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8 Jan 19, 8:49am
Even in the GFC, global investors saw US Treasuries as the safest asset available. But under Trump portfolio managers find themselves in rough seas with no port of call that can offer shelter from the storm
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8 Jan 19, 7:52am
Markets obsessed by US-China trade talks; equity markets in relief rallies; US service sector weakens; EU retail surprises; China reserves holding; UST 10yr 2.68%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
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7 Jan 19, 8:09am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Monday, January 7, 2019
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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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7 Jan 19, 7:31am
Positive US jobs report; trade talks to resume; but US Govt shutdown drags on; China services impress; China cuts reserve ratio; eyes on Aussie mortgage transition; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil firms, gold down; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
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5 Jan 19, 7:48am
Equities recover on strong US jobs report; US & China to restart trade talks; Canada and German jobs data good; China cuts reserve ratio hard; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil firms, gold down; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
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4 Jan 19, 8:28am
Apple crumbles; S&P500 drops -2%; US data weak; China adds more stimulus; new Italy bank crisis; Google outed on tax; Aussie credit crunch worsens; UST 10yr 2.59%; oil lower, gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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3 Jan 19, 8:25am
Dairy prices rise for third time; world factory data weak; China bond defaults catch attention; Aussie housing slides further; investors see Fed pause; UST 10yr 2.67%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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29 Dec 18, 9:00am
World equities eye large 2018 losses, led by China; UST bond holders suffer too but gain recently; US data scarce and negative; other data negative; UST 10yr 2.74%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
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28 Dec 18, 8:35am
Wall Street flails around; US consumer sentiment drops; China industrial profits fall; yuan rejected as a global trade currency; NZ Boxing Day retail strong; UST 10yr 2.74%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.6
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27 Dec 18, 8:33am
Fear and volatility high in markets; after sharp selloff, Wall Street regains some today; Japan staggers, China struggles with jobs and bank capital; UST 10yr 2.79%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
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24 Dec 18, 8:39am
Resignations & shutdowns grip the US; US data weak; markets drop; mood in EU and China dulls; junk bond yields jump; UST 10yr 2.79%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
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22 Dec 18, 8:32am
Washington goes feral; markets recoil; US economic data weakens; China plans economic defenses with more debt; hail claims batter Aussie insurers; UST 10yr 2.79%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
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21 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; not rate changes, local data brightens, GDT a better option, UFB slower than advertised, swaps stabilise, NZD recovers, & more
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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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21 Dec 18, 7:54am
Global equity markets are sinking deeper into the red, the US yield curve flattens further and the USD has weakened overnight, reversing some of its post-Fed gains yesterday; NZD is higher in overnight trading but still 1% down since this time yesterday
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21 Dec 18, 7:44am
Equity markets dive; many central bank reviews with most downgrading growth; China credit stress; Fitch likes New Zealand; UST 10yr at 2.77%; oil dives, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
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20 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, GDP growth disappoints, ANZ sees lower OCR, mortgage debt up faster, US Fed sets tone, swap rates dive, NZD weakens, & more
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20 Dec 18, 8:12am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Thursday, December 20, 2018
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20 Dec 18, 8:07am
Fed ups policy rate to 2.5%, signals fewer in future; US home sales rise; US population growth slows; China adds new stimulus; Italy gets EU deal; UST 10yr at 2.86%; oil stabilises, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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