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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; BNZ raises TD rates, migrant flow tiny, factory PMI positive, Netflix roils markets, swaps soft, NZD sinks, & more
21st Jan 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; BNZ raises TD rates, migrant flow tiny, factory PMI positive, Netflix roils markets, swaps soft, NZD sinks, & more
Bankruptcy rates low despite pandemic, with kiwi's dodging them in a way they weren't able to during the GFC
21st Jan 22, 3:49pm
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Bankruptcy rates low despite pandemic, with kiwi's dodging them in a way they weren't able to during the GFC
Migration flows back in positive territory but the numbers are tiny
21st Jan 22, 12:45pm
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Migration flows back in positive territory but the numbers are tiny
The fight over the Three Waters reforms is about to reignite in earnest in 2022 amid claims of administrative bullying, broken promises, and dodgy numbers. But all agree we need to rise higher than our global top ten drinking water quality ranking
21st Jan 22, 10:26am
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The fight over the Three Waters reforms is about to reignite in earnest in 2022 amid claims of administrative bullying, broken promises, and dodgy numbers. But all agree we need to rise higher than our global top ten drinking water quality ranking
Surprisingly, the first retail interest rate rise in 2022 is for savers. BNZ takes its offers to the top of what all banks are prepared to pay, even if it is much lower than inflation's bite
21st Jan 22, 9:08am
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Surprisingly, the first retail interest rate rise in 2022 is for savers. BNZ takes its offers to the top of what all banks are prepared to pay, even if it is much lower than inflation's bite
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
21st Jan 22, 7:50am
Risk appetite recovers overnight, global equities higher. AUD outperforms following another strong labour market report
US data positive and resilient despite Omicron threats; Japan and Taiwan get big export growth; China cuts mortgage rate benchmarks; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
21st Jan 22, 7:19am
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US data positive and resilient despite Omicron threats; Japan and Taiwan get big export growth; China cuts mortgage rate benchmarks; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ANZ expects house prices to decline 7% this year, employment confidence up, truckometer positive, food prices up, rents up, plumbing watch in place, swaps up & more
20th Jan 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ANZ expects house prices to decline 7% this year, employment confidence up, truckometer positive, food prices up, rents up, plumbing watch in place, swaps up & more
ANZ's latest housing report says the housing shortage is reducing by around 6000 homes a quarter as construction ramps up and the borders stay closed
20th Jan 22, 2:18pm
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ANZ's latest housing report says the housing shortage is reducing by around 6000 homes a quarter as construction ramps up and the borders stay closed
NZ Govt Bond Tender #798; Tender Date 20 Jan 2022
20th Jan 22, 2:10pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #798; Tender Date 20 Jan 2022
The cost of eating healthy rose much faster than the alternatives in 2021, as lockdowns pressed households to eat-at-home more
20th Jan 22, 11:46am
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The cost of eating healthy rose much faster than the alternatives in 2021, as lockdowns pressed households to eat-at-home more
The real estate industry has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Reserve Bank's low interest rate polices
20th Jan 22, 11:35am
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The real estate industry has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Reserve Bank's low interest rate polices
Employment confidence rose further in December, driven by perceptions of current job opportunities. However, current and expected earnings growth remains subdued
20th Jan 22, 10:16am
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Employment confidence rose further in December, driven by perceptions of current job opportunities. However, current and expected earnings growth remains subdued
New Zealand agriculture on the cusp of reaching an historic agreement which will remove some distracting uncertainties and put us in a prime global position
20th Jan 22, 9:33am
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New Zealand agriculture on the cusp of reaching an historic agreement which will remove some distracting uncertainties and put us in a prime global position
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
20th Jan 22, 7:53am
Global bond sell-off pauses overnight. German 10-year had earlier hit 0% for first time since 2019. Huge move higher in NZ 2-year swap yesterday in thin conditions, with market wary of CPI next week
US retail and mortgage rates rise; Canada CPI at 30 year high; China's wheat imports surge; Germany and UK report high CPI; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
20th Jan 22, 7:21am
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US retail and mortgage rates rise; Canada CPI at 30 year high; China's wheat imports surge; Germany and UK report high CPI; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
ANZ economists says the Reserve Bank is likely to have to push up interest rates much more than previously expected
19th Jan 22, 4:23pm
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ANZ economists says the Reserve Bank is likely to have to push up interest rates much more than previously expected
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy prices rise, house prices waver, retail sales firm, UST10yr yield jumps, ANZ goes hawkish, swaps unchanged, NZD holds & more
19th Jan 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy prices rise, house prices waver, retail sales firm, UST10yr yield jumps, ANZ goes hawkish, swaps unchanged, NZD holds & more
Wider range of services opening in December, coupled with Christmas rush, boosts card spending by $157 million on previous month, Statistics NZ data shows
19th Jan 22, 3:13pm
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Wider range of services opening in December, coupled with Christmas rush, boosts card spending by $157 million on previous month, Statistics NZ data shows
New Year livestock prices have eased back somewhat, but with warmer temperatures and reasonable rainfall, some regions are not as water-stressed as usual. New Zealand is faring better than many other global agricultural areas
19th Jan 22, 1:55pm
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New Year livestock prices have eased back somewhat, but with warmer temperatures and reasonable rainfall, some regions are not as water-stressed as usual. New Zealand is faring better than many other global agricultural areas
Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
19th Jan 22, 11:07am
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Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
First signs of rain from the dark clouds gathering over the housing market
19th Jan 22, 9:32am
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First signs of rain from the dark clouds gathering over the housing market
Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
19th Jan 22, 8:04am
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Global rates continue to trend higher - US 10yr hits 2-year high with market pricing small chance of 50bps Fed hike in March. Equities under pressure again
Dairy prices up; markets have a taper tantrum; Japan sees inflation; German economic sentiment rises; China frontloads new stimulus; UST 10yr 1.86%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
19th Jan 22, 7:31am
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Dairy prices up; markets have a taper tantrum; Japan sees inflation; German economic sentiment rises; China frontloads new stimulus; UST 10yr 1.86%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, new scam targets Westpac, REINZ data falls in December, business confidence slides, another dip into the FLP, swaps and NZD stable, & more
18th Jan 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, new scam targets Westpac, REINZ data falls in December, business confidence slides, another dip into the FLP, swaps and NZD stable, & more