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Guy Trafford checks the Glasgow 'blah, blah, blah' from a rural perspective and is underwhelmed. Even the rhetoric from the 2015 Paris Agreement has barely improved, and the NZ contribution seems confused
19th Nov 21, 10:55am
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Guy Trafford checks the Glasgow 'blah, blah, blah' from a rural perspective and is underwhelmed. Even the rhetoric from the 2015 Paris Agreement has barely improved, and the NZ contribution seems confused
Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
19th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
Patrick Watson looks at how a growing number of US workers have decided the system is aligned against them, with some realising cooperative action can force change
19th Nov 21, 9:41am
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Patrick Watson looks at how a growing number of US workers have decided the system is aligned against them, with some realising cooperative action can force change
US Fed's Williams finally acknowledges growing underlying inflation pressures in the US. RBNZ 2-year inflation expectations hit a 10-year high driving NZD outperformance and another surge in the NZ 2-year swap rate
19th Nov 21, 7:56am
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US Fed's Williams finally acknowledges growing underlying inflation pressures in the US. RBNZ 2-year inflation expectations hit a 10-year high driving NZD outperformance and another surge in the NZ 2-year swap rate
US jobless claims drop; US indicators positive; Vancouver suffers panic buying; China infrastructure investment stalls; Turkey heads for economic disaster; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
19th Nov 21, 7:25am
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US jobless claims drop; US indicators positive; Vancouver suffers panic buying; China infrastructure investment stalls; Turkey heads for economic disaster; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
Westpac joins ASB in pushing through higher fixed mortgage rates, as rising inflation expectations push up wholesale rates, and all eyes turn to how the RBNZ will react
18th Nov 21, 4:06pm
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Westpac joins ASB in pushing through higher fixed mortgage rates, as rising inflation expectations push up wholesale rates, and all eyes turn to how the RBNZ will react
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some retail rate rises, inflation pressure heightens, higher reverse mortgage LVRs, NZGB yields stable, swaps rise, NZD firm, & more
18th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some retail rate rises, inflation pressure heightens, higher reverse mortgage LVRs, NZGB yields stable, swaps rise, NZD firm, & more
The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations shows that inflation's expected to be around 3% in two years time; survey results may spark increased speculation of a 50 basis point lift to the Official Cash Rate next week
18th Nov 21, 3:24pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations shows that inflation's expected to be around 3% in two years time; survey results may spark increased speculation of a 50 basis point lift to the Official Cash Rate next week
COVID has made income inequality worse, and has probably made wealth inequality very much worse, maybe wealth concentration is as high now as in 1905
18th Nov 21, 2:20pm
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COVID has made income inequality worse, and has probably made wealth inequality very much worse, maybe wealth concentration is as high now as in 1905
NZ Govt Bond Tender #793; Tender Date 18 Nov 2021
18th Nov 21, 2:10pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #793; Tender Date 18 Nov 2021
Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
18th Nov 21, 11:30am
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Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
Australia's centre-right Government subsidises coal and gas-fired power plants, but claims aiding the adoption of electric cars is 'telling people what to buy' and is against their principles
18th Nov 21, 10:26am
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Australia's centre-right Government subsidises coal and gas-fired power plants, but claims aiding the adoption of electric cars is 'telling people what to buy' and is against their principles
Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
18th Nov 21, 10:05am
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Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
Benje Patterson says many households will need to tighten their belts due to higher mortgage payments. The burden of this adjustment will be unevenly spread across the economy and fall on sectors which rely on discretionary expenditure
18th Nov 21, 9:29am
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Benje Patterson says many households will need to tighten their belts due to higher mortgage payments. The burden of this adjustment will be unevenly spread across the economy and fall on sectors which rely on discretionary expenditure
GBP outperforms following yet another positive inflation surprise. NZD consolidates around 0.70; AUD on the soft side following no smoking gun in wage data. UST yields nudge lower
18th Nov 21, 7:39am
GBP outperforms following yet another positive inflation surprise. NZD consolidates around 0.70; AUD on the soft side following no smoking gun in wage data. UST yields nudge lower
US housing starts constrained; Canadian CPI up; Japan's exports constrained; India pollution worse; UK CPI up; iron ore price down; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
18th Nov 21, 7:18am
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US housing starts constrained; Canadian CPI up; Japan's exports constrained; India pollution worse; UK CPI up; iron ore price down; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
Changes to consumer lending rules from December 1 bring increased requirement to verify borrower information and assess suitability
17th Nov 21, 8:14pm
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Changes to consumer lending rules from December 1 bring increased requirement to verify borrower information and assess suitability
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; waiting for next rate changes, producer prices up sharply, dairy prices rise, the payout forecasts, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
17th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; waiting for next rate changes, producer prices up sharply, dairy prices rise, the payout forecasts, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
Treasury's 'surprising' finding: While house price growth widens the gap between owners and nonowners, it decreases inequality overall
17th Nov 21, 3:09pm
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Treasury's 'surprising' finding: While house price growth widens the gap between owners and nonowners, it decreases inequality overall
ANZ economists see 'a relatively middle of the road outlook' for a period of weaker-than-average house price growth over 2022, but a gradual return to average over 2023
17th Nov 21, 3:01pm
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ANZ economists see 'a relatively middle of the road outlook' for a period of weaker-than-average house price growth over 2022, but a gradual return to average over 2023
Benje Patterson says a legacy of Covid-19 may be some permanent changes to the way we work and where we choose to live
17th Nov 21, 1:21pm
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Benje Patterson says a legacy of Covid-19 may be some permanent changes to the way we work and where we choose to live
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
17th Nov 21, 1:12pm
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
17th Nov 21, 12:35pm
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Westpac's head of NZ strategy Imre Speizer says the current rush to fix mortgages is likely to continue into next year, which will keep pressure on swap rates
Allan Barber sees only hot air in Glasgow and Wellington over the Global Methane Pledge, and a lack of common sense locally raising frustrations in the team of 5 million
17th Nov 21, 10:12am
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Allan Barber sees only hot air in Glasgow and Wellington over the Global Methane Pledge, and a lack of common sense locally raising frustrations in the team of 5 million
New Emissions Trading Scheme targets plus foreshadowed changes to forestry rules add new uncertainties to carbon investment decisions
17th Nov 21, 9:33am
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New Emissions Trading Scheme targets plus foreshadowed changes to forestry rules add new uncertainties to carbon investment decisions