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25 Jun 18, 7:41am
Twyford to launch KiwiBuild prefab tender; EU will 'react' to Trump's car tariffs threat; Merkel under the pump; US banks pass stress tests; UST 10yr at 2.89%; oil up, gold stable; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
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23 Jun 18, 8:47am
US threatens EU cars with new tariffs; US bank stress tests succeed; PMIs improve, Canada data weaker than expected, Greece gets its debt relief; UST 10yr 2.90%; oil leaps, gold holds; NZ$1 = 69.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.5
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22 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage rate changes; migration; international travel; government consultants; Mycoplasma Bovis response; pay equity; rates lower; NZD firm
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22 Jun 18, 10:00am
Canterbury University's Tom Coupé looks at the economics and finance of the FIFA World Cup, including how big the audience is, bank analysts turning their sights on game prediction, workers throwing sickies, money and more
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22 Jun 18, 8:50am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, June 22, 2018
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22 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
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22 Jun 18, 8:00am
BoE holds interest rates but turns hawkish; Italy rocks the boat on immigration ahead of talks over the weekend; Shanghai Composite closes at 2-year low; Ardern in the spotlight; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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21 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; deposit rate changes; GDP; home loan affordability; EU trade deal; power generation; bond tender; rates higher; NZD lower
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21 Jun 18, 8:09am
Ardern to give birth; Markets stabilise following Asian rally; Fed concerned about US trade policies; Trump to end separation of immigrant families; UST 10yr at 2.92%; oil up, and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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21 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
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21 Jun 18, 7:58am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, June 21, 2018
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20 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, current account surplus, IIP stable, gold exports rise, farm sales slip, Asia stocks stabilise, swaps and NZD unchanged
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20 Jun 18, 8:06am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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20 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
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20 Jun 18, 7:26am
Dairy prices hold; Trump threatens more tariffs; China angry now; equity and bond markets drop; US housing starts rise; Aussie housing markets fall; UST 10yr at 2.89%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
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19 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, eyes on GDT auction, more transparency for Co registration, Fitch likes Aussie banks here, Whineray wins NZSF CEO job, swaps slip, NZD stable
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19 Jun 18, 2:33pm
Markets closed the week out weaker with currencies all down against the USD; NZD remains on the back foot against the USD, from the decline from 0.7050 with further downside expected; NZD making gradual gains against the AUD
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19 Jun 18, 9:24am
Central bankers' organisation argues blockchain is no substitute for the 'solid institutional backing of money'; Says the 'quest for decentralised trust has quickly become an environmental disaster'
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19 Jun 18, 8:12am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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19 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%
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