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Just as inflation pressures accelerate, business confidence sinks. More than half of surveyed businesses are to raise prices in early 2022
18th Jan 22, 10:14am
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Just as inflation pressures accelerate, business confidence sinks. More than half of surveyed businesses are to raise prices in early 2022
Jason Furman ascribes near-universal forecasting errors in 2021 to not taking economic models seriously enough
18th Jan 22, 10:00am
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Jason Furman ascribes near-universal forecasting errors in 2021 to not taking economic models seriously enough
Economist Brian Easton reviews the Chinese property development sector woes, sees accounting reports masking real issues, and compares them to what happened in the GFC and our own similar collapses
18th Jan 22, 9:45am
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Economist Brian Easton reviews the Chinese property development sector woes, sees accounting reports masking real issues, and compares them to what happened in the GFC and our own similar collapses
The housing market was considerably slower in December compared to a year earlier
18th Jan 22, 9:03am
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The housing market was considerably slower in December compared to a year earlier
Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
18th Jan 22, 7:48am
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Global rates continue to trend higher as market brings forward central bank tightening with 4 Fed hikes now fully priced for 2022. NZ curve steepening continues with global moves dragging long-term NZ rates higher
US on holiday but Canada data points to rate rises; China reports good data but real data undermines it. Beijing worried on multiple fronts; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil unchanged but gold firm; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
18th Jan 22, 7:19am
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US on holiday but Canada data points to rate rises; China reports good data but real data undermines it. Beijing worried on multiple fronts; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil unchanged but gold firm; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Some suburbs saw their median property values increase by more than $500,000 last year
17th Jan 22, 5:58pm
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Some suburbs saw their median property values increase by more than $500,000 last year
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwi Group Holding ponders the value of Kiwi Wealth, NZX50 struggles, China's growth hangs in there, swaps jump, NZD holds, & more
17th Jan 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwi Group Holding ponders the value of Kiwi Wealth, NZX50 struggles, China's growth hangs in there, swaps jump, NZD holds, & more
Market speculation high that SOE Kiwi Group Holdings is about to sell $9 bln Kiwi Wealth, after selling Kiwi Insurance, and Hatch. It is an enterprise that has swelled 7x since it was first purchased as Gareth Morgan Investments in 2012
17th Jan 22, 10:17am
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Market speculation high that SOE Kiwi Group Holdings is about to sell $9 bln Kiwi Wealth, after selling Kiwi Insurance, and Hatch. It is an enterprise that has swelled 7x since it was first purchased as Gareth Morgan Investments in 2012
Pope Francis sees cancel culture as a threat to the open, compassionate and forgiving human society he has always championed, observes Chris Trotter
17th Jan 22, 9:45am
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Pope Francis sees cancel culture as a threat to the open, compassionate and forgiving human society he has always championed, observes Chris Trotter
The time is Now! Lead farmer groups need farmers to contribute their views to the He Waka Eke Noa framework as soon as possible because policies are about to get fixed for a generation
17th Jan 22, 9:25am
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The time is Now! Lead farmer groups need farmers to contribute their views to the He Waka Eke Noa framework as soon as possible because policies are about to get fixed for a generation
Roger J Kerr says business confidence is falling because of the fear of re-imposed lockdowns as Omicron approaches. But he sees the NZD & AUD rising on USD weakness. Still, a tougher 2022 is on the cards, he says
17th Jan 22, 8:31am
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Roger J Kerr says business confidence is falling because of the fear of re-imposed lockdowns as Omicron approaches. But he sees the NZD & AUD rising on USD weakness. Still, a tougher 2022 is on the cards, he says
US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
17th Jan 22, 8:26am
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US rates surge higher after Fed signals earlier rate hikes and balance sheet unwind - market prices first Fed hike in March. Higher real rates, commodity prices, cyclical stocks point to more optimism around global growth and Omicron risks
Anxious times in China - house prices fall but trade surplus rises; US retails sales weak, sentiment slumps; Aussie home loans rise in one-off; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil firm but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
17th Jan 22, 7:19am
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Anxious times in China - house prices fall but trade surplus rises; US retails sales weak, sentiment slumps; Aussie home loans rise in one-off; UST 10yr 1.79%; oil firm but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
16th Jan 22, 11:18am
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We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
2022 will be a big year for the primary industries with lots of Government policy decisions pending and an urban community that lacks understanding of how primary exports underpin everyone’s lifestyle
16th Jan 22, 6:00am
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2022 will be a big year for the primary industries with lots of Government policy decisions pending and an urban community that lacks understanding of how primary exports underpin everyone’s lifestyle
Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
15th Jan 22, 1:41pm
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Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
Antara Haldar sees a ruling against a US workplace vaccine mandate as emblematic of what is wrong with the law today
15th Jan 22, 1:04pm
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Antara Haldar sees a ruling against a US workplace vaccine mandate as emblematic of what is wrong with the law today
William Janeway considers what Elizabeth Holmes's fraud conviction says about the state of the broader innovation economy
15th Jan 22, 9:50am
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William Janeway considers what Elizabeth Holmes's fraud conviction says about the state of the broader innovation economy
Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
15th Jan 22, 9:29am
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Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
American data ends 2021 soft; Jamie Dimon sees seven Fed rate hikes coming; China's trade surplus swells; eyes on Ukraine; Aussie labour shortages grow; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
15th Jan 22, 9:01am
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American data ends 2021 soft; Jamie Dimon sees seven Fed rate hikes coming; China's trade surplus swells; eyes on Ukraine; Aussie labour shortages grow; UST 10yr 1.77%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
Tractor sales have a strong year in 2021 as wheels kept turning in essential industries, but supply remains an issue
14th Jan 22, 11:27am
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Tractor sales have a strong year in 2021 as wheels kept turning in essential industries, but supply remains an issue
Home loan borrowers have learned to take out longer fixed rate mortgage contracts. The 2021 incentive to lock in unusually low interest rates may change in 2022 to the fear of facing higher interest rates
14th Jan 22, 11:23am
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Home loan borrowers have learned to take out longer fixed rate mortgage contracts. The 2021 incentive to lock in unusually low interest rates may change in 2022 to the fear of facing higher interest rates
Equifax reports that overall credit demand fell about -35% in Auckland and Wellington in the December quarter of 2021 from a booming Q4 in 2020. They see some regional shifts as indicating new responses by consumers
14th Jan 22, 11:19am
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Equifax reports that overall credit demand fell about -35% in Auckland and Wellington in the December quarter of 2021 from a booming Q4 in 2020. They see some regional shifts as indicating new responses by consumers
US PPI rise stays high; China hit by Omicron, supply chain woes deepen; non-ferrous metal prices leap; Australia struggles with virus impact; UST 10yr 1.72%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
14th Jan 22, 7:46am
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US PPI rise stays high; China hit by Omicron, supply chain woes deepen; non-ferrous metal prices leap; Australia struggles with virus impact; UST 10yr 1.72%; oil firm but gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8