Currencies news

9 Aug 18, 7:50am
There has been some mild outperformance of commodity currencies and the yen; GBP remains unloved; US equities are flat and the global rates market shows little change
9 Aug 18, 7:28am
Air cargo growth fades; Canada building permits fall; China hits more US goods with tariffs; most emerging markets struggling; UST 10yr at 2.97%; oil drops, gold rises; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
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8 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some TD changes, Truckometer positive, inflation up, expectations up, Aussie house financing soft, swaps firm, NZD bounces
8 Aug 18, 3:39pm
Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows anticipated inflation of 2.04% in two years time, up from 2.01% in May; however, GDP tipped to grow just 2.32% in next year, down from 2.64% as expected in May
8 Aug 18, 8:14am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Wednesday, August 8, 2018
8 Aug 18, 8:07am
Chinese yuan dragged the AUD higher but the NZD has been left behind and is flat; S&P500 approaching a fresh high and global bond yields are slightly higher; market volatility remains suppressed
8 Aug 18, 7:35am
Dairy prices unchanged; US job openings near record high; US consumer credit growth slows; China fx reserves rise; ASIC organises SWAT teams; UST 10yr at 2.97%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
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7 Aug 18, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HSBC cuts home loan rates, Auckland consents all get built, auction rates rise, pay rate gains, swaps and NZD soft
7 Aug 18, 1:58pm
Currency markets were all broadly weaker through the later stages of the week once risk markets were put on notice; NZD is trading just off its lows at 0.6730 midday Tuesday after starting the week at 0.6745; AUD strength has dominated the NZD
7 Aug 18, 8:08am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Tuesday, August 7, 2018
7 Aug 18, 7:54am
The drift lower in the NZD has been against a backdrop of a broadly based, albeit modest, gain in the USD; GBP remains under pressure; UST 10-yr rate is down slightly to 2.93%
7 Aug 18, 7:33am
US re-sanctions Iran, but EU and China resist; markets yawn; German factory orders slump; US banks relax standards, ASIC to embed 'supervisors' in banks; UST 10yr at 2.94%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71
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6 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, used imports fall, commodity prices slip, "house prices to rise", swaps fall, NZD stable
6 Aug 18, 9:01am
Roger J Kerr says foreign investors are not going to be positive on the NZ economy and currency if they see that the locals are so downbeat on their own prospects
6 Aug 18, 8:16am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Monday, August 6, 2018
6 Aug 18, 8:06am
CNY weakened to its lowest level in nearly 15 months, with USD/CNY up through 6.89; PBoC raised the reserve requirement on FX forwards trading to 20%; the move supported the NZD and AUD, particularly the latter
6 Aug 18, 7:31am
China guides its currency; US job growth slows; Canada trade deficit narrows, US deficit widens; China targets more US goods; NAFTA progress, maybe; UST 10yr at 2.95%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
4 Aug 18, 8:45am
US jobs growth slows, jobless rate dips; Canada trade deficit narrows; China hits US goods with higher tariffs; US trade deficit widens; Italian bond yields jump; UST 10yr 2.95%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
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3 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Auckland house sales slow, car sales still high, job ads flatline, credit stress low, A2 Milk takes more of Synlait Milk, swaps slip, NZD lower
3 Aug 18, 9:03am
The Opening Bell: Where currencies start on Friday, August 3, 2018


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