Currencies news

18 Dec 17, 8:58am
Roger J Kerr looks at the key things likely to determine the direction of the New Zealand dollar in the year ahead
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18 Dec 17, 8:14am
USD strengthened across the board as the markets priced in a greater likelihood of the tax bill passing; US yield curve resumed its flattening trend; USD strength saw the NZD drift back below 0.70; GBP was one of the worst performing currencies
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18 Dec 17, 7:36am
Aussie government scores crucial victory, Bitcoin goes bananas (again) as EU cracks down, US Republicans expect tax bill to pass, NZ dollar at US69.93 cents
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15 Dec 17, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; deposit rate changes; NZ PMI; economic outlook; labour force; skills shortages; tourism funding; bond issue; swaps and NZD lower
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15 Dec 17, 8:17am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, December 15, 2017
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15 Dec 17, 7:58am
FOMC raised its range for the Fed Funds Target Rate to 1.25% - 1.50%, as expected; USD and US yields fell in response to the FOMC, with the 2 year yield down around 5 basis points after the decision; AUD was the best performing currency
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15 Dec 17, 7:35am
US retail strong; China tweaks rates; ECB stays loose, raises growth forecasts; Canada household debt jumps; HNA in talks with banks; UST 10yr yield at 2.35%; oil unchanged, gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.8
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14 Dec 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, mini-budget bores, no leverage reduction, wool prices dive, lamb prices rise, livestock numbers drop, TSB refunds, swaps down, NZD up
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14 Dec 17, 7:56am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, December 14, 2017
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14 Dec 17, 7:44am
USD is weaker across the board and yields lower overnight after US core CPI surprised to the downside; NZD is the top performer, rose to a touch below 0.70 USD overnight; AUD was just behind the NZD amongst the top performing currencies
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14 Dec 17, 7:31am
Fed rate review; US inflation slips; China targeted at WTO; CBA offers laundering defense; Moody's happy with NZ banks; UST 10yr yield at 2.36%; oil slips, gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 US¢, TWI-5 = 73
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13 Dec 17, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; six year low house sale volumes, food prices up +2.3%, teachers win more funding, LGFA gets strong demand, swaps and NZD stable
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13 Dec 17, 10:39am
Patrick Watson argues that if and when you could ever pay your taxes in Bitcoin - then and only then could you call it money
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13 Dec 17, 8:05am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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13 Dec 17, 7:53am
NZD has maintained its shift to the upper end of the 0.68 – 0.70 trading range against the USD; AUD strengthened overnight; USD strengthened a bit against the major currencies; US yields edged up a few basis points; local swap rates were mostly unchanged
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13 Dec 17, 7:38am
Eyes on Fed; US PPI jumps; SME optimism rises; Moody's sees world growth rising; OECD sees jobless rate below pre-GFC levels; Trump's Washington panned; UST 10yr yield at 2.42%; oil slips, gold drops; NZ$1 = 69.3 US¢, TWI-5 = 72.6
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12 Dec 17, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; TSB cuts mortgage and term deposit rates; Zurich to capture 19% of Australia's life insurance market; people take out mortgages to buy bitcoin; Manuka honey gets a definition
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12 Dec 17, 12:08pm
Market prices in 98% chance for Fed rate hike this week; ECB, BoE, Swiss National Bank and Bank of Norway to also announce policies this week
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12 Dec 17, 8:15am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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12 Dec 17, 8:06am
NZD moved up around 0.75% on the news of Adrian Orr’s appointment as RBNZ Governor; local rates were higher and steeper; Fed will almost certainly hike the Fed Funds Target Range by 25 basis points on Thursday
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