink, local authority taxes up more than 3 times inflation, swaps yo-yo up, NZD stable, & more
5th Mar 20, 3:59pm
5th Mar 20, 7:53am
Equities rebound, bond yields stay low. Bank of Canada cuts 50bps, to 1.25%. RBNZ hints that it will wait until March 25 to decide. NZD drifts higher over the past 24 hours
Equities rebound, bond yields stay low. Bank of Canada cuts 50bps, to 1.25%. RBNZ hints that it will wait until March 25 to decide. NZD drifts higher over the past 24 hours
5th Mar 20, 7:53am
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5th Mar 20, 7:16am
Major equity markets rally; air travel and air cargo volumes sink; US service sector growth confusing, Canada cuts by -50 bps; China restart uncertain; Aussie stimulus awaited; UST 10yr yield at 0.97%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 62.8 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
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Major equity markets rally; air travel and air cargo volumes sink; US service sector growth confusing, Canada cuts by -50 bps; China restart uncertain; Aussie stimulus awaited; UST 10yr yield at 0.97%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 62.8 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
5th Mar 20, 7:16am
4th Mar 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Kiwibank trims rates, house prices rising, building consents up, petrol down, swaps in steep fall again, NZD holds, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Kiwibank trims rates, house prices rising, building consents up, petrol down, swaps in steep fall again, NZD holds, & much more
4th Mar 20, 3:59pm
4th Mar 20, 8:00am
Fed delivers emergency 50bp cut. US bond yields plunge; USD slips further. Equities pop then drop
Fed delivers emergency 50bp cut. US bond yields plunge; USD slips further. Equities pop then drop
4th Mar 20, 8:00am
4th Mar 20, 7:09am
US Fed makes emergency rate cut; markets recoil again; virus rises sharply outside China; dairy prices resilient; RBA cuts; UST 10yr yield at 1.04%; oil holds, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.3
US Fed makes emergency rate cut; markets recoil again; virus rises sharply outside China; dairy prices resilient; RBA cuts; UST 10yr yield at 1.04%; oil holds, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.3
4th Mar 20, 7:09am
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3rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Kāinga Ora changes rates, car sales up,log prices slump, Govt. warns banks, RBA cuts, swaps recover, NZD up, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Kāinga Ora changes rates, car sales up,log prices slump, Govt. warns banks, RBA cuts, swaps recover, NZD up, & more
3rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
3rd Mar 20, 7:52am
Equities rise on the prospect of globally coordinated policy response. RBA meeting today – market expects 25bp cut. NZ rates hit record lows as market prices 40% chance of RBNZ 50bp March cut
Equities rise on the prospect of globally coordinated policy response. RBA meeting today – market expects 25bp cut. NZ rates hit record lows as market prices 40% chance of RBNZ 50bp March cut
3rd Mar 20, 7:52am
3rd Mar 20, 7:20am
Markets stage a partial recovery; new order levels fall sharply globally; IMF & World Bank offer aid; QE expectations high; UST 10yr yield at 1.09%; oil and gold recover partly; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68
Markets stage a partial recovery; new order levels fall sharply globally; IMF & World Bank offer aid; QE expectations high; UST 10yr yield at 1.09%; oil and gold recover partly; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68
3rd Mar 20, 7:20am
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2nd Mar 20, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Lending Crowd cuts loan rates, housing market buoyant; ANZ pays penalty, equity market turmoil; swaps sink, NZD lower, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Lending Crowd cuts loan rates, housing market buoyant; ANZ pays penalty, equity market turmoil; swaps sink, NZD lower, & more
2nd Mar 20, 3:59pm
2nd Mar 20, 7:44am
Fed releases a surprise statement saying that it will “act as appropriate” – market prices 35bps of Fed cuts for March meeting. Chinese PMIs slump to record lows – should see NZD and AUD open lower this morning
Fed releases a surprise statement saying that it will “act as appropriate” – market prices 35bps of Fed cuts for March meeting. Chinese PMIs slump to record lows – should see NZD and AUD open lower this morning
2nd Mar 20, 7:44am
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
Roger J Kerr doubts monetary policy easing will have much impact on a biologic and supply-side shock but may still happen as part of a general over-reaction by financial and investment markets
2nd Mar 20, 7:30am
2nd Mar 20, 7:05am
China's PMIs collapse; Covid-19 cases jump in murky data; US Fed says it will act; financial markets react with fear; UST 10yr yield at 1.16%; oil dives and gold tanks; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
China's PMIs collapse; Covid-19 cases jump in murky data; US Fed says it will act; financial markets react with fear; UST 10yr yield at 1.16%; oil dives and gold tanks; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
2nd Mar 20, 7:05am

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