90 seconds at 9am with BNZ: Commodity prices jump, gold hits new high

90 seconds at 9am with BNZ: Commodity prices jump, gold hits new high

Bernard Hickey details the key news overnight in 90 seconds at 9am in association with BNZ.

Commodity prices took off overnight as investors looked to get out of the US dollar. The gold price hit a new record high above US$1,420 an ounce as other commodity prices soared.

China's central bank unexpectedly raised one year bill yields at its latest auction, fuelling expectations another rate rise is on the way, Reuters reports.

We are in Wellington today for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Financial Stability report this morning, while RBNZ governor Alan Bollard will appear before parliament's Finance and expenditure committee at noon today.

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First we had Instant Coffee and now we have Instant Bernie from the "steppes" of Wgtn...what next ?  Bollie Bernie from the bunkers?

The Duke ....... The Man ..... Keyser Soze ..... Count-of-Christov ..... Walter Kunz ...................Sheesh Bernard , smarten yourself up dude  , everyone is buggering orf .

  You're losing your mojo , man .

Off to Warren & Tarquain's Salon with you  , get yerself boofed , preened , and primed big guy .