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25th Jun 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; many TD rate cuts, better affordability, smaller trade deficit, investor confidence up, rising yields, swaps flatten, NZ lower, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; many TD rate cuts, better affordability, smaller trade deficit, investor confidence up, rising yields, swaps flatten, NZ lower, & more
25th Jun 20, 3:59pm
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
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Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
Monthly mortgage borrowing shot up 57% in May compared with the lockdown month of April - but the figure of $4.3 bln advanced was still down by about a third compared with the same month a year ago
25th Jun 20, 3:33pm
25th Jun 20, 2:20pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #729; Tender Date 25 Jun 2020
NZ Govt Bond Tender #729; Tender Date 25 Jun 2020
25th Jun 20, 2:20pm
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
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Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
Our central bank might have delayed any potential move into negative interest rates, but only a hardened gambler would bet against our Official Cash Rate having a minus sign in front of it by early next year
25th Jun 20, 2:09pm
25th Jun 20, 12:19pm
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House prices at the bottom end of the market have declined 7.3% from their March peak, while mortgage interest rates continue to slide
House prices at the bottom end of the market have declined 7.3% from their March peak, while mortgage interest rates continue to slide
25th Jun 20, 12:19pm
25th Jun 20, 11:15am
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Statistics New Zealand says low levels of imports in April and May have caused our deficit to 'quickly shrink' to just $1.3 bln for the year to May
Statistics New Zealand says low levels of imports in April and May have caused our deficit to 'quickly shrink' to just $1.3 bln for the year to May
25th Jun 20, 11:15am
25th Jun 20, 10:48am
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Zhang Jun says pandemic-inspired efforts to stifle China commercially reflect an outdated view of its growth model
Zhang Jun says pandemic-inspired efforts to stifle China commercially reflect an outdated view of its growth model
25th Jun 20, 10:48am
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
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An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
25th Jun 20, 10:01am
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Saadia Zahidi argues that governments'emergency measures must continue to have strings attached - and more should be added
Saadia Zahidi argues that governments'emergency measures must continue to have strings attached - and more should be added
25th Jun 20, 10:01am
25th Jun 20, 9:37am
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The Bank for International Settlements reports that contactless payments have surged globally since the onset of Covid-19, but precautionary holdings of cash have risen as well
The Bank for International Settlements reports that contactless payments have surged globally since the onset of Covid-19, but precautionary holdings of cash have risen as well
25th Jun 20, 9:37am
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
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Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
25th Jun 20, 7:49am
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Risk sentiment sours on a trifecta of bad headlines. NZD dragged lower, making further losses from those post-RBNZ statement. NZ curve steepens, with supply announcement pushing up long-end rates
Risk sentiment sours on a trifecta of bad headlines. NZD dragged lower, making further losses from those post-RBNZ statement. NZ curve steepens, with supply announcement pushing up long-end rates
25th Jun 20, 7:49am
25th Jun 20, 7:18am
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IMF issues grim 2020 forecasts; Wall Street retreats; China the only growing economy but has its own problems; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
IMF issues grim 2020 forecasts; Wall Street retreats; China the only growing economy but has its own problems; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
25th Jun 20, 7:18am
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24th Jun 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; RBNZ open to more stimulus, Twyford's light rail plan axed, CFR tells banks to be looser with lending standards, swaps steepen, NZD dips, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; RBNZ open to more stimulus, Twyford's light rail plan axed, CFR tells banks to be looser with lending standards, swaps steepen, NZD dips, & more
24th Jun 20, 3:59pm
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
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RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
RBNZ says the balance of economic risks still remains on the downside and it is prepared to provide additional stimulus as necessary
24th Jun 20, 2:08pm
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24th Jun 20, 11:40am
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NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
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NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
24th Jun 20, 11:40am
24th Jun 20, 8:50am
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Stephen Roach argues that further pressure on the US net savings rate will force a rapid and sharp devaluation of the American currency
Stephen Roach argues that further pressure on the US net savings rate will force a rapid and sharp devaluation of the American currency
24th Jun 20, 8:50am
24th Jun 20, 7:52am
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Global PMI data consistent with economic recovery supporting risk assets. NZD up through 0.65. Bond issuance update and RBNZ OCR review due later
Global PMI data consistent with economic recovery supporting risk assets. NZD up through 0.65. Bond issuance update and RBNZ OCR review due later
24th Jun 20, 7:52am
24th Jun 20, 7:20am
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US retail sales slip again; factory and service sectors recover from deep May slump; WTO sees bounceback; China reports some bank runs; UST 10yr yield at 0.71%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 65 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
US retail sales slip again; factory and service sectors recover from deep May slump; WTO sees bounceback; China reports some bank runs; UST 10yr yield at 0.71%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 65 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
24th Jun 20, 7:20am
24th Jun 20, 5:00am
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Concerns raised over the RBNZ approving the sale of 200,000 AMP Life insurance policies to a Bermuda-based private equity firm
Concerns raised over the RBNZ approving the sale of 200,000 AMP Life insurance policies to a Bermuda-based private equity firm
24th Jun 20, 5:00am

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