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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; finally one bank responds to the OCR hike, consumer sentiment remains poor, jobs recover by earnings don't; swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
27th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; finally one bank responds to the OCR hike, consumer sentiment remains poor, jobs recover by earnings don't; swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
Slow out of the blocks, one major bank has now increased floating rates following the well-signaled RBNZ 50 basis points OCR increase. What banks didn't expect was the hawkish policy tone
27th May 22, 12:19pm
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Slow out of the blocks, one major bank has now increased floating rates following the well-signaled RBNZ 50 basis points OCR increase. What banks didn't expect was the hawkish policy tone
Budget 2022/23's spending allocations for Education from early childhood, to vocational and tertiary levels
27th May 22, 11:57am
Budget 2022/23's spending allocations for Education from early childhood, to vocational and tertiary levels
Stephen Roach contrasts the current US Federal Reserve chair's anti-inflation stance with that of his hawkish 1980s predecessor
27th May 22, 10:52am
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Stephen Roach contrasts the current US Federal Reserve chair's anti-inflation stance with that of his hawkish 1980s predecessor
Governor Adrian Orr tells Bloomberg it's a 'very plausible outcome' that the OCR isn't increased as high as the RBNZ forecasts
27th May 22, 8:15am
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Governor Adrian Orr tells Bloomberg it's a 'very plausible outcome' that the OCR isn't increased as high as the RBNZ forecasts
US equities up over 2% on positive retailers' earnings reports, but no risk-on vibe though for bonds and currencies. NZ 2s10s swap curve goes negative, a leading indicator of economic recession
27th May 22, 7:57am
US equities up over 2% on positive retailers' earnings reports, but no risk-on vibe though for bonds and currencies. NZ 2s10s swap curve goes negative, a leading indicator of economic recession
Carolyn Hill looks at whose ‘identity’ we are preserving in Auckland’s special character housing areas
27th May 22, 7:47am
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Carolyn Hill looks at whose ‘identity’ we are preserving in Auckland’s special character housing areas
US data softens but still strong; more Chinese property developer woes; more central bank rate action; Australia power prices jump; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold lower and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
27th May 22, 7:30am
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US data softens but still strong; more Chinese property developer woes; more central bank rate action; Australia power prices jump; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold lower and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; silence from banks after OCR hike, Fonterra earnings slip, retirees hold the KiwiSaver balances, swaps inch up, NZD inches lower, & more
26th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; silence from banks after OCR hike, Fonterra earnings slip, retirees hold the KiwiSaver balances, swaps inch up, NZD inches lower, & more
Twenty four hours after the RBNZ hiked the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points, no bank has announced any rate change
26th May 22, 2:14pm
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Twenty four hours after the RBNZ hiked the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points, no bank has announced any rate change
NZ Govt Bond Tender #815; Tender Date 26 May 2022
26th May 22, 2:10pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #815; Tender Date 26 May 2022
Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
26th May 22, 2:06pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
26th May 22, 12:29pm
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RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
RBNZ needs 'to inflict some damage on the labour market' in order to cool inflation, bank economists say
26th May 22, 10:03am
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RBNZ needs 'to inflict some damage on the labour market' in order to cool inflation, bank economists say
Fonterra is reporting lower earnings for the first nine months of the financial year in the face of margin pressures due to the high current milk price
26th May 22, 8:50am
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Fonterra is reporting lower earnings for the first nine months of the financial year in the face of margin pressures due to the high current milk price
Fed minutes hint at a possible pause in the tightening cycle later this year, boosting equities. NZ short-term rates spike higher, yield curve flattens aggressively as market lifts RBNZ rate expectations
26th May 22, 8:01am
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Fed minutes hint at a possible pause in the tightening cycle later this year, boosting equities. NZ short-term rates spike higher, yield curve flattens aggressively as market lifts RBNZ rate expectations
US data marginally softer; US Fed talks tough but leaves an out; China at risk of 'sliding out'; ECB warns of house price correction; Australia warns of tough budget situation; UST 10yr 2.75%; gold lower and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
26th May 22, 7:30am
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US data marginally softer; US Fed talks tough but leaves an out; China at risk of 'sliding out'; ECB warns of house price correction; Australia warns of tough budget situation; UST 10yr 2.75%; gold lower and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
26th May 22, 5:00am
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Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
Adrian Orr concedes the RBNZ is risking doing too much too soon with its OCR hikes - rather than risking too little too late
25th May 22, 5:06pm
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Adrian Orr concedes the RBNZ is risking doing too much too soon with its OCR hikes - rather than risking too little too late
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR tone stuns banks to reassess their retail rate responses, scams reduce but get trickier, online shopping explodes, swaps leap, NZD firms, & more
25th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR tone stuns banks to reassess their retail rate responses, scams reduce but get trickier, online shopping explodes, swaps leap, NZD firms, & more
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
25th May 22, 2:49pm
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
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Reserve Bank sees OCR being as high as 3.9% by June next year
25th May 22, 2:09pm
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Reserve Bank sees OCR being as high as 3.9% by June next year
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics is excited about the potential of geothermal energy, saying near-unlimited electricity everywhere could enable massive changes
25th May 22, 10:54am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics is excited about the potential of geothermal energy, saying near-unlimited electricity everywhere could enable massive changes
Jane Kelsey says the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework remains an enigma - a high level idea in search of substance
25th May 22, 10:26am
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Jane Kelsey says the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework remains an enigma - a high level idea in search of substance
Budget 2022/23's spending allocations to Vote Health, less transparent this year because of the upcoming health 'reforms'
25th May 22, 10:14am
Budget 2022/23's spending allocations to Vote Health, less transparent this year because of the upcoming health 'reforms'